Internal Job Number: P01152UF
The College of Liberal Arts is seeking a Director for the School of Language, Culture and Society. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, tenured administrator position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. The selected candidate will also hold an appointment at the rank of tenured Associate or full Professor.
The Director leads a unique school of learners, teachers, and scholars in the continuing development of its shared vision. In collaboration with the disciplinary Coordinators, the Director manages the School's academic programs (Anthropology; Ethnic Studies; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; and World Languages and Cultures) and serves as chief administrative officer and advocate for the school as a whole.
The School of Language, Culture, and Society advances innovative and applied scholarship at the intersection of the social sciences and the humanities. We share commitments to social justice, diverse communities of people and perspectives, and meaningful communication through social, cultural, and linguistic scholarship and practice.
The Director will lead the faculty in an ongoing process of refining the School's vision and identity, will effect strategy to further the School vision in relation to college and university goals and policies. The Director will also foster the applied focus of the School to engage with communities locally, nationally, and trans-nationally through scholarship and practice, will support teaching, scholarly/creative, and service functions of the school, will manage personnel, budgets and other resources.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff) / Guidelines (Faculty):
Typically requires Ph.D. or terminal degree in related field. Tenure/tenure-track faculty member.
Doctoral degree in one of the disciplines represented within the School or in a closely related field.
Distinguished record of professional accomplishment that merits a tenured appointment at the rank of associate or full professor in the School of Language, Culture, and Society at Oregon State University.
Successful higher education administrative/leadership experience that demonstrates a record of community building and facilitation of vision and strategic goal-setting.
Evidence of effective mentorship and postsecondary teaching.
A record of actively advancing: Diversity of people and perspectives
Structural/institutional access and equity
Just and inclusive community and practices
Demonstrated leadership addressing the complexity of human and institutional relationships.
Experience managing personnel matters, budget, and other resource needs
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Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.