Dean, University of North Dakota School of Law | Grand Forks, ND

The University of North Dakota is seeking candidates for the position of Dean of the UND School of Law. Reporting directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean is the chief executive officer of the School of Law and is responsible for its effective administration. The Dean will provide leadership and facilitate an environment for accomplishing strategic goals, as well as aligning the functioning of the School of Law with UND’s broader academic identity and strategic planning.

Position Description

UND seeks a dynamic and visionary leader who will build upon the School of Law’s strengths to provide exceptional professional educational experiences, recruit and develop outstanding faculty, and promote faculty-driven scholarly and creative endeavors.

Significant investments at the University in terms of research development in critical areas are propelling the University forward as the flagship research institution in the state of North Dakota. Meanwhile, the University’s ongoing commitments to student success at both the undergraduate and graduate level continue to elevate the tradition of educational excellence at the institution.

Duties & Responsibilities

The following is an abbreviated list of the responsibilities associated with this position:




Key Traits & Attributes

Application & Nomination

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications received by Tuesday, January 25, 2022 are assured consideration.

Applications should include a letter of interest (not more than three pages) specifically addressing the applicant’s background in relationship to the qualifications described and current curriculum vitae.

Applications should be sent electronically (MS Word or PDF Format) to

Nominations for this position may also be emailed to

Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in this application process should contact Anthem Executive at 941.240.8847.