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Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates residential students, leading both military and civilian lifestyles, and working adults across the globe. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and master's degrees, and graduate certificates. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Capt. Alden Partridge, Norwich is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC).


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Dean - College of Liberal Arts


Norwich University, nestled in the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont, invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the newly formed College of Liberal Arts to start in Fall 2012. The College of Liberal Arts will combine the existing Schools of Social Sciences and Humanities, which currently comprise the departments of English & Communications, History & Political Science, Justice Studies & Sociology, Modern Languages, and Psychology & Education.

The Dean is the chief administrative and academic officer of the College. Responsibilities include but are not limited to academic planning, supervision of department chairs/directors, faculty development, program planning (residential and online), learning outcomes assessment, curriculum mapping for internationalization, facilitating interdisciplinary teaching and research, maintaining academic standards, supervising harmonious governance in the College, and participating in fundraising. The Dean reports to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty and sits on the Dean’s Council.


Qualifications include a Ph.D. or terminal degree in a field aligned with the College and a minimum of five years of administrative experience at the department chair level or above; a clear leadership vision for the College; a record of effective teaching and scholarly/creative accomplishments that support appointment as a tenured associate or full professor; a solid understanding of current trends and practices in higher education, as well as a familiarity with sponsored research and a record of successful grant procurement. Women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Additional Information:

Screening of applications will begin on February 1, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. For questions about the position, call 802-485-2025.

To apply:

Please send a cover letter and CV to Kulper & Company, via-email:

Dec. 19, 2011

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependant care, a retirement annuity plan and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

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