ASSISTANT DEAN FOR GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Mar 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs is the primary architect of Penn Law's strategies to recruit, matriculate, and serve international lawyers and scholars of the highest caliber to our LL.M., LL.C.M., and S.J.D. programs. Working in close collaboration with the Dean, faculty, the Associate Dean for International Programs, and the Associate Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid, the Assistant Dean articulates goals for the program, represents Penn Law to a host of partners and organizations world-wide, and manages the Graduate Programs office.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will hold an advanced degree, J.D. preferred, and have a minimum of five years of increasing administrative responsibility in a creative enterprise. Experience in high level international programs preferred. The successful candidate will understand and describe Penn Law's strengths in the most competitive arena of international law school recruiting. The successful candidate will have knowledge of database management, reporting systems, and assessment tools related to the admission of academically motivated international students to US law school programs. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent understanding of effective communication and marketing strategies as well as of novel ideas in financial aid leveraging. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to diversity and sensitivity to applicants from different cultural, ethnic, geographic, and experiential backgrounds; international experience and language(s) in addition to English are preferred. We seek candidates who have established track records as collaborators in the workplace, within the immediate department and within the larger institution, as well as records as strong and motivational managers. The successful candidate will demonstrate a creative bent and will be well-suited to representing Penn Law proudly in all manner of public and internal forums.

Reference Number: 56-25162

Salary Grade: 028

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Graduate and Professional Programs

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration