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Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Salt Lake Community College in Salt Lake City, Utah
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Date Posted 01/31/2019
Salary Based on qualifications -  
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Title

Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Open Internally or Externally


If faculty, tenure track status

Not Applicable

Reports to (title)

Provost, Academic Affairs


School of Humanities/Social Sci-2F0

Requisition Number


Position Type


Job Category




Initial Work Location

Multiple Locations

Starting Salary

Based on qualifications

Job Open Date


Open Until Filled


Priority Review Date


Job Summary

Salt Lake Community College invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
The School is comprised of the following five disciplinary clusters each presided over by an Associate Dean:
• Humanities, Language and Culture, and American Sign Language/Interpreting;
• English;
• History, Political Science, and Anthropology;
• Psychology, Sociology, and Economics;
• Family and Human Studies, Education, and Social Work.
The anticipated start date for the new dean
is spring 2019. This is an employment at will

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate must have a terminal
degree or be on a defined path to receive
the degree within one year of appointment.
The individual must have completed seven
years of full-time successful teaching within
a discipline in the School of Humanities and
Social Sciences. Preference will be given to
candidates who have received tenure (or its
The candidate must exhibit evidence
of successful administrative leadership
experience in a higher education setting, such as responsibility for an academic department or a comparable academic group. The Dean must have a proven record of successful scholarship and experience obtaining funding. The Dean must demonstrate a history of innovation in
their work.

Special Instructions

For full information about this opportunity including application instructions can be viewed by going to and clicking on the “Current Searches” tab at the top of that home page.
A completed application will include a statement of your leadership philosophy, a cover letter
addressing the characteristics above, curriculum vitae and the names, email addresses and phone
numbers of three references, none of whom will be contacted without the permission of the applicant.
The position will remain open until filled, but only applications received by February 25, 2019 can be assured full consideration. Applications should be sent to
Academic Search, Inc. has been retained to assist Salt Lake Community College with this search. If you wish to have a confidential discussion regarding this position, you may contact Senior Consultants, Shirley Robinson Pippins (



SLCC Information

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

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