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Associate Academic Dean
Jesuit School of Theology - Berkeley Campus
- Lecturer (Renewable Term)
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master's, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all master's universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is California's oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
The Associate Academic Dean's (AAD) primary charge is to assist the Dean in the academic functioning of the School. This person is a member of the Administrative Team. The AAD serves as first contact for most of the requests and concerns raised by students and faculty. The AAD represents the School on the Council of Deans of the Graduate Theological Union.
This is a faculty position with an initial appointment for three years, with the possibility of renewal for additional terms of three and then six years based on performance. The Associate Academic Dean's primary responsibilities are administrative, but regular teaching, academic service and other professional activity in his or her area of academic specialization are encouraged.
A doctoral degree in theology or an allied field and demonstrated experience in educational administration, preferably in a graduate theology center. Commitment to Jesuit educational ideals including social justice and active engagement with diverse cultures is essential. Because the Associate Academic Dean is the first point of contact for the many requests and concerns raised by students and faculty, strong problem-solving, leadership and supervisory skills are required. At least five years' experience in administration in higher education, professional school of theology, preferred.
Renewable Term Senior Lecturer
Approximately June 1, 2014
Review of applications will begin January 10, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Under the direction of the Dean of the Jesuit School of Theology (JST), the Associate Academic Dean serves a crucial role as a member of the Administrative Team of the School, with a wide range of responsibilities for the academic functioning of the School. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: (a) scheduling course offerings and arranging for adjunct teaching as necessary to support academic programs; (b) compiling and overseeing data-based reports related to assessment, strategic planning, program reviews, and accreditation (e.g., ATS); (c) managing the academic budget and a variety of processes and procedures of the School, including considerable involvement in admissions and financial aid; (d) working with faculty in supporting the development of new programs, such as online courses and degrees; (e) analyzing course evaluation measures and managing instructor feedback; and (f) representing the School to external professional organizations and within the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) consortium.
I. Additional Duties and Responsibilities
II. Specific Responsibilities
i. In consultation with faculty coordinators, schedules course offerings each year and manages the engagement of adjunct faculty
b. Initial contact for student and faculty questions, program status
i. Serves as initial contact for students and faculty; consults with Dean on questions needing a higher administrative level for resolution
c. Supervises Dean's Wing staff
d. Represents School at G.T.U. Council of Deans
i. Attends meetings of the G.T.U. Council of Deans
e. Ex officio member of Admissions Committee
f. Assessment, Program Review
III. Other Responsibilities. Coordinates other special projects as assigned by Dean
Applicants should email a current vita, a letter of application that addresses administrative and teaching skills and experiences, and the names of three references (with full contact information) to Lisa Maglio Brown (Senior Administrative Assistant to Dean Thomas Massaro, S.J.) at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hard copies may be sent to Lisa Maglio at Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, 1735 LeRoy Ave., Berkeley, CA 94709. Inquiries and nominations are welcome.
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Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
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