Major Duties: The position will serve as an academic services leader and administrator with knowledge of higher education policy, practices and reform. The appointment is 24 months in duration. The Associate Dean for Academic Services will share the general administrative and leadership responsibilities in a large and comprehensive College of Education and Human Development with the Dean, the Associate Dean/Director of Teacher Education, and six department chairs. Responsibilities specific to this position will involve on- and off-campus programs and will include: - Supervises, monitors, and evaluates CEHD research and grant programs, and serve as a liaison with OVPR.- Serves as CEHD dean's office liaison in the CEHD-WMU curriculum process.- Reviews and approves/disapproves applications for graduate faculty status.- Provides administrative oversight in undergraduate and graduate curriculum development and evaluation processes.- Supervises college technology, advising, student success and marketing.- Serves as a liaison between College of Education and Human Development and Extended University Programs.- Coordinates recruitment and other student success-related initiatives within College of Education and Human Development.- Other assignments as needed and assigned by the dean.
Minimum Qualifications: - Demonstrated an understanding of academic data and the ability to use data in making decisions. -Demonstrate the ability of supporting faculty in doing research and seeking external funding.- Currently hold a rank of associate professor or above.
Internal Number: 352_56692
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.