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Assistant Dean of Advising Support, Experiential Learning - CAS

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Type: Full-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Staff

Overview: The College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University invites applications for a 12-month administrative position beginning January 2021. We seek applicants who demonstrate a love for academic inquiry and a strong interest in helping students discover their interests and reach their intellectual and career goals. This position also includes management of the College’s Experiential Learning initiative. Relevant experience includes faculty and student advising, course evaluation and academic event planning and management. Applicants should have a degree in an Arts and Sciences discipline. The Assistant Dean will work closely with the CAS Dean, Associate Deans and department chairs in the College of Arts and Sciences and will report to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” Quinnipiac has been named a “Great College to Work For” as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit An education at Quinnipiac embodies the University’s commitment to preparing graduates for 21st century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities and fostering lifelong connections and success. The University believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The University’s innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.
  • Develop strategies to provide meaningful and consistent student advising.
  • Direct and coordinate CAS’ Experiential Learning initiative, including managing internships and student grants; devise policies and provide suggestions to grow participation in these programs.
  • Serve on the university-wide Advising and Career development task force.
  • Provide planning support for advising events and initiatives, including faculty support.
  • Evaluation of transfer credits for students transferring to Quinnipiac, and students taking courses at other institutions and as part of study abroad programs; advise students on plans to take courses abroad.
  • Coordinate revisions to the university catalog for the departments and administration of the College.
  • Coordinate and plan College participation in Open Houses and Orientation events, including ancillary advising opportunities.
  • Manage the work study budget and students for the College.
  • Participate in the governance of the College of Arts and Sciences in coordination with the Dean, Associate Deans and Director of Career Development.
Education Requirements:
  • A Master's degree in a field related represented in the College of Arts & Sciences
  • Advising experience, including planning events and initiatives
  • Knowledge of how to provide faculty support for advising
  • Experience with experiential learning initiatives
  • Strong organizational and record-reviewing skills
  • Strategic planning skills
  • Evidence of excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Understanding of and appreciation for the goals and values of an undergraduate liberal arts education
  • Ability to teach 1 course a semester if appropriate 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Special Instructions to Applicants: Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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