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Dean

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 by Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Education
7 Nov 2018
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Duquesne University invites applications and nominations for the
position of Dean, McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal
Arts. The university was founded by the priests of the
Congregation of the Holy Spirit-the Spiritans-in 1878. The
McAnulty College serves as the intellectual heart of the
university's tradition of academic excellence in the Catholic
tradition. Duquesne University provides an ecumenical
atmosphere open to diversity with an ethical and spiritual
framework in which to seek truth and disseminate
knowledge.
Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit is a national doctoral
institution with Carnegie Research II Certification. Ranked
no 11 among national Catholic universities by U.S. News, it has
over 9,300 students and is located on an attractive campus on a
bluff overlooking the city of Pittsburgh. Consistently rated
among the most livable cities in the continental United States,
Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela,
and Ohio rivers, and at the juncture of tradition and
innovation. Duquesne University is situated in a
beautiful, strategic location above downtown Pittsburgh, a vibrant
metropolitan region of 2.3 million people that has been recognized
worldwide for its livability, welcoming atmosphere, and
professional opportunity. The campus is a short walk to
downtown and only 30 minutes from the Pittsburgh International
Airport. For more information on Pittsburgh, please see and
vibrantpittsburgh.org.
The McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts has 12
departments and 4 Centers. Together, these offer 34
undergraduate and 17 graduate (6 doctoral) programs. The
College is the academic home of the university undergraduate core
curriculum. With 159 full-time faculty, 1500 undergraduate
students and approximately 450 graduate students, the McAnulty
College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts is the largest academic
unit at Duquesne University.
The Dean will develop a vision for the liberal arts in our
College with its growing scholarly reputation and national profile
and will provide academic and administrative leadership for the
College and Graduate School. We seek a dean with a respect
and sensitivity for the complexity of diverse academic units,
faculty roles, and student pursuits, and who can help all to
flourish. The Dean has supervisory responsibilities for all
College faculty, staff, and facilities and reports directly to the
Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs. As the
College's chief academic and administrative officer, the Dean works
directly with the President, Provost, and Board of Directors in
university-wide duties. Moreover, the Dean must work
collaboratively with deans from the other eight schools as well as
with other administrators as a key member of the University's
administrative team. Specific responsibilities include
administering undergraduate and graduate academic programs,
including the College's core curriculum; fostering faculty
scholarship, teaching, and service; maintaining a collegial,
vibrant faculty community; managing the budget; acting as the
College's advocate within the university; serving as a member of
the University's administrative team; fundraising, and promoting
alumni and community relations.
Candidates must have a Ph.D., scholarly credentials commensurate
with those of a tenured full professor, substantial administrative
experience, and evidence of excellent leadership, interpersonal and
communication skills. The successful candidate will
understand, appreciate, and embrace the Catholic and Spiritan
mission and ethos that distinguish the university (see ).
Application materials must include a letter of application,
current curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least
three professional references (names, mailing and email addresses,
and telephone numbers). The application review process will
begin December 3, 2018 and will continue until the position is
filled for an anticipated employment date of July 1, 2019.
Applications must be submitted electronically via Interfolio
at
Nominations and questions should be directed to:

Heidi Bachner

Office of Human Resources

McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts Dean
Search

E-mail to:
Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in
spirit. The university values diversity and equality of
opportunity both as an educational institution and as an
employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to
apply. For more information about the College, please see
For more information about Duquesne University, please see . Category: Education , Keywords: Dean

Reference: 569503046

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