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Jackson State University 
College of Education & Human Development
Posted: 04/20/2023
Associate Dean

Position Summary:  The College of Education and Human Development at Jackson State University is accepting applications for its Associate Dean position.

Minimum Required Education:  The preferred candidate should possess an earned doctorate from a discipline within the field or discipline of education from a regionally-accredited higher education institution and be tenured at the level of associate professor.

Minimum Required Experience:  A minimum of five years of demonstrated administrative academic experience in higher education at the level of associate dean, program director/coordinator, department chair, or equivalent.


  • Experience with program and course curriculum revision and development.
  • Experience utilizing multiple learning platforms to include face-to-face, online, and hybrid formats is expected.
  • Experience utilizing data to inform decisions concerning program development, implementation, evaluation, and quality improvement.
  • Experience in development and writing academic reports (e.g., policy, program reviews, and catalog edits).
  • Experience supervising, evaluating, and coordinating professional development of the faculty and staff.
  • Strong record of teaching, service, scholarly research, and publication.
  • Familiarity with quality assurance, assessment, and accreditation standards and processes.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with the Dean to support the mission, vision, and strategic goals of the College and University.
  • Provides leadership for COEHD’s Professional Education Committee (PEC); COEHD Committee on Academic and Remediation Committee (CARP); and other stud student-centered academic-related committees.
  • Provide oversight of all academic-related programs such as undergraduate and graduate student orientation; COEHD open house events; and commencement ceremonies.
  • Ensures that all programs and coursework navigate the policies and procedures established by COEHD, university, and IHL curriculum committees.
  • Ensures that class scheduling and room reservations are completed appropriately.
  • Ensures that all schedules are shared in a timely and appropriate manner with all COEHD undergraduate, professional, and graduate students.
  • Assists with students’ navigating college-based resources and provides oversight of COEHD scholarships to eligible candidates per the guidelines of the scholarship sponsorship and provides oversight of graduate student funding (GTAGRA, and GAs).
  • Monitors student progression and all academic programs and addresses issues concerning academic remediation including progress and completion of terms of academic programs.
  • Develops, implements, and ensures compliance of students with COEHD professional and graduate student policies and procedures.