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Gonzaga University seeks a visionary, strategic, and collaborative leader to serve as the next dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
The dean will join Gonzaga at a pivotal moment in its history. Guided by the university’s new strategic plan, the dean will work together with faculty, staff, and students to articulate and advance a shared vision for the future of Arts and Sciences.
Building on a rich legacy of education, service, and impact in the Jesuit tradition, the dean will inspire academic and pedagogical excellence across the college and champion faculty, staff, and student success.
The College of Arts and Sciences is Gonzaga University’s original school and widely recognized as the heart of its undergraduate educational program. A community of educators and learners, the college is dedicated to developing the full intellectual, personal, and social potential of students in an environment of mutual respect and cooperation.
With more nearly 260 full-time faculty across 23 departments, the College of Arts and Sciences enrolls approximately 2,100 students spanning the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences.
Arts and Sciences faculty are distinguished by excellence in teaching, advising, scholarship, and service. As teacher-scholars, they share a passion for developing educated people whose breadth of awareness and understanding encourages civic engagement, interest in lifelong learning, and appreciation of cultural, historical, social, and scientific pursuits.
Gonzaga University is a Catholic, Jesuit, humanistic institution and the oldest and largest Roman Catholic university in the Pacific Northwest. It educates and inspires nearly 7,300 students to shape a better world through critical thinking, creativity, leadership, service, and faith. Students at Gonzaga are prepared to serve the common good, to engage in dialog with multiple cultures and religious or ethical traditions, and to pursue lives of leadership and justice rooted in the Jesuit tradition.
Gonzaga University seeks in the next dean of the College of Arts and Sciences an accomplished educator and scholar with a record of building consensus and collaboration and a deep commitment to social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The dean will join the senior academic leadership of an institution committed to carrying Jesuit higher education powerfully into the future through cultivating excellence and innovation. As a resolute advocate for Arts and Sciences, the dean will build community, enhance institutional diversity, equity, and inclusion, and generate resources to secure the college’s future.
An earned terminal degree is required along with qualifications that merit appointment as a full professor in the College of Arts and Sciences.
WittKieffer is assisting Gonzaga University in this search. All inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Applications should include a CV and a letter of interest. Materials can be submitted through WittKieffer’s candidate portal. Candidates will be considered until an appointment is made. Nominations and inquiries can be directed to Philip Tang and Sarah Seavey at GonzagaCASDean@wittkieffer.com.
The salary range for this position is $220,000 to $270,000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, geographic location, etc. In addition to salary, Gonzaga University offers benefits such as a comprehensive benefits package, tuition waiver and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements).
Gonzaga University is a committed E5EO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status, veteran status, gender, race or other protected category.
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