This Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Faculty Affairs is a 12-month position that concurrently carries the rank of professor or associate professor. The Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Faculty Affairs will work both collaboratively and independently while reporting to the Dean. She/He will have leadership experience and demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple projects effectively and efficiently. She/He must be able to handle confidential information in the strictest manner, and effectively work with a diverse population of students and faculty. The successful candidate must demonstrate energy, genuine interest, and commitment to improving academic achievement of both faculty and students in the College. The candidate will be expected to teach at least one to two courses per year. As determined by the Dean, the primary responsibilities for this position include administrative duties that support the Dean's Office in its efforts to position the College for successful implementation of its strategic plan as related to academics, research and development success goals and objectives—including assessment/creation of new CAHSS graduate degree programs and certificates; maintaining faculty requirements for teaching, research and service; oversight of College's faculty research endeavors, graduate research efforts, and graduate student development and mentoring initiatives; liaising with the University's Division of Research and Economic Development (DORED) and other state/non-state research agencies to determine viable research RFPs; and assist/guide CAHSS departmental efforts regarding research proposal development, submittal and reporting. In concert with individual CAHSS departmental leadership, the position's additional duties include development of innovative strategies to increase graduate student enrollment and retention, expand faculty/student participation in scholarly research/activity, such as conference presentations, publishing, etc.; and, in conjunction with selected CAHSS Dean's Office personnel, management of financial resources—University, state, government & private—allocated for graduate student programs and research development. Under the direction of the Dean, other duties include administration of the College's standing committees; leading promotion and tenure development workshops; and overseeing faculty development efforts.
Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, engaging in University/College-wide accreditation and assessment procedures; service to the department, College and University as needed; and conducting scholarly activities and any/all other activities required for tenure and promotion.
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The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) enrolls more than 1,950 students and has more than 130 faculty members. CAHSS houses the Departments of Criminal Justice, English, History and Political Science, Journalism and Mass Communication, Liberal Studies, and Visual and Performing Arts. The CAHSS Dean’s Office has administrative oversight/responsibility for the six academic units and affiliated programs of the College, as well as for its faculty & staff.
With an award-winning faculty, intensive research programs, and community-focused initiatives, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is the nation's largest historically black university with an enrollment of more than 12,500 students. NC A&T is an 1890 land-grant, doctoral higher research institution and one of 17 constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina System.
NC A&T has ranked third in the University of North Carolina System in sponsored research funding for more than a decade. The university is a leading producer of change agents and global leaders for the careers of today and tomorrow in disciplines of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), business, and the arts and humanities. NC A&T offers degree programs at the baccalaureate, master's and doctoral levels.
Internal job number: 001008
Ph.D. in a discipline/area of specialization suitable for a tenure-track appointment in one of the College's departments and at least ten years' experience in higher education, with requisite administrative/leadership responsibility.
The candidate should have experience in building and managing complex academic programs, design and assessment, exceptional interpersonal skills, and have a successful record of scholarly achievement and research/grantsmanship in his/her area of specialization. Additionally, the candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills and should be able to interface with students, faculty, and administrative offices of the University as well as proven skills for developing collaborative relationships with government, industry, foundations and other university partners. The candidate should be able to work independently and be able to be a successful team member in the diverse setting that the College offers.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!