Director of Geology and Geological Engineering
Company: Minot State University
Location: Grand Forks
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Director of Geology and Geological Engineering UNIVERSITY OF
NORTH DAKOTA, Director of Geology and Geological Engineering The
College of Engineering and Mines at the University of North Dakota
(UND) invites applications for the position of Director of the
Harold Hamm School of Geology and Geological Engineering (HHSGGE),
beginning January 2021 or when filled. This a three-year contract
position with the possibility of renewal at the end of the initial
term based on performance and contingent on funding. Salary is
commensurate with experience. The UND HHSGGE offers undergraduate
and graduate programs in Geology, Geological Engineering, Earth
Science and Environmental Geoscience. In addition to leading the
School, the Director will serve on the College leadership team and
is expected to work closely with internal and external
Duties & Responsibilities The Director of HHSGGE has the following
primary responsibilities and duties:
- Drive curriculum changes that attract new students and grow
enrollment. This includes the development of new online and
on-campus courses that use high-impact practices to ensure students
are prepared for a variety of careers.
- Grow externally funded research by working with the faculty to
develop their research programs and pursue opportunities for grants
and industry-sponsored projects.
- Collaborate with other units in the College and across campus,
including UND's Energy and Environmental Research Center
- Work closely with alumni, the School's advisory board, and
external stakeholders, such as the North Dakota Geological Survey
and North Dakota State Water Commission.
- Conduct faculty performance evaluations.
- Lead upcoming ABET reaccreditation efforts for the Geological
- Participate in school, college, university, and professional
service activities, as appropriate.
- Conduct scholarly activities including grant preparation and
submission, mentoring of graduate student researchers, publication
of results, and development of an externally funded research
- Ph.D. degree in Geology, Geological Engineering, or a closely
related engineering, geoscience, or environmental field.
Exceptional candidates with an M.S. degree and experience
equivalent to a Ph.D., including a strong publication record, would
also be considered.
- At least fifteen years of combined experience that includes
both academic and industry positions.
- At least five years of leadership or supervisory
- Successful completion of criminal history records check.
- In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be
required to verify identify and eligibility to work in the US and
to complete the required employment eligibility verification form
upon hire. Preferred Qualifications
- At least five years of teaching and/or research experience in
Geology, Geological Engineering, or closely related program.
- Experience leading an academic unit or program
- Expertise in sedimentology and/or stratigraphy
- Experience or demonstrated ability working with diverse
To Apply: For full consideration, applicants should submit a
resume, a statement describing their vision for the School, and the
names and contact information of three (3) references by December
4th 2020. Position is open until filled. Additional Information To
find out why living and working in Greater Grand Forks is way
cooler, check out-- Grand Forks is Cooler . All information listed
in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the
Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and
selection purposes. Confidentiality of Application Materials
Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related
to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential,
except records related to the finalists of the position, which are
open to the public after the search committee has identified the
top three finalists who will be invited to campus. EEO Statement
The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women,
minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of
other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their
gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran's status and disability
status as part of the application process. This information will
remain confidential and separate from your application. Veteran's
Preference Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of
eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a
DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter
of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months. Clery
Statement In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus
Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of
North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.
The report includes the university's policies, procedures, and
programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years' of
crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are
entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data
can be found online at UND.edu. You may also request a paper copy
of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus
Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.
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