Bemidji State University (BSU) seeks an energetic, collegial, accomplished, and experienced leader to serve as the Dean of the College of Individual and Community Health (CICH). The Dean reports directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and provides leadership for the 8 academic programs within the CICH In addition to direct supervision of CICH faculty and staff, the Dean serves as a key leader in collaborative efforts with other areas of the University, including student retention, and participates directly in furthering the strategic priorities of the President, the Provost, and the institution as a whole.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serves as the primary academic spokesperson and advocate for the college;
Articulates and supports the priorities and initiatives of the President, Provost, and University among members of the college;
Manages the college's human, financial and physical resources;
Leads college efforts to secure external fundraising;
Establishes and guides the realization of goals for programmatic enrollment;
Engages in scholarly activity and continuing professional development;
Establishes and oversees strategic leadership within the college.
Plans, implements, and ensures leadership of:
A diverse faculty and staff within the college;
Orientation plans for new faculty and staff;
Continuous professional development of faculty and staff;
Shared planning to realize the college's contributions to the BSU strategic plan, master academic plan, and priorities of the President, Provost, and University as a whole;
International initiatives within the college in keeping with institutional priorities;
Diversity initiatives within the college in keeping with institutional priorities;
Recruiting, motivating, evaluating, and retaining a diverse faculty of excellence;
Assessment efforts and curricular initiatives within the college in pursuit of institutional priorities; and
Graduate program offerings within the college in pursuit of institutional priorities.
Works with other Administrators to review and modify policies to enhance and support:
The campus learning environment;
College and affiliated units;
Distance learning in all its forms;
Successful implementation and completion of the academic master plan, regional accreditation, and five-year program reviews;
Successful applications for grants directly related to academic and student programs in the college;
Minnesota State system policies and professional standards;
Strengthening of the University's academic reputation;
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Minnesota State, and other policies relating to non-discrimination in employment, affirmative action, and equal opportunity; and
Faculty and staff bargaining unit contract administration.
Administers and provides fiscal resources for:
Student access to diverse learning opportunities, including distance learning, study abroad, and experiential modalities;
Strengthening academic opportunities for students within the college;
Assessment for the improvement of student learning and institutional effectiveness;
Research, scholarship, and creative endeavor;
Instructional, office, support, and academic/student assets; and
Technology and supplies.
Creates and supports outreach and service through partnerships and alliances through:
Relationships with other post-secondary education institutions and their staffs, especially those within Minnesota State;
Distance learning and lifelong learning;
Developing cooperative partnerships with public private, voluntary, international, and corporate sectors;
Develops programs and partnerships with two- and four-year colleges and universities;
For-profit and not-for-profit sectors;
University-related regional, state, national, and international organizations; and
Federal/state relationships and foundations.
Models civic and professional involvement through:
Minnesota State and other relevant committees;
Personal civic involvement;
Representation of BSU on projects, councils, and other relevant activities; and
Personal research, scholarship and professional engagement.
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your application and/or resume clearly demonstrate fulfillment of the following minimum qualifications:
Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university.
At least three years of experience in a university-level academic leadership role.
At least three years of supervisory responsibilities.
A job history which demonstrates quantifiable advancement in responsibilities.
At least five years of successful teaching experience in higher education.
Experience in a diverse higher education environment.
Doctoral degree in an area of study related to one or more of the disciplines within the college.
At least five years of experience in a university-level academic leadership role.
At least five years of supervisory responsibilities.
At least eight years of successful teaching experience in higher education.
Experience in developing curriculum, learning outcomes, and assessment strategies.
Experience with accreditation and licensure processes and standards.
Commitment to building and sustaining collaborative endeavors both within and between colleges.
Familiarity with collective bargaining.
Understanding of and commitment to diverse student populations.
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About BEMIDJI STATE UNIVERSITY
Bemidji State University is the place to be...bold, real, innovative, creative, global, aware, successful, and so much more! Through our signature themes, BSU and its nearly 5,000 students are committed to environmental stewardship, community service, and global understanding. You'll see that commitment in what we teach and in what we do.Located on the western shore of Lake Bemidji, our north woods campus environment reminds us daily of the need to be in tune with our world. Similarly, the American Indian culture of our region beckons us to begin our global journey by understanding our past as we prepare for the future. See for yourself by visiting us soon.