Position TitleDean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Open Internally or ExternallyExternal
If faculty, tenure track statusNot Applicable
Reports to (title)Provost, Academic Affairs
DepartmentSchool of Humanities/Social Sci-2F0
Initial Work LocationMultiple Locations
Starting SalaryBased on qualifications
Job Open Date01/25/2019
Open Until FilledYes
Priority Review Date02/25/2019
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;
• 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
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
For full information about this opportunity including application instructions can be viewed by going to
www.Academic-Search.com 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 SLCCDeanHSS@academic-search.com.
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 (email@example.com).
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.