Advertised Summary Job Description: The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs plays a critical role in promoting and maintaining the academic excellence of the School. Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean for Research and Academic Affairs and serving as an integral part of the senior leadership team, the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (ADAA) ensures the high academic quality of the residential and online Masters in Social Work (MSW) programs. The ADAA provides leadership, oversight, planning, development, implementation, evaluation and coordination of all aspects of the MSW program. Current priorities of the ADAA include ensuring that faculty are informed of the most recent developments and innovations in social work practice education and integrating an anti-oppressive approach to social work practice throughout the curriculum. The ADAA will provide oversight of five departments: Field Education, Academic Advising, Writing Center, Faculty Development and Support, and Institutional Research and Evaluation
General Minimum Qualifications: Master's in Social Work or related fields. 8 to 10 years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: *Excellent leadership and planning skills Ability to work collaboratively Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills A management style that is collegial and consultative Demonstrated commitment to share governance Experience with developing and implementing policies and decisions. Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to successfully set priorities, analyze data, and to think systematically from both a detailed and a strategic perspective Knowledge in an anti-oppressive framework for social work practice Demonstrated ability to engage organizational stakeholders toward the goals of an anti-oppressive social work practice
Preferred Qualifications: * Doctorate in Social Work or related fields * A strong record of executive-level administrative experience in higher education Experience working with social work faculty, students and administrators
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_167077
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