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SENIOR ASSOC DEAN, GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Job Title: SENIOR ASSOC DEAN, GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Job Code: 1066
Job Level: 98
Revised Date: 03/01/2018
Job Family: JF 33
Develop and administer activities of Graduate School Student Affairs with a focus on developing support services that meet the needs of a diverse population of students. Serve as a member of the Graduate School's senior leadership team in managing the school, including strategic planning, policy decisions, assessment of student needs, and collaborating with colleagues across the University. Serve as associate vice provost with responsibility for improving academic diversity throughout the University.
Serve as a member of the Graduate Schools senior leadership team in managing the school, including strategic planning, policy decisions, assessment of student needs, and collaborating with colleagues across the University.
Develop, implement, and assess strategies designed to enhance the overall quality of graduate student life at Duke.
Develop a comprehensive set of support services that address the needs of the graduate student population through advocacy, communications, student group support, diversity initiatives, outreach and evaluation.
Direct staff responsible for coordinating university-wide recruiting activities with a specific focus on providing support to graduate departments in developing effective strategies in identifying, recruiting, and retaining students from traditionally underrepresented groups.
Work with community members, University faculty, staff and students to create an environment which facilitates the academic, cultural, personal, and professional growth of graduate students; provide graduate students with information regarding resources at Duke.
Serve as administrative liaison and representative to graduate student organizations and groups; promote student-organized symposia and publications.
Represent the Graduate School at various internal, local, regional and national conferences where issues on graduate education and student support are of primary concern.
Serve a liaison for the Graduate School in promoting graduate education to key University constituents, including members of the faculty, senior leaders, and counterparts in professional schools promoting the public face of graduate education at Duke.
Advise the Dean on all policies related to graduate student support, such as health insurance, mentoring, career and professional development, counseling services, and child care support.
Develop proposals for external funding of programs involving graduate student affairs.
Recommend various personnel actions including, but not limited to, hiring, performance appraisals, promotions, transfers and vacation schedules.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires analytical, organizational and communication skills as well as knowledge of the graduate education experience generally acquired through completion of a master's degree program.
Work requires five years of experience working with student affairs in an academic setting.
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.
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