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Associate Dean for Access Campuses (INTERNAL SEARCH)

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Fox Cities and Fond Du Lac Campuses
Categories: Administration, Faculty

Working Title: Associate Dean for Access Campuses (INTERNAL SEARCH) 
Official Title: Associate Dean
Employment Class: Limited
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: Competitive 
Terms of Employment: Limited - Academic year with summer CAS
Position Summary: The position of Associate Dean for Access Campuses in the College of Letters and Science will assist the Dean in providing leadership and guidance for College-based programs on the two access campuses, Fond du Lac and Fox Cities. The associate dean will hold a nine-month limited term appointment in the Dean's Office while maintaining a concurrent tenured faculty assignment in a home department. The position includes summer support. The associate dean will generally teach one class per semester. The associate dean will provide a liaison between the Dean's Office and faculty, staff, and governance on the access campuses, and serve as a member of the Access Campus Leadership Team. Along with the three divisional associate deans, the associate dean will assist in making recommendations concerning staffing, personnel decisions, strategic planning and program development. The associate dean will maintain a home on one of the two access campuses and travel as needed to the other two UW Oshkosh campuses.

1. Confer with access campus committees and academic departments to develop an annual course schedule for the access campuses. Conduct long-term curricular studies to ensure that the curricular array meets students' needs.

2. Assist departments and access campus staff in practical aspects of course schedule implementation including assignment of days, times, and rooms.

3. Assist department and College staff as needed in hiring, onboarding, evaluating, and rehiring IAS. Serve as a local resource for access-campus IAS.

4. Assist College and departments in identifying and documenting needs for new faculty hires.

5. Confer with administration and staff overseeing ancillary academic programs on the access campuses including online and distance education, continuing education and credit outreach, and international education.

6. Monitor and work to ensure the appropriate level of academic support services and programming at access campuses.

7. Participate in bimonthly meetings of the Access Campus Leadership Team and confer regularly with access campus leadership regarding Academic Affairs.

8. Participate in weekly meetings of the College Dean, associate deans, and staff.

9. Complete projects as assigned by the Dean.

Required: The qualified candidate will be tenured at the rank of associate professor or professor in one of the departments in the College of Letters and Science with a faculty appointment of at least six years at one of the access campuses.
Preferred: The COLS Dean’s Office seeks individuals with a record of distinguished academic and service accomplishments. The associate dean should demonstrate the following professional qualifications and personal characteristics:
• Commitment to support teaching, learning, and student success;
• Capability to assume a leadership role in the college and the ability to contribute to the development and implementation of current and new visions and directions;
• Demonstrated support for the open access and transfer mission of the access campuses;
• Demonstrated commitment to support and enhance the diversity and cultural and global awareness of students, faculty, and staff;
• Demonstrated capability to engage in and support faculty research, scholarship and creative activities as disciplinary contributions and as key elements of the learning environment for students;
• A collaborative, inclusive, and collegial leadership style;
• Skills, experience, and perspective to encourage and maintain academic standards and administer academic regulations.
• Ability to represent the College effectively within and outside of the University;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

  • Curriculum vita
  • Written statement about why you want to serve as the Associate Dean and why you are qualified for this position
  • Contact information for three references

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by October 27, 2019 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

This is an internal search that will only consider current UW Oshkosh employees.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

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UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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