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Dean, College of Education

Missouri State University
Job Location:
Springfield, Missouri
Education Deans
Work Location: Springfield Campus

Department: Provost Office

HR Home Department 020400 COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Pay Grade: Unclassified

Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State University employees?: No, Position is available to all applicants.

Faculty Appointment Type: Tenure Granted

Term (if applicable): 12 month

Begin Date of Appointment: 07/01/2022

Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt

General Function

The College Dean is responsible for the administration of the college which may include, 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 of the college.

Description of Primary Duties

As chief administrative officer of the College, the Dean will provide professional, intellectual, and administrative leadership while helping to pursue pathways consistent with the Public Affairs mission of the university. The Dean is expected to work collaboratively with, and advocate for, faculty, staff, and students by promoting excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service; encouraging faculty development; facilitating student recruitment and retention; supporting a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; building partnerships with external constituents and public organizations; engaging in fundraising and alumni relations; and demonstrating sound fiscal management.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of College Dean are prescribed by the Provost and the University President. A record of inclusive conduct and evidence of multicultural skills in the workplace is required.

Additional Qualifications

Candidates must have the following:
  1. A terminal degree in a discipline within the college or related field
  2. Credentials consistent with an appointment at the rank of full professor
  3. Evidence of significant academic administrative accomplishments, including but not limited to fiscal oversight, personnel management, program accreditation, and strategic planning
  4. Evidence of successful leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, and interdisciplinary and organizational collaboration
  5. A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
  6. Experience in fundraising, alumni relations, and development activities
Link to Job Description

Open Date: 09/10/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants

First date of consideration is October 25, 2021 and review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

EO/AA and Diversity Statement

Non Discrimination Statement

Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897,, 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897,, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)

Background Check Statement

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Posting Number: 20210051FTF
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