Dean Of The College Of Education

Winona State University Winona , MN 55987

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Position Information

Classification Title Working Title Dean of the College of Education Hire Types Administrator Division Academic Affairs Department Academic Affairs Unit College of Education Location Winona, MN FLSA Exempt Full/Part Time Full Time FTE 1.0 Employment Condition At Will Work Shift Work Schedule/Hours/Days Posting Details

Application Deadline: Applications received by October 3, 2022 will be given priority consideration

Rank/Title: Academic Dean

Type of Appointment: At Will

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications/experience (https://www.minnstate.edu/system/working/docs/contracts/administrators-plan.pdf)

Appointment Date: July 1, 2023

Salary Minimum Salary Maximum Salary Type Bargaining Unit/Plan 220, Minnesota State Administrators/State Managerial Plan Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the management of the University and its academic programs as a member of the Council of Administrators and Deans Council.

  • Provide overall leadership, direction, and management of faculty, staff and students within the College of Education; plan and monitor overall budget for the College; implement and enforce contractual requirements as defined in labor/management agreements and University and system policy. Provide overall leadership to the WSU Children's Center.

  • Supervise the College of Education departments and program directors as they exercise their responsibilities to plan, to propose/recommend/ monitor budgets, to recruit, employ and assign faculty/staff and to oversee the development, improvement and retention of these programs.

  • Promote and support faculty and staff professional development and training; assess and evaluate overall outcomes and performance.

  • Lead the College assessment effort and the development of outcome measures needed by accrediting and licensing agencies.

  • Lead the College in curriculum development and revision to prepare teachers for the 21st century.

  • Manage the recruitment, selection and supervision of faculty and staff in the College of Education; assure diversity initiatives are realized.

  • Represent the interests and concerns of the University at conferences and professional meetings at the MnSCU system, state and national level. Participate in university, MnSCU, and national committees and councils.

  • Other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Provost/VPAA.

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate degree in one of the disciplines reflected in the college from a regionally accredited institution.

  • At least 5 years of demonstrated successful and progressive experience in higher education including both administrative (e.g. program director, department chair, associate dean) and full-time teaching.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong demonstrated skills in leadership, budgeting, office management, resource management, and affirmative action practices in a collective bargaining environment.

  • Experience with national accreditation.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; public speaking.

  • Effective organizational and project management skills.

  • A record of research and publication or other scholarly or creative achievements.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of education that reflects the breadth of the College of Education programs and initiatives (P-12 teacher preparation, counselor education, educational leadership, recreation and tourism).

  • Demonstrated knowledge of political and academic trends and issues in the broader field of education.

  • Experience with alternative instructional environments (e.g. distance education, experiential education, travel study, use of educational technologies).

  • Demonstrated knowledge of teacher licensure processes and procedures.

  • Ability to guide assessment and outcome measure needed by accrediting and licensing agencies.

  • Experience in securing and managing external grants and other sources of funding.

  • Demonstrated skills working in a culturally diverse setting; strong commitment to diversity.

  • Ability to work with other academic administrators to guide the development of the university.

Other Requirements

A complete online application will include:

1.A cover letter which addresses the qualifications listed previously;

2.Curriculum Vitae/ Resume;

3.Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate);

4.A statement explaining your personal or professional experiences in working with diverse populations (such as persons from differing race / ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, gender, or mental and physical ability) as well as how the applicant would contribute toward a diverse and inclusive academic and employment culture and community at Winona State University. Statements should be 1 page or less;

5.Contact Information for at least 3 references, with addresses and telephone numbers.

About

About Winona State University: Founded in 1858, Winona State University (WSU) is the oldest member of the Minnesota State System of colleges and universities. Today WSU serves approximately 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students across two campuses in Winona and Rochester, Minnesota (MN). Winona State was named the second-best public institution in Minnesota by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges," was listed among the "Best in the Midwest" by The Princeton Review, and named as one of "America's 100 Best College Buys."

Benefits Info

Benefits: WSU offers a comprehensive benefit package including life, health and dental insurance, a retirement program, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, as well as a variety of other benefits as defined by the individual Collective Bargaining Agreements.

For information on our benefits (Medical and Dental Insurance; Life Insurance; Disability and Long-Term Care; Pre-Tax Benefits; and Health and Wellness), please refer to SEGIP's website (http://mn.gov/mmb/segip/index.jsp).

For information on Minnesota State's Retirement Plan(s), please go to: http://www.minnstate.edu/system/hr/employees/retirement/index.html

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 2022/202304 Number of Vacancies 1 Re-posting No Desired Start Date 07/01/2023 Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Accept Applications Yes Special Instructions Summary Posting Contact jobs@winona.edu Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Winona State University is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • Do you have an earned doctorate degree in one of the disciplines reflected in the college from a regionally accredited institution?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Do you have at least 5 years of demonstrated successful and progressive experience in higher education including both administrative (e.g. program director, department chair, associate dean) and full-time teaching?

  • Yes

  • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume/CV

  • Cover Letter

  • Diversity Statement

Optional Documents

  • Transcripts
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