The overall responsibilities of the Assistant Dean for Administration are to assist the Dean, the Associate Dean and faculty of the School of Business in these primary areas: assessment and accreditation activities, and special projects as assigned.
The Assistant Dean liaises with Admissions, IR, OIT, Financial Aid, Marketing and Communications, CCAP and other offices across campus.
1. Required Duties related to Accreditation-The Assistant Dean shall be responsible for maintaining all records required for maintenance of accreditation with AACSB International and Middle States or as required by the administration of St. John Fisher College. The Assistant Dean shall also recommend software and practices that create efficiencies in meeting required documentation and reporting requirements. The Assistant Dean supports the School of Business standing committees with any data requests, such as the Research and Publications committee, which may request faculty publications data annually and for AACSB purposes. The Assistant Dean works with chairs and faculty to provide software training and assure that faculty files and evaluations are updated. The Assistant Dean will write and submit all necessary reports required for maintenance of accreditation. (AACSB & Middle-States). The Assistant Dean completes all major surveys required by AACSB including the BSQ, Employment Survey and the Finance Module, in addition to the US News surveys and other required surveys.
2. Required Duties related to Assessment
a. The Assistant Dean shall be responsible for creating, maintaining, and generating reports required for assessment purposes. Included would be documentation required for both AACSB International and Middle-States.
b. The Assistant Dean serves as a liaison with the other schools assessment officers, working with them to assure college-wide consistency and implementation of best practices.
c. The Assistant Dean shall create periodic reports that will ensure that an appropriate plan is in place to meet assessment accreditation requirements. The Assistant Dean will educate faculty and other campus constituencies on the AACSB 2020 Guiding Principles and Standards.
3. The Assistant Dean supports data and reporting needs for the School related to NYSED and new program proposals.
4. The Assistant Dean is the primary contact with Admissions for Open Houses and new student/transfer orientations.
5. The Assistant Dean provides support for awards and events. This includes working with the Chairs and Faculty on the selection process and event planning.
6. The Assistant Dean provides oversight to the marketing/communications/social media efforts for the School in collaboration with Marketing and Communications and the Assistant to the Dean.
8. The Assistant Dean supports department chairs in managing course scheduling and advising.
9. The Assistant Dean supports and serves as liaison to the Dean's Student Advisory Council and student clubs.
10. Other Duties as assigned.
Education / Experience:
Applicants must have a master's degree and relevant assessment experience as well as demonstrated evidence of working effectively with faculty. Candidates may apply for faculty status and rank if they have a terminal degree.
Competencies / Skills:
Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills, a record demonstrating capability in making presentations and proven ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups.
Physical and Mental Demands:
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
· Ability to think through clearly amid changing priorities and circumstances.
· Maintain professional attitude and demeanor in difficult situations.
· Ability to multitask in a very busy work environment.
· Exercise sound judgment.
· Maintain high level of confidentiality.
35 hours per week
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St. John Fisher College is an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher education. The College emphasizes liberal learning for students in traditional academic disciplines, as well as for those in more directly career-oriented fields. We are committed to enriching the work, teaching and life experiences for all faculty and staff, in support of the College’s mission. Human Resources is dedicated to providing high quality service with a true sense of personal value for all faculty, staff and their families and consistently meeting or exceeding expectations in all human capital disciplines. Mission: St. John Fisher College is a collaborative community dedicated to teaching, learning, and scholarship in a student-centered educational environment. The College is guided by its liberal arts tradition and its Catholic heritage, as expressed in the motto of its founders, the Basilian Fathers: “teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge.” Fisher engages individuals in lives of intellectual inquiry, professional integrity, and civic responsibility, where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced.