The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UH Mānoa) seeks a motivated,
dynamic, experienced, and visionary leader to serve as Dean of the
School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST). The
successful candidate has an exciting opportunity to contribute to
this community-serving university grounded in a Native Hawaiian
place of learning, and guide the School to greater excellence in
research, education, and service to its students, the Hawai‘i
community, and beyond.
Established in 1988, the School of Ocean and Earth Science and
Technology (SOEST) is a world-class research and academic
institution focused on informing solutions to some of the world’s
most pressing problems. SOEST is globally recognized as a premier
institution for research and education in the life sciences and
geosciences. SOEST brings together four academic departments, eight
research units, several federal cooperative programs, and support
facilities of the highest quality in the nation to meet today’s
challenges related to the oceans, Earth, atmosphere, planetary,
human and environmental interactions and emerging technologies. The
mission of SOEST is to serve society through uplifting and
expanding knowledge about our oceans, Earth, life sciences,
atmosphere, and planets, and enhancing the quality of human life in
the state of Hawai‘i, the nation, and across the globe, by
providing world-class research and education, contributing to a
high-tech economy, and promoting the sustainable and resilient use
of the environment.
Reporting to the Provost, the Dean provides leadership and
guidance in all aspects of the School, including fostering research
excellence, promoting academic rigor, building relationships with
communities on local, national and global levels and creating a
welcoming, equitable and supportive environment for all associated
with SOEST. As a senior member of the Provost’s team, the Dean
ensures that the mission
and goals of SOEST are aligned with and support the vision and strategic
mission of UH Mānoa,
2015–2025 Strategic Plan and the
University of Hawai‘i System.
For more information about the SOEST, visit https://www.soest.hawaii.edu/soestwp.
Nominations, inquiries, and application
Nominations, inquiries, and applications are being accepted for
this position. Review of applications will begin on or about June
21, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. For best
consideration, submit an application by June 28, 2022.
To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hawaiiedu
and search for Position Number
Note: If you have not applied for a
position before using NEOGOV, you will need to create an account.
Please attach the following to the online application: a cover
letter summarizing your interest and qualifications for the
position, vision statement for advancing SOEST’s strengths and
community engagement, a current curriculum vitae, a statement
regarding your commitment to and/or experience in promoting
diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace, and the names of
four (4) professional references, including title, and contact
information. For inquiries and nominations: email email@example.com or contact Michele
Lau at 808-956-9396 / Fax: 808-956-7115.
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The University of Hawai‘i is an equal opportunity
institution and encourages applications from and nominations of
women and minority candidates.