Asst./Assoc. Dean of Conservation Biology
At Unity, sustainability isn’t a buzzword. It’s the foundation of our entire approach and has been for more than 50 years.
We apply sustainability principles to everything we do, from our properties around the State of Maine, to our online degrees offered to students everywhere, to our enrichment experiences and entrepreneurial endeavors at locations from northern Maine to Arizona to Brazil.
Engage with Unity College and you’ll start to ask tough questions, challenge the status quo, and envision new possibilities. If taking the lead in creating a more sustainable future sounds like the future you want, we can make it happen.
The Distance Education (DE) Assistant/Associate Dean of Conservation Biology and Research assists the DE Dean of Conservation Biology and Research in providing leadership in the Distance Education science curriculum, which includes areas such as Animal Health and Behavior, Animal Science, Wildlife Conservation and Management, Environmental Science and Climate Change, Environmental GIScience, and Marine Biology and Sustainable Aquaculture, and in their area of expertise. Distance Education Deans are expected to recruit students to programs, hire, train, and supervise faculty, assess programs, provide student support, career advice and mentoring, market programs, and develop new audiences/partnerships for programs. All Distance Education Faculty teach, oversee program viability and relevance, recruit for programs, conduct scholarship, advise students, mentor capstone projects, and provide other services as needed.
Please see the attached job description for a full list of responsibilities.
The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Animal Health, Wildlife Biology, Conservation Biology, or other related fields, and
As our distance education team rapidly grows, we have also acquired space at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester, Maine where our enterprise and distance education teams will be located. This position will be located at 49 Farm View Drive, New Gloucester, Maine.
Unity College offers a generous benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability, life insurance, PTO, and a company match on our 403b retirement plan. Waiting periods will apply.
Interested and qualified candidates should click on the “Apply Now” button and submit a resume and cover letter.
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