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Associate Campus Dean - Chicago Campus IL

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Job location: Chicago, IL


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-10-28
Req: R0006863
Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Associate Campus Dean is responsible for supporting the overall academic and operational performance of the Chicago campus. Academic and administrative excellence, growth and financial leadership are top priorities. The Associate Campus Dean supports the Campus Dean to lead the campus efforts at academic quality, human resource development, provision of resources, alliance-building, accreditation and compliance, advancement, institutional planning and research, and productivity measurement and improvement. The Associate Campus Dean is expected to be a strong communicator and leader on campus, within the school and in the community. The Associate 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 Associate Campus Dean is also responsible for collaborating with the Campus Dean to play a key leadership role in managing the P&L. The Associate Campus Dean will report to the Campus Dean and maintain a strong relationship with Campus level admissions, Department Chairs, Department Managers, Student Support Counselor staff, Facilities, Human Resources, executive cabinet members, and other administration/operations staff.

Principle Duties:

  • Support development and promote long and short-range goals for the Chicago campus

    • Assist in implementing annual and organizational goals in a manner than ensures the campus’ fiscal and operational success

  • Manage Student Support Services with the goal of increasing student engagement and retention

    • Oversee Writing Center

    • Liaise with the University Library team

    • Run student orientation each semester

    • Manage commencement every July

    • Plan and implement strategies for The Diversity Center

    • Respond to Student Affairs Committee hearing requests

  • Supervise the Director of Facilities

    • Ensure that Facilities support student engagement and success

    • Access needs for campus resources and ensure that resources are planned for, acquired, and properly implemented

  • Supervise Community Partnerships Department

    • Support service learning

    • Ensure engaging student paid and volunteer experiences with partners

    • Support the growth of partnerships

  • Support the operational aspects of Interwoven Community Counseling Center/The Forensic Center

  • Support the operational aspects of The Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute

  • Support the operational aspects of the Alumni Relations Department

  • In collaboration with Campus Dean, ensure quality academics in all aspects of teaching and learning (curriculum, delivery models, student learning outcomes)

  • In collaboration with the Campus Dean and Department Chairs, work to develop effective grassroots recruitment strategies to grow enrollment

  • Assist the Campus Dean to plan and administer the campus annual budget, manage the revenues of the operation, and control the expenses

  • 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

  • Help the Campus Dean in the management of student receivables, timely cash flow and accurate forecasting of financial results

  • Ensure effective campus operations (including evening, residencies, and weekend activities), and recommend operational improvements to the Campus Dean

  • Build and maintain a climate of operational excellence, professional integrity, and, in doing so, support a climate of academic excellence

  • Encourage and reward the development of innovative new programs, initiatives, and policies

  • Work with the Campus Dean to fulfill campus and institutional advancement and sponsored program goals

  • Provide leadership and support for the recruitment and retention of diverse employees

  • 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

  • Serve as the Campus Leader during the Campus Dean’s absence

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong student focus and a commitment to furthering the mission of The Chicago School through growth with quality

  • Strong leadership acumen and the demonstrated ability to develop strong teams

  • Evidence of successful decision making in a collaborative matrix environment

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Demonstrated leadership in overseeing large and complex projects

  • Culturally competent and strength in IDEA (Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity and Access)

Position Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate from a regionally accredited university, in psychology, education or behavioral health preferred

  • Senior level experience in higher education administration with a strong record of academic and operational leadership and a commitment to innovation and continuous improvement

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.

Please note: For the protection of faculty, staff, students and all who enter our facilities, The Chicago School requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, with limited exemptions, as a condition of employment.

Organization

The Chicago School is a not-for-profit, accredited institution with more than 4,000 students at campuses across the country (Chicago, Los Angeles and Orange Counties, Calif., and Washington, D.C.) and online. TCSPP has been an innovator in the field of psychology and related behavioral science for more than 30 years. TCSPP offers more than 20 degree programs and a wealth of opportunities for international experiences.

Central to our transformational impact on students, their communities, and the practice of psychology is The Engaged Professional Model of Education. This groundbreaking approach to training leverages the talents and experience of faculty practitioners, who work with our Community Partnership and Applied Professional Practice teams to provide students a rich spectrum of clinical training in a wide range of community settings. In fact, the School was the first of its kind to be named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its leadership in service and civic engagement.

Our graduates emerge with unrivaled skills, and ready to make much-needed changes in the communities they serve. They work around the world in hospitals, schools, community centers, agencies, NGOs, private practice, and elsewhere. Our graduates blend a sophisticated understanding of the human experience with high-quality practice in fields such as adolescent psychology, applied behavior analysis, Latino mental health, and forensic psychology.

The Chicago School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is an active member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology—which has recognized The Chicago School for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity and advocacy.

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