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Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Student Success (#4929)

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Position Details

Posting Detail Information

Position # 00004929
Position Title Dean, Associate
Working Position Title Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Student Success (#4929)
Posting Type SPS
FTE 1.00
Representation Non-Union
Primary Function

As the academic leader for all degree programs within the College of Business, the Associate Dean is responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive plan for the promotion of best practices for student success, and fostering programmatic and co-curricular innovations aligned with our mission. As part of our senior leadership team, the Associate Dean provides strategic direction in the areas of student recruitment, program implementation, student & industry engagement, and program assessment, and works closely with College, University and community leaders to meet the dynamic needs of our diverse population.

Duties and Responsibilities (generally)

Curricular & Co-Curricular Innovation

Relationships & Partnerships


Student Grievances

Minimum Required Qualifications for this position

Candidates must have a terminal degree in business, or a related field, with an academic record commensurate with an appointment at the level of associate or full professor (with tenure); a demonstrable record of accomplishment in a leadership role in higher education; a commitment to teaching, research, and student success; and the ability to fully engage on a leadership team that values collaboration, innovation, and commitment to excellence.

Education and Experience Preferred
Working Hours NA
Hiring rate/range Commensurate with experience and education
Posting Date 10/19/2017
Closing Date
Priority Review Date 11/15/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
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Physical Demands
EEO Statement

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Is Background Check Required Yes
Visa Policy

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accomodation

To request a reasonable accommodation please contact Human Resource Services at 815.753.6000. For more information about requesting an ADA accommodation view Employment and Accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act policy.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this vacancy?
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  2. If other, please indicate where you learned about this vacancy

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts (unofficial with official required at hire)
Optional Documents