UNLV Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Will in Las Vegas, Nevada


Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration Search [17184]
Salary is competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.
The preferred candidate will have demonstrated experience in managing higher education fundraising and alumni relations or related fields.

Successful applicants should have an academic record appropriate for appointment as a full professor with tenure and at least three years of administrative experience as a Director, Chair, or similar level of responsibility. Candidates should have excellent communication skills and show evidence of the ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholders to help lead the college to attainment of Top Tier goals. Other qualifications include an understanding of the variables critical to enhancing the academic distinction and reputation of the college, as well as innovative approaches to capitalizing on the internal and external resources and partnerships of the college. A hospitality background is preferred, though not required.

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Hotel Administration, the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs is a 12-month academic faculty tenured position, effective July 1, 2018. The Associate Dean is responsible for the overall administration of undergraduate education. The Associate Dean works with a team of leaders including the Dean, Vice Dean, and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies. The direct reports to the Associate Dean are the three Department Chairs (Hospitality Management; Food, Beverage and Events; and Resort, Gaming and Golf Management) and the Directors of Academic Advising and Career Services. The Associate Dean is responsible for leading College efforts in retention, progression, and completion of undergraduate students. In addition, the Associate Dean works with faculty to create a culture of excellence that enhances the quality and distinction of the college undergraduate programs and the attainment of student outcomes and success. The Associate Dean is responsible for ensuring compliance with NWAA accreditation standards.

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.