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Rio Hondo College
Dean, Arts and Cultural Programs  
  Posted Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Rio Hondo College is currently recruiting for Dean, Arts and Cultural Programs.

Position Type: Academic Administrator

Salary Range: Management Range 55 - $10,398 – $12,667 /Monthly

Closing Date: 5/12/2017

Please visit our website to view a complete job announcement and to apply.


Human Resources
Rio Hondo College

Institute for Clinical Social Work (ICSW)
  Posted Friday, April 21, 2017


The Board of Trustees of the Institute for Clinical Social Work (ICSW) invites applications and nominations for the position of President. The President serves as the Chief Executive Officer, providing vibrant and creative leadership in the areas of vision and planning, budget and management, and program development. The President is also charged with all strategic and operational decisions within the day-to-day workings of the Institute. S/he will make final decisions on hiring, policy changes, and developmental directions. The President will report directly to the Board of Trustees.

This is a fast-track search with an appointment of the President scheduled for mid-June 2017. The new President is expected to take office early July 2017.

Founded more than 35 years ago, ICSW is an accredited private institution based in Chicago, IL that offers graduate programs in clinical social work and counseling psychology. ICSW prepares scholars and practitioners to advance knowledge in the fields of clinical social work, counseling, and psychotherapy. A combination of theory, research, and clinical learning within a psychodynamic framework provides students with the experience to become leaders in clinical, administrative and academic environments.

Close collaboration with faculty members and intensive clinical training are among the hallmarks of the ICSW experience; the academic programs provide students with a rigorous education steeped in the issues and challenges facing clinicians today. Curricula are strategically designed to enrich the relationship between the classroom and the clinic, allowing practicing clinicians to make their current professional concerns and ambitions central to their graduate studies.

Procedures for Application and Nomination

A full profile of the President’s position, including procedures for nomination and application, is available on the Academic Search, Inc. website. For more information about the institution, please visit The Institute for Clinical Social Work.

The position will remain open until filled, but only applications received by Monday, May 22, 2017 can be assured full consideration. The search committee and those of us at Academic Search are committed to the highest standards of executive search, including providing the greatest degree of confidentiality.

Nominators and prospective candidates may also arrange a confidential discussion about this opportunity with Maya Ranchod Kirkhope, Senior Consultant at Academic Search, Inc. by contacting or (703) 380 9195.


Maya Kirkhope, Senior Consultant
Academic Search, Inc.
Washington DC
Phone: 703-380-9195

Columbia Basin College
  Posted Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The Board of Trustees of Columbia Basin College welcomes candidates to the position of President. 

Pursuant to Board of Trustee Policy, the President is accountable to the Board with all authority and accountability of the operating organization. The President, as Chief Executive Officer, is the single official link to the College and the President’s performance is synonymous with the organizational performance as a total. Contributions are stated as performance in two areas, organizational accomplishment of the provisions of Board policies on end states of the College’s mission and organizational operation within the boundaries of prudence and ethics established in Board policies. 

General Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Manage the entire program of activities at the College, including but not limited to, developing the institutional mission and educational program; long-range, strategic, and budget planning; managing and developing the financial, capital, and human resources of the institution; and maintaining strong and positive relations with internal and external constituencies, as well as such duties mutually agreed upon or assigned by the Board;
  • Responsible for all subordinate personnel and for carrying out such duties and responsibilities as may be directed by the Board or as may be set forth in the administrative policies of the institution and/or applicable laws.
  • Perform all duties and carry out all responsibilities that the Board has delegated to the President by resolution or otherwise.
  • Inform the Board of significant issues affecting the College, including but not limited to, concerns related to the performance of personnel, budgetary problems, over- or under-enrollment of students, or the reputation of the institution.
  • Provide special reports or other information requested by the Board.
  • Respect and obey all laws, rules, and regulations of the State of Washington and to act at all times in a thoroughly professional manner so as not to bring discredit upon the President or injure the reputation of the institution.

Personal and Professional Qualifications

  • An ethical leader with great integrity who sets high standards and ensures balanced support for programs and services across the College.
  • A leader committed to academic excellence, student access, and student success who possesses the ability to inspire and motivate faculty and staff.
  • Visionary, collaborative, decisive and effective leadership with the ability to address issues and resolve problems in a timely and fair manner.
  • Passion for the community college mission and programs with an ability to build consensus and work with various and diverse stakeholders both inside and outside the College.
  • An appreciation of the synergy between a college and its non-profit foundation, including fundraising experience, and supporting foundation efforts and community engagement.
  • An understanding of the proper delegation of authority and a commitment to empowering others and using the talents and skills of the faculty, staff, students, and other stakeholders in the decision-making process.
  • A commitment to and always working toward diversity, equity and inclusion and leading a college that does the same for all individuals in the campus community.
  • An innovative and creative leader open to new ideas and risk taking with an understanding of the importance of technology as it relates to institutional effectiveness.
  • Ability to form partnerships with business/industry, educational, and other community agencies including international partnerships.
  • An active listener and outstanding communicator with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to all elements of the College and the community.
  • Commitment to capital improvement projects and other campus infrastructure initiatives for continued growth and needs of instructional programs and the community.
  • An appreciation for continuous improvement, including implementation of quality concepts and practices focused on aligning the college around a set of improvement goals, as well as in the personal and professional development of all.

Minimum Qualifications

  • An earned master’s degree or doctoral degree from an accredited institution;
  • Academic and leadership experience, with a minimum five (5) years’ senior-level progressive leadership in higher education;
  • Competence in communicating education policies, goals, and objectives to faculty, staff, students and the community;
  • Fiscal management experience; and
  • Track record of innovation yielding impactful results.

Required Application Materials 
To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by April 25, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. (PDT) Applications received thereafter may not be considered. The position will remain open until filled. To apply, the candidate must complete: 

  • Current resume or curriculum vitae, including educational background, professional experience, achievements, and professional activities;
  • Cover Letter of no more than five pages describing how you meet the personal and professional qualifications, the required education and experience qualifications, and addressing items on the presidential profile;
  • Transcripts for highest degree attained (unofficial will be accepted as PDF from institution); and
  • Reference List (5 professional references: two direct reports, three faculty members from current or former institutions).

Confidential inquiries and other candidate questions throughout the process can be directed to: 

Camilla Glatt
Vice President for Human Resources & Legal Affairs
2600 N. 20th Avenue
Pasco, WA 99301

In deference to the sensitivity of the positions held by candidates being considered, the search will be conducted in confidence until finalists are announced prior to the second phase of the search process.

Columbia Basin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal opportunity in education and employment. Applications of individuals who would increase the richness of the College’s diversity are welcome. If you need accommodation in application or employment, contact the Human Resources Office at 509-542-4833.

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Columbia Basin College
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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Dean of Humanities and Social Science  
  Posted Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of Humanities and Social Science.

The University

Founded in 1991, HKUST is an international research university dedicated to the advancement of science, engineering, business & management, and humanities & social science, and the education of the new generation of front-runners.  With equal emphasis on undergraduate and postgraduate education as well as close collaboration with industry and business, it has a vision of becoming a leading university with significant international impact and strong local commitment.  It also seeks to be recognized as a University of choice for talents attractive to the best global minds, a powerhouse for innovation and entrepreneurship, and a champion of diversity with an inclusive and collaborative community.

Within a short history of 25 years, the University has established a strong presence in the global higher education scene and received a number of international recognitions.  HKUST has been ranked among the top universities in Asia by QS University Rankings.  It ranks 13th worldwide and No.1 in Greater China in the latest Global University Employability Ranking by Times Higher Education. English is the language used in teaching, research and administration.

The School of Humanities and Social Science

The School of Humanities and Social Science (HSS) comprises two divisions - the Division of Humanities and the Division of Social Science.  It has over 70 faculty members with an academic diversity of over fifteen disciplines. The Division of Humanities includes faculty in anthropology, history, linguistics, literature, philosophy, music and arts; and the Division of Social Science includes faculty in economics, geography, political science, psychology and sociology as well as Science, Technology & Society (STS).

Both Divisions offer undergraduate courses in general education and undergraduate major and minor programs as well as master’s and doctoral degree programs. Current enrollment at the School includes over 220 undergraduates and 230 postgraduates.

Housed under the School is also a Center for Language Education, with a core mission in the delivery of the University’s language enhancement programs in recognition of the increasing importance of language and communication within contemporary university education. The Center currently has over 80 language teaching staff.

The Role

The Dean of Humanities and Social Science is an executive as well as a faculty appointment, and is a member of the senior administrative team of the University.  The appointee is expected to provide strong and dynamic leadership and vision in effecting the academic objectives of the School and in fostering a collegial culture; play an energetic role in leading the School in its diverse activities including program development, research directions, and academic partnerships and linkages; and further advance the School’s global stature.  

The Candidate

Applicants should be distinguished scholars in humanities or social sciences with demonstrated capability to provide strong leadership in academic administration at tertiary level.  The appointee should have a global vision and a demonstrated commitment to academic excellence in higher education. He/She is expected to bring the School to its next level of excellence.  Familiarity with China and Chinese language will be an advantage.

Terms & Applications/Nominations

Concurrent with a professorial appointment, the appointment as Dean will normally be for an initial term of 5 years which may be renewed for a second term.  Competitive remuneration and generous fringe benefits, including housing where appropriate, will be provided.

HKUST is being represented by Heidrick & Struggles for this search. Applications/nominations, together with a full curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees, should be sent to Review of candidates will continue until the position is filled.

HKUST is committed to diversity in recruitment and equal opportunity employment, and has a range of family-friendly policies in place.

Additional information about the University and the School is available on the websites <> and <> respectively.

(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.)


Heidrick & Struggles Heidrick & Struggles
Heidrick & Struggles

University of Dallas
  Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The University of Dallas seeks an experienced and talented academic administrator to replace its retiring provost. As a member of President Thomas W. Keefe’s leadership team, the provost is responsible for leading the university’s faculty and academic units.  Five academic deans and the vice president/dean for the Rome campus report to the provost, as do the associate provost, assistant provost, director of institutional research, director of career services, registrar, and the liaison to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.  The new provost is expected to begin in July 2017.

The new provost will be a courageous visionary committed to the University of Dallas’s mission and to the Catholic intellectual tradition. The successful candidate will hold a terminal degree in a discipline within one of the University’s academic programs, possess a record of teaching and scholarly success meriting appointment at the rank of full professor, and have significant administrative experience.  This person will demonstrate a collaborative leadership style supporting the ability to work effectively with the faculty, staff, students, deans, senior administrators and trustees.

The new provost will work with the university’s leadership team, faculty, and staff, to foster growth in undergraduate and graduate programs. Under the provost’s guidance, the university’s academic offerings must simultaneously be an expression of its mission and the cornerstone of its sustainability. The provost will ensure that fields of study and the types of degrees offered are designed to enhance the market attractiveness and competitive positioning of the university in a way that reflects its core values. The provost will maintain and strengthen the University’s distinctive academic programs while providing appropriate leadership to support its historic traditions, advocate strategic change, and represent it effectively internally and externally. 

The University of Dallas is organized into four colleges and schools—the Constantin College of Liberal Arts; Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts; Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business; and the Ann & Joe O. Neuhoff School of Ministry. Its academic divisions also include the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library and the Eugene Constantin Campus located near Rome, Italy.  The University enrolls over 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students in its bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs.  Its academic programs are supported by over 140 full-time undergraduate and graduate faculty. It has an undergraduate student-faculty ratio of 10:1, and approximately 89% of the University’s full-time faculty members hold the highest professional degree in their field.  The University holds the dual distinction of being recognized as a Phi Beta Kappa institution and accredited by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB-International) for its business programs.

The Provost Search committee will begin reviewing applications in March with the goal of finalizing the appointment by May 2017. Applications will be received and considered until the position is filled; however, for full consideration applications should be submitted by March 24, 2017.  Applications must include a letter of interest, resume and five professional references with email and telephone numbers (references will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant). Applications and nominations should be sent electronically (MS Word preferred) to:

The search is being assisted by:

Oscar C. Page, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant, AGB Search


Charles Eaker
University of Dallas
1845 E. Northgate Drive
Irving TX 75062
Phone: 972-721-5384
Fax: 972-721-5384

Ball State University
Dean of the College of Sciences and Humanities  
  Posted Friday, October 28, 2016

The College of Sciences and Humanities at Ball State University is inviting nominations and applications for a creative, collaborative and strategic leader who demonstrates a commitment to the liberal arts and sciences, including humanities, social sciences, and mathematical, natural and computer sciences serving as Dean of the College of Sciences and Humanities.  We welcome applicants who will continue and expand the momentum of a highly productive, student-centered college.

Major responsibilities:  In working with the president and provost, this position will serve as chief academic and administrative officer of the university’s largest college; plan, direct, and coordinate the operational, personnel, budgetary, and student activities of the college; provide leadership and direction in the development and implementation of curricula, academic programs, strategies, planning initiatives, alumni development and related activities.

Minimum qualifications:  Earned doctorate in a discipline that would merit appointment in a department within the College; demonstrative successful experience in higher education administration; overall qualifications that would merit a tenured faculty appointment at a senior rank within one of the departments of the College; evidence of successful teaching in higher education; evidence of scholarly and professional achievement in his/her field of study; demonstrated commitment to diversity; ability to communicate effectively, and demonstrated passionate work ethic, high energy, collaborative, collegial and community oriented.

Preferred qualifications:  Preference will be given to candidates that have a record of obtaining external support for scholarly activities, state and national visibility in his or her own discipline, a record of success in the publication of scholarly work, including refereed journals and/or books, fiscal management, a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, and experience in fundraising and development.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Applicants should include a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts (official transcript will be required of successful candidate), names and contact information of five professional references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.

Nominations and applications should be submitted to:

Dr. Jennifer Bott, Chairperson

Search Committee for Dean of the College of Sciences and Humanities

Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Ball State University

Muncie, IN  47306

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs.  We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation.

Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.  The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans and tuition assistance for employees and dependents.

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Kate Stoss
Ball State University

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