Asst Administrative Professional/Asst Dir of Undergraduate Studies

Arizona State University
Arizona, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 10, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership (SCETL) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for an Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies.  Preference will be given to candidates with a Juris Doctor, Masters, or equivalent degree, at least 2 years of university or 4-year college teaching experience, evidence of excellent organizational skills, and knowledge of administrative demands in higher education. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, fiscal-year (July 1-June 30) appointment. Anticipated start date is July/August 2021. Renewal is possible on an annual basis contingent on satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and needs of the program.

The successful candidate will be affiliated with the SCETL undergraduate program in civic and economic thought and leadership and will support activities of the Director of Graduate Studies, the Academic Advising Team, and the Associate Director for Public Programming. Support duties include, but are not limited to: student recruitment and engagement activities, liaising to the Barrett Honors College, course scheduling, review and revision of course descriptions and titles, upper level core curriculum development, curriculum proposal submission, and ABOR compliance reviews. The position may also be expected to carry a 1-1 undergraduate teaching load, based on the academic needs of the unit.

SCETL is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce. We seek candidates whose research, teaching and/or service contributes to the ASU Charter, to our mission of inclusive excellence in the humanities and social sciences, and to serving a diverse student body and community.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing Arizona State University is a leading major public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education.

Required qualification:  candidates must have a Juris Doctor, Masters or equivalent degree, with university or 4-year college teaching experience in at least 2 of the following disciplines: history, law, political science, economic thought, or philosophy.

Desired qualifications: evidence of achievement and promise in research and writing in their specific discipline, evidence of achievement in course development, evidence of achievement in student engagement, mentoring or advising, evidence of administrative and organizational skills, knowledge of higher education’s administrative demands, knowledge or experience with university honors programs.  

 Applications Instructions:

For full consideration, applicants must apply electronically to by submitting the following: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) cover letter explaining qualifications, accomplishments in research and teaching, and accomplishments in a non-academic professional setting; and 3) a statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence. Application review process will begin June 23rd 2021. If not filled, applications will be evaluated every week thereafter until the search is closed.  Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at

 A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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