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Dean of Arts and Sciences

jacksonville university
Jacksonville, Florida 32211
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Jacksonville University announces a search to fill the position of Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). The Dean, reporting to the Provost, shall be the academic and administrative leader of the CAS. The Dean is expected to be a strong proponent for liberal arts education, to lead and assist the College's faculty in achieving effective, innovative, and visionary academic programing and faculty development. She/he is responsible for strategic planning and management of the College's programs, including recruitment and retention of qualified faculty and academic administrators. The Dean is expected to be a problem-solver who will progressively advocate for faculty resources, particularly in the sciences and engineering. The Dean is also expected to contribute to efforts in enrollment and retention through collaboration with other constituents in the University.


  • Demonstrate appreciation of, and commitment to, shared governance and a willingness to advocate for the needs of CAS.
  • Foster and develop collaborative initiatives within the College, with other units across the University, and the larger Jacksonville community.
  • Seek financial support for the College through grant applications and fund raising in cooperation with Institutional Advancement.
  • Provide direction for professional accreditations and academic program assessments.
  • Commit to engaged learning programs such as undergraduate research, service-learning, study abroad, and internships.

This is not a comprehensive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.


Send cover letter, CV, and three (3) reference letters electronically by September 29th, 2018 to: 

Dr. Mary Gipson, Chair, Dean Search, College of Arts and Sciences at SearchCOAS@ju.edu.

Jacksonville University supports the principle of diversity and encourages applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. It is Jacksonville University's practice to provide equal opportunities for all.


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Jacksonville University
2800 University Blvd. N.
Jacksonville, FL 32211



  • Earned doctorate from an accredited institution in an appropriate discipline of the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • A record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and administration at the level required for appointment to the rank of tenured professor.
  • Advanced leadership experience in academic organizations


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