Associate Dean, Academic Services - Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts

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Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts 02452

United States


Detailed Job Description

Posting Number: FY1431602

Division: AA - Academic Affairs

Position Department: Office of Academic Services

Position Classification: EF - Exempt/Full Time

Title of Person to which Position Reports: Dean, Business and McCallum Graduate School

Description of Duties:
Bentley University is seeking an Associate Dean who manages and sets priorities for the Office of Academic Services (OAS), which is the central academic office for all undergraduate students and houses the Undergraduate Advising Center, Peer Tutoring Program, and Disability Services. The mission of the OAS is to provide primary support to the undergraduate campus community of faculty, staff, and students by implementing university academic curriculum, policies and procedures. OAS works closely with students, faculty, staff and parents to resolve academic issues that may impede student progress toward graduation. The Associate Dean works with the Academic Departments, Registrar's Office, Undergraduate Deans, Admissions, Student Life, Counseling, and other campus offices to resolve student conflicts, streamline University-wide academic policies and procedures, and provide the tools necessary to navigate Bentley's complex academic curriculum.

Additional Description of Duties: In addition to setting the strategic goals for Academic Services, the Associate Dean has responsibility for many undergraduate student academic concerns. The Associate Dean provides recommendation and advice about academic policies and curricular initiatives to faculty committees and academic administrators. The Associate Dean implements and disseminates existing academic policies and procedures; evaluates transfer credit that is not department-specific; and adjudicates student petitions. As Chair of the Academic Performance Committee, the Associate Dean sets academic performance policies and procedures, and hears all appeals of academic probation, suspension, and dismissals. The Associate Dean, as part of the academic advising staff, advises students on a one-on-one basis and serves as academic advisor to students enrolled in the assigned transfer and first year seminar.

Position Qualifications:
The successful candidate must be a creative problem solver with strong management and communication skills. This is an administrative (non-faculty) appointment. A minimum of eight to ten years of relevant work experience, with significant supervisory duties, is required. Master's degree required, PhD preferred.

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter

Optional Applicant Documents:

Please provide schedule hours: Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4:30PM (Summer hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00AM-5:30PM)

Months Per Year: 12
(Staff Only)

Special Instructions to Applicants: Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

Position Type: Staff

Quicklink for Posting:

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Office of Academic Services
  • Associate Dean, Academic Services
  • Business University
  • STAR - Scholarship, Teaching, Advising, Research
  • Corporate & Community Partnerships
  • Education Deans
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: 7-10 years
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter