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Associate Dean for Academic Administration

at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, United States

Job Description

Associate Dean for Academic Administration

Posting Number S00888JP Department Dean for Academic Affairs Job Summary Please note: This is an internal only posting

The Associate Dean for Academic Administration is a member of the leadership team in the Office of Academic Affairs, working closely with the Senior Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs and other College leaders to advance the academic program at Bowdoin. The Associate Dean advises the Dean for Academic Affairs on all operations and facilities/space planning-related matters for the College’s thirty-three academic departments and programs, as well as its library, museums, field stations, and academic support programs. The Associate Dean also provides leadership for all research administration and compliance activity across the College and plays a key role in ensuring that the academic program is functioning optimally. This full-time, permanent staff position reports to the Senior Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs and works collaboratively with a range of offices, including Human Resources, Facilities Management, Information Technology, and Sponsored Research.

Education/Skills Requirements

+ PhD, preferably in the sciences

+ Excellent, demonstrated leadership and communication skills

+ Excellent problem-solving skills

+ Proven ability to identify and analyze options resulting in a workable decision/plan

+ High degree of organization and attention to detail in planning, execution, and follow-up

+ Ability to prioritize work in an environment with multiple and conflicting interests and deadlines

+ Demonstrated commitment to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for all members of our community

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

+ Experience in academic administration

+ Experience managing large programs and projects

+ Supervisory experience

Standard Work Days and Hours

This is a full-time, year-round position. Standard work hours are 8:30 – 5:00.

About Bowdoin

Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff-with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.

Shift Employment Category Full Time Year Round FTE 1.00 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Salaried Background Check Package Requirements Faculty/Administrative Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No Posting Date 10/08/2021 Applications Accepted Until 10/22/2021 Open Until Filled No Type of Posting Internal Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information

Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.

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Job Posting: JC194868770

Posted On: Oct 14, 2021

Updated On: Oct 25, 2021