Associate Dean, Reynolds College of Arts and Letters

Missouri, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 05, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Associate Dean, Reynolds College of Arts and Letters, Missouri State University

Position Ad

The Associate Dean provides assistance to the College Dean in the administration of the college which includes, but is not limited to, department head and faculty recruitment and development, department head and faculty evaluation, program development, program review, student advisement, college budgeting and budget control, and indirect supervision of the teaching, research, and service activities in the college.

The Associate Dean leads student recruitment (undergraduate and graduate), provides administrative support and leadership to academic  department(s) as assigned by the Dean, supports Graduate Program Directors and Department Heads with Graduate Assistant (GA) funding, monitors retention/graduate data for all undergraduate and graduate programs, builds interdisciplinary research teams within the college, locates and forwards grant opportunities to department heads, center directors, and faculty, handles most student issues, helps Dean with student orientation programs, helps Dean with faculty mentoring/professional development.

The successful candidate must be tenured or tenurable as an associate or full professor; have a minimum of 2 years significant administrative experience as Associate Dean, Program Director, Department Head, Assistant Department Head or equivalent. Must have experience with graduate program development. Must demonstrate knowledge of and understanding of multicultural and diversity issues with a record of inclusive conduct and evidence of multicultural skills in the workplace. Must be successful in teaching, research and service; have excellent communication skills; and have a collaborative leadership style.

First date of consideration will begin April 5, 2021, and continue until finalists are identified.

Applications for the position must be submitted online:

As part of the application, candidates will be required to submit a Cover Letter, a Curriculum Vitae, and contact information for 3 references are required to be submitted with the online application.

Employment will require background check at University expense.

About Missouri State University

Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive university system with a mission in public affairs. Our purpose is to develop educated persons with a focus on ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement. We are the second largest university in the state serving 24,000 students, including 1,500 international students. This position is located on our main campus in Springfield, Missouri, the third largest metropolitan area in the state.

Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/minority/female/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity employer and institution. We encourage applications from all interested minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and sexual orientation/gender identity.