Nevada State College — Dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Nevada State College ( invites applications, nominations, and inquiries for the position of Dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences to begin June 2020. This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic professional to join a young, growing, and vibrant college as the leader of its largest school, the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS).

Reporting directly to the Provost and Executive Vice President, this position serves as the chief academic officer for the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, responsible for vision and planning, fiduciary decisions, administration, personnel, academic leadership, curricular offerings, teaching, undergraduate research, professional and organizational development, governance, diversity and inclusion, and outreach for the school. Reporting directly to the position are an associate dean, four department chairs, a director of academic operations, an administrative assistant, and a director of undergraduate research.

Details on the required and preferred qualifications for this opportunity can be found in the position profile: The search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Confidential inquiries may be addressed to consultant Jean Floten ( Applications must be sent electronically in Word or PDF format to  They should include a cover letter that (1) addresses the position qualifications, including the applicant’s background in diversity, equity, and inclusion; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) a list of at least five professional references with contact information including telephone and email. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. 

To be given full consideration for this position, applications should be submitted before January 7, 2020. All nominations, applications, and inquiries will be held in complete confidence until finalists are identified for on-campus interviews. Finalists must be willing to undergo a background check.