Assistant to the Associate Dean of Academics

As an assistant, you will be responsible for greeting all visitors and connecting them to their appointment or appropriate resource. You will maintain the dean’s schedule, serve as a liaison between the dean and various departments, and coordinate meetings - to include note taking, agenda preparation, and facility reservations. You will also coordinate travel and compile information for reports.

You will also be responsible for departmental administrative support, including faculty audit maintenance and peer observation assignments; schedule concerns and academic policies and procedures; and weekly and quarterly departmental reports. You will work alongside the dean, associate chair, and SCAD Giving on donations and building new contracts; the associate chair for coordinating senior critiques; and the project and research coordinator on the various departments’ end-of-year shows. Among other duties, you will also assist with events and tracking departmental budgets and purchase requisitions.

The successful candidate is highly motivated and exhibits a strong sense of personal and professional integrity. Confidentiality, accuracy, and the ability to meet multiple competing deadlines are paramount, as is strong organizational skills. The candidate should be an excellent communicator and work well as both an individual contributor and part of a team.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a closely related discipline
  • Two years of professional administrative support experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite products

Work Hours:The university work week is Sunday through Saturday. Most offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To accommodate business needs, employees may be assigned to other workdays and/or hours, including weekends and evenings.

ADA Tag: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.