Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Graduate School of Management
The UC Davis Graduate School of Management is consistently ranked among the premier business schools in the United States and internationally. The principal goal of the School's programs is to produce graduates who have the ability, knowledge and motivation to perform effectively as leaders in business. The school has approximately 500 MBA students enrolled in the Full Time MBA, Working Professional MBA and Online MBA program, 60 students in the MPAc and 100 students in the MSBA programs, as well as undergraduate students in the Technology Management and Accounting Minors. U.S. News & World Report has consistently ranked UC Davis among the top 10 percent of MBA programs in the nation. The school is largely self-funded and relies on student fees from self-supporting programs and professional degree fees for 80 percent of its revenue. Student enrollments are fundamental to the School's financial success and reputation. This position is one of five senior staff administrators in the School.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 09/11/2020 (applicants will be screened after two weeks and then on a weekly basis. Position can be filled prior to the removal date.) Salary Range : $79,300 - $177,700 (budgeted salary $100,000 - $160,000) Salary Frequency : Annual Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : M-F, 8-5; some evenings, weekends and travel in the future Location : UC Davis campus City : Davis Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Responsibilities The Assistant Dean for Student Affairs is a critical management position responsible for providing broad leadership and management of student recruitment, admissions, student records, student advising and co- and extra-curricular programs for students. The Assistant Dean of Student Affairs has a central role in student program planning, policy setting, strategic planning, organizational development, and risk management. Significant duties include innovative business development and implementation of new opportunities in support of the School's mission and programs. The incumbent is responsible for leading the Student Affairs Unit comprised of Recruitment and Admissions and Student Services and Records. The Unit provides support and programming for students in four MBA programs (in 3 geographic locations and one in an online modality), the Master of Professional Accountancy program (MPAc), the Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) and undergraduate offerings. The Assistant Dean works collaboratively as part of the Senior Management Team with staff and faculty as appropriate.
Master's degree or equivalent level of education and experience.
A minimum of five years of high-level student affairs experience within a large, complex higher educational institution.
Knowledge of the business school curriculum and the competitive environment for a diverse pool of qualified admits.
Experience in financial planning and analysis to manage programs with significant budgets.
Experience in innovative program development and project management skills with the ability to take complex, high impact projects from conception to fruition in a timely and effective manner.
Proven ability to apply interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with diverse groups and individuals at all levels of the organization, establish formal and informal relationships with others to provide feedback, information, and support, secure and/or provide information to clarify situations and decisions, resolve problems in a collaborative manner and communicate policy decisions.
Experience and team building skills to effectively recruit, train, evaluate, motivate, resolve problems/conflicts, conduct performance management and build an effective service-oriented, team environment. Success in supervision of staff with the ability to create the structure and practices that allow for staff and self to continuously upgrade capabilities.
Strong strategic thinking and planning skills. High degree of analytical skills and problem-solving ability to effectively provide sound recommendations and continually examine systems and develop or revise to accommodate change requirements.
Background in international partnerships or program development.
Background in marketing and communications.
Background in University of California student affairs and academic program management.
Demonstrated success in recruitment and retention of underrepresented minority students.
Special Requirements This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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