Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Columbia, SOUTH CAROLINA

Posting Summary

Posting Number FAC00100PO19
Advertised Title Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs
Campus Salkehatchie
College/Division USC Salkehatchie College/Division
Department USC Salkehatchie Palmetto College
Advertised Salary Range Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per Week 40
Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 12 months
Work County Colleton
Tenure Information Tenure-Track/Tenured
Job Search Category Administrative

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs is responsible for the strategic and long-term planning for all aspects of academic and student affairs for USC Salkehatchie with two campuses located in Walterboro and Allendale, South Carolina. Responsible for the oversight of all academic programs, including assessment and evaluation of the curriculum. Provides leadership to the faculty and manages the processes through which teaching is conducted and evaluated. Administers all aspects of Student Affairs to include creating a robust student life strategy specific to the students needs.

The Associate Dean will teach two classes per academic year.

Must be willing to work at either campus as needed.

Required Education and Experience

-Earned doctorate from an accredited university.
-Substantial record of progressively responsible leadership that includes high-level administrative or managerial experience, collaborative success, advanced knowledge of and experience in higher education processes and policies and procedures.
-Achievement in the criteria required for a faculty appointment with tenure and rank.
-Experience with accreditation agencies/bodies.
-Evidence of success with student enrollment growth and management.
-Proven ability to develop and foster good relationships with both internal campus stakeholders as well as external audiences such as local, state, and national agencies.
-Promote a collegial, inclusive, and constructive environment based on open communication, positive team building, and effective management of relationships

Preferred Qualifications

-Experience with developing, coordinating, and delivering distance education programs.
-Experience with high school dual enrollment programs.
-Experience with student learning and/or academic program assessment.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 01/02/2020
Job Open Date 09/10/2019
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Applicants must complete an application, upload a cover letter that specifically addresses the applicant’s qualifications, provide a curriculum vita, and share graduate transcripts online. Applicants must also provide contact information, to include an email address, for a minimum of three professional references.

Graduate transcripts should be uploaded as Other Supporting Documents.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2019. Position will remain open until filled.

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