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Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Behavioral Sciences

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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: LABSDeanTSU@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 TSU201855
Official TSU Title Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Behavioral Sciences
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, fiscal, and academic officer of the College. The Dean is responsible for the effectiveness and prominence of the College’s educational programs, research activities, outreach programs, globalization and international education initiatives. The Dean is also responsible for implementing the College’s policies and procedures in concert with the University’s policies. The Dean also serves on the Deans’ Council. The College of Liberal Arts and Behavioral Sciences is the largest and most diverse academic unit on the campus. It provides students of varied scholastic proficiencies access to higher education via academic foundation courses necessary for accessing educational programs at the University. It also prepares students to become competent professionals and leaders. The College is comprised of the following departments: English; Fine Arts; Foreign Languages; History, Geography and Economics; Human Services and Consumer Sciences; Psychology; Social Work; and Sociology.

For more information on the Texas Southern University, visit http://www.tsu.edu/ and for the College of Liberal Arts and Behavioral Sciences, visit http://www.tsu.edu/academics/colleges-and-schools/colabs/

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:
LABSDeanTSU@divsearch.com

Essential Duties Summary

Ability to communicate effectively within the College, University and the community; and to articulate and advance a vision for the College. Demonstrated effectiveness in budget management and fundraising. Ability to lead faculty to embrace change and to create an environment that fosters growth and development. Commitment to the career and academic advancement of faculty with diverse backgrounds. Ability to work as a team member in fostering the achievement of the mission of the University.

% FTE

100%

Hiring Range Commensurate with experience.
Education

A terminal degree in a field of study within the College of Liberal Arts and Behavioral Sciences.

Required Licensing/Certification

NA

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

NA

Work Experience

Must also meet teaching, service, 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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