Assistant Dean, Heller College of Business

Sep 06, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Summary: The Assistant Dean/Director of Undergraduate Programs reports to the (Dean) of the Heller College of Business (HCB). The position is responsible for coordinating all aspects of undergraduate business programs for traditional undergraduate students and adult students. Specific responsibilities include student recruitment and retention, scheduling, advising, curriculum review, graduation review, internship coordination, outcome assessment and overseeing the Achieving Career Excellence program. Responsibilities of the Assistant Dean, HCB include: Monitor the academic success of the undergraduate business student population at Heller College of Business. Serve as main undergraduate student resource. Work closely with all business students who are on academic probation to help them achieve their educational and career goals. Develop educational plans and monitor student progress. Assist with the transition and other freshman students in making the transition from high school to college. Coordinate and assist with the advising process. This includes but is not limited to working with faculty, advisors, transfer evaluation/recommendation, portfolio review and evaluation. Serves as an undergraduate advising resource for faculty and staff. Performs undergraduate graduation audits and program evaluations for business majors and minors. In consultation with the Dean, Associate, Dean and Department Chairs, approve transfer credit, program substitutions, waivers and exceptions. In consultation with the Dean, Associate Dean, and Chairs, develop a HCB two-year undergraduate course schedule. Advise students in career planning, course selection and professional development activities. Help to manage and direct the enrollment and retention programs and activities for student success. This may include recruiting outside evaluators, interviewers and speakers for development activities. Conducts student workshops, as well as planning and implementing professional development events for the students. Develop an undergraduate and transfer orientation plan / program for students. In consultation with the Director of the Center for Experiential Education, work with the internship program by promoting and researching opportunities, maintaining and distributing the internship handbook, evaluating assignments and reaching out to employers. In consultation with the Director of the Center for Experiential Education, ensure internship assignments, or other requirements as appropriate. Assist with the daily staffing operations of the HCB Office in Chicago and Schaumburg and serve as the primary liaison for the undergraduate program with appropriate university offices including Advising and Records, Admissions, Student Life, Financial Aid, etc. Managing graduate assistants for the College.

Minimum Qualifications: See knowledge, skills and abilities required.

Job Type: Full-Time

Working Hours: Monday-Friday (some evening/ weekend hours will be required).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Master's degree in Business or related discipline. 5 years combined experience as faculty and/or administrator in higher education. Demonstrated collaborative approach to management, with the ability to serve as a spokesperson for the College. Strategic thinking and orientation, ability to deal with emergent issues, multiple projects and constituents, simultaneously. Demonstrated analytical skills, and the capacity to execute under pressure. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Preferred Qualifications: Previous supervisory experience. Previous experience managing a department or college. Previous academic advising or planning experience. Previous Ellucian/ Banner or comparable ERP experience a plus.

Roosevelt University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes women, LGBTQ, disabled, veterans, international and minority-classified individuals as applicants for all positions.

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