The Ohio State University : Associate Dean and Director of OSU Extension & Chair, Department of Extension

The Ohio State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean of OSU
Extension/Chair, Department of Extension in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
(CFAES). The Associate Dean/Chair serves as a member of the senior leadership team of CFAES at The Ohio
State University. Reporting to the Vice President for Agricultural Administration and Dean, the Associate
Dean/Chair works collaboratively with other members of the CFAES leadership team (especially the
Associate Dean of Academic Programs and Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Education) to support
an integrated strategy across mission areas of research, teaching and Extension.

The Associate Dean/Chair will bring energy, creativity and vision toward advancing Extension’s mission and
more broadly outreach and engagement efforts that support the college’s strategic plan. The position
requires visionary leadership to ensure Extension is not only meeting the current needs of Ohioans but is
preparing to meet future needs, as well. More broadly, the Associate Dean/Chair will inspire engagement and
outreach efforts across the college that are meaningful and impactful to current and new stakeholders across
the State of Ohio. To be successful, the Associate Dean/Chair must be skillful in building relationships with
leadership colleagues, faculty and staff, volunteers, stakeholders, and decision-makers, and embody the
Extension key values of trust, inclusion, care, adaptability, and efficiency.

Learn more, including how to apply here.