Associate Dean of the College
|Reports To:||Vice Provost for Academic Affairs|
|FLSA Status:||Exempt– Fulltime|
|Schedule Variation:||12 months of year – 40 regular scheduled hours per week|
|Benefits Eligibility:||Full Benefits|
|Prepared By:||Department of Human Resources|
|Approved Date:||September 2013|
The Associate Dean is the key academic affairs leadership position overseeing the college’s academic support initiatives, first-year advising and student academic exemption requests. The Associate Dean has primary responsibility for providing on-going support of students’ academic progress
- Addresses the mission and goals of the College by promoting the College’s academic support programs, managing a cohesive student academic development program that enhance the educational experience of students and promoting a sense of community among a diverse student body, faculty, administration and staff.
- Promotes a student-centered philosophy that aids in retention and helps our students develop into leaders in the 21st Century.
- Manages the Student Resource Center.
- Supervises the operations of the Library.
- Manages semester course scheduling.
- Coordinates all new-student advising with faculty advisors, the Director of Admission, the Director of Re-Enrollment and the Director of Student Life.
- Works with the Director of Re-Enrollment to assess the academic performance of students, especially those on probation or provisional admits.
- Participates in weekly Crisis Intervention Team meetings.
- Manages academic policy exception requests from students.
- Serve as Provost's representative on selected faculty and institutional committees.
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Provost.
Director of the Library.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and must be able to understand College programs, policies, and procedures. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
- Bachelor’s degree and 5 years or Advanced degree and 3 years of related experience in higher education or closely related area
- Senior administrative experience equivalent to the level of department chair or above
- Demonstrated knowledge of student development and best practices in academic support and advising
- Supervisory and interpersonal skills.
- Significant problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Educational and/or work experience at a selective, private, residential liberal arts college.
- Ph.D. degree
Please send cover letter and resume to:
Director of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, LA 71104
Candidates are invited to visit the College’s website at www.centenary.edu/jobs.
Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.
Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational experience where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College’s diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE