Associate Dean

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Position Title:Associate Dean Job Category:Faculty Department:School of Education - 6010630 Division:Academic Affairs Required Documents:Cover Letter, Resume Position Statement:

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is one of 28 institutions within the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Serving nearly 13,000 students, GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 920,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

Description:Under the administrative supervision of the Dean of the School of Education, the Associate Dean serves as a member of the School's leadership team and participates in the development and implementation of College and School policies, procedures and guidelines. The Associate Dean resolves issues and concerns that may arise with faculty, students and staff, works collaboratively with other Associate Deans across the college, serves on select committees as appropriate, acts as an annual evaluator for a portion of full-time faculty, teaches at least one class in the appropriate discipline per semester, and performs related duties as required or deemed appropriate by the Dean to accomplish the assigned duties and responsibilities of the school administration. On request, the Associate Dean performs the duties and responsibilities of the Dean in the Dean's absence. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Serves as coordinator for program and unit approval at the state and national level
  • Manages and maintains oversight of required external reporting related to Educator Preparation
  • Liaison with leadership team (chairs) and Senior Mentor
  • Conducts annual performance reviews for full-time and part-time Faculty
  • Maintains a half-time teaching and field supervision load
  • Provides direction and supervision for New Faculty Orientation
  • Serves on campus committees
  • Maintains all handbooks and procedure guides used in the School of Education
  • Manages student grade appeals and complaints that move beyond Chairs
  • Facilitates the tracking and progression of candidates through educator preparation programs
  • Facilitates discipline and inter-discipline textbook ordering
  • Develops schedule of meetings for educator preparation in collaboration with chairs
  • Serves as Acting Dean in the absence of the Dean
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Graduate Degree
  • Three years of experience as an Associate or Full Professor
  • Demonstrated evidence of leadership and effective collaboration
Position Disclosure:

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Georgia is an open records state.


Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Position Status:Full-Time FLSA:Exempt




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Posted: 3/22/2019
Application Due: 5/21/2019
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