Gonzaga University seeks a visionary, strategic, and collaborative leader to serve as the next dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

The dean will join Gonzaga at a pivotal moment in its history. Guided by the university's new strategic plan, the dean will work together with faculty, staff, and students to articulate and advance a shared vision for the future of Arts and Sciences.

Building on a rich legacy of education, service, and impact in the Jesuit tradition, the dean will inspire academic and pedagogical excellence across the college and champion faculty, staff, and student success.

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The College of Arts and Sciences is Gonzaga University's original school and widely recognized as the heart of its undergraduate educational program. A community of educators and learners, the college is dedicated to developing the full intellectual, personal, and social potential of students in an environment of mutual respect and cooperation.

With more nearly 260 full-time faculty across 23 departments, the College of Arts and Sciences enrolls approximately 2,100 students spanning the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences.

Arts and Sciences faculty are distinguished by excellence in teaching, advising, scholarship, and service. As teacher-scholars, they share a passion for developing educated people whose breadth of awareness and understanding encourages civic engagement, interest in lifelong learning, and appreciation of cultural, historical, social, and scientific pursuits.

Gonzaga University is a Catholic, Jesuit, humanistic institution and the oldest and largest Roman Catholic university in the Pacific Northwest. It educates and inspires nearly 7,300 students to shape a better world through critical thinking, creativity, leadership, service, and faith. Students at Gonzaga are prepared to serve the common good, to engage in dialog with multiple cultures and religious or ethical traditions, and to pursue lives of leadership and justice rooted in the Jesuit tradition.

Gonzaga University seeks in the next dean of the College of Arts and Sciences an accomplished educator and scholar with a record of building consensus and collaboration and a deep commitment to social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The dean will join the senior academic leadership of an institution committed to carrying Jesuit higher education powerfully into the future through cultivating excellence and innovation. As a resolute advocate for Arts and Sciences, the dean will build community, enhance institutional diversity, equity, and inclusion, and generate resources to secure the college's future.

About Gonzaga University

Mission Statement

Provide policies and programs within a legal, safe, and fiscally responsible context to create and sustain a highly qualified workforce and work life quality that supports Gonzaga University's mission.

We do this through our recruitment, professional development, compensation and benefits, health management, and safety programs to retain diverse talent.

We model the mission values by conducting ourselves with professionalism, integrity, confidentiality, objectivity, and respect.

Vision Statement

To be a trusted resource to the Gonzaga community by assisting its members in accomplishing their strategic goals and objectives.

HR Confidentiality Statement

Gonzaga University's Human Resources Office is committed to promoting an environment that sustains the full trust and confidence of the faculty, staff, students and University community. Conduct of the HR staff is guided by integrity, discretion and dignity, and we expect and encourage such conduct by others.

In our daily work we are in the unique and responsible position of being exposed to an array of highly sensitive personal, medical and workplace information. This information comes to us directly from individuals or third parties. Information of this nature will be disclosed to other parties or colleagues only when it is legally required or on a strict need-to-know basis; maintaining the privacy and dignity of those involved.


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