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Associate Dean for Student Affairs

East Carolina University

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Job Title Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Position Number 600170
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
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Advertising Department DENTAL MEDICINE, SCHOOL OF
Division Academic Affairs
Classification Title Associate Professor
Working Title Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Number of Vacancies 1
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.000
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Recruitment Range Commensurate with Qualifications
Position Location (City) Greenville
Position Type Faculty (Teaching)
Job Category Faculty (Teaching)
Organizational Unit Overview The School of Dental Medicine is composed of ten administrative offices and four academic departments. The Administrative units include the Offices of the Dean, Vice Dean, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Associate Dean for Research, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Associate Dean for Extramural Clinical Practices, Assistant Dean for Dental Education and Informatics, Assistant Dean for Educational Support and Faculty Development, Assistant Dean for Academic Success and the Assistant Dean for Business Operations and Financial Affairs. The four academic departments are Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, General Dentistry and Foundational Sciences.
Included in the mission of the School of Dental Medicine is to educate dental care providers (both dental students and dental residents) and to address the oral health care needs of the underserved population of North Carolina. The School of Dental Medicine meets these missions by operating dental clinics that provide both educational experiences for the dental students and residents and provides dental care to the residents of North Carolina. These clinics occur in both Ross Hall in Greenville, North Carolina, as well as Community Service-Learning Centers located throughout North Carolina. In order to operate these clinics, appropriate dental auxiliaries and clinical staff are needed.
Job Duties The Associate Dean for Student Affairs (AD-SA) is a key member of the School of Dental Medicine’s senior leadership team and has oversight for student-related activities and programs. The AD-SA has primary responsibility for all aspects of student life and student services, ensuring a smooth acclimation for newly admitted students into the DMD program and throughout the time of their enrollment in the ECU SoDM.
The AD-SA assumes primary responsibility for student support, advocacy and guidance throughout the time of student enrollment; facilitation of a humanistic and inclusive learning environment for all students; and transition to postdoctoral training and practice.
In each of these strategic areas, the AD-SA assures full alignment with the vision of the ECU School of Dental Medicine in educating leaders with a passion to serve as primary care dentists in rural and underserved communities across the State of North Carolina.
The AD-SA provides leadership and mentoring for the entire Student Affairs team, including the Assistant Dean for Admissions (AD-A), the Director of Admissions, the Director of Student Services, the Director of Counseling and Student Development, the Admissions Coordinator, and administrative support staff and student workers.
The AD-SA position encompasses teaching and administrative responsibilities. Specific duties include:
· Collaborating with the Director of Student Services in overseeing student communications and activities, including student government and organizations, student housing, and student related events (e.g., orientation, Family Day, White Coat Ceremony, graduation).
· Chairing the Student and Resident Affairs Committee and serving as an advocate for students who are facing a wide range of personal and professional challenges and assuring their ready access to resources.
· Working with the Director of Counseling and Student Development in maximizing each student’s academic success and retention, and in supporting student development.
· Interfacing with the Learning Specialist and other team members within the Office of Academic Success.
· Collaborating with the ECU Office of Student Financial Aid in assuring that students understand the financial investment in their education and have the understanding to practice in a manner and setting that aligns with the vision and mission of the SoDM.
· Supporting students and alumni in developing their post-graduation plans; facilitating students’ understanding of processes; writing letters of recommendation
· Chairing the Scholarship Committee and advising the SoDM Student Awards Committee
· Representing the SoDM in interfacing with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
· Actively participating in faculty roles such as teaching, scholarly pursuits and providing patient care, and contributing broadly to the mission of the SoDM.
· Other duties as assigned by the Dean of the SoDM
· Contingent upon available funding.
The AD-SA works closely with the other administrative team members including department chairs, vice dean, associate/assistant deans, program directors, and University and System colleagues. The AD-SA reports to directly to the Dean of the SoDM.
Employment in this position provides eligibility to participate in the UNC Optional Retirement Program (ORP) which offers matching employer contributions and employee control of investment choices, along with eligibility to participate in various Voluntary Supplemental Retirement Plans (401k, 403b. 457).  This position is not eligible to participate in the NC Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System (TSERS). Additionally, this position offers multiple voluntary options for Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance as well as various supplemental plans including Critical Illness, Flexible Spending Accounts, Cancer, and Disability.
Minimum Education/Experience Required Qualifications:
· DDS or DMD degree from CODA-accredited institution, or equivalent
· Five years of full-time experience in dental education
License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation · Eligibility for dental licensure in North Carolina
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education · Experience in admissions and/or student affairs at the professional school level
Special Instructions to Applicant At the time of employment two to three original letters of reference, official transcripts, a criminal background check, and proper documentation of identity and employability are required.
Applicants must complete a candidate profile by creating an account (see “Create Account” by following the link ) online via the PeopleAdmin system ( )
Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered for meeting this requirement.
As part of the screening process, the references provided may be contacted.
For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to:
Nancy Blackmon (PN600170)
Employee Support Services
ECU School of Dental Medicine
1851 MacGregor Downs Road
Greenville, NC 27834
Questions can be directed to:
Dr. Randy Ball at [email protected]
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Additional Instructions to Applicant

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date 10/19/2023
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Close Date – Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.
Initial Screening Begins 11/19/2023
Rank Level Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor
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AA/EOE East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.
Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or ADA[email protected] .
Eligibility for Employment Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
Office of Human Resources Contact Information If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected]. Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

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