Assistant to the Dean, College of Computing and Technology at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee

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Job Description:

Posting Details

Posting Number AS632P
Position Assistant to the Dean, College of Computing and Technology
Primary Responsibility

The Assistant to the Dean of the College of Computing and Technology supports multiple aspects of college operations including administrative and project assistance to the Dean and designated faculty leadership positions. This position is responsible for multiple operational resources within the college such as calendars, schedules, communications, and administrative procurement. Public contact is a key component of the position, both internal and external to the organization, and requires contact with faculty, senior management, staff, students, parents, donors, board members, government officials and the public sphere.

Job Related Skills
Education Bachelor's Degree
Experience 3 to 5 years
Desired Start Date 06/15/2021
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 06/08/2021
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Additional Comments & Information

The mission of the College of Computing and Technology (CCT) is to advance scholarship in key domains of computing and technology to our students by serving the computing and technology community as well as society at large, connecting to key industries, influencers, and thought leaders in the computing and technology arena, and innovating through cutting edge programs that redefine computing and technology education.

About Lipscomb University and Lipscomb Academy

Lipscomb University is a Christian institution committed to creating students whose academic excellence, faith and practice, and community service reflect our ideals of global citizenship. Our mission is to integrate Christian faith and practice with academic excellence, not only in the classroom but also by involvement in numerous services to the church and the larger community. It is a place that sees the city as our campus and the world as our classroom. This is what grounds us, and it is also what has grown us.

The institution includes both Lipscomb University and Lipscomb Academy. The University enrolls more than 4,600 students, has a 10-year growth rate from 2007-2017 of almost 70 percent and offers students an intellectually challenging academic program of study that includes eight bachelor's degrees with over 100 majors spanning the liberal arts to programs of study in pre-professional and professional disciplines, 24 master's degrees in 70 fields of study, four education specialist degrees and three doctoral degrees. Each year, Lipscomb students contribute an average of 60,000 hours of service to nonprofits and organizations. Classified as a national university by U.S. News & World Report, Lipscomb University is classified as a doctoral university by the Carnegie Foundation, placing it among 7 percent of schools nationwide.

Lipscomb Academy is a leader in PreK-12th schools in the Nashville area and enrolls over 1,200 students in academic programs from 2-year-olds to 12th grade where students are equipped to love to learn, learn to love, and live to serve. Lipscomb Academy's mission as a Christ-centered PreK-12th grade institution has been greater than shaping the minds of children; we guide children to discover their God-given gifts and passions, to develop as a whole person and to become a positive influence in their local and the greater global community. Throughout its existence, the Academy has benefitted from its unique association with Lipscomb University through access to its college-level professors, equipment and resources while delivering rigorous academic opportunities and offering compelling and competitive athletic programs all wrapped in an environment grounded in spiritual formation.

In addition to Lipscomb's residential campuses in the Green Hills area of Nashville, Tennessee, there are two satellite locations and numerous online programs. At the heart of Lipscomb University are more than 860 full-time faculty and staff at the University and 160 full-time faculty and staff at the Academy who are committed to creating a lasting impact beyond the campus, serving the good of humanity to the glory of God. As you learn more about Lipscomb, we hope you find it to be a place that is joyfully and energetically committed to God and a place where you truly want to share and invest your talents and skills.

Nondiscrimination Statement

Lipscomb University complies with all applicable federal and state nondiscrimination laws and does not engage in prohibited discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, color, national or ethnic origin, or disability in the administration of its educational policies, programs and activities.

Hiring Statement Lipscomb is a private, Christian university associated with the fellowship of the Church of Christ and governed by religious tenets held by the Church of Christ. Preference will be given to qualified applicants who are members of the Church of Christ.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

Description of Tasks Performed

* Manage scheduling and provide calendar support for the Dean and designated faculty leadership

* Manage operational budget of the college by working closely with the business unit manager(s) on campus who interact with academic units

* Prepare agendas and detailed briefing materials for meetings

* Review documents requiring the Dean's signature

* Supervise student workers for the various programs in the college

* Maintenance of important files for the College of Computing and Technology

* Responsible for travel arrangements for the Dean and faculty leadership as needed

* Responsible for expense reports for the Dean and faculty as needed

* Other duties as assigned

Description of Tasks Performed

Conduit to the Registrar's Office for issues and concerns related to student enrollment, create or change courses as required, submit course schedules each semester

Description of Tasks Performed

Conduit to IT: work with IT to resolve email, connectivity and communications issues for students

Description of Tasks Performed

Conduit to Provost's Office: provide revenue projections, manage adjunct hiring process and payments, providing documentation as needed

Description of Tasks Performed

Conduit to Business Office: collaborate with Business Office on finance-related issues that affect the budget, arrange and process journal entries and budget transfers as needed as well as communicate with student representatives should any issue regarding a student arise

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Resume

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