Professor & Associate Dean for Undergraduate & Graduate Education (Tenured, F0745A1)

The Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology (BCET) at Old Dominion University 

Deadline: February 15, 2023

The Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology (BCET) at Old Dominion University invites applications for an Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Graduate Education. We seek exceptional leaders with a bold vision to help shape the educational mission of the College, including a vision for impactful diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives focused on student success at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The primary responsibility of the Associate Dean for Undergraduate & Graduate Education is to enhance the quality and recognition of the BCET academic programs and student experience at all levels. Some specific responsibilities include:
• Promoting the continuous improvement and overall quality in all matters relating to teaching, learning, and the student experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels;
• Facilitating the sustainable growth in enrollment and degree production in the BCET;
• Developing, coordinating, and assessing strategies to maximize student retention and success;
• Working with the Dean and Department Chairs to define and develop academic program priorities;
• In association with the Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access, developing activities to increase awareness of educational, curricular, co-curricular, and other relevant opportunities to attract interest from a diverse population of students;
• In association with the Associate Dean for Research & Innovation, identifying opportunities to enhance the teaching and research nexus; and
• Advising the Dean on all matters related to teaching, learning, and the student experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. A terminal engineering degree in a related field from an accredited university.
2. A successful scholarship record and an academic record that merits a tenured appointment at the rank of full Professor in one of the academic departments within the BCET.
3. Demonstrated commitment to academic advising as an important tool for supporting academic success for undergraduate and graduate students.
4. Demonstrated ability to engage with the community, including feeder institutions for the undergraduate and graduate programs, professionals in industry and other organizations essential to a vibrant college.
5. Strong leadership with experience serving or having served in a college’s leadership team such as associate dean, assistant dean, or department chair.
6. A demonstrated a passion for student success, recruitment, and retention, and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion among students, faculty, and staff.

See the job posting at for a full list of Minimum and Preferred Qualifications, institutional context for this position, and other important notes.

Applicants must submit an online application to Application review will begin on February 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply