Associate Dean for Academic Programs

Washington D.C., United States
Apr 29, 2014
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Job Location 1957 E Street - 1957 E St NW - FB0126
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)
College/School/Department: Elliott School of International Affairs (ESIA)

Internal Applicants Only? Yes (Department Specific)
Position Type: Senior Management
Posting Number: Staff - 003417
Working Title: Associate Dean for Academic Programs
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:30 - 5:30
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 0
Recruitment Salary Range: Commiserate with experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification, Credit
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If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Telework: No
Job Open Date: 04/28/2014
Job Close Date: 05/01/2014
Open Until Filled: No
Applicant Review Will Commence On:

Ad Statement:

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication,respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.

Job Description Summary:

The GW Elliott School of International Affairs seeks an exceptional individual to lead the development and management of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs.

The Associate Dean reports to the Dean and the Senior Associate Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs. The Associate Dean supervises the Academic Advising and Student Services office, International and Academic Initiatives, the Academic Operations Program Manager, the Program Assistant for Academic Programs, and the Program Assistant for International Programs and Language Proficiency.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in International Affairs or related discipline or field is required plus five years of relevant professional experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Desired Qualifications:

- Five years of administrative experience at an institution of higher education, including experience with program development, planning, management, budgeting, proposal writing, and staff supervision preferred.

- Knowledge and understanding of University policies, procedures, and protocols.

- Strong administrative and leadership skills.

- Knowledge of international affairs curricula.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Job Duties
  • The Associate Dean of Academic Programs will be responsible for coordinating and managing the Elliott School curriculum and course offerings, and serving as liaison with other departments and programs at GW. The Associate Dean develops, manages and implements academic schedules for summer, fall and spring undergraduate and graduate courses by serving as the principal liaison with the university's Academic Scheduling Office and other academic units. The Associate Dean works with the school's program directors to assign teaching responsibilities for faculty, and oversees school and departmental courses to insure curriculum needs are met. This position will play a leading role in the implementation of the new graduate capstone format and distribution of new capstone travel funds.

  • The Associate Dean will recruit, supervise, evaluate, and support part-time faculty to assure delivery of a high-quality curriculum. The Associate Dean will assure compliance with applicable regulations and guidelines for part-time faculty. This position will work with relevant departments regarding Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) allocations and oversight of GTA assignments. The Associate Dean will also manage the periodic program reviews and the annual assessments of learning outcomes

  • The Associate Dean will also serve as the Director of the Master of International Studies (MIS), a one-year program that enables students enrolled at one of the Elliott School's overseas partner schools to earn a second master's degree. The Associate Dean and will also serve as the Director of the Elliott School's Professional Skills Program, one credit skills-based workshops designed to supplement substantive graduate course work with practical skills and knowledge.

  • The Associate Dean will play a leading role in strategic planning and the development of new innovative academic programs. The Associate Dean will develop and implement new certificate programs, online programs and executive education programs.

  • In consultation with the Dean, the Associate Dean will develop an online educational strategy for Elliott School programs. This includes assessment of innovative models of online and blended learning and making recommendations for new initiatives.

  • Other duties as needed

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently employed at the George Washington University?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.PI76524640