Benedictine University invites applications for the position of Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. The position will report to the Provost and Chief Academic Officer with a start date of July 1, 2022.
Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community dedicated to teaching and learning, scholarship and service, truth and justice, as inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition, the social teaching of the Church, and the principles of wisdom in the Rule of St. Benedict. We seek to provide a transformative and integrative educational experience grounded in Benedictine values, helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the earth, welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.
The College of Liberal Arts is located on Benedictine University’s campus in Lisle, IL near what is considered to be the region’s “technology and research corridor” 20 miles west of Chicago. The College of Liberal Arts offers over 20 undergraduate programs along with two masters programs in clinical psychology and linguistics. In addition to the undergraduate and graduate programs, the College of Liberal Arts serves the core of the university’s general education curriculum.
The College of Liberal Arts seeks a dynamic and transformative leader who will drive innovation, cultivate creativity, support an environment that values high-quality teaching and learning, foster academic research, and create a model for the future of the liberal arts.
The responsibilities of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts include the following:
The starting date for the position is July 1, 2022. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Confidential review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants must have legal authority to work in the U.S. at the time of appointment.
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