ASSISTANT DEAN FOR UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
JOB NO.: 93626-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SOHE/STUDENT ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Categories: Dean, Director, Executive
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 93626-AS
Working Title: Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Official Title: ASSISTANT DEAN/M(N22NM)
Hiring Department: A271600-SCHOOL OF HUMAN ECOLOGY/STUDENT ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 01, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $63,513 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Master's degree required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible experience in higher education, preferably in student services, academic advising, or academic program management.
Desired professional qualities/characteristics:
- Excellent management and supervisory skills
- Exceptional communication skills
- Ability to think strategically and creatively
- Capacity for autonomous and discretionary decision-making
- Ability to work effectively within a diverse community in a sensitive and caring manner
- Demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive work environment
- Proven ability to work effectively with undergraduate students to support their learning and personal/professional development
- Knowledge of undergraduate curriculum, academic policy, and academic support services
- Familiarity with student records information systems and administrative software
- Demonstrated capacity to envision, implement, and assess programmatic efforts
- Ability to work effectively as a member of a team and ability to collaborate effectively with individuals and units outside the team
- Enthusiasm for and familiarity with School of Human Ecology (SoHE) programs
- Self-motivation and ability to adapt to change
- Strong organizational, problem-solving and priority-setting skills
- Service mindset
License or certificate:
The Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs will serve as the academic dean for a growing body of SoHE undergraduate students, lead academic affairs and advising for six majors, supervise the academic advising team, and coordinate strategic student recruitment in the School of Human Ecology (SoHE). The assistant dean and their staff will design and deliver comprehensive academic advising services to all prospective and current SoHE students, with a focus on efforts that support student success, retention, and graduation. The position is an integral member of the Student Academic Affairs and Career Development (SAA)team and reports directly to the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education. They will work collaboratively with SoHE leadership, academic departments, faculty, staff and students to strengthen undergraduate education in the school. All SoHE initiatives are guided by the OneSoHE21 strategic plan (see sohe.wisc.edu).
-- Ability to work effectively within a diverse community
-- Demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive work environment
-- Promote respect and the practice of civility in the workplace
THE SCHOOL OF HUMAN ECOLOGY (SoHE): The mission of the School of Human Ecology is to understand the complex and interdependent relationships that form naturally among individuals, groups and families, and to focus on improving human quality-of-life through research, creative innovation, education, and outreach. The School includes four academic departments (Consumer Science, Civil Society and Community Studies, Design Studies, and Human Development & Family Studies) offering six B.S. degrees and enrolls 1300+ undergraduate students, and 100 graduate students. https://sohe.wisc.edu
STUDENT ACADEMIC AFFAIRS & CAREER DEVELOPMENT: The mission of SAA is to foster SoHE undergraduate students' personal, academic, and professional development. Through advising, academic planning and career education we support students as they navigate the college experience - from exploring our majors as prospective students to becoming SoHE alumni.
Instructions to applicants:
Applications must include a cover letter, resume, and a document listing contact information for three professional references, including current supervisor. Questions about the position can be directed to: Annette McDaniel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: Feb 22 2018 Central Standard Time
Application Close: Mar 22 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time