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Posting Number: CPM-8219
Position Title: Assistant Dean, Students
Department: LSE-Lassonde School of Engineering - Office of the Dean
Affiliation: CPM
Salary Grade: G
Hiring Salary Range: $90,596 - $101,920
Maximum of Salary Range: $124,569
Duration: Continuing Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


The Assistant Dean, Students is the lead in establishing a one- stop centre for student engagement services for Engineering. This position champions putting "Students' First" within the Faculty of Engineering by providing oversight, developing strategies, providing direction and guidance for all aspects of the student life cycle (from prospective student to graduate) within the Faculty. As a member of the senior management team at the Lassonde School of Engineering (LSE) the Assistant Dean, Students' goal is to provide quality service to students. It provides administrative services and ensures that these services integrate with the corresponding policy, decision-making and administrative bodies within the University. This position reviews policies, sets operational goals, monitors performance against goals and makes recommendations to the Associate Dean, Academic on: revising/creating policy, improving levels of service, streamlining processes, improving efficiency and, implementing best practices as they relate to students.
Graduate university degree (in engineering, science or technology preferred). Higher education administration (an asset) or, equivalent combination of education and experience in academic services and/or student development (also in engineering, science or technology); demonstrated knowledge of research related to academic advising and student success.
Extensive experience in managing student services. Several years of progressively responsible management experience, including setting goals and objectives, coordination, planning and supervision in a multifunctional environment, administrative experience, excellent technological skills including database management, statistical analysis. Experience in public relations/communications/publications management.
Demonstrated leadership skills; planning experience including setting priorities, monitoring, and program evaluation; excellent communication skills including oral presentation and written; analytical experience including interpreting statistical data; proven project management and organizational skills; database management; financial management; proven ability to work effectively in a multi-tasked environment under high pressure and with high volumes; excellent interpersonal skills; proficiency with various computer programs including: word processing, spreadsheet, presentation software; discretion, good judgment, integrity, and initiative.
Cover Letter Required: Yes
Internal Posting Date: November 20, 2012
Internal Application Deadline: Posted until filled
Extended Posting Date: November 20, 2012
Extended Application Deadline: Posted until filled
External Posting Date: November 20, 2012
External Application Deadline: Posted until filled

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