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Assistant Dean, Student Services COPHS

Texas Southern University
Houston, TX

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Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Hours of Work:

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

Posting Number:


Official TSU Title:

Assistant Dean, Student Services COPHS

Grant Title:


Job Description Summary / TWC Summary:

The Assistant Dean of Student Services is responsible for the overall leadership and administration of the Office of Student Services and its programs for the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The Assistant Dean is responsible for planning, coordinating and delivering a full range of student services designed to enhance the educational, professional and social experience of students.

Essential Duties Summary:

•Supervises assigned staff to maintain and institute programmatic improvements in the areas of recruitment, admissions, transfer, registration, retention and student professional development.
•Assures that policies and procedures pertaining to students are made available and followed. Resolves student problems, both academic and non-academic. Manages student petitions and grievances.
•Serves on the College’s Admissions, Scholarship and Special Events committees. Serves on other college committees as requested.
•Establishes an effective quality assurance structure and process for student service programs.
•Serves as liaison to the TSU Registrar, Office of Disability Services, Office of International Services and other campus offices to manage registration, accommodations, international student issues and all other student concerns.
•Plans, coordinates and implements special academic programs, special events and career services; including student organizations, involvement, leadership and volunteer activities for professional and pre-professional students.
•Oversees the College’s scholarship programs, special academic programs and financial aid resources including articulation agreement pathways with local community colleges, high school and other institutions.
•Assists in the promotion and fundraising of the college.
•Assists the Dean with formulating policies and implementing action plans for student services.
•Compiles information and prepares administrative reports.
•Participates in professional development for self and assures the participation of staff in professional development activities.
•Other duties as assigned.

% FTE:


Hiring Range:

Commensurate with experience.


An earned doctorate (PhD, PharmD, EdD or DPH).

Required Licensing/Certification:

Texas State licensure or eligibility for licensure for PharmD candidates is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:
•Policies, procedures, and practices.
•Knowledge of basic office and financial processes and procedures.

Skill in:
•Detail oriented.
•Problem-solving and decision-making.
•Multitasking and time management.
•Writing documents.
•Both verbal and written communication.

Work Experience:

Requires three or more years of related experience. Requires a working knowledge of standard practices and procedures in higher education student services.

Working/Environmental Conditions:

Routine office environment.
Sitting or standing in one location much of the time.
Use of video display terminal.

UA EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Open Until Filled (overrides close field) :


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Open to all applicants.

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