• Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    ­ South Central College
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    South Central College invites applications and nominations for the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences. As the region’s leading institution for transitioning individuals into the college environment, educating students for technical careers, and building student capacity for future study through inclusive student-centered programs and services, the college is a committed partner in the regional economy, helping individuals and organizations compete in the global marketplace. In addition, SCC’s Center for Business and Industry provides businesses and professionals with customized training and continuing education opportunities.


    South Central College, a comprehensive technical and community college with campuses in North Mankato and Faribault, Minnesota, seeks qualified applicants and nominations for the Dean of Liberal Arts & Sciences (LAS). The Dean of LAS will report to the Vice President for Student and Academic Affairs and will serve as a member of the Deans Council and College management teams.  The Dean of LAS is a front-line leader of the College and serves as the academic leader and representative of faculty within the LAS division, provides instructional management and strategic leadership for the division, represents the college in the community, and seeks additional resources to help support the LAS division and College.


    SCC, a member of the Minnesota State System and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, awards certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees.  The College serves nearly 5,000 students (50% full-time, 47% female, 20% students of color). Both campuses are in the heart of southern Minnesota with excellent schools, abundant health care, and many cultural and recreational opportunities.


    The Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) will work with, support and lead a talented, independent, and relatively new faculty with expertise in a wide range of LAS disciplines as well as some short-term workforce programs. SCC added liberal arts and transfer preparation programming in 2005 and the College is primed for the development of a clear, unified and collegial vision to guide LAS.


    To Apply

    To ensure full consideration, applications are due by February 1, 2019. Candidates should carefully review the Executive Search Profile to understand the unique opportunities and qualifications for this position. You will be required to attach a current resume. a cover letter addressing the position and a reference list containing 3 references with their names, email, phone number and relationship to you (supervisor, direct report, etc). Please scroll up and click on the Apply Now button to submit your application. 


    All confidential communications may be directed to our search team: Dr. John M. Hutchinson, Senior Consultant, at (217) 737-0757, or Dr. Joanne Bashford, Senior Consultant at (305) 467-9488 or to SCCDeanLAS@rhperry.com.

    Nomination Procedures

    Confidential nominations can be made by clicking this link: Nominations


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