Posting Number PG191274EP
Internal Recruitment No
Working Title Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Anticipated Hiring Range Salary commensurate with experience and education
Work Schedule Varies
Job Location Raleigh, NC
Department College of Humanities and Social Sciences
About the Department
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is one of the three largest
colleges at NC State University in terms of student headcount. The mission of
the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is to serve the residents of
North Carolina and meet the challenges of the 21st century by educating our
students to be future leaders and responsible citizens with a distinctive
willingness to engage in the life of their communities, their state, and their
Our college offers baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees in a wide
range of traditional and professional disciplines; it serves business,
industry, government, public education, and individual citizens of the state
through teaching, research, and engagement. These programs are carried out in
ten academic units. Each functional area is funded by combinations of state
appropriations, public and private contracts and grants, miscellaneous gifts
and receipts, and sales and service receipts. Currently, the college employs
225 tenured/tenure track faculty, 239 professional track faculty, 97 staff,
and 383 graduate teaching and research assistants. The college has (for FY
‘21) 103 endowments with a total market value of $11.8M and private
fundraising $2.4M. Annual expenditures exceed $65 million. The college's
research is supported by an average of $6.4 million in annual grant and
The data for academic programs and students include:
Six B.S., 47 B.A., one Bachelor of Social Work, 14 Master's, 5 Ph.D.
programs, and four graduate certificate programs.
More than 4,500 college students, including double majors; about 81%
undergraduates and 19% graduate students.
Every NC State undergraduate student takes general education classes in
the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
The college graduates more undergrads each year than any other NC State
The college offers three dual-degree programs with other colleges at NC State.
Essential Job Duties
The Associate Dean of Academic Affairs is expected to advance the best
interests of the college's intellectual community, to facilitate rigorous
discipline-based and interdisciplinary academic initiatives, and to promote
excellence in teaching and learning that contributes to the academic success,
professional advancement, and personal development of undergraduate and
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are important university and college values
and goals. H&SS seeks candidates who will contribute to the diversity and
inclusiveness of our academic community through demonstrated excellence and/or
participation in diversity-related activities. We are particularly interested
in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse
backgrounds and/or a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher
education for students from underrepresented groups.
In its commitment to diversity and equity, NC State seeks applications from
women, minorities, and persons with disabilities, and we welcome all persons
without regard to sexual orientation and genetic information.
The general scope of duties includes:
Directing the development and administration of undergraduate and graduate
policies, procedures, and curricula
Overseeing graduate and undergraduate recruitment, retention, and
Overseeing undergraduate and graduate program enrollment and assessment
Supervising academic affairs personnel
Representing H&SS graduate and undergraduate academic affairs across the
Overseeing graduate operations in the college, including graduate student
support programs, graduate student funding and graduate student completion
Directing accreditation and, when applicable, external reviews of H&SS
Overseeing the development of international, interdisciplinary, dual
degree, and distance education programs
Serving on the University Associate Deans Council, Graduate Operations
Council, Administrative Board of the Graduate School, and academic
affairs-related ad hoc or special committees, and relevant
Partnering as appropriate with other colleges and associate deans to
develop and manage student success initiatives (e.g., GEP, intra-campus
transfer, advising, mentoring, etc.
Collaborating with the dean and the college leadership to develop
strategic goals and necessary resources to support faculty excellence
Developing guidelines, programming, and recognition programs to facilitate
Providing guidance for faculty development, mentoring, retention,
promotion, and tenure
Developing programming and governance guidelines in conjunction with the
Senior Vice Provost of Faculty and Academic Affairs, Dean, and other
relevant constituents that promote faculty excellence
Directing assessment and accreditation of College programs and the
development of international, interdisciplinary, dual degree, and Distance
Coordinating undergraduate and graduate enrollment management, new student
orientation, advising, student retention, college diversity initiatives,
honors and scholarships programs.
Serving on the University Associate Deans Council, Graduate Operations
Council, Advisory Board of the Graduate School, academic affairs-related
ad hoc or special committees, and relevant College and University Awards
Supervising Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, Director of Masters of
Liberal Arts Studies, Director of Student Recruitment and Retention,
Student Diversity Coordinator, and Assistant Dean for Interdisciplinary
Studies and International Programs.
Serving as acting dean, participating in the college leadership team,
representing the college at university and public functions as needed.
Minimum Education and Experience
A Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree, and faculty rank of tenured Associate
Other Required Qualifications
Evidence of successful leadership in educational settings
Superior communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate/graduate education and/or faculty
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism
Preferred rank of Full Professor
Required License(s) or Certification(s)
Valid NC Driver's License required No
Commercial Driver's License required No
Job Open Date 10/08/2021
Anticipated Close Date Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
In addition to your application, please submit the following:
List of references and their contact information
Cover Letter of interest/statement of purpose
The H&SS Associate Dean of Academic & Faculty Affairs plays a central role
in the intellectual community through advancing undergraduate and graduate
programs; promoting disciplinary and interdisciplinary scholarship and
teaching; and supporting diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in
the college. In 2-3 pages, share your leadership vision and strategic
priorities for academic and faculty affairs. Be sure that you discuss how
your experiences have prepared you to fulfill this vision and these
strategic priorities (other document 1).
The nomination committee will review applications starting November 1 and the
position will remain open until the position is filled.
Position Number 00000737
Position Type SAAO Tier II
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.00
Appointment 12 Month Recurring
Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather
Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Non Mandatory - Emergency Event
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Department ID 160101 - College Of Humanities & Soc SC
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age,
sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a
disability, or status as a protected veteran.
If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact
Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals
with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the
application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks.
Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must
be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive
NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all
employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons
hired to work in the United States.
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How did you learn of this opportunity?
NCSU Executive Search Services
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Application Materials Required
Contact Information for References
Other Document (1)