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Job Details: Dean, College of Arts and Education - Internal Job Announcement

Job Title:

Dean, College of Arts and Education - Internal Job Announcement

Submitted on:

May 27, 2021

Salary:

Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline:

June 10, 2021

Start Date:

July 1, 2021

Job Summary:

The Dean, College of Arts and Education must have the 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. Dean should 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:

• Master’s degree within the field of Education, Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, Social Sciences, or related subject area required, Doctorate degree preferred.
• Distinguished record of teaching, research and/or extension activities.
• Administrative experience preferred.

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.
• Excellent communication and leadership skills.
• 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.
• Ability to work with a diverse population.
• Knowledge of student personnel functions, regulations, student rights, and student development concepts.
• Adhere to principles of trust, teamwork, and collaboration.
• Demonstrate history of professionalism and ethical behavior.
• Demonstrated excellence in teaching and online learning.
• Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
• Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community.
• Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible manner.
• Must be able to lift more than 25-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
• Ability to communicate in a courteous manner.
• Other duties as assigned by the Provost or designee.

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)
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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:

  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities),
    Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins, Discrimination (race, color, national origin, age, and veterans status), Title IX (sex),
    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