This posting is for a position at the University of Houston Law Center to function as a staff dean in the position of Assistant Dean for Student Affairs (“ADSA”). The position reports to the Law Center’s Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (“ADAA”).
The position has overall responsibility for ensuring that activities and projects undertaken by Student Affairs run smoothly across various functions within the Law Center. The position has particular responsibility for the following areas for Law Center students: student services, such as academic records and enrollment; academic support; financial aid; advising and counseling; accommodations and wellness efforts; student organizations support; and formulation for and compliance with policies and procedures related to student matters. The position will need to become expert in a variety of accounting, student data, financial and administrative systems used by UH and the Law Center. From time to time other duties may be assigned to the position related to student affairs by the Dean or the ADAA. The position has several direct reports and supervises approximately a half?dozen staff.
A strong candidate will have the following skills: excellent professional business communications skills, both as to writings and interactive communications; proficiency with personal productivity software such as Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel; experience with software systems for record keeping; project management skills; and collaboration and team?building skills.
The position offers excellent benefits. The role allows the successful candidate to contribute to the education and professional development of Law Center students.
Further information about the Law Center and its programs is available at: http://www.law.uh.edu.
Law Center web pages related to the position include: http://www.law.uh.edu/student http://law.uh.edu/OSS/staff.asp
This search is coordinated by the office of the Law Center’s Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. In addition to the formal application made in response to this posting, applicants should send the office a short email to Greg Vetter, email@example.com. Please express your interest and attach a resume or curriculum vitae to that email.
J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited institution or another terminal degree.
Three or more years of full?time experience within one or more of these functional areas: student services or affairs; student records; admissions; career development; financial aid; academic support; counseling; working with clients; or equivalent functions. Preference will be given to candidates whose experience with these functions is within a U.S. law school.
Internal Number: STA004605
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