Diversity Statement
Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Division of Diversity and Inclusion is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Vision Statement
We strive to create a campus that:

  • provides access and support for underserved populations;
  • has an inclusive and just culture;
  • values understanding, compassion, and acceptance;
  • is committed to the ideals of social justice;
  • prepares students for global citizenship;
  • and is collaborative, safe, and respectful.

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Dean of Liberal Arts & Education

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Work type: Limited
Location: Platteville
Categories: Administration, Office and Administrative

 

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, with campuses in Platteville (main), Baraboo-Sauk County, and Richland Center, invites applications for the position of Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Education

The Dean’s primary roles are to further the mission of the University, while serving as the college’s chief academic and administrative officer, and to provide vision and leadership that enhances the college’s tradition of excellence in teaching, research, service, outreach, and diversity.

The successful candidate will possess strong leadership skills and demonstrated commitment to student success and will represent the college to both internal and external partners.  Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for our University’s mission to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate through the promotion of critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

The dean reports directly to the Provost. The salary for this position is $130,000 - 160,000 commensurate with experience.  

 

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will provide strategic leadership within the college and across the university; commit to pedagogical best practices; improve social equity in instruction and practice; strive for common ground among a wide variety of partners; work with faculty and staff to implement a shared vision for the college; provide progressive fiscal management; support faculty, staff, and student growth and achievement; increase and support research opportunities for students and faculty; energetically fundraise; and serve as a passionate and vocal advocate for education and the liberal arts on and off campus.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

- Earned doctorate or terminal degree in a discipline of the Liberal Arts or Education
- Rank of full professor, OR
- Have satisfied the requirements to be promoted to the rank of full professor during the present academic year
- A minimum of 3 years of successful leadership at the level of department chair or higher
- A minimum of 3 years of recent successful classroom teaching experience at the university level
- Demonstrated success in budget development and management, strategic planning, and fundraising
- Strong commitment to public higher education
- Record of scholarly research

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

College of Liberal Arts and Education:

The College of Liberal Arts and Education (LAE) provides students across campus with a foundation for professional growth and life-long learning.  The College consists of the Departments of Performing and Visual Arts, Criminal Justice and Social Sciences, Environmental Sciences and Society, Health and Human Performance, History, Humanities, Psychology, and the School of Education.  As of spring 2021, the College of Liberal Arts and Education supports more than 1500 students, 89 full-time faculty members, and 21 staff members and administrators.

 

University of Wisconsin - Platteville

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, offers 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

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Application Deadline:

To ensure full consideration applications must be received by November 11, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal.

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current CV
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.
  • Additional documents as needed

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures.  As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2021.  Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same.  For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

 

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, arrest or conviction record, identity as a veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state. Sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated. Co-workers and supervisors may not retaliate against any employee, student, or job applicant because he or she filed a complaint, assisted in an investigation or participated in any proceeding alleging discrimination on the foregoing basis.

The University ensures physical accessibility to work environments for persons with disabilities and will provided reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment. Upon request, the University will provide reasonable accommodations for religious observances and practices. The University is committed to a program of affirmative action for women, racial minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. While the Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the success of the program, university administrators and supervisors are responsible and accountable for implementation. Authority for monitoring the program is delegated to Human Resources.

Each individual associated with the University is called upon to pledge a new and revitalized commitment to build and maintain a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination, an environment that fosters mutual respect, recognizes the dignity and worth of all people, and promotes to the fullest, equal employment opportunity through affirmative action.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Annual Security & Annual Fire Safety Report is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608.342.1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study.

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