Dean of Business, Psychology, Social Sciences, Wellness and World Languages

Minnesota, United States
$80,858.00 - $129,377.00
Aug 10, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Anoka-Ramsey Community College is seeking a Dean of Business, Psychology, Social Sciences, Wellness and World Languages. The individual selected for this position will be responsible for the academic departments of Business, Psychology, Social Sciences, Wellness and World Languages on both the Coon Rapids and Cambridge Campuses.  This individual will be responsible for program review, assessment of student learning outcomes, and other activities that promote institutional effectiveness and student success.

Anoka-Ramsey Community College is an open-door, comprehensive higher education institution committed to excellence in teaching and learning. We are committed to responding to the educational needs of our changing communities and to providing opportunities for enhancing knowledge, skills, and values in a supportive learning environment. Our goal is to strive for inclusive excellence in our commitment to preparing all students and employees for success.

The aligned institutions of Anoka-Ramsey Community College (ARCC) and Anoka-Technical College (ATC) are members of Minnesota State. With over 100 degree, certificate, and transfer programs across three campuses, ARCC and ATC have served the citizens of the Twin Cities and East Central Minnesota since 1965. We recognize and assert the value of inclusion as an ethical imperative and as a necessity for academic rigor, student success, and lifelong learning.

Our commitment to inclusive excellence seeks to extend beyond academic offerings to meet diverse student interests as well as regional and economic needs. Anoka-Ramsey Community College has campuses in both Cambridge and Coon Rapids, Minnesota. Annually, the two colleges (three campuses) serve more than 16,000 learners of all ages and ethnicities as they pursue associate degrees that transfer as the first two years of a bachelor’s degree, or technical and certificate programs that lead immediately to rewarding careers. The student population at Anoka-Ramsey Community College is composed of 0.4% American Indian/Alaska Native, 5.7% Asian, 8.9% Black or African American, 5.6% Hispanic of any race, 0.1% Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, 69.9% White, and 4.7% multiracial and 16% first-generation students, and an employee population of 12.9% people of color. The safety of all members of Anoka-Ramsey Community College is of vital concern. The Clery Act Campus Crime & Security Report is available to perspective employees at For more information about our college, please visit our website at



  • Demonstrated commitment and success working in a diverse and multi-cultural and multi-racial community.
  • Demonstrated teaching and/or leadership/administrative experience in a post-secondary institution
  • Experience or knowledge in utilizing proven strategies to eliminate the equity gap.
  • Interpersonal skills to allow the development and maintenance of working relationships with faculty, staff, administration, and students
  • Master’s degree


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference is given to those who have the following:

  • Three years of experience in a leadership and/or an administrative role.




Interested individuals should apply online by the posting deadline of August 31, 2020. and upload the below documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Vitae/Resume
  • Unofficial College Transcripts
  • Diversity Statement


Diversity Statement prompt: “Summarize in a personal statement your past experience in addressing equity, inclusion and diversity in your work and how you would advance our efforts at Anoka-Ramsey.”


Within your application materials, please address how you meet the qualifications for this position. Incomplete applications may not be accepted.


It is our commitment to ensure the selection process for this position is accessible to all candidates.  Please contact the Anoka-Ramsey Human Resources Office, (763) 433-1160, to obtain these materials in an alternative media and/or to request a reasonable accommodation during the selection process. 


Anoka-Ramsey Community College is an equal opportunity institution and employer.