Assistant Dean of Academic Operations 7516BR College of Engineering Technology CET Dean's Office
Detailed Job Description The Assistant Dean of Academic Operations in the College of Engineering Technology serves as an integral part of the college leadership and leads the day-to-day operations, ensuring that they are executed with professionalism and excellence. Through active collaboration with key department and college stakeholders, this position manages complex internal business operations across multiple functional areas related to the college and Dean's office. This includes, but is not limited to, budgeting, staffing, HR, strategic planning, forecasting, data analysis, report generation, project management, developing internal procedures, marketing, communication, recruitment, and other functions ensuring adherence with established requirements and standards. The position is responsible for the design, execution, and effectiveness of a system of internal controls which provide reasonable assurance that college and departmental operations are effective, efficient, and reliable. This position interacts with all members of the university community and requires an exceptionally high level of discretion due to exposure and access to highly confidential and sensitive information. Application review will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Direct supervision to Dean's Office Sr. Staff Assistant, Financial Assistant, Marketing and Communication Assistant Director, and Recruitment and Enrollment Assistant Director. Responsible for hiring, termination, training, development, engagement, and performance reviews. Provide leadership, guidance, discipline, support and encouragement for all CET staff;
Leadership to marketing/communications/events such as design, implement, and continually assess the effectiveness of the College's overall marketing and communications strategy, manage strategic positioning framework of the College of Engineering Technology and ensure its application to both marketing and recruiting activities; conceptualize and execute multi-channel campaigns, in partnership with RIT's University Marketing and University Communications
Direction, implementation and management of college level events ensuring departmental participation (e.g. Orientation, Open Houses, Brick City, Imagine RIT, and Commencement).
Strategic leadership. Serves as expert resource for leaders throughout the college on a variety of operational, personnel, and academic operations.
Serves as strategic advisor to the Dean. Assumes overall responsibility for the College of Engineering Technology in absence of the Dean and Associate Dean.
develops, oversees, and leads efforts to implement college wide processes, procedures, policies, and systems to improve efficiencies and effectiveness
Manages decisions in the use of the Dean's office operating budget.
Conducts operational data analysis, forecasting, project management, and strategic planning to meet college strategy and goals.
As College liaison work in collaboration with the departments in the college, colleagues, and university partners in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of College of Engineering recruiting, hiring and onboarding activities, training programs, workforce planning, diversity and inclusion recruiting, and retention planning to meet strategic and operational goals.
Live our values, embrace diverse perspectives, and nurture the RIT community to remain a great place to work for all.
Department/College Description The College of Engineering Technology (CET) https://www.rit.edu/engineeringtechnology/ is home to nine undergraduate and six graduate programs. It is one of RITs nine colleges and enrolls approximately 12% percent of the universitys students. CET prides itself on its constant evolution, innovation, and global outreach via online learning, corporate education, and international programs. CET is known throughout the RIT, national, and international communities as an excellent choice for an education that embraces the integration of 'hands-on-minds-on learning' and application-based instruction grounded in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects. CET supports all students in an inclusive learning environment and welcomes a diverse student body where first generation and AALANA (African American, Latin American and Native American) represent greater than 20% of our undergraduate population.
Qualified candidates should have a masters degree or equivalent in business administration, management, organizational development, communications or closely related field.
Approximately 6 years of related, demonstrated administrative and management experience leading and managing an organizational unit in a minimum of 4 of the following areas:
approximately 2 years of employee management and supervision experience
human resource problem-solving and staffing
mentoring and talent development
developing, organizing and implementing administrative systems and processes
Experience in project management, data analysis and reporting
Intermediate to advanced Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Demonstrated skills in team leadership with strong relationship and team-building abilities
Strong interpersonal, presentation and written communication skills
Detail and follow-through, multitasking and flexibility
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 120A
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the 'Great Colleges to Work For.' RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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