The Assistant Dean of Student Experience is responsible for the management, oversight and coordination of student-centered undergraduate Academic Advising and Co-op Education in the College of Arts and Media Design. The Assistant Dean will oversee CAMD Academic Advising, CAMD Co-op,and the programming in each area. The Assistant Dean will also oversee the Director of Advising and Director of Co-Op, who will act as subject-matter expert coaches to the Advisors and Co-Op Faculty.
The Assistant Dean will have a strong focus on network student population integration, finding ways to create streamlined processes, smooth student experience, and increased belonging amongst N.U.in, NU Bound, and Study Abroad students. In collaboration with others, the Assistant Dean will also focus on integrating CAMD's new Ph.D program with the Co-Op and Advising programs.
The Assistant Dean will also provide broad oversight over curriculum. The Assistant Dean will serve as the front-facing role for curriculum management, primarily fostering communication with the Co-Op and Advising programs. The Assistant Dean will also collaborate with team members and ensure that curriculum management activities and goals are satisfactorily executed. The Assistant Dean will run the Curriculum Committee and Academic Affairs Committee, serving as a non-voting member.
The Assistant Dean will collaborate with both the Advising and Co-Op teams to develop annual plans and goals for the groups as a whole as well as for each team separately. They will provide leadership in aligning these goals with College and University goals. They will also be responsible for integrating these two areas more closely to foster a more holistic undergraduate experience. Finally, the Assistant Dean will be responsible for growing relationships and collaboration opportunities for Advising and Co-Op across colleges and academic departments.
The Assistant Dean will report to the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs and will work closely with them in planning new strategies and programs.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Excellent organizational skills. Strong people skills and high emotional intelligence/ Collaborative and communicative. Ability to create and maintain a positive spirit among the groups that will underpin a commitment to providing quality service among and between the groups. Ability to think strategically, and to be able to advise and motivate a team of professionals. Knowledge and skills required for this position are normally acquired through a master's degree and at least 7-10 years of experience, including evidence of increasing managerial responsibility over time and a track record of successful implementation of organizational structures and of programs.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.