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Assistant Dean

Company: Hampton University
Location: Hampton
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

The Hampton University Department of School of Science invites nominations and applications for Assistant Dean of the School of Science beginning July 2022.

Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a leading historically black university (HBCU) located on the Virginia Peninsula in the City of Hampton. It is a privately endowed, co-educational, nonsectarian institution. The School of Science offers degrees in the areas/departments of atmospheric and planetary sciences, biology, chemistry and biochemistry, computer science, communicative and speech disorders, marine and environmental science, mathematics, physics and physical therapy.

Duties and Responsibilities

Hampton University is accepting applications for the Assistant Dean position in the School of Science. Rank and compensation will be commensurate with the qualifications of the candidate. All disciplines within the Sciences are eligible. Research, teaching, and outreach activity involving undergraduate and graduate students is expected. The Assistant Dean will assist the Dean with school processes on all matters of administration, including the following: fundraising, budget preparation and implementation; personnel matters including both faculty and non-faculty hiring, promotion, and terminations; research program focus, evaluation, and review; graduate program development; curriculum development and review; and student support services within the school and initiatives in a highly collaborative environment involving department chairs, administrative assistants and faculty.

Perform general administrative functions on behalf of the Dean.

May assume responsibility for the school in the absence of the Dean.

Represent science and lead special projects as assigned by the Dean.

Perform other duties as required.


Demonstrated record of research, scholarly, and/or creative achievement to warrant tenure in an academic department in the sciences.

Minimum three years of professional experience as a program director, department chair, or in a university leadership position.

Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

Demonstrated computer skills.

Demonstrated organizational skills.

Demonstrated ability to work with individuals and groups representing a wide range of academic and administrative interests.

Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

Salary range for this position depends on experience

How to Apply

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