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Search Spotlight: Provost and Dean of the Faculty

Lourdes University, an independent Catholic Franciscan University, is accepting nominations and applications for the position of Provost and Dean of the Faculty.

The Provost and Dean of the Faculty will:

  • provide the vision for the direction, revision, and creation of academic programs of high quality offered in a variety of formats;

  • work with faculty to provide timely academic programs of high quality in a variety of formats;

  • supervise Academic Support Center, Career Services, Duns Scotus Library, Information Technology Services and Instructional Design, Registrar, Lifelong Learning, and Planetarium;

  • supervise the following:

  • Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, Business and Leadership, Nursing, and Social Sciences

  • Graduate Program Directors

  • Facilitator of Student Support Services

  • Facilitator of Academic Support Services

  • Chief Information Officer

  • Academic Affairs Senior Administrative Assistant

  • receive the recommendations of the Faculty Senate, School Deans, Programs Directors, and the Academic Affairs staff regarding academic regulations, academic programs, and academic and faculty sections of the University policy manual;

  • recruit, hire, and evaluate all full-time and part-time faculty and make recommendations about faculty continuation and promotion to the President;

  • make final decisions about students’ academic status at the University, and exceptions to the published academic policy;

  • make final decisions regarding course offerings, faculty loads, and the Catalog;

  • oversee the budget of all departments in area of responsibility;

  • oversee all state, discipline, and higher-education academic accreditation requirements;

  • advise the President on all academic matters;

  • represent all academic programs to internal and external communities;

  • facilitate the University’s assessment activities and accreditation; and

  • demonstrate a consistent commitment to the University mission and Franciscan values.

For full position details, and to apply by November 3rd, visit our website.