The Assistant Dean manages the overall daily business operations of the College of Liberal Arts. This position serves as the CLA liaison to administrative units at Hamline University. As a member of the leadership team of the School, the Assistant Dean assists the dean and associate deans in strategic planning and decision-making; fiscal planning, management of the budget and allocation of resources; facilitating staff meetings and ongoing staff development, and operational development and implementation of services, activities, policies, and procedures.
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university
Seven years professional financial, budgetary, and analytical experience.
Five years professional experience in a leadership or supervisory role.
Five years professional experience in a role which included short and long term strategic planning responsibilities.
Excellent communication skills; professional manner, and strong interpersonal skills.
Excellent organizational skills; ability to organize and manage multiple projects and tasks and work under deadlines.
Ability to strategically identify activities and tasks that will further the school's goals, obtain support, and complete the activity in a timely manner.
Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
Ability to coach, provide feedback and guide staff and students.
Ability to develop and manage a significant budget.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
Proficiency in data management and report writing systems (e.g. Banner, Crystal, etc.).
Creativity and innovation in teaching and learning are the hallmark of Hamline University, home to more than 5,000 undergraduate, graduate, and law students. At Hamline, students collaborate with professors invested in their success. They are challenged in and out of the classroom to create and apply knowledge in local and global contexts, while cultivating an ethic of civic responsibility, social... justice, and inclusive leadership and service. Hamline is the top-ranked university of its class in Minnesota, according to U.S.News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges". Founded in 1854, Hamline also is Minnesotas first university and among the first coeducational institutions in the nation. Located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Hamline is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers courses and degree programs in Saint Paul and Minneapolis.