MSUM is looking to fill the position of Dean of Education and Human Services.

July 1, 2015

• Earned doctorate.
• Record of effective leadership and interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and scholarly achievement.
• Commitment to collaborative decision making.
• Experience with professional accreditation, curriculum development, and assessment of student learning at the higher education level.
• A demonstrated commitment to support and enhance the diversity of the campus community.
• Combined seven (7) years of teaching and administrative experience.
• A record of scholarly accomplishment commensurate with a senior appointment in one of the departments within the College.

• Record of having earned tenure, and achieved rank of associate or full professor.
• Evidence of professional involvement in community and region.
• Understanding of and experience with multiple methods of curriculum delivery.
• Familiarity and experience with collective bargaining agreements.
• Experience with fundraising and development activities.
• Experience in graduate program teaching or administration.
• Three (3) years as Department chair or other similar academic leadership experience in higher education.

• Reports to the Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs.
• Serves as a collaborative member of the Provost’s Academic Affairs Council.
• Provides leadership and financial oversight for the College of Education and Human Services in support of the institution’s academic and strategic priorities. Departments in the College are: Social Work and Counseling and Student Affairs, School of Teaching and Learning, and Speech Language Hearing Sciences.
• Supports and evaluates the professional development and achievements of faculty within the College of Education and Human Services.


Applications must include: a letter of interest addressing the qualifications and position responsibilities, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references. Applications received by January 16, 2015 will receive full consideration.

Apply to:

Questions should be addressed to: Dr. Randy Cagle, Chair of the Dean of the College of Education and Human Services Search Committee. Phone: 218-477-2477; Email: To apply for this position, please visit the following site:

Dean Vacancy