[SIGCIS-Members] UW-Milwaukee iSchool Dean job

Thomas Haigh thaigh at computer.org
Mon Dec 2 12:34:07 PST 2013

Now that you all know what an iSchool is, perhaps one of you would like to
try running one? See below. My school has finally posted its new call for a


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Dean of the School of Information Studies

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications and
nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Information Studies
(SOIS). For the full position profile and desired qualifications, please
visit: http://www4.uwm.edu/secu/news_events/sois-dean/sois-dean-search.cfm.

UWM is one of two doctoral-granting institutions in the University of
Wisconsin System and offers 188 degree programs including 94 undergraduate
degrees, 59 master's degrees, 1 specialist program and 34 doctoral programs,
through 14 schools and colleges. The 93-acre main campus, just blocks from
Lake Michigan, is located in a residential neighborhood on Milwaukee's east
side, offering faculty, staff, and students a wide range of cultural,
athletic, and entertainment opportunities.

The nationally ranked School of Information Studies offers a Bachelor Degree
program in Information Science & Technology, programs leading to a Master
Degree in Library and Information Science, a Doctorate in Information
Studies, and two certificates in advanced study. The School has a strong
research faculty, approximately 950 students, and state-of-the-art
informational technology laboratories.

The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate in library and
information science or a related discipline, demonstrated leadership and
proven administrative experience, and an academic record appropriate for
appointment as a Full Professor with tenure in the School. Preference will
be given to candidates who also possess experience in managing and
developing traditional and emerging education programs at both undergraduate
and graduate levels, and a history of success in budget and personnel
management within an educational institution. For the full position profile
and desired qualifications, please visit:

The Committee will accept applications and nominations until the position is
filled. Initial screening of applications will begin February 1, 2014 and
continue until an appointment is made. Applications received after January
31, 2014 may not receive consideration. Nominations should include nominee's
name, position, and telephone number. Application materials should include a
cover letter, a complete resume, and contact information for at least five
references. Correspondents are advised to submit materials by e-mail
utilizing attachments.

Chuck Bunting and Lesley Boyd, with Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, are
providing support for this search. Please send all inquiries, nominations
and applications to: uwmsois at storbeckpimentel.com. In accordance with
Wisconsin's Open Records Law, requests for confidentiality by nominees and
applicants will be honored, if so requested, except that names and titles of
the finalists must be disclosed.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative
Action Employer

For more information about the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, please
visit the web site at: http://www4.uwm.edu.

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