Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean for the Graduate Program, Adult and Continuing Education coordinates all graduate programs and advises the Vice President on policies and regulations pertaining to graduate study, graduate admissions, graduate student programs and the granting of graduate degrees.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Serve as the university-wide leader and advocate for graduate education, promoting the highest quality teaching, scholarship, research and learning across all University sites and campuses.
- Directly impact and support the university’s goals and missions of achieving preeminence in graduate learning by enhancing student quality, performance, and academic success.
- Build the national and international recruitment and admissions reputation of the university to attract and retain a diverse, high quality student body.
- Coordinate graduate student marketing and recruitment activities, with the aim of increasing. enrollment.
- Work collaboratively with other University entities in the development of short-range and long-range enrollment and degree completion goals.
- Enhance graduate programs in topical emphasis areas (examples Cultural Relevant Treatment, Opioid Addiction
- Support high-quality graduate programs through continuous program assessment and review.
- Oversee graduate student orientation and professional development programs.
- Develop new opportunities to enhance resources for graduate assistantships and fellowships, as well as professional development programming for graduate student success.
- Formulate and implement policies and practices that provide support for graduate education and maintain compliance with University, state, and federal regulations.
Minimum Position Requirements (including years of experience, certifications, licenses, etc.):
- Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision or Rehabilitation Counseling or a related field from an accredited institution and preferably from a CACREP or CORE accredited doctoral program. Candidates who are ABD will also be considered, only if all degree requirements will be completed by July 31, 2018.
- Credentialed as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC).
- The successful candidate will have knowledge of the CACREP accreditation requirements and evidence of securing grants from external funding sources.
- The candidate must also demonstrate evidence of scholarly productivity; a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentorship of Master’s level students; and the ability to meaningfully contribute to the enhancement of the CACREP-accredited Counseling Program.
Founded in 1856, Wilberforce University is America’s first private, coeducational University established to educated men and women of African descent; and is closely affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Today, Wilberforce is a well-respected private, residential liberal arts university with a clear mission, core values and vision for the future and is a noted pioneer in the Co-Operative Education Movement.
Wilberforce awards the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in the areas of business, engineering and computing science, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences; as well as the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling degree. The University is located in Wilberforce, Ohio, a community readily accessible to the Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus metropolitan centers’ social, professional and cultural amenities and airports.
Wilberforce University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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