Champlain College, a private, independent, entrepreneurial, teaching institution that is considered a national leader in educating today's students to become skilled practitioners, effective professionals and global citizens, seeks an innovative and accomplished academic leader to become its next dean of the Division of Information Technology and Sciences (ITS).
Reporting to the provost, the dean will serve as the chief academic and administrative leader of the ITS division, working in close collaboration with the provost, senior administrators and other deans to pursue common interests in support of the college's overall institutional priorities. The dean will be responsible for articulating a clear vision and developing a strategy, through engaged dialogue with the faculty within the division, to identify priorities and appropriate directions for future growth, innovation and change. The new dean will focus on enhancing the overall excellence of the division, including ensuring the continued academic success of students and placing a high priority on the recruitment and retention of a distinguished faculty at all levels, promoting excellence as well as diversity in all its programs. The ITS division is comprised of 18 full-time faculty and enrolls 387 students, 112 of whom are entering freshmen in 2012.
The college seeks a dean for its Division of Information Technology and Sciences (ITS), an accomplished, energetic and engaging academic leader, committed to innovative curriculum and student success, with the ability to inspire and motivate faculty. Qualified candidates will possess a doctorate or an equivalent terminal degree in a relevant discipline, an outstanding portfolio of teaching, research or practice, and service that will warrant appointment to the rank of full professor. This is an exceptional opportunity for individuals with the drive, skill and administrative expertise to bring creative leadership to the organization and to play a meaningful role in shaping its future.