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Job Title Assistant Dean for Student Sucess Job ID 605641 Location College of Social & Behavioral Full/Part Time Full-Time **Favorite Job** Regular/Temporary Regular **Workplace Culture** NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values. We-faculty, staff, and administrators-thrive by combining our efforts and working side by side to further NAU’s culture of excellence. **Immigration Suppt/Sponsorship** NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position. **Job Description** The Assistant Dean in the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences works closely with the dean, associate dean of curriculum, assessment & student affairs, assistant dean for personnel and graduate programs, lead administrative staff, and college unit chairs/directors to provide leadership for faculty personnel processes and support for graduate programming across the college.

The position is 10.5 month appointment, with 30% administrative effort during the academic year; subject to negotiation. Student Success + Promote and support further development of undergraduate research and SBS participation in the Undergraduate Expo + Oversee (with Career Development) Career GA and represent SBS on joint projects related to career development, including working with the Associate Dean of Curriculum to embed career planning into our junior level writing or senior capstone classes + Work with fiscal operations manager to provide oversight for course and program fees; serve as liaison with provost’s office + Oversee development of student success initiatives in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences + Convene and coordinate internship coordinators in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences General + Serve as representative for dean as needed + Member of dean’s leadership team + Special projects/other duties as assigned **Minimum Qualifications** + Current faculty appointment (NTT or TT) at Northern Arizona University + Previous experience with student success initiatives + Demonstrated commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion + Ability to work across disciplinary boundaries and in culturally diverse environment **Preferred Qualifications** + Familiarity with programs in Social and Behavioral Sciences + Faculty in promoted rank (Assoc Prof, Professor of Practice, Sr. Lecturer, Principal Lecturer, etc) + Previous experience with CIVITAS, Enterprise Reporting and Tableau **General Information** Northern Arizona University is a 29,569-student institution with its main campus in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about 70,000 at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. NAU’s emphasis on undergraduate education is enhanced by its graduate programs and research as well as distance learning. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment. For information about diversity, access, and equity at NAU, see the Center for University Access and Inclusion webpage (http://nau.edu/Center-for-University-Access-and-Inclusion/) . **Background Information** Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following:

a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment.

You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees’ right to work in the United States. Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report (https://in.nau.edu/police-department/annual-security-and-fire-safety-reports/)

  • The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report (https://in.nau.edu/police-department/annual-security-and-fire-safety-reports/)

is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff. **Salary** Commensurate with experience. **Benefits** This is a Faculty (FAC) position.

NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP); sick leave accruals and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members.

More information on benefits at NAU is available at the NAU HR benefits page (https://nau.edu/Human-Resources/Benefits/)

  • Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable according to terms of the Conditions of Faculty Service (http://nau.edu/Provost/Resources-Policies/)
  • Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU’s BCBS Plan).

Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enroll in benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the first day of the pay period following their completed enrollment. If a new employee chooses the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) retirement option, participation in the ASRS Plan (and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it) will begin on the first of the pay period following 183 days of employment. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP; an alternative to the ASRS plan) will begin to participate on the first day of employment.

The long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days of employment.

More information about NAU benefits is available at the NAU HR benefits page (https://nau.edu/Human-Resources/Benefits/) . **Submission Deadline** Applications are requested by September 10, 2021 5pm. Screening will begin on Setpember 11, 2021. **How to Apply** Applicants should submit a letter of interest addressing qualifications relevant to the position and a CV to

Lori.Poloni-Staudinger@nau.edu , copying

Patricia.Nelson@nau.edu .

Applications are requested by September 10, 2021 at 5pm.

Screening will begin on September 10. **FLSA Status** This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked. **Equal Employment Opportunity** Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.

Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements (https://in.nau.edu/Human-Resources/Posters-Required-by-Law/) NAU is an Employer of National Service.

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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