UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies seeks new Dean

We’re looking for a new permanent dean. Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions, or suggestions!

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Information Studies (SOIS).

The nationally-ranked School offers degree programs at the Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral levels, as well as Certificate programs. The School has a strong research faculty, approximately 900 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. For the full position profile and desired qualifications, please visit: http://www4.uwm.edu/secu/news_events/sois-dean/sois-dean-search.cfm.

The Committee will accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. Initial screening of applications will begin in September 2012 and continue until an appointment is made. Applications received after September 28, 2012 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@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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