UI Launches National Search for Executive Officer, Southwest Idaho

Thursday, April 24


The search advisory committee is pleased to announce the recruitment for the Executive Officer, Southwest Idaho. The Executive Officer serves as a public face of the University of Idaho representing the President in Southwest Idaho. The EO supports the President’s agenda by providing visibility and facilitating a broadened sphere of influence in Southwest Idaho. The EO works with university vice-presidents, deans, and other senior leadership to support legislative engagement, strengthen relationships with municipalities and public agencies, provide outreach to business, develop media coverage, and support student enrollment. In addition, the EO provides administrative leadership for management of the Water Center facility in Boise and acts as a catalyst to support academic programs, faculty, and staff in Southwest Idaho.

Screening of applications will begin on May 14, 2014. Information about the university, the position and search process can be found at this website: www.uidaho.edu/provost/deansearches/Executive-Officer-for-Southwest-Idaho  Applications are now being accepted through the on-line university application system, http://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/3779 The search advisory committee encourages university-wide participation in soliciting nominations and urges interested applicants to apply. Questions regarding the position can be directed, confidentially, to chair of the advisory committee, Dean Mark Hoversten (hoverstm@uidaho.edu). Nominations for potential applicants and general questions regarding the process may be sent to Jennie Hall (jenniej@uidaho.edu).