The Dean provides academic, intellectual, and administrative
leadership of the Pardee School and promotes excellence in all
aspects of the School’s teaching, research, and outreach missions.
The next Dean will lead the ongoing development of the vision,
goals, and strategies of the Pardee School, and will lead efforts
to cooperate and collaborate with critical partners internal and
external to the university. The Dean is responsible for effective
development and management of financial resources, human resources,
and physical infrastructure and for engaging in fundraising and
The Dean of the Pardee School reports directly to the Dean of
the College of Arts & Sciences and is a member of the senior
leadership team of the CAS. The Dean also sits on the Council of
Deans, the University Leadership Group, and University Council, as
do all the BU academic deans. The Pardee School Dean will
coordinate on matters relating to the Pardee School’s research,
curricular, and personnel mission appropriately with the CAS senior
leadership team and, where appropriate, with the University
Provost. In matters beyond the leadership and management of the
Pardee School, the Dean serves as the College’s point person on
issues related to international and global issues.
The ideal candidate will be globally recognized with
demonstrated leadership abilities, substantial administrative and
development experience, strong visibility within the academic
community and/or public sector, and the capacity to exercise policy
leadership at the local, state, national and international levels.
The Dean will have a strong commitment to excellence in research,
teaching and practice, and a demonstrated commitment to issues of
diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Additional responsibilities, required qualifications, and more
information about this position are available at:
Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and
continue until the position is filled. For consideration,
prospective candidates should submit a letter of interest and
current curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates
will be asked to provide references after preliminary review and
While nominations and applications will be accepted until a new
Dean is selected, interested parties are encouraged to submit their
materials before Friday, January 21, 2022, to
ensure full consideration.
Boston University is committed to fostering a diverse
University community within a supportive and respectful
environment. We believe that the diversity of our faculty,
students, and staff is essential to our success as a leading
research university with a global reach, and that diversity is an
integral component of institutional excellence.
Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and gives
consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or
mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic
information, military service, or because of marital, parental, or
veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. If you
require a reasonable accommodation to complete the employment
application, please contact the BU Equal Opportunity Office at
617-358-1796 or email@example.com.