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Associate Dean

Apply now Job no: 496339
Department: Education Health & Society College
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Administration, Teaching
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Associate Dean
Job Summary:

The College of Education, Health & Society (EHS) at Miami University of Ohio invites applications for an Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Graduate Education, reporting to the Dean, to work in partnership with department chairs to support and direct initiatives in three main areas of responsibility: Faculty Recruitment, Retention, and Development; Graduate Education; and Research and Sponsored Programs; teach one course per year in home department.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Faculty Recruitment, Retention, & Development

  • Oversee search committee processes in all EHS departments
  • Coordinate onboarding and mentorship support for all new faculty (e.g., visiting, Teaching/Clinical Professors or Lecturers (TCPL), and Tenure Track) and targeted mentorship for faculty of color.
  • Provide regular and continuing guidance and support to all faculty seeking promotion (e.g., TCPL, Tenured, and Tenure Track faculty).
  • Facilitate informational meetings for all faculty who are seeking tenure and/or promotion.
  • Meet regularly with Department Chairs to discuss and resolve ongoing matters related to faculty success (i.e. workload, compliance, etc.)
  • Coordinate and assess faculty professional development
  • Conduct annual reviews of pre-tenure and/or pre-promotion faculty as delegated by the Dean
  • Review and approve all staff and faculty annual reviews, except direct reports to Dean

Graduate Education

  • Convene the EHS graduate curriculum committee
  • Ensure compliance of all EHS graduate programs with all university and state mandates
  • Oversee and approve the dissemination of Graduate Assistantships throughout the College

Research and Sponsored Programs

  • Supervise the Division’s grant facilitator and the faculty grant fellow
  • Update and post the EHS Grants and Awards Booklet and convene the awards committee
  • Oversee all EHS research/practice centers: Center for Mindfulness & Contemplative Inquiry, Sexuality Education Studies Center, Discovery Center, and Center for Human Development, Learning and Technology.
Minimum Qualifications:

An earned PhD in a discipline within one of the College’s five departments: Teacher Education, Educational Leadership, Educational Psychology, Family Science and Social Work, and Kinesiology and Health; record of teaching, research, and service that qualify the candidate to be a tenured, full professor in the College. The successful candidate will possess strong leadership, organizational, collaboration and mentorship skills and be able to demonstrate a productive commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion across all areas of responsibility. This position is available to persons who are currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time and indefinite basis. (Persons authorized to work on such a basis include US citizens, lawful permanent residents (“green card” holders), asylees, refugees, and temporary residents under IRCA.)

Desired Qualifications:

Formal administrative experience; demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; democratic/collaborative leadership skills; effective communication, organizational, and mentorship skills; Awareness of the role of intersectionality, positionality, and an ability to critically reflect on one’s work.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter and curriculum vitae. Direct inquiries to Dr. Denise Taliaferro Baszile at 

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications begins January 6, 2020 and continues until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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