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Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
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Columbia University | New York, NY
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Job Description

The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs plays a critical role in promoting and maintaining the academic excellence of the School. Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean for Research and Academic Affairs and serving as an integral part of the senior leadership team, the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (ADAA) ensures the high academic quality of the residential and online Masters in Social Work (MSW) programs. The ADAA provides leadership, oversight, planning, development, implementation, evaluation and coordination of all aspects of the MSW program. Current priorities of the ADAA include ensuring that faculty are informed of the most recent developments and innovations in social work practice education and integrating an anti-oppressive approach to social work practice throughout the curriculum. The ADAA will provide oversight of five departments: Field Education, Academic Advising, Writing Center, Faculty Development and Support, and Institutional Research and Evaluation Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Master's in Social Work or related fields.

8 to 10 years of related experience. Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant *Excellent leadership and planning skills

Ability to work collaboratively

Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

A management style that is collegial and consultative

Demonstrated commitment to share governance

Experience with developing and implementing policies and decisions.

Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.

Demonstrated ability to successfully set priorities, analyze data, and to think systematically from both a detailed and a strategic perspective

Knowledge in an anti-oppressive framework for social work practice

Demonstrated ability to engage organizational stakeholders toward the goals of an anti-oppressive social work practice Special Instructions Preferred Qualifications * Doctorate in Social Work or related fields

* A strong record of executive-level administrative experience in higher education Experience working with social work faculty, students and administrators Essential Functions 1.Coordinates efforts to develop new programs within the MSW curriculum. Oversees assessment of the MSW program. Assures adherence to accreditation standards. Oversees the preparation of the CSWE self-study report. (15%)

2.Directs the design and implementation of the faculty development plan with special focus on the development of adjunct faculty. Supervises the Director for Faculty Development in the recruitment, orientation and mentorship of part-time faculty and full-time lecturers. (10%)

3.Manages faculty workloads and coordinate course schedules. Reviews faculty leave requests. (10%)

4.Oversees the evaluation of student performance and related issues. Develops and administers academic policies and procedures. (10%)

5.Oversees course evaluation and links results to the Program Assessment requirements in the Self-Study, working with the Director of Institutional Research and Evaluation and the Program Assessment Committee. (10%)

6.Serves on various school-wide committees. Manages master calendar of committee meetings. Promotes and maintains effective working relationships with the school's standing committees. (20%)

7.Plans and directs the activities of the Office of Academic Affairs such as Capstone, Professional Development & Self Awareness (PDSA) program, role plays, BTECH Intensive Training, etc. (10%)

8. Oversees the Field Education, Academic Advising, Writing Center, Faculty Development and Support, and Institutional Research and Evaluation departments. Directs and supervises the work of the Associate Director for Instructional Support, the Instructional Designer and the Program Coordinator. (10%)

9.Other related duties as assigned. (5%) Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.) Special Indications

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