The Office of Academic Affairs
Coles College of Business

Dean’s Office

Position Title

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs (Internal Search to KSU)

Position Description and Responsibilities:    

The Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, one of three associate dean positions in the college, reports directly to the Dean and is a 12-month academic administrative position.  The responsibilities for this position include:

  • Oversee day-to-day college operations
  • Establish and manage college budgets
  • Oversee accreditation processes (AACSB, SACS, ABET)
  • Oversee space allocation
  • Serve as the College liaison to campus constituencies
  • Serve as a College liaison to external constituencies as requested by the Dean
  • Oversee all faculty management processes  in concert with the University’s Academic Affairs Office including T&P, faculty hiring, and budget
  • Responsible for annual update of the strategic plan
  • Supervise College IT operations including Digital Measures, desktop support, and web design
  • Supervise Dean’s office Staff
  • Oversee faculty and staff professional development programs
  • Other duties as assigned
Required Education – Experience – Skills (Minimum Qualifications):
  • Earned doctorate or other appropriate terminal degree in a business or business-related discipline;
  • Hold the rank of tenured associate or full professor at KSU;
  • Exhibit strong communication, collaborative and leadership skills;
  • Demonstrated commitment to faculty and staff diversity and shared governance.
Application Procedure:

Priority will be given to applications received by Thursday, November 22, 2012. To ensure consideration, candidates should electronically forward the following materials in Microsoft Word or PDF format: a letter of application outlining qualifications; current curriculum vitae; names, addresses and contact information of three professional references to:

Dr. Kathryn K. Epps, Search Committee Chair

Questions About Position Opening:

For questions about this position opening, contact Dr. Kathryn K. Epps, Search Committee Chair, at  or 770.423.6084.

Date Position Available: January 1, 2013

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

Kennesaw State University is a growing and progressive university in Georgia’s public system of higher education. Located on an attractive campus in suburban Atlanta, Kennesaw State University currently enrolls more than 24,000 traditional and nontraditional Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral students. The thriving Atlanta metropolitan area has a rich array of museums, theaters, libraries, colleges and universities, and other resources. Kennesaw State University was recognized in 2009 by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of its “Great Colleges to Work For”.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Georgia is an Open Records State.


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