Associate Dean, Engineering & Applied Science

  • Gonzaga University, School of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Spokane, WA
  • Apr 06, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Engineering & Applied Sciences Deans & Directors

Job Description

 

Provide administrative oversight for the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) undergraduate programs, with particular attention to student services, accreditation, faculty processes and curriculum.

Students – 30%

  • Manage petitions for late course add/drop/withdrawals
  • Manage requests for substitutions, pre-requisite waivers, and course overloads
  • Mediate disputes (grade appeals, academic dishonesty, student/parental complaints etc.)
  • Advise students, resolve advising issues and improve faculty advising procedures

Faculty – 10%

  • Coordinate TT faculty evaluation/RPT procedures
  • Non-tenure track faculty evaluation
  • Orientation/faculty onboarding, in coordination with department chairs/directors
  • Faculty support and mentoring
  • Resolve faculty conduct issues in consultation with the Dean of SEAS

Curriculum – 25%

  • Coordinate curriculum planning and development with department chairs/directors
  • Assist in facilitation of assessment and internal and external accreditation acitivites
  • Coordinate summer school schedule of offerings
  • Resolve curriculum issues

Administration – 25%

  • Supervise assigned staff
  • Facilitate operations when the Dean is unavailable
  • Represent SEAS and coordinate with offices across campus, including Deans and Associate Deans of the other schools/College
  • Coordinate recruiting activities (High Schools, Junior Colleges, Preview Day) with internal university offices and external interests
  •  Coordinate career activities with the SEAS Career & Professional Development representative
  • Teach undergraduate courses as assigned by Dean
  • Support of adjuncts

*Incumbent may represent department on University-wide committees or projects as
assigned and approved by the Dean.
*Other duties as assigned.

Reports directly to the Dean. Will supervise select staff as assigned by the Dean.

Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in one of the following: Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • A strong teaching and scholarship record
  • Tenurable at the rank of associate or full professor in one of the SEAS departments
  • 3+ years or more administration experience (department, school/college, university)
  • Demonstrated leadership, management, and time-management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with professional discretion and judgment
  • Strong organizational skills to balance multiple and simultaneous priorities
  • Interest in student, faculty, and staff well-being / collegiality

Desired Qualifications:

  • Professional experience / licensure preferred
  • 5+ years or more administration experience (department, school/college, university)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ABET accreditation standards
  • Experience with government agencies and/or national laboratories, and the ability to acquire/coordinate acquisition of external funding

Application Details

To apply, please visit our website at www.gonzaga.edu/jobs

Job Posting: https://gonzaga.peopleadmin.com/postings/15251 

Questions about this position may be directed via email to Dr. Karlene A. Hoo, hoo@gonzaga.edu. The position is open until filled but application review will begin April 30, 2021. For assistance with your online application, please call 509-313-5996. 

 

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Application Deadline

Application review begins 04/30/2021