Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Saint Paul, Ramsey County
Jan 16, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs
Responsibilities: •Articulate and implement a student-centered vision for the College that supports the academic and institutional mission and vision; •Lead strategic planning for the college; •Attract, hire and retain highly-qualified, diverse faculty and staff; •Develop and maintain high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs and courses; •Lead continuous improvement projects for the college; •Promote a culture of engagement, inclusion, and innovation; •Provide oversight of college reports and systems (e.g., program review, student learning •assessment, appeals) and manage the College’s budget; •Represent the College’s programs within the academic community and in professionally related activities at the local, state, regional, national and international levels •Serve on the Provost’s Academic Affairs Council and the President's Cabinet •Supervise and promote professional development of faculty and staff. Minimum Qualifications: •A Ph.D. or an equivalent terminal degree in a field encompassed by the disciplines of the college from an institution which has regional or equivalent accreditation. Required Qualifications: •Record of teaching and scholarly achievement to justify the rank of Associate Professor or higher. •At least five years of demonstrated academic administration experience at the level of department chair or higher. •Experience working with: ◦curriculum development; ◦program development and implementation; ◦student learning assessment; ◦program review; ◦inter-disciplinary teams; ◦budgets •Strong communication, managerial, and organizational skills. •Demonstrated commitment to the success of culturally, ethnically and racially diverse, adult learners and to affirmative action in staffing and operations •Collaborative and collegial working style with a demonstrated ability to manage complex tasks and adapt to changing institutional priorities. •Commitment to the value of studies in the arts and sciences in the context of higher education. Preferred Qualifications:•Experience in an urban university. •Experience with graduate education. •Experience with shared governance within a collective bargaining environment