This Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Affairs position is a 12-month position that carries the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. The Associate Dean will work both collaboratively and independently while reporting to the Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. She/He will have leadership experience and demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple projects effectively and efficiently. She/He must be able to handle confidential information in the strictest manner, and deal with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff. The successful candidate must demonstrate energy, teamwork, cooperation, and genuine interest and commitment for improving academic achievement of students in the College. The candidate will be expected to teach at least one or two courses per year. The duties and responsibilities for the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Affairs include but are not limited to: oversight of undergraduate curriculum planning, development and evaluation, and assessment of undergraduate programs; collaboration on academic advising and retention efforts; management of student complaints and grade appeals; working with the Admissions Office in undergraduate recruitment and new student orientation; working closely with the Office of Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness (OSPIE) for assessments and student learning outcomes; and management and organization of student special events for the College. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, the position will assist departments in developing, implementing and evaluating undergraduate curricula, enhancing existing curricula, and creating initiatives that significantly improve both faculty and student quality in the College. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the management of University/College-wide/Departmental accreditation and assessment procedures and working closely with the College's Professional Academic Advisor. The candidate is expected to provide University and College service as needed and conduct scholarly activities and any/all other activities required for tenure and promotion.
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The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) enrolls more than 1,950 students and has more than 130 faculty members. CAHSS houses the Departments of English, History, Journalism and Mass Communication, Liberal Studies, Political Science and Criminal Justice, and Visual and Performing Arts. The CAHSS Dean's Office has administrative oversight/responsibility for the six academic units and affiliated programs of the College, as well as for its faculty & staff.
With an award-winning faculty, intensive research programs, and community-focused initiatives, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is the nation's largest historically black university with an enrollment of more than 12,500 students. NC A&T is an 1890 land-grant, doctoral higher research institution and one of 17 constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina System.
NC A&T has ranked third in the University of North Carolina System in sponsored research funding for more than a decade. 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, and the arts and humanities. NC A&T offers degree programs at the baccalaureate, master's and doctoral levels.
Internal job number: 001464
Ph.D. in a discipline/area of specialization suitable for a tenure-track appointment and at least ten years experience in higher education, with requisite administrative/leadership responsibility.
The candidate should have experience in building and managing complex academic programs, curriculum design, accreditation and assessment, exceptional interpersonal skills, and an established record of scholarly achievement in his/her area of specialization. Additionally, the candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills and should be able to interface with students, faculty, staff and other administrative offices of the University. The candidate should be able to work independently and also be a successful team player in the diverse setting that the College offers.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!