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Associate Dean, UHM
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Office of Associate Dean and Associate Dir for Cooperative Extension, C of Trop Agr and Hum Res
Manoa Campus
Date Posted:
October 07, 2013
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins February 14, 2014
Salary Information:
Commensurate with experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
  • To begin approximately July 2014, subject to position clearance. For best consideration all application materials should be received by February 14, 2014.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Provides leadership and establishes goals for a relevant and effective agricultural and human resources cooperative extension program in consultation with the administrative management team, department chairs, faculty and clientele; maintains liaison with CSREES partnership offices on issues relating to Cooperative Extension including all Smith-Lever funds, annual plans of work, accomplishments, and impact/implementation reports. The Associate Dean and Associate Director serves as a member of the CTAHR administrative group and is accountable to the Dean and Director of CTAHR.
  2. Develops policies and budgets with the Dean's concurrence. Coordinates the extension budget and allocations of state and federal extension funds.
  3. Maintains liaison with National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) partnership offices on issues relating to Cooperative Extension including all Smith-Lever funds, annual plans of work, accomplishments, and impact/implementation reports. Represents CTAHR regionally and nationally including attendance at the regular meetings of the Western Association of Cooperative Extension Directors.
  4. Actively seeks and encourages extension faculty to seek external funding for extension/research programs.
  5. Develops and implements in collaboration with University resources, a faculty development program focusing on extension faculty enhancement.
  6. In cooperation with the Associate Dean and Associate Director for Research, manages an internal grants program.
  7. Identifies new extension position priorities and position reassignments according to evolving extension priorities, integrating extension policies, priorities and programs with Academic and Student Affairs and Research programs.
  8. Participates in the administration of off-campus research/extension centers with department chairpersons, county administrators, and the CTAHR cabinet.
  9. Participates In contract renewal, tenure and promotion and post-tenure evaluation of CTAHR faculty.
  10. Serves on designated College, University and national committees related to extension outreach programs. Also serves on advisory committees of other agencies/groups as requested as beneficial to CTAHR.
  11. Maintains close communication with agriculture, natural resources, community and family organizations to identify extension programming needs.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a discipline associated with CTAHR and have attained the academic rank of associate professor (I-4 or C-4 or equivalent) or have demonstrated a record of comparable professional experience prior to appointment.
  2. Demonstrated leadership in inter-county and statewide program development, management, implementation, and assessment.
  3. Demonstrated success in team building and collaborative efforts.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Five years experience in Cooperative Extension and an understanding of the state-federal partnership.
  2. Qualified as Rank 5, professor

To Apply:
Submit the following to the address listed below: 1) Cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, 2) curriculum vitae, 3 ) names and contact information for at least three professional references and 4) official transcripts (copies accepted, however official transcripts will be required upon hire).
  1. CTAHR Personnel Office
  2. 3050 Maile Way, Gilmore 207
  3. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Roy Yamakawa; 808-274-3471;

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