POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Assistant Dean
Graduate School
SIU Carbondale

Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications for the position of Assistant Dean of the Graduate School. SIU Carbondale is a Carnegie Doctoral: Higher Research Activity University with Carnegie Community Engagement Classification. SIU Carbondale has a diverse student population of roughly 16,000 students, including over 3,000 Masters and Ph.D. students in the Graduate School, from throughout the United States and approximately 100 foreign countries.

The Position: The Assistant Dean is a key administrative position in the graduate school, acts on behalf of the Dean in the Dean's absence, and plays a lead role in student advisement, recruitment, marketing, orientation, developing workshops with the departments, and supervision of graduate registration, records and the graduate office. The Assistant Dean Acts as primary campus liaison with the Fulbright Program and supports the Dean by providing statistical reports via the Banner system on applications, admissions, enrollment, and graduation. The Assistant Dean serves as implementation leader of the Proquest database and software products that support admissions.

Required Qualifications: Master's degree, plus 3-5 years of professional experience in a higher education setting with graduate programs.

Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree; strong statistical and interpersonal skills; knowledge of and experience with graduate records and registration, policy compliance and, student advisement, demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning and vision development; demonstrated supervisory and organizational skills; strong problem-solving skills that aid the accomplishment of goals/objectives; experience in diversity training/education initiatives and recruitment; commitment to cultural diversity, and equal opportunity (e.g., demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities in diversity and cultural competency).

Application Deadline: August 11, 2017, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references to (electronic submissions preferred):

Donna Bennett
Student Services Building, Mail Code 4716
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1263 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
Email: grad.deansoffice@siu.edu

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed
and encouraged and will receive consideration.