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Dean, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies

The Dean provides academic, intellectual, and administrative leadership of the Pardee School and promotes excellence in all aspects of the School’s teaching, research, and outreach missions. The next Dean will lead the ongoing development of the vision, goals, and strategies of the Pardee School, and will lead efforts to cooperate and collaborate with critical partners internal and external to the university. The Dean is responsible for effective development and management of financial resources, human resources, and physical infrastructure and for engaging in fundraising and stewardship.

The Dean of the Pardee School reports directly to the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and is a member of the senior leadership team of the CAS. The Dean also sits on the Council of Deans, the University Leadership Group, and University Council, as do all the BU academic deans. The Pardee School Dean will coordinate on matters relating to the Pardee School’s research, curricular, and personnel mission appropriately with the CAS senior leadership team and, where appropriate, with the University Provost. In matters beyond the leadership and management of the Pardee School, the Dean serves as the College’s point person on issues related to international and global issues.

The ideal candidate will be globally recognized with demonstrated leadership abilities, substantial administrative and development experience, strong visibility within the academic community and/or public sector, and the capacity to exercise policy leadership at the local, state, national and international levels. The Dean will have a strong commitment to excellence in research, teaching and practice, and a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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