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Dean of the Beaufort Campus

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Posting Number FAC00060PO17
Classification Title Dean
Internal Title Dean of the Beaufort Campus
Campus Beaufort 03
College/Division USC Beaufort College/Division Level
Department USC Beaufort Library
Advertised Salary Range Commensurate with experience
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per week 37.5
Hours per year 1687.50
Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 12 months
Work County Beaufort 07
Tenure Information Tenure-Track/Tenured
Job Search Category Administrative

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The University of South Carolina Beaufort invites applications for the position of founding Dean of USCB’s Beaufort Campus. The Dean is responsible for coordinating all operations, including site utilization, educational programs, community outreach, and service projects at the USCB Beaufort Campus. The Dean is the chief administrative officer of the Campus and reports to the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (EVCAA). Serves a 12-month appointment and teaches a 2/2 load. The Dean coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the day-to-day operation of the campus. Works with USCB administrators to maintain an appropriate educational environment for students, faculty and staff. Collaborates with USCB academic leadership to develop academic offerings. Collaborates with leadership in all areas of the university to ensure that campus goals are well defined and support the overall USCB mission. Ensures that classrooms and laboratories are appropriately equipped. Participates as a member of various USCB committees. Engages with community stakeholders. The Dean will be expected to play a role in recruiting. Teaches a 2/2 load in area of academic expertise. Performs other job-related duties as required.

Required Education and Experience

Earned doctorate/ terminal degree in related discipline from a regionally accredited
• 5 years of higher education administration experience or equivalent executive
• Ability to foster and maintain strong relationships in the community
• Experience in preparation and management of budgets
• Ability to critically analyze quantitative and qualitative data
• Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
• Collegial management style and proven ability to work as part of a team
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in recruiting
• Experience in advancement/ fundraising
• Experience in project management

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date
Job Open Date 08/16/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quicklink for Posting
EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Funding Information

Position Attributes

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you willing and able to submit to a pre-employment background check that may include, but it is not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history as a condition of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have an earned doctorate/ terminal degree in related discipline from a regionally accredited institution and have 5 years of higher education administration experience or equivalent executive experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Other Supporting Documents
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information