Assistant Dean
Hult International Business School - San Francisco - San Francisco, CA

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A student-facing position, the Assistant Dean plans, organizes, and carries out day-to-day academic operations, supporting the Dean and Associate Dean, and coordinating with the Registrar.

Supports the Dean and Associate Dean in the operation of academic programs
Advises students on academic issues such as course choices, grades, and academic progress
Handles student academic problems such as poor grades and cheating
Monitors general student academic progress, especially those students on academic probation
Liaises with the Registrar's office on student attendance issues
Addresses student concerns with a course or a professor in accordance with School policy
Enforces the policies in the student handbook
Oversees and coordinates academic-related social functions and extracurricular projects with an academic focus
Administers any necessary prerequisite tests at the beginning of the year and coordinating subsequent course choices
Organizes third-party tutorial sessions as necessary, in subjects such as quantitative skills or academic English, and supports the relationship between tutors and the class professors
Attends periodic Hult Student Association meetings to be briefed on student concerns and to answer questions
Maintains a high profile within the student body, and ensures that students have an outlet for any concerns
Provides a bridge between students and the campus Dean, bringing student concerns to the attention of the Dean
Assists professors with logistical issues
Able to attend pre-scheduled school events held outside regular work hours
Other duties and projects as assigned SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
High quality counselling and people skills, with the ability to cultivate and maintain relationships
Must have cultural sensitivity, given the diverse population of students and faculty members
Ability to build trust with the student population
Excellent team player with a flexible approach to work, which is necessary for a fast-paced environment
Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills
Ability to enforce and explain policies, and help students make wise decisions
Analytical and problem-solving capacity
Organizational (planning) skills
Skills in development, implementation and execution of programs
Graduate degree in a related field is required; Terminal/doctorate degree is preferred
Experience with higher education administration is preferred