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Position: Associate Dean - School of Business

Grade Department Position type: Position Number
54 2FC – Department not found Full-time A98029

Position Summary:

Assists the Dean in all aspects of the administration of the Woodbury School of Business with specific duties related to operational aspects of the policy administration, faculty development, hiring, accreditation, and strategic planning. Acts on behalf of the Dean in the Dean's absence on matters related to the School of Business and its programs.

Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
  • Oversees all facets of the daily operations of the organizational unit, ensuring compliance with the University, state and federal laws, policies and regulations.
  • Oversees faculty development efforts within the school and assists in faculty hiring including training and assistance of search committees.
  • Oversees accreditation and program review within the school.
  • Oversees training of the rank, tenure and promotion (RTP) committee and completion of tenure and promotion documents.
  • Supervises personnel associated with the organizational responsibilities of this position; handles hiring, training, performance evaluation, work allocation, and problem solving; makes independent judgments regarding delegation and execution of duties within these units/programs.
  • Represents the organization at various community and/or business meetings, committees, and task forces; promotes existing and new programs and/or policies.
  • Assists with the development of plan, budget and accountability (PBA) requests and reports.
  • Oversees undergraduate research, development initiatives, and selected programs.
  • Assists department chairs in planning and development of new programs and completion of the R401 proposals.
  • Provides administrative support and counsel of the Dean.
  • Acts on the behalf of the Dean in the Dean's absence on matters related to the school and its programs.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • None

Special Requirements of the Position:
  • None  


Graduation from accredited institution with a PhD, and three years of experience related to the essential duties, and have tenure rank  as of associate professor.

  • Knowledge of university and/or public auditing policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques of administration, supervision and personal practices.
  • Knowledge of human resources concepts, practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Ability to plan, implements, and administers financial information and control systems.
  • Ability to negotiate and manage contractual arrangements.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Ability to identify and implement creative revenue-generation plans, programs, and initiatives.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.
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