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Under direction of the Dean of Student Affairs, the Assistant Dean is responsible for the development, assessment and management of student life programs and activities that foster positive student development and learning for both new and continuing students. The Assistant Dean ensures Muir College student activities, student organizations, and student programs meet the needs of Muir College students and are reflective of John Muir’s vision, theme and values.
- Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
- This position involves attendance at and participation in an extensive array of student activities and programs, many of which occur on evenings and weekends.
- Proficient use of common University-specific computer application programs.
- Knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences. Commitment to regularly update and maintain technology skills.
- Demonstrated knowledgeable of statewide and national non-resident related issues, trends and best practices.
- Strong skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance. Working knowledge of assessment strategies, including student learning outcomes.
- Demonstrated experience working cooperatively, efficiently, and effectively with a wide range of constituents, including students, family members, staff, and faculty.
- Proven abilities in project management, problem identification and reasoning skills. Knowledge and skill in the management and administration of budgets, personnel, and facilities. Skill in using resources effectively.
- Strong organizational, planning, and time management skills. Handle multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously. Effectiveness in planning, implementing, and coordinating creative, successful, well attended social, cultural and educational programs, activities and events.
- Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems. Ability to meet deadlines, to work individually and as part of a team. Remain flexible in a strong service and results oriented environment while providing imagination and creative solutions.
Qualification & Experience:
- Experience interacting in sensitive situations with individuals from a wide range of academic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds. Skill in making sound judgement, maintaining a calm and professional demeanor, and promoting civil and professional communication.
- Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.
Company: University of California San Diego
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: La Jolla, CA, US
Application Deadline: N/A