Anoka-Ramsey Community college is seeking a Dean of Arts and Letters. The individual selected for this position will be responsible for the academic departments of Art, Communication Studies, English, ELL, Humanities, Journalism, Music, Philosophy, Reading/Study Skills, and Theater on both the Coon Rapids and Cambridge Campuses. This individual will be responsible for program review, assessment of student learning outcomes, and other activities that promote institutional effectiveness and student success.
Demonstrated commitment and success working in a diverse and multi-cultural and multi-racial community.
Demonstrated teaching and/or leadership/administrative experience in a post-secondary institution.
Experience with or knowledge in utilizing proven strategies to eliminate the equity gap.
Interpersonal skills to allow the development and maintenance of working relationships with faculty, staff, administration, and students.
Three years of experience in a leadership and/or an administrative role.
Related experience in at least one of the following departments: Art, Communication Studies, English, ELL, Humanities, Journalism, Music, Philosophy, Reading/Study Skills, and Theater.
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Anoka-Ramsey Community College is an open-door, comprehensive higher education institution committed to excellence in teaching and learning. We are committed to responding to the educational needs of our changing communities and to providing opportunities for enhancing knowledge, skills, and values in a supportive learning environment. Our goal is to strive for inclusive excellence in our commitment to preparing all students and employees for success.
The aligned institutions of Anoka-Ramsey Community College (ARCC) and Anoka Technical College (ATC) are members of Minnesota State. With over 100 degree, certificate, and transfer programs across three campuses, ARCC and ATC have served the citizens of the Twin Cities and East Central Minnesota since 1965. We recognize and assert the value of inclusion as an ethical imperative and as a necessity for academic rigor, student success, and lifelong learning.
Our commitment to inclusive excellence seeks to extend beyond academic offerings to meet diverse student interests as well as regional and economic needs. ARCC has campuses in both Cambridge and Coon Rapids, Minnesota. Annually, the two colleges (three campuses) serve more than 16,000 learners of all ages and ethnicities as they pursue associate degrees that transfer as the first two years of a bachelor's degree, or technical and certificate programs that lead immediately to rewarding careers. The student population at ARCC is composed of 0.5% American Indian/Alaska Native, 5.9% Asian, 9.2% Black or African American, 5.6% Hispanic of any race, 0.1% Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, 65.7% White, and 4.6% multiracial and 22.5% first-generation students.
Our college prides itself in our support for students' holistic needs and we have many students who are first-generation students, students with disabilities, veteran students, nontraditional students, and students who identify as LGBTQA. We are also committed to creating a vibrant and diverse community of employees at ARCC, with 15% of our current employee population being people of color.
For more information about our college, please visit our website at http://www.anokaramsey.edu.
The safety of all members of ARCC is of vital concern. The Clery Act Campus Crime & Security Report is available to perspective employees at http://www.anokaramsey.edu/about-us/safety-security/. The campus Title IX Coordinator is Michael Opoku and can be contacted at email@example.com or (763) 433-1272.
The salary range for an Administrator 6 under the Minnesota State College and Univeristy System Admnistrator contract is $80,858-$129,377. The State of Minnesota offers qualified individuals an excellent benefits package including health insurance, optional dental, life insurance, disability plans, paid personal and sick leave, defined benefits and defined contribution (401 (a), retirement plans), optional 457 and 403 (b) retirement savings plans, and tuition waiver for employees and dependents.
Desired Start Date: 05/03/2021
Internal Number: 1592
About Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Anoka-Ramsey Community College (ARCC) is a multi-campus institution and a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. The Coon Rapids Campus is located on the banks of the Mississippi River twentymiles north of downtown Minneapolis. The Cambridge Campus is located on west Highway 95 on the Rum River in Cambridge. Beginning in 1965 with 600 students in a wing of Centennial High School in Circle Pines, Anoka-Ramsey Community College has grown considerably. In 1967 the college moved to the current Coon Rapids Campus of approximately 103 acres. The Cambridge Campus opened in 1978 and has shown consistent growth in enrollment and facilities. In addition, students may complete many ARCC college courses at convenient off-site locations throughout neighboring communities. During the 2008-2009 academic year, more than 11,000 students completed credit classes at the college.