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Assistant Dean and Executive Director for Administration, Finance, and Operations (15919)

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL

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Position Title:Assistant Dean and Executive Director for Administration, Finance, and Operations (15919) Department:660655 - School of Dental Medicine Job Posting Description:

The mission of Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine is to educate dentists and improve the oral health of the region through patient care, research/scholarship and service. Currently, the School of Dental Medicine is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Dean and Executive Director for Administration, Finance and Operations.

This position is responsible for the administrative, personnel, fiscal and support services at all three campuses of the School of Dental Medicine. This role supervises the staff of those areas as well as carry out a wide range of executive and administrative responsibilities including the design, development and implementation of procedures, development of organizational structure, acquisition and training of staff, and institution of controls to carry out the specific elements of the functional responsibility.

The Assistant Dean develops administrative, business policies, direction, goals and action for the School of Dental Medicine

Benefits Package

SIUE offers an exceptional array of benefits to all full-time and part-time employees (50% or more receive benefits accrued at percentage of appointment) including:

*Medical, dental and vision insurance; *University tuition waivers (full-time receive 100% waiver of tuition)
*Life insurance;
*SURS retirement plan;
*Supplemental retirement savings plans;
*Paid vacation and sick leave accrual;
*Generous holiday schedule/paid holidays;
*WorkLife programs;
*Employee Assistance Program (mental health and wellness);
*Employee discounts (local and national retailers);
*Flexible Spending Account Program;
For more about our benefits and employee services, visit:

To Apply for this Vacancy:
This position closes to applicants at 11:59 p.m. CST on the posting end date. Candidates must upload and attach the following documentation to their application package in SIUE’s HireTouch system:

-Cover Letter
-Unofficial academic transcripts, including those for SIUE. All candidates must provide transcripts for educational qualification verification and/or course work assessment
-List of at least three professional references with current contact information

When uploading your required documents, please ensure you attach them to the correct position using the drop-down box to label. Failure to follow this step may keep Hiring Managers from reviewing your materials. Please be sure to complete updated 2023 forms that are attached to the job located under your Applicant Profile box (refresh browser if needed). Incomplete application packages will result in a delay of review and/or non-review. Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. NOTE: Some positions may be represented by a union and may incur union dues.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. SIUE is committed to education that explores the historic significance of diversity in order to understand the present and to better enable our community to engage the future. Integral to this commitment, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville strives for a student body and a workforce that is both diverse and inclusive. We strongly encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups, including women, members of racially minoritized groups, and individuals with disabilities, to apply. For more on our Statement of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Management, or similar field directly related to the position

-Minimum of five years of direct experience with complex budgets, financial analysis and reporting

-Minimum of five years of direct experience overseeing at least two of the following functions in an organization: operations, personnel, computer technology, facility management, support services, organizational structure and design. (may run concurrent with five years of experience above)

-Minimum of five years experience supervising employees

-Excellent written and oral communication skills

FLSA Exemption Status:Exempt Posting Salary:commensurate with education and experience Location:Alton Dental School Posting Start Date:09/19/2023 Posting End Date:10/17/2023


Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.

Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals and 2,300 faculty and staff. The city of Edwardsville is consistently cited as one of the top cities in Illinois for families, based on several factors, including affordability, green spaces, excellent schools, low crime rate, financial stability and philanthropic spirit.

SIUE is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category. Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).

Join the adventurous minds here at SIUE that are changing the world; explore our employment opportunities today.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce, we will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status.  For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans 

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, 1-618-650-2536.

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