The Luskin School of Public Affairs, at UCLA, offers graduate degrees in social welfare, public policy and urban planning. The school is driven by the motivation to develop solutions to society's most pressing problems.
The Assistant Dean principally serves to extend the capacity of the Dean in accomplishing the central responsibilities of financial, managerial, programmatic and organizational leadership in the school. The Assistant Dean will provide support to the Dean to oversee operations and special projects and priorities including, but not limited to resource development, administration and management, communications and monitoring the strategic goals of the school. The Assistant Dean will provide leadership and manage the Office of the Dean to ensure high standards of excellence and responsiveness, operating with a high level of professionalism, accuracy, attention to detail, and integrity. The Assistant Dean will coordinate responsibilities of the Dean's Office with other offices across the school and the University and will act as a liaison with academic and administrative leaders and faculty groups including governance bodies. The Assistant Dean will research and analyze policy and operational issues, develop recommendations, draft routine and special communications and reports, and coordinate and implement policy decisions. The Assistant Dean will work with the Dean, and other department entities, to oversee searches, ensure quality faculty and student support services, represent the Dean on internal administrative matters, and will function as a point of contact with external constituencies. The Assistant Dean will also be asked to represent both the Dean and the School at University and community events. The Assistant Dean will recommend to the Dean annual and long-range spending plans for the school that support the mission of the university; work with the Dean and Chief Financial Officer on planning school expenditures.
This position requires a RESUME, COVER LETTER, and SALARY HISTORY to be attached. Please have all files ready to upload when applying. Apply at this link here.