The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES). This position also carries the title and responsibility of Associate Provost for Extension. The University of Illinois is a major land-grant university committed to excellence in research, teaching and public engagement. The University seeks a visionary leader dedicated to enhancing and strengthening the mission of the College to further its commitment to excellence in research, teaching, outreach, and international programs.
As the chief academic and executive officer of the College, the Dean has the primary responsibility for faculty and academic professional staff development, budgetary oversight and planning, academic and curricular issues, fundraising, facilities development, and the position also provides campus-level leadership to the University of Illinois Extension.