The University of Virginia, Undergraduate College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Undergraduate Programs seeks to hire an Assistant Dean for General Education (see https://gened.as.virginia.edu/). The Assistant Dean will report to the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs with a secondary direct report to the Engagements Program Co-Directors. The incumbent will work with faculty and leadership of general education programs to develop curricular enhancements, allocate resources and work with faculty across all undergraduate programs to develop curricular offerings necessary for general education programs. The Assistant Dean will play a key role in contributing to the development and review of educational policy in the College as it relates to general education. In addition, the incumbent will coordinate the curriculum planning and budget processes for general education programsâ”including faculty hiring and course submission for the Engagements Programâ”and support the Forums.
Internal Number: R0014551
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.