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College of Social Work

Assistant Dean for Students


  • Oversee and monitor student performance.
  • Hiring and training of undergraduate and graduate academic advisors. 
  • Supervisor of three academic advisors.  
  • Facilitate effective execution of student academic advisement (both undergraduate and graduate students). 
  • Serve as the point person for students who need to leave the college due to hardship reasons.  
  • Collaborate with college administrations, faculty, and staff to develop policies and procedures that support the college’s withdrawal process; works closely with academic advisors, campus resource providers, on-and-off campus medical and mental health clinicians, and academic departments to service the critical needs of students seeking withdrawal and support services.  
  • Develop key collaborative relationships with campus administrative areas, faculty, and campus and community leaders to enhance planning and implementing strategic initiatives, resolving issues, and responding to crisis incidents. 
  • Serves as the primary point of contact and supervisor of record for all graduate assistants within the college. 
  • Provide direction and intervention for students in crisis and non-crisis, including intervening with mental health staff, providing victim advocacy, and working with staff and students affected by the crisis. 
  • Provide leadership and guidance in analysis, review, creation and interpretation of student policies and procedures.  
  • Serve as a resource to university faculty and staff in dealing with students' disruptive behavior within and outside the classroom.  
  • Develop strategies for promoting student engagement and learning in collaboration with academic affairs.  
  • Remains up-to-date with state and federal legislation regarding student services, and ensures that the college’s policies and procedures are congruent with the legislation. 
  • Prepares and presents enrollment and progression updates and reports. 
  • Responsible for planning and coordination of the college’s annual hooding celebration.  
  • Responsible for the GA matching process.

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