Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty

Location
Richmond, IN
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors, Deans, Vice Presidents
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Earlham College

Richmond, Indiana

Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty

Earlham College seeks a new Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty

(VPAA). The College's VPAA is the chief academic officer and serves as the advocate and

representative of the College's academic program, as well as faculty interests, to both internal

and external constituents. The VPAA reports directly to the President and consults with the

Board of Trustees on matters of educational policy, faculty recruitment, professional

development, and retention.

Earlham is an independent, national liberal arts college noted for its educational quality,

progressive ethos, and Quaker heritage. Earlham's diverse enrollment of 1100 students hails

from 47 states and 54 countries. The College is distinguished in the quality of its faculty,

students, and staff. It is a Phi Beta Kappa institution, a Peace Corps Prep college, and one of the

40 Colleges That Change Lives. Its newly launched 'Epic Advantage' provides a funded

internship or research experience to all undergraduates. The College has a student-faculty ratio

of 9:1 and the highest endowment per student among GLCA institutions. Earlham is located in

Richmond, IN and is within commuting proximity to Cincinnati, Dayton, and Oxford, OH, and

Indianapolis, IN.

Earlham's VPAA will:

•Support faculty research and publication commensurate with a liberal arts college

teaching load.

•Champion a robust liberal arts curriculum.

•Demonstrate a strong commitment to faculty interests.

•Lead in advocating for, and implementing, institutional strategic objectives.

•Actively participate within Earlham's distinctive consensus government structure.

•Demonstrate genuine enthusiasm for faculty mentorship and possess a facility for the

political and operational mechanics of academic administration.

•Embrace Earlham's Principles and Practices (http:// earlham.edu/about/missionbeliefs/principles-practices/)

and be comfortable representing all aspects of the

College's ideals, mission, culture and heritage.

The successful VPAA candidate will have:

•A terminal degree and substantial experience as a faculty member.

•A record of outstanding undergraduate teaching and notable scholarship.

•A commitment to excellence in classroom instruction, including international and

experiential education.

•Experience in academic budgeting, strategic planning, committee service, and

institutional accreditation and assessment practices.

•A record of success in faculty recruiting and development (including recruiting and

retention of faculty members from historically underrepresented groups).

•Confidence in dynamic public speaking, with a high degree of comfort in engaging with

both academic and non-academic audiences.

A complete application will include a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae and contact

information for five professional references. (Referees will not be contacted without the

candidate's prior permission). Expressions of interest, nominations, and inquiries should be

sent electronically, with application materials as separate PDF attachments, to Earlham's search

consultant, Mr. Chuck O'Boyle of C. V. O'Boyle, Jr., LLC at chuck@cvoboyle.com. All inquiries

will be held in strictest confidence. Development and evaluation of candidates will begin

immediately and will continue until the appointment.

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who

contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual

orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and

contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications

from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham utilizes E-Verify to

confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.

To learn more about Earlham College, please visit our website at www.Earlham.edu.


FULL-TIME/PART-TIME Full-Time

POSITION Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT Exempt

REQ NUMBER ADM-17-00003

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham emphasizes the pursuit of truth, lack of coercion, respect for others, openness to new truth, integrity and application of what is known to improving our world.

Earlham College and the Earlham School of Religion are located in Richmond, Indiana, a city of about 39,000. Founded in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Earlham College is an independent, four-year, coeducational, residential institution of higher learning. Approximately 1,200 undergraduate students attend Earlham College on its 800-acre tree-shaded campus. Earlham College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in 40 disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, as well as permitting self-designed studies and a cooperative program in engineering. Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education degrees also are offered at Earlham College.


EOE STATEMENT Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.

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