Associate Dean of Arts & Letters

University of Mary

Associate Dean of Arts & Letters

The University of Mary in Bismarck, ND, invites applications for a position as Associate Dean of Arts & Letters in the School of Arts and Sciences to begin as soon as possible. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Associate Dean of Arts and Letters provides leadership and guidance within the School of Arts and Sciences within four essential roles:

• Assisting the Dean
• Overseeing the Human and Divine Sciences Academic Programs (Theology, Philosophy, History/History Education, Politics, Economics, Sociology, and Social Studies Education).
• Overseeing the University-Wide Programs housed in the School of Arts & Sciences (Gregorian Honors Program, University Convocations, Liberal Arts Core Curriculum, URead Program)
• Teaching in his or her discipline
Within these roles, the Associate Dean is accountable for a variety of tasks including planning, organizing, directing, evaluating, supporting enrollment, and teaching.

Strong candidates for this position will be deeply committed to growing in holiness and virtue; have prior administrative and teaching experience in higher education; demonstrate vision, leadership and aptitude in overseeing academic programs; and maintain a commitment to the mission and values of the University of Mary both within and outside of the University. An earned doctoral degree or equivalent terminal degree in a humanities or social science discipline that are taught in the School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Mary is required.

Knowledge and skills required for this position include the following:

• Commitment to the renewal of Catholic higher education
• Ability to mentor faculty
• Commitment to excellence
• Sound prudential judgment and interpersonal acumen
• Experience and/or education in academic management
• Active role in institutional governance
• Commitment to lifelong learning
• Collaborative management style; excellent communication skills
• Evidence of vision and leadership in academic programs
• Understanding of national trends and issues in higher education
• Ability to interact effectively with relevant campus constituencies

The successful candidate will join a collegial community of faculty who strive to excel in teaching, are committed to supporting formation outside of the classroom, and who have active research agendas.

Mission Support:

All administrators, faculty, and staff are expected to demonstrate a willingness to support and advance the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine mission and identity of the University of Mary (see https://www.umary.edu/about/mission-identity).

• Upholds and supports the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary
• Supports the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities
• Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the School of Arts and Sciences and throughout the university, in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ

The University of Mary is a private, Christian, Catholic, Benedictine university that welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds. Infusing Benedictine values throughout the educational experience, Mary offers distinguished, professionally-focused academic programs enlivened by the liberal arts, global and civic service, robust internships, and mentoring by respected faculty. As one of the most affordable private universities in the nation, Mary offers exceptional educational value as well as outstanding scholarship and financial aid opportunities. The University of Mary is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

For more information on the University of Mary, please watch a short video by clicking on this link: https://youtu.be/Go37Hy6QrVs

To Apply:

Qualified candidates are asked to provide; (1) curriculum vitae, (2) cover letter, (3) teaching portfolio or other evidence of teaching effectiveness, (4) writing sample, (5) official or unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, (6) three letters of recommendation. Please upload the requested materials and click “submit application”.

Confidential reference letters or transcripts may be sent to: mailto:employment@umary.edu.

Please mention SOAS Associate Dean of Arts & Letters in the subject line.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, all application materials should be received by January 10, 2024.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/4525687

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