This position oversees the Office of Student Success and Educator Engagement in the College of Education. This Office utilizes an integrated approach to the delivery of academic support and professional engagement services that supports the institution's commitment to ensure undergraduate education candidates develop the skills and self-actualization necessary to succeed in their educational journeys. This is a full-time 12-month administrative position reporting to the dean of the College of Education.
The primary responsibilities for the Associate Dean for Student Success and Educator Engagement are: (1) to plan, implement, and assess aggressive recruitment strategies for high school and community college students who are prospective undergraduate candidates for degree programs in the College, (2) to improve undergraduate student success and retention by directly overseeing the integration, enhancement, and strengthening of academic support services, (3) to facilitate the identification, recruitment, and selection of undergraduate candidates for appropriate College-level scholarships, awards, and citations, (4) to provide leadership on the integration, assessment, and evaluation of edTPA into the educator preparation programs as well as oversee the coordination of early field and clinical practice placements in P-12 public schools or other pertinent businesses or agencies, and (5) to cultivate partnerships with P-12 public schools, private schools, charter schools, institutions of higher education, non-profit organizations, and professional agencies to provide professional development opportunities for undergraduate candidates such as study abroad, domestic exchanges, speakers series, and professional conferences or workshops.
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The vision of the College of Education is to become a recognized national leader in the advancement of research and practice on equity, access, and advocacy through the preparation of scholars, practitioners, and innovators. Faculty in the College strive to prepare educational and human service leaders who create, use, and share knowledge in local, state, national, and global communities. Faculty instill in candidates a lifelong passion for public service while emphasizing the importance of collaboration with key stakeholders. The College consists of four academic units. This position is housed in the Office of Student Success and Educator Engagement, which is responsible for providing direct supplemental services focused on recruitment, retention, student success, and undergraduate candidate professional development.
Internal job number: 000758
This position requires an earned doctorate in an education discipline (e.g., Curriculum and Teaching, Counseling, Educational Leadership, Higher Education Administration) or a closely related discipline. The candidate must have demonstrated experience as a researcher having attained tenure and promotion at a research-intensive four-year institution of higher education. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to publish in top-tiered peer-reviewed journals with high impact factors, procure extramural funding to support one’s research agenda, and engage external stakeholders (i.e., school districts, business partners, community colleges, non-profit organizations) in mutually beneficial partnership activities.
The ideal candidate will be eligible to be tenured at the rank of full or associate professor. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated competence in the following areas: (1) advising students in higher education for at least five years, (2) successfully coordinating degree programs or student success-related initiatives, (3) ability to develop, implement, and evaluate plans, (4) data collection, data analysis, and report writing for public dissemination and accreditation agencies, (5) experience teaching in a university setting highly desirable, and (6) excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication, analytical, and organizational skills.
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