The Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences seeks a vigorous, accomplished individual to serve as the College Dean of Undergraduate Education (CDUE). Working in close partnership with the Dean of Dornsife, the faculty, staff and students,Â the CDUE will offer compelling leadership, promoting the role and value of the liberal arts and sciences at USCâs largest school.Â Â As the academic, intellectual, and administrative leader of the undergraduate experience, the CDUE will foster a climate of academic excellence, creativity, and aspiration to ensure that Dornsife builds on its distinctiveness and embraces new opportunities to continue to define the attributes of a great undergraduate liberal arts education.
With direct responsibility for a $7.5M budget, the CDUE will oversee more than 400 experienced and dedicated Research, Teaching, Practice, Clinical faculty and 87 staff members and will be responsible for setting priorities and allocating resources to reflect the most critical needs of the undergraduate program.
The search committee will be considering candidates with the following experience:
A record of distinguished scholarly achievement and the credentials to be appointed at the tenured professor level in an academic department within Dornsife.
Impactful and collaborative organizational leadership at a scope and scale commensurate to Dornsife.
Classroom engagement revealing the soul of a teacher who enjoys and has thrived among intelligent, vibrant undergraduates.
The opportunity to have demonstrated a clear commitment to diversity and inclusion.
A track record of effective communication at the highest level.
USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences is being assisted in this recruitment by the international leadership advisory firm Spencer Stuart. To submit comments, nominations, or applications, please send an email along with a CV and any supporting materials to the confidential address: [email protected] .
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.