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Associate Dean for Student Success and Inclusive Engagement

Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, Georgia
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Posted Date
Oct 21, 2022

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Administrative, Deans
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Full Time

Associate Dean for Student Success and Inclusive Engagement (Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences)

Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences


Kennesaw State University (KSU) is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, administrative faculty position as a tenured Professor and appointment as Associate Dean for Student Success and Inclusive Engagement in the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences beginning July 2023.


The Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences has experienced rapid growth in student population as well as research. The Associate Dean for Student Success and Inclusive Engagement serves as a member of the college's leadership team. In collaboration with chairs/directors and the Dean, the Associate Dean advances the student success mission of the Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences (RCHSS), overseeing its initiatives in the areas of recruitment, retention, student engagement and excellence, experiential learning, and graduation.


Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • In collaboration with the College leadership team and departments/schools oversees the development, planning, and implementation of all Student Success Initiatives
  • Collaborates on mapping to the R2 Roadmap – Undergraduate Experience
  • Promotes undergraduate research
  • Oversees the operation of the college Advising Center
  • Promotes career and professional development initiatives for students
  • Responds to academic integrity and student issues (complaints and appeals)
  • Manages student scholarships
  • Oversees the Teaching Enhancement Program, the Dean’s Student Advisory Board, and the Lindy Radow Scholars Program and Scholars Liaison
  • Promotes the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategic plan, outreach, and initiatives related to student success
  • Facilitates and reports on experiential learning as it relates to student engagement and success
  • Monitors and presents institutional reports and data on student success outcomes
  • Assists in donor outreach and philanthropic initiatives with a student success focus
  • Participates in professional activities on the local, state, and national levels
  • Actively participates in scholarly research and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Collaborates on diversity planning, including identifying and creating new initiatives that build on the College’s commitment to a welcoming, inclusive environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors
  • Collaborates with the AD of Faculty in sharing ideas and opportunities to advance DEI in undergraduate and graduate student programs, faculty excellence, facilities, and research
  • Develops and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives related to student engagement
  • Builds mentoring programs for historically underrepresented students
  • Collaborates on College level DEI development and fundraising activities
  • Serves on committees as assigned
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Dean


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


Required Qualifications Include

  • Ph.D. or terminal degree, or its foreign equivalent, and appropriate credentials to be a tenured Professor in one of the College’s academic schools or departments in the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences at KSU
  • A demonstrated record of student success innovation and initiatives


Preferred Qualifications Include

  • Administrative and/or leadership experience in an academic setting (e.g., experience as a department chair, associate dean, and/or undergraduate or graduate program director or coordinator)
  • Experience teaching in a large and diverse college setting that includes general education
  • Experience fostering student success collaborations across departments, colleges, and/or institutions
  • Experience in implementing high impact practices and QEP.
  • Evidence of a track record of commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion as demonstrated by experience working with diverse populations and in promoting inclusive excellence in teaching and student learning and success
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Evidence of developing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with student leaders, faculty, staff, and administrators across a university


For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit  Search for Job ID 250777.


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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