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71762 Assistant Dean for Administration - School of Business (EXPIRED March 20, 2013) Back
Employer: Hamline University (http://hamline.edu)
Hamline University
1536 Hewitt Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55104-1284

Binder/Location: 10 Nonprofit Management and Admin.
Job Category: Nonprofit Management and Administration
Education Level: Masters Degree
Years of previous or related experience
Job Location: Greater Twin Cities metro area
Job Type: Jobs at Hamline University
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Needed to Apply: Cover Letter
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Date Posted: February 6, 2013
Job Description: POSITION PURPOSE:
The Assistant Dean manages the overall daily business operations of the Hamline School of Business (HSB) with primary concern for program delivery and student support. This position serves as the HSB liaison to administrative units at Hamline University. As a member of the leadership team of the School, the Assistant Dean assists the Dean in strategic and long-range planning and decision-making; fiscal planning, management of the budget and allocation of resources; and operational development and implementation of services, activities, policies, and procedures.


1. Financial & Budgetary

• Participate in the School’s overall strategic planning process and in the development of plans for the School’s future growth and enhancement, particularly as related to budgetary and resource implications
• Assist the Dean in current and long-range budget planning and development, including enrollment and revenue projections, faculty and staff salaries, and operating expenses
• Manage and execute the annual budget based on the Dean’s allocation decisions; monitor revenue, labor, and operating expenses against allocations
• Coordinate the annual budgeting process and budget execution with the university finance office including capital, personnel, and operating budgets
• Oversee contracts and agreements for faculty, professional services, and international visiting faculty
• Manage private philanthropic funding, both restricted and unrestricted, including endowments, annual giving, and awards; assist the Dean by preparing reports, monitoring funding, and coordinating expenditures
• Manage grants and contracts; coordinate with appropriate university units

2. Operational

• Oversee the day-to-day operations of the School: supervise administrative staff that serve and respond to prospective and current students, full and part-time faculty, and other constituents
• Implement and maintain effective data management practices for the improvement of the school
• Analyze and interpret institutional and environmental data and performance indicators in order to assist the Dean with strategic and operational planning and decision‐making

3. Administrative

• Serve as the School’s representative on Administrative Cabinet as well as other University-level and School-level committees and task forces as requested.
• Serve as a resource to faculty and students on policy questions, ensuring that policies and procedures are communicated to constituents
• Develop, implement, and communicate administrative procedures to constituents



• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
• Expertise in systems and processes for collecting, storing, and applying data and ability to select and work with data sources to support planning and decision-making
• Knowledge of and experience in higher education administration
• Ability to work with a diverse group of people


Master's degree from an accredited college or university


• Demonstrated financial, budgetary, and analytical experience


The Assistant Dean reports to the Dean of the School of Business.


Send a cover letter, resume and the names and phone numbers of three references to hujobs@hamline.edu

This position will remain open until filled but may be closed upon the discretion of the university.


Deadline Date: None Provided
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