Dean of Liberal Arts & Humanities

Salisbury, NC, US
Jun 07, 2021
Executive Administration Jobs
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Dean of Liberal Arts & Humanities


Liberal Arts & Humanities


Academic Affairs

Reports to:

Vice President for Academic Affairs

Position Summary


Livingstone College seeks applications for Dean of the Division of

Liberal Arts & Humanities. Candidate must be able to provide leadership for

planning and implementing academic programs, communicate the college’s

mission and goals to internal and external audiences, recruit and retain

students and faculty, and raise funds from external sources. The Division

Dean reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs. This is a twelve month

position. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, vita, unofficial

transcripts, three letters of reference, and job application. Position start date

is July 1, 2021.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities


The results you will deliver each day that matter most!

The Division Dean will provide instructional leadership and will ensure the effective operation of the Division of Liberal Arts & Humanities. The Dean will teach six credit hours per semester. Other areas of responsibility include (1) faculty and staff supervision; (2) evaluation; (3) planning; (4) leading various initiatives; (5) budgeting; (6) curriculum development; (7) course and program scheduling; (8) recruitment and registration; (9) problem solving for faculty and students; (10) strategic planning and quality improvement of programs; (11) learning outcomes assessment; (12) program-level review and accreditation.  

Education/ Experience


What you will need to be successful!

Candidate must have a PhD in one of the principles disciplines of the liberal arts (Criminal Justice, English, History, Music, Political Science, Religious Studies, Spanish, Sociology or Theatre Arts). Candidate must have a minimum of five years of administrative experience as a Department Chair, Dean or Program Coordinator. Candidate must have a proven track record of successful leadership, scholarship, program development, assessment, administrative achievement, and professional service. 

Life at Livingstone College


Why we believe you will love working at Livingstone College!!

Livingstone College is a private, four year liberal arts institution founded in 1879 by the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Secured by a strong commitment to quality instruction, the College offers excellent liberal arts and religious education programs for students designed to develop their potential for leadership and service to a global community.

About Livingstone College:


Livingstone College is an equal opportunity employer that employs qualified individuals based upon job related qualifications regardless of race, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, medical condition, political affiliation or any other classification proscribed under applicable federal, state or local law.  Livingstone College complies with all laws regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled candidates and employees.  Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the interview process are requested to contact Human Resources in order to arrange such accommodation.  We offer competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract.


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