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Dean, Barbara Jordan – Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs

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Texas Southern University has retained the services of Diversified Search as consultants to the Board and Search Committee. Potential candidate screening will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Interested parties are encouraged to submit materials (including a cover letter, resumé or curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least five professional references) by October 20, 2017. All communications will be treated confidentially. All nominations, applications and inquiries should be directed electronically to: SOPADeanTSU@divsearch.com

Posting Details

Title Information

Security Sensitive Position? Yes
Hours of Work 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number TSU201854
Official TSU Title Dean, Barbara Jordan – Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs
Grant Title NA
Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Research, the Dean is the chief administrative officer and senior academic leader of the college. The Dean is responsible for aligning the college with the mission, vision, values and strategic priorities of the university and leads the college in assuring that the university’s commitment to social justice and diversity is reflected in the college’s work environment, policies, curriculum and delivery. Texas Southern University supports a shared governance environment and the Dean works within that context. The dean also serves on the Deans’ Council.

For more information on the Texas Southern University, visit http://www.tsu.edu/ and for the Barbara Jordan–Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs, visit http://bjmlspa.tsu.edu/

Texas Southern University has retained the services of Diversified Search as consultants to the Board and Search Committee. Potential candidate screening will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Interested parties are encouraged to submit materials (including a cover letter, resumé or curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least five professional references) by October 20, 2017. All communications will be treated confidentially. All nominations, applications and inquiries should be directed electronically to: SOPADeanTSU@divsearch.com

Essential Duties Summary

Knowledge of curriculum, current standards, practices, and trends. Sufficient experience in transforming programs comparable to those in political science, public affairs, public administration, administration of justice (criminal justice), urban planning, and environmental policy to achieve their goals through effective and creative work with the faculty, staff and students of the school, and the leadership team of a university, including the provost and other deans. Knowledge and ability to provide leadership in obtaining training, program, and research grants. Ability to articulate a vision for the school. Proficiency in all information technology as reflected in skills and experience with relevant IT and distance and on-line educational platforms.

% FTE

100%

Hiring Range Commensurate with experience.
Education

A terminal degree from an accredited institution in a field of study within the School of Public Affairs.

Required Licensing/Certification

NA

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

NA

Work Experience

Must meet teaching and scholarship qualifications to merit appointment to the rank of full professor with tenure.

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities

NA

Work Complexity/Budget Authority

NA

Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills

NA

Personal/Organizational Contacts

NA

Customer Service Relationships

NA

Working/Environmental Conditions

NA

Desired start date
Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Detail Information

UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date 10/20/2017
Open Until Filled (overrides close field) No
Special Instructions to Applicants

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