Kettering University, a private (nonprofit) co-educational institution in Flint, Michigan, invites nominations for and inquiries and applications from individuals interested in a transformational leadership opportunity as Dean of the College of Engineering. The Dean is expected to be an effective collaborative partner with Provost Dr. James Zhang; the deans of other colleges and schools; and all other stakeholders at the University, as well as industry partners, community members and alumni in support of President Dr. Robert McMahan’s vision for the University and for the College of Engineering in its role for excellence.
The College of Engineering is home to the Departments of Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. Programs offered through the College focus on a variety of subject areas including embedded computer systems, signal process, control systems, robotics, manufacturing and human processes, safety, bioengineering, automotive design, alternative energy, and much more.
Kettering University offers bachelor’s degrees, post bachelor’s certificates, and master’s degrees. Through the College of Engineering, the College of Sciences and Liberal Arts, the School of Management, the Graduate School, and Kettering Global, the University offers 13 undergraduate degree programs and 11 graduate programs at the master’s level including six fully online degrees and five fully online certificates. All of Kettering’s undergraduate degree programs are completely integrated with the co-operative program, beginning in the first year.
Each major is complemented by the core curriculum, which is the responsibility of liberal studies. By focusing on essential skills such as communication, critical thinking, ethics, understanding culture, society, and the global economy, Kettering prepares its students for their roles as leaders of their professions and their communities.
Academic Search is assisting Kettering University in this search. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest may be submitted in confidence to KetteringDean@academicsearch.org. When submitting a nomination, please include the nominee’s full name, title, position, and email address. For more information about the position, institution, leadership agenda, and application process, please review the full position profile on the Academic Search website.
Confidential conversations about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Dr. Pam Balch, the Senior Consultant leading this search, at email@example.com. For full consideration by the search committee, applicant materials should be submitted by Tuesday, October 11, 2022.
Kettering University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action.
Kettering University is deeply committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation including gender identity or expression, disability, religion, height, weight, genetic information, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions except where religion, sex, or age are bona fide job-related employment requirements.