Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

New Mexico State University in New Mexico

Deadline February 27, 2017
Date Posted February 8, 2017
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time


Required Education and Experience: A terminal degree in a discipline typically associated with a College of Arts and Sciences, and scholarly achievements that would merit appointment at a tenured full professor level. Five (5) years of related experience.

Special Requirements of the Position: Strong interpersonal skills. Familiarity with national, regional and professional accreditation processes. Familiarity with current trends in higher education and service as an advocate for faculty development and academic advancement. Knowledge of higher education practices and trends, including but not limited to curriculum and instruction, shared governance, faculty evaluation, budgeting and strategic planning. Demonstrated effectiveness in program development, review and revision. Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing with diverse constituencies. A commitment to supporting first-generation students, and students from diverse backgrounds, and guiding their educational experience. A commitment to supporting international students and guiding their educational experience. Experience in fostering strong connections between internal and external constituencies and creating meaningful connections.

Personal qualities to include: integrity, good judgment, creativity, open mindedness, and being an attentive listener. Commitment to academic freedom. Experience in raising external funds via grants, partnerships, and cultivation of private donors.

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