Dean of Perimeter College
Georgia State University, Georgia’s largest university across six campuses, is seeking a dean for Perimeter College.
Georgia State has retained the services of Greenwood/Asher & Associates (GA&A) for this search. A position profile is now available. Positions are also listed at this link at The Chronicle of Higher Education and this link at Inside Higher Ed.
June 14, 2023
Georgia State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of Perimeter College. The Dean is the primary executive officer responsible for the academic, administrative, research, and service functions of Perimeter College. The Dean reports to the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs of Georgia State University and is responsible for visionary, innovative leadership, and effective administration of the College.
Perimeter College serves its students at five campuses: Alpharetta, Clarkston, Decatur, Dunwoody, and Newton. Perimeter College is strategically poised to continue the success of educating students that began more than 50 years ago when it first opened its doors in 1964 in Clarkston, Georgia as Dekalb College. Since then, the college has grown to include four additional campuses throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area and has become a pioneer in online learning, while also offering more than 30 pathways leading to an associate degree.
The successful candidate will possess a doctoral degree and a record of accomplishment that merits tenure at the level of full professor; successful experience in academic administration with direct supervision of staff and/or faculty; demonstrated ability to provide vision, strategic thinking, coherent planning, and evaluation; a record of fostering teamwork, collegiality, relationship building, mentoring, and integrity; the ability to advocate and represent the College within the campus community; as well as with external groups including employers, potential donors and local, state and national representatives; a record of effective working relationships with administration, faculty, staff, students, and external stakeholders. To view the full position description, click the link at the bottom of this description.
How to Apply
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, LLC is assisting Georgia State University in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. For a full application package, please include a cover letter/letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, and list of five references.
Confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher and Associates. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.
Confidential inquiries, applications, and nominations should be directed to:
Jim Johnsen, Vice President for Executive Search and Search Manager Itza Walters, Senior Executive Search Consultant
E-mail: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
- Jez Catambay-Lopez, Associate Director for Student Life, Clarkston
- Perry Culverson Assistant Director, Student Life, Newton
- Nicole Lynch, Associate Professor, Kinesiology and Health Professions, Clarkston
- Scott Tichenor, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Clarkston
- Amanda Ellwanger, Lecturer, Cultural and Behavioral Sciences, Dunwoody
- Tamika Barnes, Associate Dean, University Library, Dunwoody
- Valerie Matthews, Professor, English, Clarkston (Associate Chair)
- Ken Johnson, Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs
- Marijahma Aset El-Holloway, Student
Internal candidates are welcome. You may also nominate yourself.