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Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs

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Applications should include a cover letter, CV, contact information for at least three professional references. Confidential review of materials will begin October 1, 2017, and will continue until the appointment is made.

Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type SAAO Tier II
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with experience.
Position Number 00106516
Work Schedule Monday - Friday; exempt position
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Department 200101 - Dean's Office-college Of Manag
Department Poole College of Management
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Poole College of Management is a young, agile and innovative college. The College is deeply rooted in NC State’s history as a university that excels at science, technology, engineering and math. The result: a dynamic research and learning environment for students and partners in business and industry. The faculty brings real-world experience and a passion for enabling others to succeed. This has led to the creation of research-learning initiatives like the Enterprise Risk Management Initiative, the Entrepreneurship Clinic, the Business Sustainability Collaborative, the Consumer Innovation Consortium and the Supply Chain Resource Collaborative. For students, this is a bustling college at the forefront of business education, providing experiential learning that prepares career-ready graduates. The Poole College of Management had a remarkable rise in national reputation since its founding in 1992. Bloomberg Businessweek places Poole among the top 50 undergraduate business programs and top 40 undergraduate and master of accounting programs. U.S. News & World Report places the Jenkins MBA program at #52 in the U.S., and the Economist has the MBA program in its Global 100.

Essential Job Duties

This position will report directly to the Dean of the Poole College of Management. The Poole College of Management Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs will be responsible for internal faculty and academic affairs for the College, and conducting college wide capacity analyses, research productivity and enrollment management. The position will serve as a centralized point of contact for the college with the Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs and the Office of Faculty Development, optimizing the relationship with these units to better serve faculty, and ultimately raise quality with regard to both research and teaching. The position will provide leadership within funded research and will be the point of contact with the Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Development (ORIED).

This Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs for the Poole College of Management will also be expected to:

Faculty Affairs

• Develop guidelines, academic programming and recognition programs to facilitate and support excellence in teaching and research across the college.
• Collaborate with the Dean and the college executive team to develop strategic goals and a five-year strategic plan for faculty resources.
• Provide oversight and guidance for faculty hiring, development, retention, promotion, tenure and mentoring.
• Develop programming and governance guidelines in conjunction with VP Faculty Affairs, Dean, and Dean’s Faculty Advisory Council that promote faculty excellence and diversity.
• Collaborate with the college Director of Assessment to coordinate accreditation processes and provide oversight for AACSB faculty qualifications and impact assessments. Partner with the Dean and Director of Development to identify funding needs and to assist, where feasible, in securing gifts.

Academic Partnerships

• Work closely with Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs to facilitate effective faculty engagement.
• Develop and provide oversight for academic partnerships in line with key strategic initiatives in the college and university. These include, but are not limited to, entrepreneurship, analytics, international programming, and executive education.
• Collaborate with Dean to facilitate and develop academic partnerships at NC State and with other academic institutions globally. Partner with the Dean and Director of Executive Education to identify areas of excellence and assist in developing executive education programming where feasible.


• Develop guidelines, academic programming and recognition programs to facilitate and support excellence in scholarship across the college.
• Provide leadership for funded research, which includes serving as the point of contact for the Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Development (ORIED). Streamline oversight with regards to standards and recognition programs. Supervise the Director of Research Administration, Director of Center of Innovation Management Studies and Director of Business Sustainability Collaborative, and serve as liaison between department heads, dean and Vice Chancellor for Research.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education/Experience

Requires Doctorate degree in business or related field and research record commensurate with a Tenured Full Professor.

Departmental Required Skills

• Experienced faculty member with demonstrated experience leading or managing faculty and academic departments or programs.
• Collaborative leadership style with proven strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders – faculty, staff, students, alumni, business partners.
• Proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education


Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, contact information for at least three professional references.

Confidential review of materials will begin October 1, 2017, and will continue until the appointment is made.

Job Open Date 09/07/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 01/01/2018

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
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Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents