Reporting directly to the Vice Provost for Graduate Research and Dean of the Graduate College, the Associate Dean participates in leadership and management of the Graduate College with a focus on developing strategic direction and by managing the implementation of assigned projects to meet strategic services provided to students throughout and after their matriculation at NC A&T State University.
The Associate Dean integrates all aspects of the Graduate College's enrollment and retention processes including the implementation and evaluation of effective student-centered recruitment, selection, matriculation, retention, and graduation; provides highly effective data analysis to drive decisions supporting recruitment, retention, and graduation; participates in the recruitment and admissions strategy; achieves enrollment goals and implements growth strategies to meet enrollment targets; develops productive partnerships with schools/colleges and departments, develops productive partnerships with external stakeholders; and utilizes technology to establish and maintain best practices in recruitment and retention. The Associate Dean will also ensure that appropriate faculty, staff, and other necessary resources are in place to provide and assess effective services to students on graduate enrollment matters, which enhance academic achievement and the ultimate graduation of students. Also, the Associate Dean will work with the Vice Provost for Graduate Research and Dean of the Graduate College to ensure that the strategic initiatives of the unit are successfully implemented.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is a public, land-grant, doctoral research institution located in Greensboro, NC. The university is a member of the University of North Carolina system. The Graduate College coordinates and administers advanced programs and course offerings leading to 10 doctoral, 29 master’s and 13 certificate programs in collaboration with the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences; College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences; College of Business and Economics; College of Education; College of Health and Human Sciences; College of Science and Technology; College of Engineering; and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. Degrees offered include PhD, MA, MAEd, MAT, MBA, MS, MSA, and MSW. The Graduate Catalog provides detailed information about our programs, some of which are available online.
Internal job number: 002164
-Doctoral Degree. -At least three years of managerial experience and demonstrated effectiveness in leading the development and delivery of innovative academic programs and support services. -Demonstrated record of excellence in graduate student recruiting, admissions, support services, and customer service experience. -Previous experience in mentoring graduate students and serving on thesis/dissertation committees. -Demonstrated success in program planning, budget development, strategic planning, team building, and marketing. -Experience working with Banner or other similar systems, as well as strong computer literacy and familiarity and comfort with spreadsheets and databases. -Strong supervisory, training, and presentation skills. -Strong customer service/student service skills in a fast-paced, changing environment -Collaborative style and ability to work closely with academic deans to enhance graduate programs. -Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. -Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds. -Ability to work flexible schedules, including travel as necessary. -Experience working with Student Information Systems such as Sunguard Banner or similar systems, as well as strong computer literacy and familiarity and comfort with spreadsheets and databases. -Strong customer service/student service skills in a fast-paced, changing environment Proficient in Microsoft Office, Banner and social media products -At least four years’ experience and demonstrated effectiveness in leading the development and delivery of innovative academic programs and support services. -Demonstrated success in developing and implementing graduate-level programs at colleges or universities. -Demonstrated success in program planning, budget development, strategic planning, team building and marketing. -Strong supervisory, training and presentation skills. -Demonstrated leadership and management in a complex organization. -Collaborative style and ability to work closely with academic deans to enhance graduate programs. -Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. -Mission-driven, focused, and energetic. -Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds.
-Previously tenured with at least four years of managerial experience. -Demonstrated success in developing and implementing graduate-level programs at colleges or universities.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!