These titles are in the unclassified service and are designated Managerial/Confidential. Appointees to Managerial/Confidential titles serve at the pleasure of the chief administrative officer and are not represented for collective negotiations. Currently Dean titles have parenthetical descriptive phrases which serve to identify the particular academic discipline or program even though the duties and responsibilities are the same. Listed above are academic discipline/program dean titles available for use as of 9/16/2003. The are a few additional dean titles that have unique job descriptions such as Dean (Continuing Education) or Dean (Evening Division) that are listed separately.
DEAN, at a campus of the State University, serves as the chief academic and administrative officer of a school or college. Is administratively responsible to the Vice President for Academic Affairs for the successful development of academic policy and the maintenance of academic quality in his particular discipline. Recruits and hires faculty members, especially at the senior level; coordinates the curriculum development, both in his school or college and in conjunction with other academic programs on the campus; is responsible for the development and presentation of a budget which will sufficiently meet the academic needs of the program by providing adequate funds for salaries, facilities and instructional resources; will generally serve as a member of several campus committees including those on admissions, curriculum faculty standards, etc., and as an academic advisor to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Incumbents of this title generally have concurrent rank in an academic title and may have substantial instructional responsibilities.
A Doctorate with responsible experience in academic administration at the departmental or similar level and successful experience in college or university teaching
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