Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies

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Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies

Position Summary:

The Office of the Dean of Arts & Sciences seeks an assistant dean for undergraduate studies. Reporting to the Dean as an essential member of the Dean’s Office leadership team, the assistant dean will:
-Manage academic support projects, programs, and services, including staff, budget, and operations.
-Oversee A&S undergraduate curriculum and enrollment management in undergraduate courses.
-On behalf of the Dean of A&S, serve as liaison to and collaborate with student-centered departments throughout W&M.
-Represent the Dean’s Office on committees, including Educational Policy, Committee on Degrees, and other program and curricular support committees.
-Direct and/or coordinate with A&S and university counterparts on a range of programs and services to help ensure the success of undergraduate students.

Required Qualifications:

•Current employee of W&M
•Master’s degree in an Arts & Sciences academic discipline or higher education
•Significant experience in a higher education environment, working directly with curriculum and/or students
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively and productively with faculty
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively and productively with undergraduate students and their parents/guardians
•Experience with undergraduate curriculum planning and deliver
•Ability to manage office and program budgets
•Ability to analyze and interpret course and enrollment data
•Familiarity with student support services, including registration and academic advising
•Excellent written and oral communication skill
•Proficiency with Microsoft products including Outlook, Word, and Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

•Experience administering a university program
•Familiarity with course development
•Knowledge of W&M systems and applications including Banner and Qlik

Advertised Pay Range:

Up to $80,000, Depending on Qualifications


3K1100 Dean of Arts & Sciences Office


William & Mary

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Full Time Professional

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Special Application Instructions:

This position is for current William & Mary and The Virginia Institute of Marine Science employees only.

Two assistant dean positions currently are vacant. We plan to fill at least one and possibly both of these positions from this posting.

EEO Statement:

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement:

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Benefits Summary Statement:

William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn more, go to:




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Posted: 4/3/2021
Application Due: 4/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time