Assistant Campus Dean

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San Diego, CA
Full time

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Position Summary:

The Assistant Campus Dean is responsible for supporting the overall performance and operations of the San Diego campus. Academic and administrative excellence, growth, financial leadership, and business and partnership development are top priorities. The Assistant Dean supports the Campus Dean to lead the campus efforts at planning, human resource development, provision of resources, alliance-building, accreditation and compliance, institutional planning and research, and productivity measurement and improvement. The Assistant Dean is expected to be a strong communicator and leader on campus, within the school and in the community. The Assistant Campus Dean will perform a wide variety of tasks to ensure effective and efficient campus operations and administration. Additionally, they will support leadership in monitoring and directing the flow of services to all students, faculty, and staff to ensure operational procedures are being followed and seek improvement and advisement regarding those procedures throughout the entire campus operation. The position serves as an evening and weekend resource to external and internal constituent groups as required. The Assistant Campus Dean is also responsible for collaborating with the Campus Dean to play a key leadership role in managing the P&L. The Assistant Campus Dean will report to the Campus Dean and maintain a strong relationship with Campus level faculty and staff including Admissions, Department Chairs, Department Managers, Student Support Counselor staff, executive cabinet members, other administration/operations staff, as well as community members and partners

Principle Duties:

  • Assist in developing and implementing short and long range organizational goals in a manner than ensures the campus' academic, fiscal, and operational success.
  • Build and maintain a climate of operational excellence, professional integrity, and, in doing so, support a climate of academic excellence and student success. Encourage and reward the development of innovative new programs, initiatives and policies.
  • Assist the Campus Dean in building and growing student enrollment
  • In collaboration with the Department Chairs, work to develop effective strategies to support partnership development and lead generation
  • Develop collaboration and build efficiencies with admissions and marketing to support enrollment management
  • Assist the Campus Dean in developing and implementing effective student support services
  • Identify new partners and subsequently build strategic and sustainable relationships to support enrollment growth
  • Maintain connectivity with local and regional colleges and universities, as well as with other professional organizations, for student and staff recruitment, and other relevant collaborative efforts.
  • Access needs for campus resources and ensure that resources are planned for, acquired, and properly implemented
  • In collaboration with the Business Manager and Campus Dean, support the preparation of sound annual budgets; administer the campus annual budget, manage the revenues of the operation, and control the expenses
  • Allocate operational resources to best support the goals of the campus.
  • Support the Campus Dean to oversee and deliver desired campus financial results, ensuring the campus grows revenues and operating surplus according to approved budgets and long range plans
  • Responsible to assist the Campus Dean in the management of student receivables, timely cash flow and accurate forecasting of financial results
  • Support the Campus Dean in the overall strategic operational processes for the campus by working with vice presidents, chairs, faculty, and major committees to assure the delivery of high quality services at the campus level.
  • Ensure effective campus operations (including evening, residencies, and weekend activities), and recommend operational improvements to the Campus Dean.
  • Work with the Campus Dean to provide leadership to fulfill campus and institutional advancement and sponsored program goals.
  • Provide leadership and support for the recruitment and retention of diverse employees.

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Senior level experience in higher education administration with a strong record of operational leadership and a commitment to innovation and continuous improvement
  • Strong writing, speaking, and presentation skills
  • Very strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Evidence of successful decision making in a collaborative environment
  • A commitment to assessment, metrics, and continuous improvement
  • A commitment to furthering the mission of The Chicago School through growth with quality
  • Experience with budget management


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Posted: 8/7/2018
Application Due: 8/26/2018
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