Assistant Dean - CAPS - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Assistant Dean supports the Dean and Associate Dean in the administration for the College of Aviation and Public Services (CAPS) and provides support services to the faculty, staff, and students.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a master’s degree and 2 years evidence of progressive academic and administrative experience with a record of successful people management.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with one of the program areas within CAPS.


Knowledge of administration processes and procedures to include development, implementation, and assessment.

Knowledge of project management and document control principles.

Knowledge of university judicial standards regarding students, curriculum processes, recruitment activities, grant processes, including budgetary reporting requirements.

Knowledge and understanding of the CAPS mission and program areas.


Skilled in the use of personal computers, including Microsoft Windows operating systems and software.

Skilled in the systems specific to academic technology.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Strong management skills to include project management reporting and documentation.


Ability to organize and manage resources and how to prioritize resources in an environment where demands constantly exceed available resources.

Ability to work effectively with many constituencies in diverse communities.

Ability to conduct internal/ institutional research and review publish analytical reports to inform the strategic planning process.

Ability to make difficult decisions and properly respond to sensitive situations.

Ability to organize events and carry out major projects with minimal supervision and direction.

Ability to be a team player and demonstrate accountability for responsibilities.

Ability to assist and entertain guests on campus.

Pay Range

$55,384 to $73,846 annually

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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