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Dean, Humanities and Sciences

Weatherford College
76086, Weatherford
90,527 - 130,271
Date posted
Mar 22, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Dean of Humanities and Sciences administers the work unit, providing leadership for faculty, staff, students, and programs. The Dean oversees unit activities College-wide and provides visionary, results-oriented leadership. The Dean’s leadership must be fiscally responsible and consistently focused on the realization of the area’s potential to best serve the institution’s mission. The Dean of Humanities and Sciences also serves as a representative of the area, collaborating with college and community partners. The Dean takes supervisory responsibility for the planning and implementation of area budgets, procedures, and programs, performing the duties personally or through subordinates.

Description of Responsibilities

  • Provides positive, collaborative, and visionary leadership to the area. Oversees the development, implementation, and evaluation of the learner-centered curriculum and the performance indicators for area instructional units. Oversees area faculty and staff hiring, appointment, evaluation, promotion, advancement, and retention according to College policies and procedures.  Coordinates area activities and communications including scheduling courses, compensating instructors, and managing documents. Supervises area operations including design and implementation of budgets, assessment and improvement plans, instructional and student support programs. Coordinates communications within the area and between the area and its college, industry, and community partners. Advises the Executive Vice President of Academic Services on issues related to the area. Creates and submits information to the College and its constituents to serve the institution and the supervised area. Collaborates with others to develop, recommend, and implement strategies to serve the institution’s students, mission, constituents, and region. Serve as a member of College councils, committees, and task forces. Perform other duties as assigned. Monitors, advises and leads student grievances or instructional issues for the division. Recommends policy and procedure updates for the college. Collaborates with Instructional Deans, Faculty, and Department Chairs on new programs, curriculum changes, assessment, and program review for all areas.


  • Must possess appropriate academic preparation. Must possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in a diverse, multi-cultural professional environment. Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills. Must demonstrate excellent organizational skills. Must demonstrate a commitment to quality higher education. Must demonstrate effective outreach skills. Must provide official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or, if transcripts are earned from a foreign teaching institution, documentation from an institutionally recognized agency certifying equivalence of the foreign certificate.

Required Education and Experience

Doctorate in an appropriate discipline relevant to the area with previous experience (minimum of three years) teaching at the college level in an area-related discipline.  Must also have demonstrated two years of experience leading an instructional work unit. Education must meet the requirements as mandated by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges for the appropriate field of study and degrees awarded at this institution. 





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