Assistant Dean, Student Services COPHS

Posting Details

Security Sensitive Position? Yes Hours of Work 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F
Position Details

Posting Number TSU202458 Official TSU Title Assistant Dean, Student Services COPHS Grant Title N/A Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

The Assistant Dean of Student Services is responsible for the overall leadership and administration of the Office of Student Services and its programs for the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The Assistant Dean is responsible for planning, coordinating and delivering a full range of student services designed to enhance the educational, professional and social experience of students.

Essential Duties Summary

• Supervises assigned staff to maintain and institute programmatic improvements in the areas of recruitment, admissions, transfer, registration, retention and student professional development.
• Assures that policies and procedures pertaining to students are made available and followed. Resolves student problems, both academic and non-academic. Manages student petitions and grievances.
• Serves on the College’s Admissions, Scholarship and Special Events committees. Serves on other college committees as requested.
• Establishes an effective quality assurance structure and process for student service programs.
• Serves as liaison to the TSU Registrar, Office of Disability Services, Office of International Services and other campus offices to manage registration, accommodations, international student issues and all other student concerns.
• Plans, coordinates and implements special academic programs, special events and career services; including student organizations, involvement, leadership and volunteer activities for professional and pre-professional students.
• Oversees the College’s scholarship programs, special academic programs and financial aid resources including articulation agreement pathways with local community colleges, high school and other institutions.
• Assists in the promotion and fundraising of the college.
• Assists the Dean with formulating policies and implementing action plans for student services.
• Compiles information and prepares administrative reports.
• Participates in professional development for self and assures the participation of staff in professional development activities.
• Other duties as assigned.



Hiring Range Commensurate with experience. Education

An earned doctorate (PhD, PharmD, EdD or DPH ).

Required Licensing/Certification

A PharmD candidate must be licensed to practice in the state of Texas or obtain licensure within 180 days of hire.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:
• Policies, procedures, and practices.
• Knowledge of basic office and financial processes and procedures.

Skill in:
• Detail oriented.
• Problem-solving and decision-making.
• Multitasking and time management.
• Writing documents.
• Both verbal and written communication.

Work Experience

Requires three or more years of related experience. Requires a working knowledge of standard practices and procedures in higher education student services.

Working/Environmental Conditions

Routine office environment.
Sitting or standing in one location much of the time.
Use of video display terminal.

Desired start date Position End Date (if temporary)
UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date 06/22/2021 Open Until Filled (overrides close field) No Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants. Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an earned doctorate (PhD, PharmD, EdD or DPH)?
    • PhD
    • PharmD
    • EdD
    • DPH
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have three or more years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have working knowledge of standard practices and procedures in higher education student services?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you licensed to practice in the state of Texas? (Or will it be obtained within 180 days of hire?)
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3

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