Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Thu Jan 17 2019 Job Description:
Budget Title: Assistant Dean (SL-5)
The Assistant Dean provides support in all areas related to the academic programs of the Watson School. Duties will be wide ranging, with specific responsibility for:
Assist in the creation and modification of academic programs, per processes established by the University, the State of New York, the New York State Education Department, and the Office of Professions; shepherd proposals through required channels
Monitor trends in engineering and computer science education and employment; conduct research to support the development of new academic offerings and program proposals; produce needs assessment and market analysis research in support of new academic initiatives; develop financial models in support of academic programs
Work with departments, Director of Advising, and Assistant Dean for Research & Graduate Studies to support the development of new domestic and international academic partnerships (e.g., articulation agreements & fast-track programs); work with partners to monitor the effectiveness of existing partnerships and coordinate joint activities; initiate renewal documents
Develop and oversee procedures for collecting, publishing and maintaining accurate academic information, including the college catalog
Assist advising office and academic units with undergraduate enrollment plans
Work with departments and units to resolve staffing and scheduling issues related to the class and final exam schedules
Support the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Administration in the School's curricular planning process to ensure adequate, consistent and efficient use of instructional resources across departments
Work with departments to ensure compliance with university scheduling rules
Assist with the Watson School's assessment and evaluation activities to support program and university accreditation (ABET and Middle States)
Guide and support assessment efforts by non-academic units
Develop and support initiatives to increase retention and graduation rates
Prepare external engineering surveys
Oversee the Student Opinion of Teaching survey; compile and distribute reports
Prepare documents in support of ABET accreditation
Support the Watson School's implementation of the university's academic honesty code
Serve on appropriate school and university committees
Master's degree (or higher) in a quantitative discipline
3 plus years of experience in higher education administration
Academic or professional background in academic assessment and evaluation, and demonstrated commitment to metrics-based management
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity
Ability to work collegially with a diverse community and all constituents
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Available to attend evening/weekend programs and events as needed
Available to travel internationally and domestically as needed
PhD in a quantitative discipline
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
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