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Associate Dean for Educational Experience

Posted: 06/05/2022

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Job no: 500390
Department: Farmer School of Business
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Administration
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Associate Dean for Educational Experience
Salary/Grade: Salary

Job Summary:
Associate Dean for Educational Excellence to lead and champion all areas of new revenue growth, curricular innovation, accreditation and assessment for the Farmer School of Business (FSB). This includes all activities involving the creation, maintenance, revision, or deletion of curriculum, courses, sequence of courses and programs of study offered by or within the FSB, all managerial activities related to that curriculum, including periodic assessments, required reporting and accreditation requirements. The Associate Dean for Educational Excellence works closely with the Associate Dean for Faculty Excellence and reports directly to the Dean of the FSB. In addition to working closely with the Associate Dean for Faculty Excellence, the Associate Dean for Educational Excellence is expected to work collaboratively with all other members of the dean’s staff to develop strategy and implement divisional policies.

Duties/Physical Demands:
The duties will include and are not limited to:
Curricular and Co-Curricular Innovation, Implementation and Management:

  • Advocates for and supports the development of innovative curriculum and programs, and ensures that curriculum is up-to-date and business aligned;
  • Creates and nurtures a culture of curricular innovation at the FSB;
  • Identifies new sources of revenue for the FSB;
  • Works with the dean, department chairs, faculty and the Undergraduate and Graduate Studies Committees on curriculum and program development at both the undergraduate and graduate levels;
  • Leads the development of workplace competencies across the curriculum for our students;
  • Working with the Associate Dean for Faculty Excellence to support areas of faculty professional development, Examples include, but are not limited to: The development of alternative delivery formats (e.g., off-campus, on-line, hybrid, and time-shifted courses), Curriculum related to DEIB and Social Impact, Keeping up to date with practice to ensure curriculum is business aligned, Leads faculty in development, implementation and evaluation of co-curricular and engagement experiences (e.g., experiential learning, new global programs, badges, certificates, etc.);
  • Leads all program reviews on behalf of the FSB including setting goals, developing strategies, and monitoring revenue and expenses associated with programs and any university-related program review initiatives, i.e. APEIP;
  • Executes the design, collection and maintenance of the FSB Assurance of Learning program for AACSB and University accreditation;
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of an “accreditation dashboard” that provides an annual report of key metrics, especially those required for accreditation;
  • Works with the University Accreditation Steering Committee on FSB compliance with the Higher Learning Commission;
  • Works with advising and student services to support recruitment, advising and retention activities;
  • Oversees grade changes;
  • Serves as a resource when resolving faculty and/or student issues related to courses and programs;
  • Reviews and resolves curricular and programmatic issues across the divisions that impact the FSB.

Graduate Programs:

  • Works with the Director of the FSB Global Studies Program on the administration of these initiatives; Works with the Director of the PMBA Program and the Director of FSB Graduate Studies on the administration of these programs

Other Key Relationships:

  • While the department chairs report to the Associate Dean for Faculty Excellence, the Associate Dean for Educational Excellence needs to work closely with the Associate Dean for Faculty Excellence and chairs in order to lead curriculum innovation and identify new sources of revenue growth; Works with the Director of the Howe Writing Initiative on advancing the mission of the Howe Writing Center; Liaises with and supports the Office of Academic Integrity on behalf of the FSB; Along with the Associate Dean for Faculty Excellence, serves as Dean’s liaison to the FSB and committees as appropriate to area of responsibility; Serves as the FSB representative to various university committees, work groups, etc. as needed; Represents the division as needed at FSB, university, and external relations events; Supervisory Responsibilities: Director of Assessment, Director of FSB Graduate Studies, Director of Business Honors Program, Director of PRIME, Director of FSB Global Studies, Facilities

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Required: PhD in a discipline within one of the school’s seven departments: Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems and Analytics, Marketing or Management; current tenured appointment at the FSB; record of teaching, research, and service that qualifies the candidate to be a tenured, full professor in the College. The successful candidate will possess strong leadership, organizational, collaboration and mentorship skills and be able to demonstrate a productive commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion across all areas of responsibility.
  • Position not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Considerations may be given to candidates with formal administrative experience; demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; democratic/collaborative leadership skills; effective communication, organizational, and mentorship skills; Awareness of the role of intersectionality, positionality, and an ability to critically reflect on one’s work.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter and curriculum vitae. Inquiries may be directed to Lisa Raatz at 

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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of candidates begins June 13, 2022 and continues until the position is filled.

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Advertised: 06 Jun 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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