Job Title: Assistant or Associate Dean
Location: Americus, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 228223
About Us Georgia Southwestern State University - *a four-year institution* - cultivates excellence in learning and teaching that encourages intellectual, personal, and social growth for students, faculty, staff, and the community. Georgia Southwestern State University is a comprehensive state university within the University System of Georgia that offers a full range of bachelor degree programs, along with selected master's and specialist degree programs.
Georgia Southwestern is committed to serving the needs of its developing region with educational programs for high school, for professional and technical graduates; post-graduate professional training; research and business services; and cultural enrichment. Through its national and international affiliations, the University links Southwest Georgia with the global economy and actively fosters a greater understanding of international business and culture.
Job Summary The College of Education (COE) at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is seeking a full time, 10 month, Assistant or Associate Dean. The Assistant or Associate Dean, who reports directly to the dean of the college, works in collaboration with the faculty, Clinical Director, and Assessment Director to meet the mission, strategic goals, and standards of accrediting bodies.
* Provides leadership in planning and implementing College of Education programs. (50%)*Advise and assist with curriculum planning and evaluation functions.Coordinates course offering and faculty schedules.Assist in developing and improving college policies, procedures, rules, etc.Conducts annual faculty performance evaluations.Conducts faculty teaching observationsSupports and mentors faculty and oversees the development of faculty goals and professional learning plansCoordinates graduate education programsAdvises graduate education students, as assignedManages graduate education programs in order to increase enrollmentReviews and attempts to resolve students' academic grievances
*Performs teaching and research. (25%)*Conducts scholarly research for publication and/or presentation.Teaches courses in academic discipline.
*Assists in managing other School activities. (15%)*Maintains relationships with other university Colleges and departments.Represents the College at the state, national, and international level, when the Dean is not available.Provides information to the public about programs and services.
[Performs ]()*a variety of related duties. (10%)*Required Qualifications
Doctoral degree in a course of study related to the occupational field required.More than five years of related experience required.Preferred Qualifications Experience in K-12 schools; demonstrated leadership skills; and ability to interact with diverse students and faculty.
Required Documents to Attach Please attach a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and contact information for three references.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Knowledge of program accreditation requirements.Knowledge of program assessment and strategic planning strategies.Knowledge of budget development and management principles.Knowledge of college program requirements.Knowledge of classroom practices, teaching methodologies, assessment systems, and educational technology.Knowledge of faculty recruitment and hiring strategies.Skill in the delegation of responsibility and authority.Skill to make timely decisions.Skill in the operation of computers and job-related software programs.Skill in decision making and problem solving.Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.Skill in oral and written communication.Conditions of Employment Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating eligibility for employment with Georgia Southwestern State University, as determined by Georgia Southwestern State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.
Equal Employment Opportunity Georgia Southwestern State University is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the University takes affirmative action to preclude discrimination in recruiting, transferring, training and terminating of employees because of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, veterans status, disability or any other reason in accordance with applicable state and federal statutes, executive orders and other regulations which prohibit discriminatory employment practices.