DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Georgia State University
College of Law
Georgia State University College of Law, an urban law school located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, is currently seeking a dynamic individual to serve as Director of Academic Affairs. Under the direction of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, this position will have responsibility and accountability to oversee the strategic operations of the College of Law Registrar's Office and will provide support for Academic Affairs including planning, organizing, and managing applicable functional areas in support of college objectives. This position will supervise the operations and personnel working within the Law Registrar's Office. The Director of Academic Affairs will also work with leadership in other areas of the College of Law as needed.
Duties of this position will include, but are not limited to:
• Coordinates part-time faculty management, communications, and training to ensure proper credentialing, and compliance with college policies regarding teaching and grading, ordering textbooks, posting syllabi, and delivering course content.
• Identifies, assesses, and recommends software and technological upgrades to create operational efficiencies within the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (ASAA), Associate Dean for Student Success Programs & Strategic Enrollment Management (ADSSP), and Law Registrar's Office. Assists the ADAA and the ADSSP with special projects as needed.
• Manages and updates the College's Bulletin, Academic Calendar, Course Catalog, and Law Registrar Website. Assists the ADAA with graduation, including commencement planning and production.
• Provides oversight and supervision of all aspects of the Law Registrar's Office and related personnel. Supervises the Associate Registrar and associated downline. Hires, evaluates, and oversees personnel matters related to departmental administrative staff. Oversees training for support staff and develops various policies and procedures for effective unit management.
• Reviews and maintains records and advises ADAA on faculty course teaching assignments and workloads (coverage, overloads, course releases, leaves, etc.). Assumes primary responsibility for student rankings decisions and publication. Assumes primary responsibility for implementing final grade submission standards, processes, and procedures, and works with faculty toensure compliance. Considers and stays informed regarding Board of Regents (BOR) and American Bar Association (ABA) policies and compliance with respect thereto regarding the curriculum at the College. Advises students on course matriculation, withdrawals, overloads, reductions, and program transfers. Advises transfer, guest, and exchange students regarding course equivalents and course credits. Assume other duties as assigned.
• Supports the ADAA with curriculum management and implementation at the College, especially advance planning with respect to class and final exam schedules and teaching assignments. Manages the administration of final exams, exam conflicts, and exam accommodations in collaboration with the ADAA and the ADSSP.
• Works with the University Registrar's Office to ensure clear lines of
communication and understanding of the College's unique academic calendar, curriculum, academic standards, accreditation standards, and ABA reporting requirements.
Part of a comprehensive research university, the College of Law is a dynamic urban- centered law school located in the heart of Atlanta with approximately 650 full- and part- time law students. We encourage applications from candidates who would diversify our staff. Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Bachelor's degree and six years of supervisory/management experience; or a combination of education, training, and related experience, which includes work experience involving responsibility and authority to hire/fire staff, train staff, and evaluate the performance of immediate subordinates.
Preferred Hiring Qualifications
Preferred qualifications include a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school or other graduate degree. Familiarity and relevant experience with Georgia State University's ("University") Banner registration system, Ad Astra and/or other course scheduling software, Argos report generation, and other University software and systems relating to student registration, class scheduling, and curriculum management. Familiarity and relevant experience with the University's catalog system and procedures, including Acalog ACMS software.
Applicants wishing to be considered should submit a completed application, a statement of interest, a resume, and a list of professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification.
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