Auburn University's College of Education invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs provides leadership for the College of Education in the areas of curriculum; academic policy and academic effectiveness; student recruitment, advising, retention, and engagement; field experiences, assessment, and evaluations; K-12 school partnerships; state-level educator preparation program approval; and national accreditation for professional preparation programs. The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs works closely with the four academic units (Department of Curriculum & Teaching; Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership & Technology; Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation & Counseling; and the School of Kinesiology) within the College of Education. The Associate Dean also oversees an Assistant Dean who serves as the designated Certification Officer for educator preparation programs with the State of Alabama. The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs serves as a member of the College's Leadership Council and confers regularly with other academic officers of Auburn University, the state department of education, other institutions of higher education, agencies, and professional organizations. The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs oversees the Office of Student Services, the Office of Student Support, and the Office of the Assistant Dean for Assessment. The Associate Dean reports directly to the Dean of the College of Education and will be located in Auburn, Alabama.
As a premier land-grant research institution, Auburn University is committed to being a welcoming and empowering campus community that embraces the values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice that inform academic excellence. We seek candidates who will enhance our representational diversity and whose efforts will contribute to providing a diverse, equitable, and inclusive academic environment for our students, staff, faculty, and others we serve.
Auburn University is dedicated to improving the lives and shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research and scholarship, and selfless service.
With generous benefits and opportunities, you have every reason to work here!