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Official Job Title ASSOCIATE DEAN

Working Title: Associate Dean - Humanities Position Number 02261607 Division College of Letters and Science Department B4801 ADMINISTRATION Position Type Limited Appointment Appointment Type Limited Pay Basis Annual Salary Grade Cat C FLSA Status Exempt Percent 100 Posting Type Internal UWM Description

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is Wisconsin's second-largest university, with a unique dual mission of access and research to provide high- quality education for students from all backgrounds. UWM is one of 146 top research universities recognized as “R1” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Along with its main campus in Milwaukee, UWM has branch campuses in Waukesha and Washington County.

UWM celebrates, values and promotes the diverse voices and experiences of its students and employees and our community partners. We believe diversity enriches and strengthens our institution. UWM is committed to providing equitable access to opportunities for students and employees from every background. We aspire to create a campus climate that is welcoming to all. Learn more here: https: // uwm.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion/about-dei/

School/College/Division Description

The Humanities in the College of Letters and Science are represented by a wide array of academic departments, interdisciplinary certificate programs, units that support student learning, and research and community-engaged Centers. We offer courses in culture, narrative production and criticism, media studies, communication, philosophy, art history, and the languages. All undergraduate students engage with the humanities at some point during their studies at UWM. Faculty and instructional staff in the humanities offer courses that challenge students to improve their abilities to think and communicate more effectively. Studying the humanities is essential for future success and for the success of our community.

Job Summary

The College of Letters and Science is seeking candidates for the position of Associate Dean for the Humanities. This is a Limited Appointment on an annual pay basis at 50% time. The appointment is expected to begin by the end of June 2023. The Associate Dean for the Humanities is a key member of College leadership and works collaboratively with the Dean, the Associate Deans for the Natural Sciences and Social Sciences, the Assistant Deans, and other members of the College administrative staff.

The Associate Dean for the Humanities has direct administrative oversight over:

  • Departments and Department-like Bodies, including Ancient and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Art History; Communication; English; Global Studies; Philosophy; Spanish and Portuguese; Translation and Interpreting Studies; and Women's and Gender Studies
  • Interdepartmental Majors and Degree Programs, including Film Studies; the Masters in Language, Literature, and Translation (MALLT); Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latinx Studies; and Religious Studies
  • Centers and Facilities, including the Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery; the Center for Celtic Studies; the Stahl Center for Jewish Studies; the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; the Center for 21st Century Studies; the Language Resource Center; the Writing Center; and UWM's NPR affiliate WUWM
  • An array of Certificate and Other Programs
  • The Associate Dean hears student grievances from these units at the College- level and works directly with administrators, faculty, and staff in these units in the following areas:

  • Faculty and academic staff personnel actions and budget matters
  • The schedule of classes
  • Space and facilities,
  • Academic program initiatives and reviews
  • Research support
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Tenured member of the UWM College of Letters and Science faculty
  • Member of the Humanities faculty
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with faculty and academic staff personnel actions and budget matters
  • Experience with the schedule of classes
  • Experience with managing space and facilities
  • Experience overseeing academic program initiatives and reviews
  • Experience advancing research support
  • Target Salary Range Salary will be determined by finalist's experience, training, education, and equity-based factors. Benefits and Total Rewards

    As part of UWM's commitment to supporting the success of our team members through positive experiences, employees are provided with Benefits to Benefit You and Your Life. UWM offers a comprehensive benefits package and contributes towards the cost of several benefit plans. Employees with a qualifying position also receive an extensive leave package including vacation, sick leave (with no expiration), personal holiday, and paid legal holidays. Please visit this link to view summary benefits information. (Compensation figures are for example purposes only.) UWM Benefits to Benefit You and Your Life

    Application Instructions

    Qualified applicants are required to apply online and provide:

  • A cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position
  • Detailed curriculum vitae
  • Application Deadline 06/05/2023 Continuous (Open Until Filled?) No If Continuous, Initial Review Date Position Contact Name Lane Hall Contact Phone 414-251-8925 Contact Email [email protected] Application Notes

    For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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    Job Categories Dean/Director/Executive

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Optional Documents

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    Job details




    University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 05, 2023

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment,Associate Professor/Professor


    Arts and Culture,History,Linguistics,Literature