Tusculum College is seeking a dynamic results-oriented Dean for the School of Arts and Sciences, which offers undergraduate degree programs in the natural and social sciences as well as the humanities. Tusculum College, a Presbyterian USA, liberal arts, coeducational institution located in Greeneville, TN, is a scenic 140-acre campus nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains with three off-site locations in Knoxville, Morristown and Kingsport, TN.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
The Dean of Arts and Sciences shall provide innovative, collaborative and visionary leadership; promote the mission and strategic priorities of Tusculum College; coordinate the assessment, development and delivery of new and existing degree programs in the School; manage various administrative duties, including curricular oversight, budget preparation, faculty and staff hiring, development and evaluation, student recruitment and retention, oversight of the annual assessment processes for all academic programs, and represent Tusculum College and the School of Arts and Sciences to all constituencies.
Preferred qualifications are an earned doctorate degree (or in process) in a discipline or academic degree area within the school from an accredited institution and five years of successful administrative/teaching experience that includes direct faculty supervision, demonstrated knowledge and experience in academic program development, grant writing and the promotion of faculty development in teaching, scholarship and service. Minimum qualifications include a terminal degree with a major in a discipline area within the School from an accredited university and three years full-time experience in teaching and administration.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications should include a cover letter, a brief statement of teaching and leadership philosophies, a CV, unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts, and complete contact information for at least five references. Materials may be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or Tusculum College, Human Resources, ATTN: Dean, School of Arts and Sciences search, P.O. Box 5093, Greeneville, TN 37743.
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.