Associate Dean Job Description

Associate Dean Job Description

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Associate dean provides leadership and guidance in the analysis, review, creation and interpretation of student policies and procedures, specific to the changing landscape of higher education and online education.

Associate Dean Duties & Responsibilities

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Responsible to establish policies and procedures and to ensure academic integrity of exam administration in conjunction with law school registrar
Creating and redesigning policies and procedures re financial matters
Develop and implement research policies and guidelines within the SHRP
Ensure all instructors are properly trained in Blackboard and student management systems (SMS) and that records are maintained in accordance with policy and procedures
Manage and grow a portfolio of major and principal gift prospects and donors
Keep Dean apprised of the status of development initiatives
Develops and implements admissions strategic planning for the law school’s J.D
Collects, mines and
Over $30 million in private loans to 1,100 borrowers
Manage the Outreach team including serving special populations of students, staffing the HSC

Associate Dean Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Associate Dean

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: MBA, ABET, MS, ANCC, AANP, HPVEC, GOML, LSU, CONHI

Education for Associate Dean

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Employers hiring for the associate dean job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and Doctorate Degree in Education, The College, Education Administration, Project Management, Management, Leadership, Faculty, Teaching, Administration, Communication

Skills for Associate Dean

Desired skills for associate dean include:

Progressive responsibility in the area of student conduct at an institution of higher education
Articulation process
Assessment and program review
Higher education accreditation procedures
Microsoft Office Suite
Variety of software programs

Desired experience for associate dean includes:

Provide leadership to research programs at SHRP and advice and counsel to the dean on matters related to research activity
Promote research within and between the SHRP and other schools, departments, institutes and institution
Foster and seek extramural funding for SHRP research initiatives
Work with the Dean to develop short- and long-range strategic research plans
Assist the Dean and Chairs in operationalizing research plans
Work with partner organizations and other Schools and Institutes to promote development of the research program

Associate Dean Examples


Associate Dean Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of associate dean. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for associate dean
  • Advise the Dean on space and resource allocation as they relate to research
  • Mentor faculty in strategies for building programs of funded research and dissemination of information
  • Mentor junior faculty in developing research agendas and mid-career faculty in focusing and enhancing research agendas
  • Manage the daily operations of the Office of Research
  • Determine the capacity, resources, limitations, and barriers to the development, submission, and ongoing management of research grants
  • Promote and represent SHRP regionally, nationally, and internationally, through attendance and engagement in scientific conferences and media
  • Lead school-wide efforts around research-related faculty development and mentoring programs
  • Build relationships with local, national, and international foundations and facilitate communication and interaction with federal funders
  • Support effective interaction between the Departments, the College, UAHS, and the University around grant and contract submission and award management
  • Fulfill responsibilities of a faculty member in one of the College’s academic Departments as negotiated with the Dean and Department Chair
Qualifications for associate dean
  • Maintain an individual, extramurally funded research program
  • Promote research collaborations internally, with partners and nationally
  • A record of solid performance as a skilled leader with the ability to grow revenues, meet budgets, measure and improve productivity and outcomes, and under take appropriate business strategies to achieve goals for sustainability
  • Excellent leadership skills including strategic planning, personnel management and development, innovation and project management
  • Primarily responsible for internal operations of the college
  • Oversee faculty-specific activities to include recruiting, hiring, retention, and performance reviews

Associate Dean Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of associate dean. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for associate dean
  • Providing research mentoring for tenure/non-tenure track faculty
  • Facilitating the growth of the research foundation for GWSON
  • Collaborating with the School’s academic administrators, faculty, and students in planning research and scholarship
  • Development activities for faculty and students
  • Coordinating SON activities such as grants for extramural and intramural funding, and publications and presentations of scholarly work
  • Leading the planning and development of a new PhD program
  • Providing leadership in strategic planning, budget and resource allocation, and operations related to the SON’s research activities
  • Promoting visibility of School of Nursing research and scholarship within the School, University, and within
  • Support the Director of Training and the Dean of Faculty in strategic planning, assessment, and evaluation of all customer training programs
  • Responsible for the accreditation of school courses and the certification of instructors
Qualifications for associate dean
  • Strong commitment toward diversity and equal opportunity
  • Articulates a compelling, inclusive vision for the future of research in nursing science
  • Supervises and evaluates research-oriented faculty
  • Facilitates faculty refinement of fundable and sustainable research programs
  • Assists faculty to form successful collaborative research groups that integrate and support individual programs of research
  • Builds strong intra-and-inter-professional relationships that enhance new and existing research linkages, including between research and teaching faculty, research faculty and clinical practices or hospitals, college and campus/CTSI research enterprises, and local and national researchers

Associate Dean Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of associate dean. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for associate dean
  • Directly supervise the Instructional Support Senior Manager, Manager of the Apprentice Program, and the Supervisor of Testing and Statistics
  • Serve as the lead for SAT
  • Provide direct input to the instructional process for analyzing, designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating instruction under the SAT blueprint
  • Responsible for standardizing and improving training products and recommending changes regarding curriculum development
  • Responsible for the professional development of instructors
  • Serve as a resource to individual faculty, assisting with classroom preparation, lesson plans, training plans and training materials
  • Support the Dean of Faculty in instructor performance reviews, promotion, instructor development and in the preparation of the annual training plan
  • Responsible for the annual faculty budget preparation for review and approval by the Director of Training
  • Advising the Dean of the Faculty on all financial activities
  • Interpreting financial information and managing data
Qualifications for associate dean
  • Integrates college and campus research resources in support of the college’s teaching mission, especially the PhD and DNP programs
  • Expands research partnerships with clinical partners
  • Demonstrates an entrepreneurial mindset to pursue diverse external funding sources in the expansion of the research mission
  • Directs the activities of the Center for Research and Nursing Scholarship (CRNS)
  • Coordinates staff requirements for implementing research of the College and insures that research-related physical assets and other property of the College are appropriately safeguarded and administered
  • Projects budget requirements, administers allocated budgets, and monitors the financial status of research

Associate Dean Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of associate dean. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for associate dean
  • Guides the campus nursing programs participation in quality monitoring processes, including program compliance with professional nursing standards and outcomes and state regulatory requirements
  • Participates in development, implementation, evaluation and revision of policies and practices related to the campus nursing education programs
  • Representing the ODOF to other offices on financial matters
  • Managing the budget and endowed funds of the ODOF
  • Providing forecasts on major budget elements
  • Working with academic departments and the Provost's office and Budget Office on financial matters
  • Student Life Office & Data Manager
  • SOM Financial Aid Counselor
  • Advisory College Mentors
  • Serve as an advocate for the needs and interests of medical students in informal and formal situations
Qualifications for associate dean
  • Commitment to a culture that nurtures diverse forms of inquiry and scholarship
  • Serves on committees for the College of Nursing, Anschutz Medical Campus, and University, to advocate for the success of research-focused faculty and the college’s research mission
  • Leads marketing and communication initiatives to promote the college’s research mission
  • Prepares reports as required by the College, the Anschutz Medical Center administration, and external agencies
  • Conducts or directs special projects as assigned
  • Earned PhD or EdD in health-related field

Associate Dean Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an associate dean. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for associate dean
  • Assist the dean in the management and leadership of the college by performing various assigned tasks and by representing the college at various committee meetings and functions
  • Assists the dean in the preparation, justification and allocation of departmental and college budgets
  • Assists the dean in determining the need for full- and part-time faculty and staff positions
  • Provides advice to the dean by remaining informed about the programmatic needs of the college’s academic departments
  • Monitors assessment and assurance of learning activities within the college to ensure completion of required activities
  • Works with the dean and department heads in maintaining relevant (e.g., SACS) accreditations (preparations of reports, analysis of data)
  • Works with the dean on matters of importance such as strategic planning, curriculum development, accreditation, and assessment and evaluation of programs and services
  • Monitors faculty workload and semester course offerings in terms of enrollment numbers, number of offerings, time of offerings, size of classes, and assists with the preparation of reports for the university administration
  • Works with department heads in building the schedule of classes to ensure efficient utilization of allocated resources
  • Provides leadership for maintaining the excellence and integrity of all CHSSA degree programs
Qualifications for associate dean
  • Experience managing large research programs and large and complex research grants
  • Extensive experience with federal funding agencies and regulatory compliance
  • Established program of research, with a progressive track record of external funding
  • Eligible for rank of Associate Professor
  • Established program of research, with significant federal funding including PI role on NIH R01
  • Eligible for rank of Professor

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