Felician University, the Felician/Franciscan University of New Jersey, seeks a seasoned, creative, collaborative, and visionary academic leader to serve as Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences The Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences provides leadership and direction to the units of the School, oversight of the academic programs, support for faculty and students, and advocacy for the School inside and outside the University. The new Dean will demonstrate a deep appreciation for the mission and aspirations of Felician University and will play a meaningful role in the retention and academic success of a diverse student population.
Priority consideration will be given to candidates that have demonstrated effective leadership in higher education areas typically associated with Arts & Sciences disciplines; prudent management of fiscal resources; experience with regional and professional accreditors; success with fundraising, grant applications, and other sources of resource development.
Full-Time, 12-Month, Exempt
School of Arts & Sciences
Earned doctorate from an accredited institution in an Arts & Sciences discipline.
Three to five years’ experience at the level of Associate Dean or its equivalent;
demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the Catholic/ Franciscan values and identity of Felician University; demonstrated understanding and experience with high-impact teaching and learning practices, including assessment of student learning; demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, transparency, and shared governance; proven record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and/or professional activity to meet the qualifications necessary for the faculty rank of associate or full professor.
All applications and inquiries will be held in confidence. Send cover letter, resume and 3 professional references electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or via USPS at:
Ms. Virginia Topolski, Director
Office of Human Resources
262 South Main Street
Lodi, New Jersey 07644
Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
As mutually agreed upon
Postal Address:Virginia Topolski
262 South Main Street
Lodi, NJ 07644