Associate Dean, Engineering and Applied Science

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Posting Number: S1445P

Department: Engineering Dean’s Office

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday 8am-5pm; evening and weekend work as needed

Employment Status: Regular

Hours per Week: 40

Months per Year: 12

Job Purpose

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. 

Essential Function Category Title
Students

% of time for section
30%

Function Details

  • 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 

Essential Function Category Title
Faculty

% of time for section
10%

Function Details

  • Coordinate TT faculty evaluation/RPT procedures
  • Coordinate non-tenure track faculty evaluation
  • Coordinate tenured faculty evaluation 
  • Coordinate sabbaticals, study abroad, and other related faculty matters 

Essential Function Category Title
Curriculum

% of time for section
25%

Function Details

  • Coordinate curriculum planning and development with department chairs/directors
  •  Assist in facilitation of assessment and internal and external accreditation activities
  •   Coordinate summer school schedule of offerings
  •   Resolve curriculum issues by working through the curriculum committee 

Essential Function Category Title
Administration

% of time for section
25%

Function Details

  • 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 undergraduate scholarships
  •   Coordinate undergraduate research funding opportunities
  •   Coordinate career activities with the SEAS Career & Professional Development representative
  •   Teach undergraduate courses as assigned by Dean 

Other Functions

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

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 in their technical area of expertise
* 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 managing laboratories (e.g., machine shop) 

Physical / Environmental Qualifications

Remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.

Open Date: 10/04/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

Application Review Begins On: 11/30/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants

TBD

EEO Statement

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.

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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.

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