Job Opening: Dean of Instruction (Chief Academic Officer)
The University of New Mexico (UNM) Los Alamos branch invites applications and nominations for an experienced leader to the position of Dean of Instruction (Chief Academic Officer) of the UNM Los Alamos Campus reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer of the Campus. The position is a 12 month administrative position carrying faculty rank.
UNM-Los Alamos is located approximately 90 miles north of Albuquerque and the main UNM Campus. It is one of four two-year branch campuses of UNM and is designated a Minority-Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. The enrollment of approximately 1000 students includes fifty-seven percent minority students and fifty-five percent female.
UNM-Los Alamos is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association and offers transfer degrees, career technical certificates and degrees, adult education, community education and workforce development training, and a large range of dual credit programming in conjunction with area high schools. Los Alamos has a population of approximately 18,000 and is a county seat of the two population centers of White Rock and Los Alamos. Los Alamos is located on four mesas of the Pajarito Plateau. Los Alamos is home to the Los Alamos National Laboratory, established in 1943 for the Manhattan Project.
SUMMARY OF POSITION
The Dean of Instruction is the College’s Chief Academic Officer with overall responsibility for leadership and administration of the instructional programs and the faculty. Approximately 94 full-time and part-time faculty are fully engaged in the shared governance system. The Dean also oversees approximately ten staff members and numerous non-credit instructors related to the library, Academic Support Center, Community Education, and Adult Basic Education. The Dean is a member of the Campus Executive Leadership Team providing overall guidance to instructional activities of the campus under the leadership of the Chief Executive Officer.
The Dean’s Leadership responsibilities include (not limited to):
Demonstrated success in:
UNMJobs https://unmjobs.unm.edu refer to Posting # 0837696
Required documents: Cover letter that addresses the minimum and preferred requirements stated, curriculum vita, and a list of at least three (3) professional references, two (2) of which should be supervisory references. Special Instructions: Nominations can be submitted directly to Kay Willerton, Search Chair, via email at email@example.com. (Nominees will be required to apply and are subject to the full screening process) Finalists selected for Campus Interviews will be asked to produce official transcripts.
Application Closing Date
Open until filled. For best consideration online application must be submitted by March 23, 2017.
The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer and Educator.