Dean of Letters, Sciences and Professional Studies (CLSPS)

Montana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 17, 2020
Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University Profile:

Montana Technological University, a premier STEM focused institution is seeking a Dean of Letters, Sciences and Professional Studies (CLSPS) to join their leadership team. Located in the historic and vibrant city of Butte, Montana, surrounded by mountains on all sides, Montana Tech is the only “special focus” institution in the Montana University System. 


Position Summary:

MT Tech seeks in its next Dean an outstanding leader who is committed to fostering excellence, creativity, collaboration, and common purpose. This individual will provide visionary leadership to advance the school, pursue ways to increase enrollment, and improve the quality of the student experience. This position shares in Montana Tech’s commitment to educating its diverse student population. The Dean will work with faculty and staff in the collective articulation of compelling, forward-looking vision that provides alignment towards a common purpose that integrates both of these key elements, and to translate that vision to action through clear focus and execution. The individual will have exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills and a record of successful senior leadership in a complex environment. Ideal candidates will be leaders who’s active and distinguished professional record include a compelling combination of teaching, research, practice or performance, who have a commitment to building community and have strong academic leadership and management experience.  


The Dean is responsible for all operational aspects and budget control in the College of Letters, Science, and Professional Studies (CLSPS). The college is comprised of departments in Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Geochemistry, Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Cybersecurity and Computer Networks, Nursing, and Writing.