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|Hiring Department||Gallup Branch|
|Academic Location||Gallup Branch|
|Benefits Eligible||The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.|
The University of New Mexico (UNM) invites application and nominations for an experienced leader to the position of Dean of Instruction (Chief Academic Officer) of the UNM Gallup Campus reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer of the Campus. The position is a 12-month administrative position carrying faculty rank.
UNM Gallup is located approximately 135 miles west of Albuquerque and the main UNM Campus. It is one of four two-year branch campuses of UNM and is designed a Minority-Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. The enrollment of approximately 2,500 students includes one of the largest percentages of Native American student populations of any non-tribal college in the United States.
UNM Gallup 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, including an on-site Early College Charter School. Gallup has a population of approximately 21,000 serving as the seat of McKinley County. The area provides an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities within some of the most beautiful red rock country in the Southwest. Gallup is known for its location in the heart of the Native American lands.
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 70 full-time and 65 part-time faculty are fully engaged in the shared governance system and the Dean works closely with faculty leaders to ensure excellence in the academic program. Programs of the Institution are carried out through four academic administrative units including: 1) Arts and Sciences, 2) Business and Applied Technology, 3) Education, Health and Human Services, and 4) the College Library. Division Chairs report directly to the Dean. 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, but are not limited to:
Preferred Qualifications:Demonstrated success in:
|Application Instructions||To apply, please submit the following materials in UNMJobs at https://unmjobs.unm.edu 1. Cover Letter that addresses the Minimum Qualifications and the Preferred Qualfications described above.2. Curriculum Vitae3. A list of names and contact information of three (3) professional references and two (2) supervisory references who can speak to your directly relevant knowledge, skills and experience. Finalists selected for on-campus interviews will be asked to produce official transcripts for the delivery to UNM Gallup Dean of Instruction Office, 705 Gurley Avenue, Gallup, New Mexico 87301. |
Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.
|For Best Consideration||For best consideration, please apply by 11/3/2017. This position will remain open until filled.|
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.