The Department Head is the lead administrator of the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology within the Warner College of Natural Resources. The Department Head is primarily responsible for leadership and administration of teaching, research, extension, and service activities of departmental personnel. This is a full-time, 12-month appointment (Comprised of a 9-month tenured position with an administrative stipend).
We strongly encourage those who will further advance the Warner College of Natural Resources Department commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive community, including those from historically underrepresented groups, to apply for this position. We welcome applicants with a range of experiences, including those new to the profession.
- Earned doctorate in Fisheries, Wildlife, Conservation Biology, Ecology, or related field.
- 6+ years’ experience with education, research, outreach and academic accomplishments.
- Demonstrated success in administrative duties, budgeting, and programmatic development and growth.
- Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills in communicating with and mentoring faculty, staff, and students.
- Demonstrated success in creating and fostering community and collaborative environments, creative initiative and problem solving, and conflict resolution efforts.
- Demonstrated ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary leadership team.
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.
- A record of success in working collaboratively with government and tribal fish and wildlife management agencies, the private sector, and other conservation and scientific organizations.
- A record of scholarly contributions to knowledge in fish, wildlife, and conservation biology, with demonstrated expertise in these areas.
- A record of excellence in teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate level in a fish, wildlife, and conservation biology program.
- Experience conducting development activities and a willingness to lead Departmental development efforts.
Applicants should submit:
- A cover letter, including a vision for how the candidate plans to integrate with and lead the department for the future
- A curriculum vita.
- Diversity statement (please indicate past, present, and anticipated activities for promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity) (1 page as Other Doc);
- Summary of past, current, and anticipated future research; teaching experience and philosophy; and service and outreach philosophy (2-3 pages as Other Doc);
- Names, affiliations, and email addresses of professional references (at least three from academic institutions, no more than five total). Letters will be requested for the finalists. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
Application materials of finalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology.
Submit above materials electronically to the following site by September 29, 2023 for full consideration: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/130480
Applications and nominations may be considered until the position is filled. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire.Mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted.
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.