Provide dynamic leadership and a clear vision for the
Arts & Sciences.
Responsibilities include maintaining and strengthening the
quality of programs and faculty, and working with the provost
and the other deans to help fulfill the university's educational
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans, organizes, and directs the academic programs in
accordance with university mission, goals and policies in order
to obtain optimal student learning and program cost
Develops and implements goals and objectives of the college in
order to provide educational services utilizing appropriate
human and physical resources in accordance with the university
Assures continuous curriculum improvement and innovation by
evaluating program effectiveness through the assimilation of a
variety of information from schools, industry, surveys and the
changes in policy or curriculum to the Provost for
Oversees scheduling of courses in conference with Department
Chairs and other Deans or appropriate personnel in order to
provide optimal and cost-effective educational services at
university, college and department levels.
Coordinates development and planning for new programs. Reviews
proposals for same and submits to appropriate persons for
consideration and/or approvals.
Manages and implements the faculty collective bargaining
Works with faculty committees to recruit, interview, recommend
new faculty for hire. Evaluates the performance of staff and
Department Chairs, and if necessary, recommends corrective
Confer with chairs regarding personnel actions as needed.
Encourages and supports the ongoing professional development of
faculty and staff to better meet the needs of students and
achieve improvements in programs.
Manages the tenure and promotion system in coordination with
Provost and other Deans. Recommends promotions and tenure.
Recommends and controls college budget in order to provide
optimal services in a cost-effective manner. Provides leadership
in fundraising and promotion activities to strengthen the
Establishes and maintains working relationships with a variety
of university and community members. The Dean is the “face of
the college” in the community and must be connected to the needs
of the community and region.
Occasionally teaches courses as needed and desired.
Coordinates student and university recordkeeping as required by
accrediting agencies, the Ohio Board of Regents, and
Prepares reports as needed.
Maintains knowledge of current trends and best practices in
higher education issues, faculty development, and teaching,
learning and assessment.
Reports to the Vice President for Academic
Normal office environment with little exposure to excessive
noise, dust, heat and the like.