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The Phyllis J. Washington College of Education
applications for the Associate Dean
to oversee day-to-day
operation of the College. They oversee advising, the Office of
Clinical Experiences, and the LAB Preschool. They serve on the
College's leadership team and work with several centers housed
within the College. The associate dean helps with curriculum
revisions & proposals, and professional development. They
assist the Director of Accreditation, handle all student
complaints, oversee the faculty evaluation process, and chair the
College's safety committee. The associate dean is a Montana Council
of Deans member and occasionally serves on various committees for
the Montana Office of Public Instruction. This position operates
with a great deal of independence.
The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to
diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly
interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of
qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating
its essential values of innovation and creativity, impact,
openness, and partnership.
- The position is full-time, 1.0 FTE, MUS Contract, and includes
a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including an insurance
package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and
- The salary for this position is $90,000 to $100,000 per year,
commensurate with qualifications.
- A doctorate in an education-related field
- Three years of supervisory experience in higher education
About UM and the Phyllis J.
Washington College of Education:
- Leadership – understands and encourages others, learns from
past experiences, and can make decisions under uncertainty.
- Communication & Presentation – able to converse with people
at all levels, have good persuasive skills, and present material
- Change Management – able to identify opportunities for the
College and help find a path forward
- Strategic Thinker – able to factor in all college sectors'
needs and understand the organization as a whole
- Decision Making – can make informed decisions in a timely
- Employee Development – build a team of people with
different strengths and points of view and help employees
capitalize on strengths and improve weaknesses.
- Delegator – understands that delegation does not mean
offloading work but rather an opportunity to teach and develop
The University of Montana is a unit of the Montana University
System with more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students
and 500+ full-time faculty members. It is located in Missoula, a
culturally vibrant community of about 75,000, surrounded by
mountain grandeur. Many national Abundant recreational
opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby
Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a
thriving intellectual atmosphere.
The Phyllis J. Washington College of Education is home to three
academic departments: Counseling, Educational Leadership, and
Teaching & Learning. We are also home to five specialty units:
the Learning & Belonging (LAB) Preschool
University of Montana Institute for Early Childhood
, the Montana Digital Academy (MTDA)
, the University of Montana Safe Schools Center
Native Children's Trauma Center (NNCTC)
. The College shapes
professional individuals that become the teachers and do-ers of our
society. Our departments play key roles in a comprehensive system
for producing and disseminating knowledge that benefits people and
Please visit the links below to learn more about the University
of Montana, Missoula, and the State of Montana.
Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of
In accordance with University policy, finalists for
this position will be subject to criminal background
investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference.
accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with
disabilities. For example, this material is available in
alternative format upon request. As an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications
from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may
request veterans' or disabilities preference in accordance with
state law. References
*References not listed on the
application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to
the applicant. Testing
Individual hiring departments at UM
may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to
essential job functions. E mployment Eligibility.
Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility
verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally
required (e.g., Form I-9).
How to Apply:
Priority Application Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2023
11:59 PM (Mountain Time)
Complete applications received by this date will be guaranteed
consideration. To receive full consideration, candidates are
required to submit all of the following materials.
Please submit the following application materials** via the UM
Jobs porta l
and by clicking "New Resume/CV" button.
Please do not apply through Indeed.com*.
*Applying through Indeed.com or easy apply through Indeed.com
may result in submission of an incomplete application. Applications
may be removed from full consideration if they are not complete
with materials listed above under the "How to Apply" section. It is
the responsibility of the applicant to ensure complete application
materials are submitted and received by the date listed
**Please note: only five (5) attachments are allowed per
application. Please combine documents accordingly.
- Letter of Interest – addressing the stated required
skills for the position.
- Detailed resume/CV listing education and describing work
- Names and contact information for three (3) professional
Montana, United States