Academic Dean position is available at the Saint Paul Seminary School in University of St. Thomas.
The Academic Dean provides administration and leadership for the academic programs and staff of The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity. The Academic Dean is a full-time position that reports to the Rector/Vice President.
- Administer all academic programs and policies of The Saint Paul Seminary and The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
- Also, oversee the design, planning, and delivery of academic curricula.
- Manage course selection, scheduling, enrollment, and evaluation for instance, the administration of student course evaluations
- Evaluate the academic preparedness and the educational credentials of incoming students.
- Similarly, participate in admission interviews and deliberations of admissions committees.
- Monitor the academic progress of students in all academic programs; direct and assist as needed with the assessment of student achievement as well as deficiencies.
- Ensure the consistent and appropriate administration or enforcement of academic policies.
- Furthermore, update and maintain accuracy of academic catalogues, policy manuals, and all online material pertaining to academic programs.
- Appoint faculty to selected committees and projects.
- Provide annual evaluations of teaching faculty and process faculty contract renewals including recommendations for merit pay raises as warranted.
- Recruit adjunct faculty as needed and manage the issuance of adjunct contracts.
- Moreover, evaluate all non-tenure track faculty that report to the Academic Dean.
- Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
- Also, a generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
- Medical, dental, and vision options
- Employer-paid disability, life, besides AD&D benefits
Qualifications and Requirements
- Ph.D. or terminal degree, U.S or foreign equivalent, in theology, divinity, religious studies, or a field related to the work
- Seven years of successful teaching experience at the graduate or undergraduate level, of which at least three years have included experience serving as an academic administrator in higher education
- Likewise, an active Roman Catholic with demonstrated fidelity to the Church. This appointment is subject to ecclesiastical approval by the Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.