The Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor is seeking applications and nominations for the position of associate vice chancellor for faculty affairs.
A committee made up of faculty and staff has been formed to guide the search.
The group is chaired by Shari Veil, professor and dean, College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Committee members include Renee Batman, assistant vice chancellor and chief administrative officer, Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor; Loren Giesler, professor and department head, plant pathology; Mike Herman, professor and director, School of Biological Sciences; Debbie Minter, associate professor, English and past faculty senate president; Lily Wang, professor and chair, Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction; and Chad Brassil, associate professor, School of Biological Sciences (diversity ambassador).
The associate vice chancellor reports directly to the Executive Vice Chancellor, is a key member of her leadership team, and provides leadership on activities, initiatives, and policies that support faculty careers, enhance faculty productivity, recognize faculty excellence, cultivate academic leadership, promote an inclusive campus climate, and define faculty rights and responsibilities on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus.
Through collaboration and partnership with the colleges and departments, the associate vice chancellor advances the university’s strategic goals, including leadership and coordination on recruitment and hiring, orientation and faculty development, promotion and tenure, faculty appointments, and professorships, awards and recognition.
The associate vice chancellor leads the campus Department Executive Officers group, facilitates the Faculty Affairs College Liaisons group, and coordinates faculty leadership programming such as the Big Ten Academic Alliance Deans Leadership Program, Department Executive Officers Program, and Academic Leadership Program, as well as university- and campus-based programs.
The position is open to UNL faculty who hold the rank of full professor with tenure and a distinguished record of scholarship, teaching and service. To be considered, applicants must complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative Information form and submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three professional references at employment.unl.edu, requisition F_230162.
Nominations and questions should be sent to Shari Veil at email@example.com. The committee will begin reviewing applications Oct. 27.