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Texas A&M University

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Dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454721
Date Posted: 11/08/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: College Station, Texas, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
A -- General Economics and Teaching
Y -- Miscellaneous Categories
Public Service
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Texas A&M University invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service. This position offers an outstanding opportunity for an energetic and visionary leader to partner with members of the accomplished faculty, student body, staff, broader university, and national community to teach, promote, and reflect the value of the significant and fundamental role government and public service play in today's intricate world. Reporting to and working with the Provost, and in coordination with the Deans from other colleges, the Dean will have responsibility for the strategic, programmatic, financial, fundraising, and management operations that support the mission and vision of the Bush School.

About the Bush School of Government and Public Service: The Bush School is a graduate professional school of public affairs offering Masters’ Degrees in Public Service and Administration and in International Affairs, as well as an expanding online and extended education program that includes Certificates in Advanced International Affairs, Homeland Security, Nonprofit Management, and National Security Affairs. Founded in 1997, the Bush School has grown rapidly, and now has over 650 students in Master’s and Certificate programs, more than 40 full-time faculty and an endowment in excess of $75 million. The Bush School is a charter member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs and the master’s degree in Public Service and Administration is accredited by NASPAA (Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration).

The School’s mission is to educate students for careers in public service and international affairs broadly understood and to conduct policy relevant research on important domestic and international policy issues. The Bush School reflects the belief of George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States and the founder of the School, that public service is a noble calling. Located in College Station, Texas, the School’s programs are housed in the Robert H. and Judy Ley Allen Building, which is part of the George Bush Presidential Library Center on the West Campus of Texas A&M University. For additional information about the Bush School of Government and Public Service, visit

About Texas A&M University: Texas A&M University is a growing, dynamic institution of higher education. Opening in 1876 as the first public institution of higher education in Texas, it is now one of the nation’s premier land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant universities, a Tier I research university, and a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). Texas A&M has over 60,000 students on more than 5,200 campus acres and over 436,000 alumni worldwide, with branch campuses in Galveston, Texas and Doha, Qatar. The Bush School is one of 16 schools and colleges at the University. For additional information about Texas A&M University, visit

Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities. The University is also responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2016
Application Instructions:
The Search Committee will begin reviewing candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. It is expected that the successful candidate will assume the duties of the Dean of the Bush School on July 1, 2016. Applications should include a statement summarizing interest, accomplishments, distinguishing strengths, leadership style, and commitment to research, teaching, and service, a detailed curriculum vitae, and a list of three references. To ensure full consideration, inquiries, nominations and applications should be submitted, in confidence, to:
Victor Arias, Senior Client Partner, Dallas, TX
Ken Kring, Senior Client Partner, Philadelphia, PA
Josh Ward, Senior Associate, Philadelphia, PA
Global Education Practice, Korn Ferry