The Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs has senior management responsible for all undergraduate degree programs and student services delivery in the Kogod School of Business. This includes program development; managing and ensuring quality of the entire academic advising function; and integrating the various elements of the academic experience (i.e. curricula, co-curricular programming, career development, and international learning programs.) The Assistant Dean ensures that each of the components of the undergraduate academic experience are consistent, complementary, and of high quality. The majority of job functions are performed without direct supervision.
This position collaborates and communicates extensively with University Honors Program, University Registrar, University OneStop Center, General Education Office, Campus Life, KSB marketing office, Kogod Center for Career Development, Development and Alumni Relations, Admissions, and KLAB.
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Relevant Master's degree in business administration, management, or higher education.
5-7 years of progressively responsible work in academic affairs
Demonstrated experience in supervising a diverse staff and managing for performance and quality in a service-oriented environment
Excellent attention to detail with strong ability to prioritize and multi-task in a dynamic and high pressure environment
Outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal communication; problem solving; diplomacy; and leadership skills
Proven ability to use technology to analyze data, manage projects, and facilitate decision-making
Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and develop productive working relationships with multiple constituencies (students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents)
Strong familiarity with an academic environment including the organizational and governance structure of major colleges and universities
Previous experience in the private sector and exposure to different industries strongly desired
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
A global outlook, practical idealism, and a passion for public service define American University. American University is a private doctoral institution situated in a residential neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C. Our academic strengths are grounded in social responsibility and a commitment to cultural and intellectual diversity.