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Job Details: Dean, College of Arts and Education

Job Title: Dean, College of Arts and Education

Submitted on: 05-09-18

Salary: 12 month, Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Start Date: July 1, 2018

Application Deadline:

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise all aspects in the operation of the College of Arts and Education.
  • Promote a collegial and effective work environment with a commitment to the diversity and enrichment of students, faculty, and staff focused on student persistence and completion.
  • Work through the Office of Outreach to encourage and support grant activity, and to create and maintain industry and community partnerships.
  • Represent the faculty of the College to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs and the broader university and community, promoting open and transparent communication on behalf of the faculty and staff of the college.
  • Actively engage the university and community through service and participation in campus and community events.
  • Other related administrative responsibilities as assigned.
  • Communicate in a courteous manner, exhibiting support of the diversity and overall development of students, faculty, and staff.
  • Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Strong organizational, management, and interpersonal skills are necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs or his/her designee

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Qualifications:

JOB SUMMARY:

Plan and articulate a strategic vision for the College of Arts and Education aligned to the institutional mission and vision to include revitalization and potential expansion of academic and cultural programming. Promote a collegial and effective work environment with a commitment to the diversity and enrichment of students, faculty, and staff focused on student persistence and completion.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Earned doctorate degree within the field Education, Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, Social Sciences, or related subject area by July 1, 2018.
  • Distinguished record of teaching, research and/or extension activities.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills, including demonstrated ability to work with a diverse community of professionals.
  • Ability to plan and articulate a strategic vision for the College of Arts and Education aligned to the institutional mission and vision to include revitalization and potential expansion of academic and cultural programming.
  • A record of increasing leadership responsibility with a knowledge of, appreciation for, and commitment to the philosophy and programs of an agricultural university. Administrative experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and in a socially responsible manner

Physical Requirements:

Hours:

License/Certificate:

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Three References, current addresses and phone numbers
  • All College Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)

For Additional Information:

If you are applying for more than one position, please submit a separate application packet for each position, being sure that your cover letter addresses the specific requirements for the position for which you are applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All OPSU applicants must also submit a completed Consent and Disclosure form for a pre-employment background check. Forms are available below.

OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • Michael Harris, Title IX (sex), Office: SUB 10, Telephone: 580.349.1362;
  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities), Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins (race, color, national origin, age and veterans status), Office: SL 125, Telephone: 580.349.1574.

For additional information and/or to respond, contact:

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
Fax: 580-349-2302
E-mail to opsu.jobs@opsu.edu

OPSU Human Resources