Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (Wellstar College of Health and Human Services)

Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, Georgia
Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 29, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Type
Full Time

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (Wellstar College of Health and Human Services)

Wellstar College of Health and Human Services


Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, administrative faculty position as a tenured Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services with a preferred start of January 2023.


The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs serves as a member of the College’s leadership team. In collaboration with the Chairs/Directors, the Dean, and the faculty the Associate Dean advances the undergraduate and graduate mission of the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services (WCHHS), oversees its academic programs, and manages its enrollment.


Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Oversees curricular and program innovation
  • Promotes and expands Double Owl pathways
  • Works collaboratively to address low-enrollment programs


  • Develops a vision and strategic plan for undergraduate and graduate enrollment management, including RPG, and degrees awarded
  • Oversees undergraduate and graduate scheduling (including EMS and Ad Astra)
  • Oversees strategic initiatives specific to low- and under- enrolled programs


  • Works collaboratively with the WCHHS Advising Center and Academic Affairs to ensure advising efficacy, efficiency, and support strategic initiatives
  • Collaborates with all student success partners


  • Coordinates college assessment efforts
  • Facilitates academic program review and accreditation
  • Serves as the liaison for the Quality Enhancement Plan
  • Facilitates online learning and serves as the liaison to Digital Learning Innovations

Faculty Development

  • Develops faculty development series based on faculty rank
  • Coordinates orientation of new faculty
  • Develops workshops to support faculty development in teaching, curriculum development, and assessment

Other duties as assigned


Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.


An earned Ph.D., or its foreign equivalent, with an academic background and appropriate credentials to be a tenured professor in an academic department/school in the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services at KSU is required.



Preferred Qualifications Include

  • Has served as an Associate Dean, Department Chair, and/or Undergraduate/Graduate Program Director/Coordinator
  • A record of curricular and program innovation
  • Experience with scheduling, data analytics, schedule decision making, and enrollment management
  • Experience in the area of High Impact Practices and QEP
  • A record of working with diverse constituencies, and promoting inclusive excellence in curricular innovation
  • Demonstrated record of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • A record of success in curriculum and course development
  • Demonstrated experiences fostering interdisciplinary collaborations


For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit  Search for Job ID 249972.


For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.


Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.


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