Associate Dean, Student Advising - College of Arts and Science

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: New York City, NEW YORK
Job Type: FullTime

The College of Arts and Science (CAS) is seeking a talented Associate Dean of Student Advising. The Associate Dean, Student Advising is responsible for spearheading all advising activities and related services provided by the CAS Office of Student Advising. The Associate Dean directs a staff of 20 plus Assistant Deans, Directors, Assistant Directors, and Advisors, who provide academic advising support and career counseling to 8,000 plus undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Science annually. The Associate Dean will have a high degree of understanding and the ability to interpret the academic policies that guide students to degree completion. The Associate Dean also directs all programs and services that promote student retention and success in the College curriculum and serves as a liaison and subject matter expert to academic departments for specialty advising, as needed. The Associate Dean will liaise with University offices and advising deans to manage cross school collaborations, student success and retention best practices. This position will chair and sit on academic and curricular committees, as needed, to represent and provide expertise on advising and student support policies and their implementation. The Assistant Dean will interact with a wide range of higher level administrators and Deans across the University, including advocating on behalf of students with academic requirement issues and/or those individuals who have self- identified disabilities. The Associate Dean will manage and provide mentorship and development opportunities to the team of Assistant Deans, Directors, Assistant Directors, and Advisors who work in CAS student advising.

Required Education:
Doctoral Degree
Required Experience:
7+ years experience in academic administration.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Confidentiality; diplomacy and tact; an ability to be fair, yet firm; patience for student and faculty frustration and hostility; ability to make decisions under pressure consistently and yet individualized; accuracy; attention to detail.

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