This Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Faculty Affairs is a12-month position that concurrently carries the rank of professoror associate professor. The Associate Dean for Graduate Studies andFaculty Affairs will work both collaboratively and independentlywhile reporting to the Dean. She/He will have leadership experienceand demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple projectseffectively and efficiently. She/He must be able to handleconfidential information in the strictest manner, and effectivelywork with a diverse population of students and faculty. Thesuccessful candidate must demonstrate energy, genuine interest, andcommitment to improving academic achievement of both faculty andstudents in the College. The candidate will be expected to teach atleast one to two courses per year. As determined by the Dean, theprimary responsibilities for this position include administrativeduties that support the Dean’s Office in its efforts to positionthe College for successful implementation of its strategic plan asrelated to academics, research and development success goals andobjectivesincluding assessment/creation of new CAHSS graduatedegree programs and certificates; maintaining faculty requirementsfor teaching, research and service; oversight of College’s facultyresearch endeavors, graduate research efforts, and graduate studentdevelopment and mentoring initiatives; liaising with theUniversity’s Division of Research and Economic Development (DORED)and other state/non-state research agencies to determine viableresearch RFPs; and assist/guide CAHSS departmental effortsregarding research proposal development, submittal and reporting.In concert with individual CAHSS departmental leadership, theposition’s additional duties include development of innovativestrategies to increase graduate student enrollment and retention,expand faculty/student participation in scholarlyresearch/activity, such as conference presentations, publishing,etc.; and, in conjunction with selected CAHSS Dean’s Officepersonnel, management of financial resourcesUniversity, state,government & privateallocated for graduate student programs andresearch development. Under the direction of the Dean, other dutiesinclude administration of the College’s standing committees;leading promotion and tenure development workshops; and overseeingfaculty development efforts. Other responsibilities include, butare not limited to, engaging in University/College-wideaccreditation and assessment procedures; service to the department,College and University as needed; and conducting scholarlyactivities and any/all other activities required for tenure andpromotion.