Dean, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCAT) invites nominations and applications for the founding Dean of the newly created College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. 

The Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is the chief academic and administrative officer for the College. The Dean provides visioning in support of University’s strategic plan. In addition to leading the development and administration of the College’s academic programs, the Dean will be responsible for managing and allocating financial resources; encouraging excellent teaching, scholarship and research; supporting faculty and staff development; and, developing strong relationships with other Colleges and the external community. The Dean reports to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. 

The founding Dean will have a unique opportunity to work with colleagues and stakeholders to develop and align the mission and vision of the College with the mission and vision of the University. It is anticipated the new college will feature strong, innovative interdisciplinary thinking, teaching, and research in both traditional and emerging disciplines.  

The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences houses the Departments of English, History, Journalism and Mass Communication, Liberal Studies, Political Science and Criminal Justice, and Visual and Performing Arts. 

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an 1890 land-grant, doctoral higher research institution and one of 17 constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina System. The University’s learner-centered community develops and preserves intellectual capital through interdisciplinary learning, discovery, and community engagement. 

NCAT’s enrollment of more than 11,000 makes it the largest historically black university in the nation. NCAT has ranked third in the University of North Carolina System in sponsored research funding for more than a decade. Realizing its land-grant mission, the university is a leading producer of change agents and global leaders for the careers of today and tomorrow in disciplines of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), business, the arts and humanities. NCAT offers degree programs at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels.  

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in a discipline within the College and a record of teaching, research/scholarship/ creative activity, and professional accomplishment to qualify for appointment at the rank of professor with tenure. In addition, the successful candidate will have demonstrated budgeting, public relations, development and personnel management experience.  

Applications can be submitted online at:  

Nominations and inquires of interest may be sent in confidence to the University’s executive search firm: 
Martin M. Baker, Managing Partner 

Chelsie Whitelock, Senior Associate 

Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with application during the process of applying to the job posting. 

Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. 
North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.