Date of Issue:
February 03, 2012

Dean, College of Liberal Arts
Norwich University



Norwich University has a clear strategic vision and plan with a focus on the dynamic growth of the university while continually improving all aspects of the institution. The university needs an experienced academic administrator to become the next Dean of the College of Liberal Arts.





This is an outstanding opportunity for candidate seeking career growth and development at a university with a long legacy of excellence in higher education.

The Dean, College of Liberal Arts is the chief administrative and academic officer of the College. Responsibilities include but are not limited to academic planning, supervision of department chairs/directors, faculty development, program planning (residential and online), learning outcomes assessment, curriculum mapping for internationalization, facilitating interdisciplinary teaching and research, maintaining academic standards, supervising harmonious governance in the College, and participating in fundraising. The Dean reports to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty and sits on the Deans Council








Qualifications include a Ph.D. or terminal degree in a field aligned with the College and a minimum of five years of administrative experience at the department chair level or above; a clear leadership vision for the College; a record of effective teaching and scholarly/creative accomplishments that support appointment as a tenured associate or full professor; a solid understanding of current trends and practices in higher education, as well as a familiarity with sponsored research and a record of successful grant procurement.






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