Jul 10, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number: SRGV3500
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Department: College of Education and P-16 Integration
FLSA: Exempt

Scope of Job:
The Dean is the chief academic and administrative leader of the College of Education and P-16 Integration. This individual reports directly to the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Student Success, and P-16 integration and works closely with the Executive Vice President for Research, Graduate Studies, and New Program Development. UTRGV invites candidates with comprehensive academic administrative experience and a record of scholarly achievement.

Description of Duties:
The university seeks a candidate who will provide academic and administrative leadership to ensure the college’s continued development, operation, expansion and enhancement. The responsibilities of the dean include implementing a clear and concise strategic plan to advance that mission and vision; building an organizational culture of collegial teamwork; fostering an organizational and educational climate that promotes and celebrates diversity; providing leadership in program assessment, external program review, and professional accreditation, and leading the efforts to assess, develop, grow and manage undergraduate and graduate academic programs and curriculum development.

Supervision Received:
General direction from the assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given:
The Chairs of the academic departments report to the Dean.

Required Education:
Terminal Degree from an accredited University.

Preferred Education:


Required Experience:
Minimum of five (5) years of administrative experience at the chair level or above, or, comparable experience in educational leadership, with responsibility for budgets, personnel decisions, performance reviews and decisions for promotion and tenure; established record of accomplishment in scholarship, teaching, and service that qualifies the candidate for a senior faculty appointment in one of the college’s disciplines; full-time teaching experience at the university level; evidence of past effectiveness in responding to the educational needs of an urban, multicultural population; and demonstrated commitment to the university’s core values of integrating scholarly research, teaching, and service to develop students’ talents and prepare them for success in a dynamic global society.

Preferred Experience:
At least five years of supervisory experience at the Department Chair or higher administrative level.


Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties.


Physical Capabilities: N/A
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 07/09/2018
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicant Review:
Confidential applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled. For best consideration, applications and nominations should be provided by August 24, 2018.

How to Apply:
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, an executive search firm, is assisting The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in this confidential search. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination including contact information for the nominee. Application materials should include a letter addressing how the candidate’s experiences match the position requirements, a curriculum vitae or resume and five references. Submission of materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged.

Confidential Inquiries, Nominations, and application materials should be directed to:

Jan Greenwood or Betty Turner Asher, Partners Amanda Bostick, Executive Search Consultant Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. 42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206 Miramar Beach, Florida 32550 Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]

For more information on UTRGV and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Community, please visit: or

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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