Ridgewater College — Dean of Instruction / Liberal Arts & Sciences

Minnesota State
RIDGEWATER COLLEGE
Dean of Instruction/Liberal Arts & Sciences

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of the Vice President of Student Success, this position:

• Provides administrative oversight and supervision primarily to liberal arts and sciences general education offerings on both campuses of Ridgewater College.
• Aligns division and program goals with the college’s academic and strategic plan and the system’s strategic directions (established by the Board of Trustees).
• Works collaboratively to create and implement continuous improvement initiatives to grow enrollment, improve retention and expand quality learning opportunities for students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in any of the academic areas within the Liberal Arts & Sciences division.
  • College-level classroom teaching experience
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and interest in diverse cultures and populations
  • Demonstrate willingness to participate in activities supporting a culture of continuous improvement in all collegiate areas.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, human relations, conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to travel (20%).
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience:

  • Five years college-level classroom teaching experience
  • Experience teaching at a two-year college
  • Supervisory experience in a union environment
  • Previous experience as an administrator in a college or university, preferably within the Minnesota State system
  • Understanding of and commitment to the mission of a comprehensive community college.
  • Collaborative leadership style.
  • Experience with a variety of pedagogical and technological educational delivery methods.

Application Procedure:

Applicants must include:

  • Online Employment Application
  • Vitae/Resume
  • Letter of Interest addressing the position qualifications
  • Copy of College Transcripts
  • A list of three professional references with contact information

APPLICATIONS DEADLINE 2/28/2020

Policy to ensure that the selection process is accessible to all candidates, contact the HR at (320) 222-6074 to obtain materials in an alternative media and/or to request a reasonable accommodation during the selection process.

Ridgewater College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

A MEMBER OF THE MINNESOTA STATE SYSTEM

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