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Associate Dean, Lewis Honors College

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Associate Dean, Lewis Honors College
Requisition Number FE02579
Working Title
Department Name 8C000: Honors College
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education

PhD or terminal degree in field. Field is open

Required Related Experience

Tenured faculty member on any appointment period with rank of associate professor or above

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The Lewis Honors College is currently seeking an Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. This full-time position is set to begin January 1, 2022.

The Associate Dean is responsible for fulfilling the mission of the Lewis Honors College by providing oversight and management of Academic Affairs within the college, which includes ensuring academic standards of faculty and staff, administering academic rules and regulations, and overseeing the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Lecturers, and Academic Advisors. The position works closely with associate deans, department chairs, and faculty across the University colleges to implement an exemplary honors curriculum. The Associate Dean will be the contact with Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Undergraduate Council regarding undergraduate matters and curriculum. All administrative responsibilities assigned will be administered in coordination with the Dean of the College.

This position is a 3 year, 12 month, renewable appointment.

To apply, please include updated curriculum vitae along with a cover letter that details your experience related to the position. Please also include contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Application deadline is April 16, 2021.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience

A minimum of three years with a preference of five years of administrative experience (such as department chair, program director, or other positions that involve responsibility for supervision of staff, administration of undergraduate educational functions, and other matters pertaining to undergraduate students and the undergraduate curriculum).

Deadline to Apply 04/16/2021
Open Until Filled No
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2021-04-07 Expires: 2021-05-07

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Associate Dean, Lewis Honors College

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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