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Executive Associate Dean, School of Information Sciences

University of Michigan, School of Information

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, School of Information Sciences

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, the premier public research university in the State of Illinois, invites nominations and applications for the position of Executive Associate Dean of the School of Information Sciences (iSchool). The anticipated start date is negotiable and ideally by summer 2024. Reporting to the Dean of the iSchool, the Executive Associate Dean will provide leadership for the internal administration of the iSchool, including administrative oversight for the work of the iSchool’s associate deans and assigned staff, as well as coordination of iSchool faculty affairs. The Executive Associate Dean should possess a Ph.D. or other terminal degree in one of the many fields within the Information Sciences and a record of recognized achievement in research, teaching, and service that would warrant a tenured appointment at the rank of Professor in the iSchool. The University of Illinois has retained the executive search firm Korn Ferry. Inquiries, nominations, and/or the below required application materials (in separate PDFs) should be sent directly to Dr. Josh Ward at 


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