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Executive Positions

Dean, Tickle College of Engineering

The Dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the College, and reports to the Provost. The Dean will also hold the Wayne T. Davis Endowed Dean’s Chair. The Dean will provide vision and leadership in moving the college to new levels of national prominence in academic and research excellence. The successful candidate should possess skills that help the college nurture and expand relationships with government, industrial and national laboratory stakeholders to fully realize and mature these outstanding opportunities.

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Finalist 1

Matthew Mench, Interim Dean, Tickle College of Engineering, Chancellor’s Professor and Condra Chair of Excellence, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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Public Presentation: Wednesday, May 12th, 9:00am – 10:00am

Attend In-Person: 622 Min Kao Building

Attend Virtually: Webinar Link

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Associate Vice Chancellor and Director of Equity & Diversity

Reporting to the vice chancellor for diversity and engagement, the associate vice chancellor and director of equity and diversity (AVC/director) helps create and maintain an atmosphere within the University community that seeks and supports diversity and inclusion in all aspects of University life. The successful candidate will be a strategic leader with unquestioned integrity. The AVC/director will provide university wide leadership and counsel to the vice chancellor for diversity and engagement on issues of diversity, equal opportunity and affirmative action, including campus climate; recruitment, retention, and development of staff; and achievement or opportunities concerning goals and policy compliance relative to staff and student profiles.

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Director, Student Counseling Center

Student Counseling Center is the university’s primary facility for personal counseling, psychotherapy, and mental health outreach and consultation services.  Their mission is to promote the psychological, educational, and social well-being of the students of the University of Tennessee and to help prepare them to be productive members of a global society.  The director must be champion of diversity, equity and inclusion and lead with a spirit of humanity, generosity, and empathy in order to serve the diverse needs of our student population, the clinic practitioners, and the staff.

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Associate Vice Chancellor, Research & Innovation Initiatives

The AVC, Research & Innovation Initiatives will lead campus efforts to develop and strengthen the research culture; to increase the capacity of, and productivity in, transdisciplinary research, scholarship, and creative activity across all disciplines; and to pinpoint emerging trends, growth areas and new opportunities in strategically important research areas by elevating our ability to capture research intelligence related to the external funding environment.

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