Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, College of Sciences North Carolina State University


The Opportunity

The College of Sciences at North Carolina State University seeks a dynamic and creative leader to be our new Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. The successful candidate will work with us to create, develop, implement, and assess student and educational experiences that enhance human interaction, integrate innovative technologies, and provide practical experiences that connect our students to the world around us. This position offers the opportunity to enhance the science and mathematics success of all students within one of our nation’s greatest public universities.

About the Department

The College of Sciences at NC State comprises six academic departments that provide science and mathematics majors, minors and courses for NC State’s 35,000 students. Within the College, the Office of Academic Affairs is an administrative unit with primary responsibility for ensuring the success of a diverse and highly qualified undergraduate student population. The Office oversees all activities related to college recruitment, enrollment, retention, advising, academic programming, student leadership development, scholarships, outreach, and engagement.

The Position

The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs is a key member of the Dean’s Senior Leadership team and oversees the Office of Academic Affairs, including all units and individuals that report through it. The position is responsible for administrative, budgetary, and personnel matters.

The position requires a Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree. Applications, including your vision for this role, your curriculum vita, cover letter, responses to supplemental questions, and names of three references should be submitted online. If you are interested in a challenge along with the freedom to take risks and the fun and excitement of working with a great team to envision, develop, and implement game changing fundamentally immersive student learning experiences,, we invite you to apply. Flexible work arrangements may be available.

To apply, please visit and submit an application for position number 00001251.

Candidates who have demonstrated success in diversity initiatives such as fostering an inclusive environment, working with faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds, and incorporating diverse perspectives in academic affairs are strongly encouraged to apply. Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College of Sciences and the University. The College of Sciences is building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable working environment. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that supports and welcomes all groups and to abide by the tenets of our culture charter (see

About North Carolina State University

Founded in 1887, NC State is a land-grant institution distinguished by its exceptional quality of research, teaching, extension, and public service. Located in Raleigh, North Carolina, NC State is the largest university in North Carolina, with more than 34,000 students and 8,000 faculty and staff.

Raleigh and the Community

National rankings consistently rate Raleigh and its surrounding region (the Triangle) among the five best places in the country to live and work. The Triangle is a diverse and welcoming community with a highly educated workforce, moderate weather, and reasonable cost of living. The capital of North Carolina, Raleigh is situated in the Piedmont region of the state, with ready access to the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west. Raleigh is the second-largest city in North Carolina, with more than 380,000 residents. A collaborative, supportive environment for business and innovation and research collaborations with area universities and the Research Triangle Park (RTP) are compelling reasons for relocation to the area.

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. In addition, NC State University welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. We welcome the opportunity to work with candidates to identify suitable employment opportunities for spouses or partners