Dean, Eugene T. Moore School of Education

Clemson University in South Carolina

Deadline January 03, 2014
Date Posted October 31, 2013
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Founding Dean

Eugene T. Moore School of Education


The Eugene T. Moore School of Education at Clemson University is committed to becoming a transformative leader in education for South Carolina and our nation.  We are seeking a visionary and an innovative, Founding Dean to join our efforts.  The Dean will report to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.  The Founding Dean will be expected to provide  leadership and administrative oversight for the strategic and progressive development of research, teaching, service, and immersive experiences with emphasis on underperforming schools and underserved communities.  We seek a leader with broad experiences in diverse educational contexts, with evidence of impact across the following: the growth, education, and development of all individuals from birth; legislative advocacy; fundraising and marketing; and, collaborative relationships with diverse stake holder groups and populations.  We are seeking an innovative systems thinker with demonstrated success in collaboratively developing program policy and implementing a mission of systemic change for maximum impact.  Applicants must hold a doctorate degree and demonstrated experience in organizational leadership, scholarship, teaching, research and service in education.

Clemson University is a land-grant university with nearly 20,000 students.  The Eugene T. Moore School of Education enrolls some 600 undergraduate and 600 graduate students and employs over 80 full-time faculty in academic programs spanning P-20.  The School of Education houses state and nationally recognized programs and centers, including Call Me MISTER, the Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education, Reading Recovery, the Center of Excellence in Inquiry in Mathematics and Science.  The National Dropout Prevention Center will also soon become part of the School of Education.  The School of Education is located in historic Tillman Hall on Clemsons campus at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and on the shores of Lake Hartwell in upstate South Carolina.

For more information about the Eugene T. Moore School of Education at Clemson University, please visit:

The Search Committee invites letters of nomination, applications (letter of interest, full resume, and contact information of at least five references), or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting Clemson University. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made.  It is preferred, however, that all nominations and applications be submitted prior to January 3, 2014.  Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the Committee and/or hiring authority.

Laurie C. Wilder, Executive Vice President and Managing Director

Porsha L. Williams, Vice President

770-804-1996 ext: 109 ||


Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, race, disability, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or genetic information

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