Academic Dean

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POSTING DATED: September 4, 2019

STAFF POSITION:  Academic Dean

DIVISION/OFFICE:  Academic Affairs

REPORT TO:  President

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Academic Dean reports to the President, serves as the college’s chief academic officer, and is second in line of executive authority after the President.  The Academic Dean supervises the work of five academic divisions, the director of an adult degree completion program, the Director of Enrollment Management and Records, the directors of two Trio Program projects, the Director of Career Services Center, and the Director of the Learning Resources Center.  The Academic Dean supervises all aspects of the college’s curriculum, all aspects of its instructional program, and all aspects of student academic advisement.  The Academic Dean will set and establish academic goals for the college to achieve and maintain high standards in academics and teaching processes.  He or she recommends to the President the appointment or reappointment of all faculty members, supervises the orientation of all new faculty, oversees the evaluation of faculty performance, and promotes programs of faculty development. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants for this position must possess an earned doctorate degree from an institution that is regionally accredited and must have at least five years of experience in college or university academic administration.  Applicants must also possess good organizational skills, the ability to manage a wide variety of responsibilities, and the ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships with faculty, staff and students.  Salary for this position is dependent upon training and experience.


OPEN UNTIL FILLED: Open Until Filled

APPLICATION PROCEDURE :  Submit a letter of application, personal resume, three letters of recommendation (must be mailed) and official academic transcripts to: Director of Human Resources, Morris College, 100 W. College St., Sumter, SC 29150-3599.  Morris College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


  1. Download and print the Application form.
  1. Fill-out the form.
  1. Mail the form to Morris College

    EEO STATEMENT: Morris College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.





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Posted: 9/4/2019
Application Due: 11/3/2019
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