Assistant Dean for Academic Advising Services (Job Announcement) Winston-Salem State #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

Assistant Dean for Academic Advising Services

Institution: Winston Salem State University
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
  • University Administration – Academic Affairs
Posted: 10/28/2014
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION: Winston-Salem State University invites applications for a dynamic leader for the position of Assistant Dean for Academic Advising Services, University College and Lifelong Learning (UCaLL). The Assistant Dean will report to the Associate Provost and Dean for University College and Lifelong Learning and is responsible for the leadership of the academic advising programs and related services which facilitate students’ successful matriculation and retention. The Assistant Dean provides leadership to a staff who plans and implements the academic advisement programs and services for all pre-majors of the University. The Assistant Dean will also collaboratively work with the UCaLL leadership team and other appropriate faculty and staff. They will ensure that necessary resources are in place to provide and assess effective advising services which will enhance the retention and ultimate graduation of students. In addition, the Assistant Dean will work with the Associate Provost and Dean of University College and Lifelong Learning to ensure that the strategic initiatives of the Division are successfully implemented.

COMPETENCIES: Responsible for the strategic oversight and ongoing development and delivery of the University’s advising system for all undergraduate students;

Responsible for the development, enhancement, and implementation of a comprehensive plan for academic advising, grounded in best practices and research;

Develops, enhances, and implements regularly scheduled and on-going training programs for Academic Success Counselors, faculty advisors and peer mentors;

Works closely with department chairs, faculty advisors and administrators to enhance advising relationships with students;

Provides timely and appropriate academic advising/interventions for at-risk students, especially those who are on academic probation and/or have been suspended/reinstated to the university;

Participates in new student orientations to ensure that all incoming undergraduate students are fully informed about curriculum requirements and expectations;

Identifies and recommends new program initiatives and opportunities to strengthen and expand current advising processes;

Works closely with University constituents to ensure that Lifelong Learning advising programs and services are consistent with and closely integrated with the University’s strategic plan and academic mission;

Provides leadership to ensure that the strategic initiatives of the Division are being successfully implemented;

Works closely with faculty and administration on measures to advance the excellence and impact of University College and Lifelong Learning programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Terminal degree related to Leadership, Advising, or any related field

At least four (4) years demonstrated ability and experience in leading the effective development and delivery of innovative academic advising programs and support services

Experience with learning outcomes assessment, academic advising, learning support activities, program development and general education reform

Experience with advising-related technology, specifically BANNER administrative software application and GradesFirst learning management system, as well as other technology

Demonstrated ability to engage in scholarship and grant-writing

Demonstrated success in developing and implementing advising initiatives at colleges or universities

Demonstrated ability to strategically plan, budget, and team-build

Experience with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software

Strong supervisory, training and presentation skills

Demonstrated leadership and management in a complex organization

Collaborative style and ability to work closely with University partners to enhance academic advising programs

Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills

Mission-driven, focused, and energetic

Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds



Associate Provost for Student Affairs (Job Announcement) Jackson State #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

Posting Number S00337P
Position Title Associate Provost for Student Affairs
Department Division of Academic Affairs
Salary Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience
Grant Funded No
Location Main Campus
Faculty or Staff Staff
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired start date
Position Summary The Associate Provost for Student Affairs primary responsibility is for the leadership management, strategic direction, policy development, and administrative oversight of Student Affairs.


Minimum Required Education Candidates for the position of Associate Provost for Student Affairs will have a Doctoral degree and a minimum of ten (10) years of post-degree experience directly related to higher education administration.
Minimum Required Experience 1. Experience in Student Affairs at a four-year college or university.2. Experience in budgeting, planning, assessment and career development in higher education student affairs administration;3. Exceptional track record as a leader who inspires.
Minimum Required Licenses and/or Certifications None
Preferred Qualifications None
Skills and Abilities 1. A team builder, an advocate for students on and off campus, mentor for students, active member involved in the life of the campus.2. Skilled communicator who listens well, and writes and speaks with clarity and inspiration.Responsibilities:
1. The Associate Provost will provide strong visionary leadership for directors and managers in Student Affairs to ensure the effective collaboration and integration of a wide range of student affairs programs and services to achieve student development and learning outcomes.

2. The Associate Provost will work with and represent the interest of a diverse student body (undergraduate and graduate) to ensure a mutually reinforcing relationship between the academic and non-academic life of students.

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement Jackson State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All application for faculty, staff, and student work-aid positions are considered without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, are, or physical or mental handicap (except where such handicap renders the person incapable of doing the job). In addition, Jackson State University recruits, admits and provides services, financial aid, and instruction to all students without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, age, handicap, veteran or other status protected by law.
Background Check Statement Jackson State University is committed to providing a safe campus. JSU conducts background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include reference checks, criminal history/record check and when appropriate a credit report or driving history report.
Open Date 10/10/2014
Close Date
Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes


Dean of the School of Business and Public Administration (Job Announcement) University of the District of Columbia #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

Dean of the School of Business and Public Administration

The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) seeks an innovative, entrepreneurial, and community-oriented leader to serve as Dean of the School of Business and Public Administration. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of outstanding leadership in developing, strengthening, and expanding business and public administration programs, supporting innovation, and recruiting and developing faculty. S/he will demonstrate results in outreach and fundraising, specifically in leveraging support from public, business, and nonprofit sectors. This Deanship is a tremendous opportunity to provide oversight for growth of the School as the University enters a promising new era in the District.The Dean oversees the division’s undergraduate programs as well as the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Public Administration degrees. S/he will need to understand the challenges of business education in an increasingly competitive environment and will serve as a key member of the overall planning and management team within the University. Key elements of the role will be to motivate and manage change, energize and lead a committed faculty, and promote community and corporate partnerships for the School. The Dean will articulate a vision for outreach resulting in investment from partnerships with corporate, government, and nonprofit sectors to initiate and implement new programs and scholarships for academic advancement in the School of Business and Public Administration. The new Dean will have a strong leadership background, will be committed to ensuring the academic integrity of the University, and will be comfortable working within a collective bargaining environment. Working collaboratively with other divisions within the University is essential.

The University of the District of Columbia, located in upper northwest Washington, DC, is an HBCU and the public land- grant institution of higher education in the District, enrolling approximately 5,200 students from the local region, every state in the nation, and 100 foreign countries. Students matriculate in associate, baccalaureate, graduate, and professional programs. UDC promotes best practices across higher education, cognizant of shifting contexts for living and working in the 21st Century and beyond. The University has a commitment to preparing its graduates for immediate entry into the workforce, the next level of education, specialized employment opportunities, and life-long learning. For additional information about the University, please visit:

The successful candidate will have a record of administrative and academic leadership in higher education; an active, open, and collaborative working style; and a genuine enthusiasm for rigorous, creative, and effective teaching and learning. Superior communication skills, an understanding of the mission and values of a land-grant institution, and the ability to passionately advocate for excellence in research, scholarship, and learning are required. The winning candidate will have a well-rounded background, especially in the area of global learning and the application of technology in a fast- paced business and public administration environment. A terminal degree in a related field, a record of scholarship, and a minimum of three years in higher education administration, with at least five years of teaching experience in higher education, are required. Experience within the business or public administration sector will be helpful in fulfilling the requirements of this position.

The University of the District of Columbia is in the heart of the capital’s embassy district. One of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities, with rich cultural, educational, and political traditions, Washington is within driving distance of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Chesapeake Bay. In addition to its many green spaces, museums, and historical points of interest, Washington is home to thriving arts venues as well as professional and amateur sporting events and teams.

Application: For a confidential discussion or to make a nomination, please contact Isaac Karaffa, Search Manager, or Dr. James Heffernan, Senior Consultant, at 800-992-9277. Applicants may submit a letter of application and résumé only to Additional information will be requested as needed. For guaranteed full consideration, please submit materials by October 27, 2014.

Application Information

Contact: Isaac KaraffaRPA Inc.





Associate Vice President for Fiscal Affairs (Job Announcement) Claflin University #hbcu #jobs #hbcujobs


Position Number: AA028

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Associate Vice President reports to the Vice President for Fiscal Affairs. He/she will be responsible for ensuring consistent application of accounting policies and procedures as it relates to the internal control of the University, and therefore must have an in-depth technical knowledge of non-profit accounting for private institutions (i.e., FASB and the NACUBO Financial and Accounting Reporting Manual). The Associate Vice President is responsible for preparing interim and year-end financial statements; coordinating the annual financial audit with the University’s independent auditors; coordinating the annual Single Audit with the independent auditors; and as budget officer, overseeing the preparation of the University’s annual budget, monthly reconciliations and interim reporting. Perform any other duties within the scope of this position.

QUALIFICATIONS: The University seeks an individual with public accounting and/or extensive auditing background to become its Associate Vice President for Fiscal Affairs, the managing accounting officer. Qualified applicants will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field (master’s degree preferred); at least 7 years auditing and accounting; and CPA certification or matriculating towards CPA certification is strongly preferred. An in-depth knowledge of Jenzabar EX and its applications, or an in-depth knowledge of integrated administrative software packages for higher education is a major preference. Previous administrative/managerial experience with increasing leadership responsibility preferred. Effective oral, written and interpersonal skills are essential.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately.

Application Procedure: Candidates must submit an application, copies of transcripts, and three current professional letters of recommendation to:
Claflin University
Office of Human Resources
400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115
Fax # 803-535-5818 E-mail:

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Human Resources Office before the closing date. Office Number: 803-535-5635 Job Line Number: 803-535-5394 TDD Number: 1-800-735-8583 (TDD).

Special Note: Effective January 1, 2011, all new hires must pass a criminal background check.

Equal Opportunity Employer

University Registrar (Job Announcement) Clark Atlanta University #hbcu #jobs #hbcujobs


The University Registrar is responsible for overseeing the academic records of the institution and monitoring academic policies, procedures, and the undergraduate and graduate curriculum. The Registrar directs all facets of the operations of the Office of the University Registrar including but not limited to student registration and records, class schedules, instructional space assignments, graduation clearance, and other related matters. The University Registrar also plans and develops strategies for the maintenance, operation, and upgrading of the academic information infrastructure. The University Registrar trains and supervises a team of professionals, who provide excellent service to all University stakeholders. (The complete job description can be found on the CAU web page at; under the Employment link.)

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline is required (Master’s degree is preferred) as well as three or more years of experience as a Registrar or an Associate Registrar and a minimum of three years of supervisory experience. The successful candidate will also have high integrity with strong organizational and leadership skills; experience with academic enterprise resource planning and management systems (Ellucian Banner or Colleague preferred), including knowledge of web-based registration, grade entry, and degree audits (e.g., Ellucian DegreeWorks); experience with class scheduling software (e.g., Ad Astra at and document imaging systems; excellent analytical and quantitative skills, with the demonstrated ability to manage complex administrative databases, are essential; a thorough understanding of federal and college requirements regarding FERPA and other applicable laws and regulations; familiarity with VA-Once at and GoArmyEd at; familiarity with Athletics Compliance Assistance Software (CAi); excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills; ability to listen, build relationships, develop consensus, influence and make appropriate recommendations and decisions with key stakeholders is essential; Spanish language proficiency and experience with international student populations; commitment to collaboration with faculty, staff, and University administrators; and a strategic perspective on student enrollment management.

Starting Date, Salary, and Rank: The position will be open until filled. The salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, duties and responsibilities.

Application Deadline and Procedure: Screening of applications will begin immediately. To apply submit the following as one package: a cover letter detailing how your qualifications are compatible with the requirements of the position, a resume, transcripts from highest degree, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references via email or regular mail to:

Postal Address: Search Committee, University Registrar
Office of Human Resources
Clark Atlanta University
223 James P. Brawley Dr., SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Email Address:

Dean of University College (Faculty Announcement) Huston-Tillotson Univ #HBCU #jobs #hbcujobs


The Dean is the head of the University College and assists the Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs in accomplishing the University’s retention goals by coordinating and monitoring all aspects of academic progress and student learning outcomes of first and second year students. Effectively works as a member of a team by collaborating with faculty, staff and administration in responding to outside accrediting agencies and effectively engaging in strategic planning, performance evaluations, program reviews and other assessments of the University’s effectiveness.

Duties include, but are not limited to: serving as a channel of communication between University College faculty and the Provost/VPASA; promoting faculty and staff professional growth; ensuring the quality of University College academic programs, services, faculty, and staff; preparing and administering the University College annual budget; carrying out strategic planning; recommending appointments of faculty and staff; providing resources to support the goals and objectives of the University College; and serving as an advocate for excellence in teaching, research, student learning outcomes, and community outreach and service. The Dean supervises both faculty and staff members.


  • Provides leadership and vision to the University College; work with faculty to create an academic, cultural, and physical environment conducive to scholarship, intellectual vitality, and learning; and establish and nurture a supportive diverse work environment.
  • Provides leadership in the development and implementation of programs and plans designed to aid in student retention
  • Promotes the Vision, Mission and Core Values of the University through the activities and programs of the University College and work with other University administrators to ensure the well-being and success of HT.
  • Provides leadership in the assessment and improvement of the General Education program, including faculty, curriculum, program development, and support services.
  • Serves as HT’s liaison for UNCF scholarships and internships, and provides leadership for the identification and awarding of other student scholarships, internships, and grants.
  • In conjunction with the Convocations and Assemblies Committee, plans and coordinates Honors Day and other events/activities to recognize students’ academic achievements.
  • Teaches a minimum of two courses in a discipline offered within the University.
  • The Dean reports to the Provost/Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, and serves as a member of the President’s Administrative Council and serves on the Dean’s Council.


  • Ph.D. in one of the major areas offered at HT required.
  • Commitment to liberal arts education in a faith based environment.
  • Understanding and commitment to the Vision, Mission, and Core Values of the University.
  • Administrative leadership, vision, and experience in a diverse academic environment characterized by collegial management, mentorship, inclusive decision-making, and effective communication skills.
  • Ability to create and nurture a supportive environment that utilizes transparent processes to foster intellectual vitality, creativity, student learning, and outstanding teaching, research, and community/public service.
  • Commitment to affirmative action, social justice, and diversity in all its forms; experience in promoting the learning opportunities offered by a diverse community.
  • Experience and commitment to fostering international perspectives in the curriculum and promoting global experiences for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to effectively represent the University College while working in collaboration with the University community.
  • Significant administrative experience in positions of increasing responsibility;
  • Demonstrated decision-making, problem-solving, and collaboration skills with a wide spectrum of university constituents;
  • Excellent writing, speaking, interpersonal and management skills;
  • Knowledge of current issues in retention in higher education and active participation in professional associations;
  • Familiarity with issues facing church related, historically black colleges and universities;
  • Commitment to the mission of the University, to the leadership of the President and the Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, and to the potential of each student for academic and personal achievement.


Competitive salary and comprehensive fringe benefits package.


Candidates should submit a letter of interest establishing qualifications for the position, a current resume, transcripts, and an HT application. HT applications can be found at This position is opened until filled. Forward application packets to: Director of Human Resources, Huston-Tillotson University, 900 Chicon St., Austin, TX 78702-2795.