For an internal search, the University of Florida invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs within the Graduate School. The Graduate School seeks an individual with demonstrated experience in academic administration and graduate education, an understanding of issues facing graduate education today, and a strong record of research, teaching, and service. The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs reports to the Associate Vice President and Dean of the Graduate School for the coordination of graduate education with all colleges and graduate degree programs, graduate students, and the overall operations of the Graduate School. Responsibilities include promoting graduate education with all administrative units tied to graduate programs, university committees, the Faculty Senate, Graduate Council, graduate student organizations, and central administration. The person holding this position will chair the Graduate Curriculum Committee and will fill in for the Dean as needed at campus, local, state, national and international meetings. The Associate Dean serves as liaison for the Graduate School with the Graduate Assistants United and as a member of the collective bargaining team. Additionally, the Associate Dean will work with the Associate Vice President and Dean in establishing, reviewing, revising, and implementing the University’s academic policies related to graduate education. The Associate Dean will assist in providing leadership in graduate education and academic affairs.
The successful candidate should have a doctoral degree and hold the rank of tenured professor. Additionally, candidates should have a track record of success in supervising graduate students, a broad knowledge of the University, and a proven commitment to improving the quality of graduate education at the University. Service as a department chair, graduate coordinator/director, associate dean, or other similar experiences is preferred. The position is a 0.75 FTE post.
University of Florida - 11 months ago