The preparation of educators has a distinguished history at
Central State University. Thus, over the years, graduates of
the College of Education have made significant contributions to the
profession as teachers and administrators. The college
remains committed to maintaining that rich history of service by
preparing educators who understand the dynamics of educating
students in a complex and diverse society.
Central State University is looking for a creative, dynamic, and
innovative person who at the forefront is a student-focused
exemplary leader to serve as the Dean of the College of
Education. As the lead academic and administrative officer
for the College of Education, the Dean will directly report to the
Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs and will serve on
the Dean's Council. The Dean will serve as the leader of all
academic programs within the College of Education and will oversee
all decisions pertaining to program accreditation, budget,
curriculum development, and the allocation of resources. The
Dean will be the representative for the College of Education and
will execute the college's strategic plan to ensure it is in
alignment with the University's strategic plan. The ideal
candidate should possess a strong record of academic
administration, research, scholarship, and teaching
excellence. The Dean must successfully engage and work well
with all stakeholders and play a significant role in growth,
academic success, community support, and engagement in the future
of the College of Education.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate must have a strong record of academic
experiences and have served in administrative leadership at or
above the level of chair or director.
The Dean must be a collaborative, inspiring administrator and
demonstrate commitment to diversity and inclusion, as well as a
commitment to student success, faculty development, and program
Experience in higher education and an administrator with
demonstrated expertise in managing the financial, academic, and
research activities of a department or college.
Participatory management and leadership style that encourages
and values input from others.
Ability to develop and maintain productive relationships and
partnerships with internal and external campus constituencies.
Experience in program reviews, assessment, specialized
accreditation, and familiarity with effective strategies to
increase persistence, retention, and graduation rates.
An established record of demonstrating the recruitment and
retention of high-quality faculty and staff.
Ability to develop and manage graduate and certificate programs,
utilizing online and face-to-face classroom settings.
A demonstrated practice of sound fiscal planning and management
and successful experience in fundraising is desirable.
Experience in securing and managing external funding.
Ability to collaborate with partners to advance the mission,
vision, and strategic plan of the College of Education.
A demonstrated and strong commitment to shared governance and
supervision of chairs, directors, faculty and staff.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Perform other duties as assigned by the administrators.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
An earned doctorate or equivalent or appropriate terminal
Minimum of five years academic administrative experience
Experience in CAPE accreditation, program evaluation, and
Ability to perform other duties as assigned by the
Applications must include: (1) a letter of interest; (2) a
current vita; and (3) at least three references with full contact
contact and email information. (References will not be
contacted without applicant's consent).
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: http://careers.centralstate.edu
SUBMISSION DATE: The position will be
open until filled
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Final
candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background
checks. Central State University participates in
E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify and
identify employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the
STATE DATE: January 2022