Assistant Dean, SPCE - Lewis University in Romeoville Illinois

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Lewis University

Romeoville, Illinois 60446

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Lewis University invites applications for the position of Assistant Dean in the School of Professional and Continuing Education to act as the lead operational officer of the School.  The Assistant Dean will oversee faculty recruitment and faculty-student relations and also provide leadership in faculty development activities.  As the School's lead operational officer, the Assistant Dean supervises School personnel and the day to day operations of the School, with an emphasis on service excellence.  The Assistant Dean will also participate in the university budget planning process and monitor the School for Professional and Continuing Education's budget. 

The Assistant Dean is responsible for working with faculty, staff and the University community to achieve the Schools goals and to build and sustain strong collaborative relationships throughout the University.  A key responsibility will be the development of innovative professional continuing educational experiences such as badges, certificates, etc. in collaboration with the Colleges where appropriate as well as a supportive infrastructure to ensure successful implementation.

We offer competitive salaries and a complete comprehensive benefits package including generous health care and tuition reimbursement for self, spouse and qualifying dependents. 

The successful candidate for this position will have the following qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate is required (ABD would be considered)
  • Minimum of three years' successful teaching experience in an adult learning environment
  • Three years of responsible administrative experience in higher education
  • Entrepreneurial in vision and collaborative in style
  • Demonstrated ability and success in adult and continuing education
  • Experience with adult education theory, best practices, policies and procedures
  • Experience working with faculty in an adult learning environment
  • Ability to advance the University's Mission by building cooperative relationships both internal and external to the School
  • Planning, budgetary management and entrepreneurial skills are required
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, collaboration, diversity and the Catholic and Lasallian Mission of the University are essential.

For a full description and to be considered for this position please apply online at:             

Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to diversity.  Applicants of a diverse background are highly encouraged to apply. 


Keyword Phrases

  • Adult Learning
  • Continuing Education
  • Budget management
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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