Assistant Dean, College of Education (Internal Search) - Fall 2019
Position Title:Assistant Dean, College of Education (Internal Search) - Fall 2019 Position Number:10042005 Benefits Eligible:Yes Campus Location:Gainesville General Summary:
The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Dean in the College of Education. The Assistant Dean supports the dean in representation of the University of North Georgia (UNG) College of Education (COE) in the in national, regional, state and institutional professional activities. The Assistant Dean oversees Diversity and Recruitment, Community Engagement and Clinical Partnerships, Clinical Placement, International and Global Programs, special programs, and social media and web presence. The Assistant Dean has primary supervision of staff in these offices and staff on the Gainesville campus.
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia (UNG) is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development, and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the University's signature leadership programs is its Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus. The University of North Georgia and the College of Education have a deep commitment to diversity and social justice, and diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.Job Duties & Responsibilities:
- The Assistant Dean oversees Diversity and Recruitment, including special programs committed to recruitment of diverse students and supervision, development, and continued maintenance and assessment of the College’s Diversity and Recruitment Plan. This entails supervision of the Realizing Inspiring and Successful Educators (RISE) Undergraduate Program in collaboration with Hall County and the Aspiring Teachers Program with City of Gainesville School System. This also includes the continued development of new programs and initiatives focused on diversity and a commitment to working with faculty to secure grants to support initiatives focused on diversity. This position will oversee these efforts and supervise faculty involved in such initiatives and will liaise with the University’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion.
- This position also manages special programming such as the Appalachian Studies Center and the Center for Global Engagement. This involves evaluation of faculty and staff in these offices and the continued growth and expansion of these offices as per regional, state, national, and international needs.
- This position supervises the Director of Community Engagement and Clinical Partnerships and works with this individual to coordinate recruitment needs and continue to build and maintain P-12 partnerships. This includes continued support of and extended functions with P-12 partners and recruitment of new students to the College of Education in departments located within Kinesiology and Teacher Education.
- As part of the role above, the assistant dean will also support and supervise Clinical Placement, including the continued maintenance and development of Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), helping to ensure supervisor training occurs and supervisors are continuously supported, and assisting with accreditation and assessment needs as related to this role for accreditors and approval agencies.
- The assistant dean will help department heads manage the social media and web presence, including ensuring that all media and the websites are current and maintained, revising the website when needed, and working with department heads, special program coordinators, and faculty to develop new ways of reaching potential students electronically and through a social media presence.
- The assistant dean will oversee all International and Global Programs, including working with current study abroad advisors in the College of Education to maintain programs and budgets, facilitating the selection of faculty advisor replacements for current programs when needed, helping to recruit students, and working with faculty to create new programs. This position will serve, as well, as the College of Education’s liaison with the Center for Global Engagement (CGE).
- The Assistant Dean has primary supervision of staff in the offices and centers noted above and the Staff Associate on the Gainesville campus, who works to support this individual. As part of this role, the assistant dean will conduct the annual personnel evaluation processes for faculty and staff in these offices and centers.
- Lastly, the Assistant Dean supports the dean in representation of the UNG College of Education in the in national, regional, state and institutional professional activities. This includes serving on the COE Executive Committee and attending other local, regional, national, and international functions when necessary.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the dean
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Knowledge of P-12 institutions at all levels: elementary, middle, and high schools
- Doctorate in Education, Kinesiology, or related field required. A minimum of three years of higher education experience is required.
- History of success in working in highly collaborative activities with a variety of constituencies.
- Experience with personnel management.
- Experience working with websites and navigating and developing a social media presence.
- Experience with international programs and diversity education.
- Experience with student recruitment efforts.
- Experience and knowledge of assessment and accreditation with multiple agencies, including but not limited to the Council for the Assessment of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC), and any new agencies as applicable.
Anticipated Hire Date:08/01/2019 Required Documents:Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts Special Instructions to Applicants:If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.
Please submit contact information for three professional references.
In addition to a background check, this position will also require a DMV check. Employer Information:All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, 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, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.
We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.