The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, is located in historic Charleston, a city known for its unique charm and high quality of life. Founded in 1842, The Citadel is a coeducational, comprehensive, state-assisted, residential, four-year institution serving 2,135 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate and professional students. The primary undergraduate student body consists of members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets and Veteran students. The Citadel has one of the highest four-year graduation rates of all public colleges in the state and in the nation. Ninety-seven percent of the 170 full time faculty hold the highest degrees in their fields. The Citadel is a coeducational public college dedicated to achieving excellence in the education and development of principled leaders. At the undergraduate level, the institution functions as a senior military college, providing a unique experience designed to support the academic achievement and character development that serve as the foundation for effective leadership in any domain. The Citadel also functions as a public regional university offering some 30 graduate degrees, certificates and selected undergraduate evening programs in a traditional civilian environment through The Citadel Graduate College and the Undergraduate Evening Program
The School of Education has just completed a successful reaccreditation through NCATE and was one of three pilot institutions for the new CAEP certification. The School of Education, along with the Schools of Engineering and Science and Mathematics, supports The Citadel STEM Center of Excellence (http://www.citadel.edu/root/stemcenter ) that was recognized as a center of excellence and funded by the South Carolina Commission for Higher Education. Recently, The Citadel was awarded a $1.2 million NSF grant for scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students in STEM degree programs.
The Citadel’s LEAD 2018 Strategic Plan (http://www.citadel.edu/root/theleadplan) presents the institution’s strategic plan. Building on The Citadel’s strengths, the strategic plan has served to guide The Citadel to become the #1 public Master’s-level University in the South for the last three years, 2011-2013, according to the US News & World Report’s annual rankings.
The Citadel seeks an outstanding education leader and innovator to lead a talented faculty in its quest to become a national leader in educational leadership and entrepreneurship, innovation, collaboration with education and business partners, and exemplary teacher preparation. The Dean, who also serves as the Director of Teacher Education, leads sixteen tenure-line and additional part-time faculty in offering NCATE-approved undergraduate and graduate programs. Leading candidates will have a commitment to open, collaborative leadership; a commitment to innovative approaches for programs of study in professional education and higher education; a record of supporting scholarship, research and the securing of grants; a record of successful development and advancement leadership, a commitment to the professional development of faculty; and the ability to serve as an advocate for faculty, staff and students Qualifications include a doctorate in education or a closely allied field; significant leadership experience with state and local collaboration; recent NCATE/CAEP accreditation; at least three years of public school experience; successful collegiate teaching and administrative experience; a record of excellence in teaching, research and service appropriate for appointment as a tenured full-time professor; and knowledge of the trends and issues challenging public education (K-20) at the national, state and local levels.Qualifications include a doctorate in education or a closely allied field; significant leadership experience with state and local collaboration; recent NCATE/CAEP accreditation; at least three years of public school experience; successful collegiate teaching and administrative experience; a record of excellence in teaching, research and service appropriate for appointment as a tenured full-time professor; and knowledge of the trends and issues challenging public education (K-20) at the national, state and local levels. For more information regarding this position, please visit www.jobs.sc.gov and complete an online application. Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Dennis Fallon, Chair of the Dean Search Committee, at (843)-953-5454 or email@example.com.
The Citadel is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer actively committed to ensuring diversity in all campus employment.