Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
  • 14-Jul-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Mequon, WI, USA
  • Depends on Experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Eligible for Benefits

Concordia University is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.

Position Description

Concordia University is accepting applications for the full-time position of Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs for the Batterman School of Business (BSB). The Assistant Dean is responsible for undergraduate curriculum development and management, faculty recruitment and evaluation, academic policy development, resolution of undergraduate student concerns, and faculty and staff development. The Assistant Dean also oversees undergraduate program assessment, and plays a key role in accreditation activities for the BSB. The ideal candidate will be a high-performing, approachable, and service-oriented individual. This full-time, exempt, position reports to the Associate Dean of the School of Business.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Administer undergraduate academic programs (traditional, post-traditional and international) to ensure strong student enrollment and retention
  • Develop a strategic plan for undergraduate business programs that aligns with the School and University plans
  • Chair assessment and accreditation committee, and oversee program assessment and accreditation
  • Supervise department chairs to ensure that undergraduate curricula are current and relevant
  • Communicate policy and procedures to faculty and staff
  • Work with program chairs to ensure qualified faculty are scheduled for course sections
  • Develop and manage undergraduate program budgets to align with undergraduate academic goals
  • Develop a yearly academic course schedule for undergraduate programs
  • Serve on departmental and University-wide committees as appropriate
  • Administer and address undergraduate student concerns and grievances
  • Teach courses in area of academic specialty
  • Lead and direct special projects as assigned
  • Fulfill all responsibilities of full-time faculty as outlined in the Concordia University Faculty Handbook

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of business administrative practices
  • Excellent, professional communication skills both written and interpersonal
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to work as a collaborative leader
  • Ability to deal with interruptions and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective use of project management software and Microsoft Office, including Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Access
  • Knowledge and skill in the use of social media
  • Knowledge and skill in the use of SCT Banner, Blackboard, and Pyramid Analytics
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Christian faith and Concordia University mission

Education & Experience

  • Earned doctoral degree in a business-related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of full-time college teaching experience
  • Experience with curriculum development and knowledge of current academic standards in undergraduate business
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, and project management skills
  • Experience with academic program management
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally
  • Record of peer-reviewed research and scholarship
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends for special events
  • Successful experience serving traditional and post-traditional students

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Compensation & Benefits

This is a full-time, exempt (salary) Faculty position. The starting wage is dependent upon individual qualifications and experience. Concordia University benefit options include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Personal Spending Account, Flexible Spending Account, and/or Health Savings Account
  • Disability and Survivor Plan
  • Retirement Pension Plan
  • Retirement 403(b) Savings Plan
  • Basic Life and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage
  • Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Tuition waiver benefits (available for employees and their qualified dependents)

Application Instructions

To receive full consideration, all applicants are asked to complete and submit an online employment application through the Concordia University Employment page. To begin, please click the Apply Now section on the job page and then click the Apply For This Position button to begin the application process.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until successful candidate(s) are identified. Applicants should include with their online application: letter of intent, resume, curriculum vita, copy of transcripts, three letters of reference, and description of teaching philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, over 40 master's degree programs, and 4 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.

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