The University of Tennessee, Knoxville in Tennessee

Deadline August 25, 2014
Date Posted June 6, 2014
Type Administrative


The University of Tennessee invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Law. The Dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the College and reports to the Chancellor. Salary is nationally competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Qualifications: We are seeking a dean who can lead us in building on the College's traditions and achievements. Applicants must possess the following qualifications: a J.D. degree or its equivalent; an established record as an exceptional teacher and scholar or comparable professional achievement meriting appointment as a tenured professor; outstanding communication and leadership skills; the ability to relate effectively to a variety of internal and external constituencies; and a commitment to diversity. Desired qualifications include administrative, fiscal, and fundraising experience, and a demonstrated understanding of the research, instructional, and service needs of a college of law. For additional information, please visit the Current Opportunities page at www.

Application Procedure: Letters of nomination, expressions of interest, or applications (letter of interest, full resume, and contact information for references) to be submitted to the search firm assisting the 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 August 25, 2014 to:

Laurie C. Wilder, Executive Vice President and Managing Director
Porsha L. Williams, Vice President
770-804-1996 ext: 109 || eraines@parkersearch. com

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

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