Michigan State University actively promotes a dynamic research and learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.
The Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Student Affairs in the College of Social Science will oversee administration of the Student Affairs Office and implement College and University policies and procedures pertaining to undergraduate academic student affairs. The Assistant Dean will provide leadership in advising and help identify and initiate structural changes to advance the strategic vision and teaching mission of the College and University. This position will coordinate academic advising and professional development of the academic advisors in the College of Social Science; coordinate study abroad/away, internships/service learning activities, and career services to enhance the student learning experience within the College. The Assistant Dean will work collaboratively with key Social Science College programs and departments/units, in particular the Director of Student Success, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Affairs, Career Services, Director of Assessment, Experiential Learning.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree; at least six years’ experience in academic advising and/or academic student affairs
Required Application Materials
Contact information of three professional references
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity/inclusion will advance MSU’s commitment to inclusive excellence
Review of applications will start on October 31, 2023, and will continue until positions are filled. Questions concerning the search may be addressed to Emily Durbin, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies (email@example.com).
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