Associate Dean of Mathematics jobs in the United States

Associate Dean of Mathematics assists Dean with the management of administrative functions of the college of mathematics. Collaborates with Dean on planning college strategic initiatives and supports on college fundraising. Being an Associate Dean of Mathematics provides administrative leadership in areas of curriculum development, institutional assessment and improvement, human resource, faculty development and performance appraisals, budget and finance, and facilities planning and management. Typically requires an advanced degree. Additionally, Associate Dean of Mathematics typically reports to a Dean. The Associate Dean of Mathematics typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. To be an Associate Dean of Mathematics typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2024

Dean of Engineering and Computer Science
  • North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics
  • Durham, NC FULL_TIME
  • Description of Work

    NCSSM is ranked as the #2 Best Public High School in the U.S

    POSITION LOCATION: Durham, NC or Morganton, NC

    NCSSM employees are generally required to live within a 2-hour commuting distance of the assigned duty station.

    CLOSING DATE: Open until filled - priority consideration to applications received prior to April 30th, 2024 5 P.M.

    POSITION TYPE: 12-month, EHRA Exempt Professional Staff (EPS), FLSA Exempt, 1.0 FTE

    HIRING SALARY: Salary commensurate with education and experience

    Remote Options: Remote options are available (1) when students are not on campus and there are no in-person required meetings and (2) with supervisor approval.

    Dean of Engineering & Computer Science profile.

    NCSSM and Academic Programs foster an environment of collaboration across departments and divisions and support community-engaged service and research. NCSSM is proud of the diversity of its student body, and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. NCSSM is an equal-opportunity and affirmative-action employer, and we are strongly committed to increasing faculty and staff diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. If you are an individual with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process, please contact us at

    Description of Duties:

    Leadership Across NCSSM-Durham, NCSSM-Morganton and NCSSM-Online

    Create a "one-school" culture. Engage in and accomplish NCSSM's Strategic Plan. Create and make informed decisions using programmatic, faculty and curriculum assessment. Facilitate and lead NCSSM's movement toward interdisciplinary coursework and experiences, including connections among all Science, Mathematics, Humanities, and Engineering & Computer Science across the three campuses. Provide vision and leadership to the Engineering & Computer Science department across our Durham, Morganton and Online campuses.

    Oversee and lead equity-minded initiatives in the Engineering & Computer Science department across our Durham and Morganton campuses and our Online program. Evaluate and improve departmental and summer programs while streamlining processes and procedures. Administer the department's State and Foundation budgets while helping to develop donor relationships. Collaborate with internal and external constituents to lead all Engineering & Computer Science operations. Travel and weekend work are required.

    Enrollment, Master Schedule, Courses, and Programs

    Oversee and lead a master schedule that optimizes courses across NCSSM-Durham, NCSSM-Morganton and NCSSM-Online to include some offerings in a hybrid model across programs, including coordinating the department's January-Term offerings, new courses and interdisciplinary offerings, the annual revision of the NCSSM course catalog including course descriptions, prerequisites, and meeting patterns. Develop and coordinate professional development opportunities across the campuses to enrich faculty and staff expertise in the implementation of innovative pedagogy, the use of technology, or other institution-wide topics.

    Ensure academic clubs, forums, competitions and other academic experiences are inclusive of NCSSM-Durham, NCSSM-Morganton and NCSSM-Online. Support department chairs with the Summer Research and Innovation Program (SRIP) process, as well as NCSSM summer transition programs.


    Responsible for supervising departmental chairs and administrative associates across NCSSM-Durham and NCSSM-Morganton. Responsibilities include: approving time worked and approved leave, monitoring supervisees' annual performance goals, work plans, and evaluations. Conduct classroom observations of new faculty and faculty on improvement plans. Assist with new faculty and staff orientation through training. Develop across campus professional development opportunities at the institution, discipline, and departmental levels, when appropriate. Assist the chairs with hiring new departmental faculty and staff. Support nominations for NCSSM and external awards for faculty and staff, in collaboration with the chairs.

    Budget and Purchasing

    Administer all annual budgets for State, Foundation, and other departmental accounts. Work with departmental Program Associate to monitor and manage departmental or discipline budgets and to share regular updates with the chairs. Approve purchase requests. Identify departmental needs across NCSSM-Durham, NCSSM-Morganton and NCSSM-Online and advocate for funding to meet those needs. Work with the Vice-Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer of Morganton to create a recurring budget for the department including supplies, materials, textbook, curriculum development, special projects, and summer programs for NCSSM Morganton.

    Administrative Coordination and Communication

    Attend meetings representing the Academic Programs division across NCSSM-Durham, NCSSM-Morganton and NCSSM-Online (Deans and Vice Chancellor, Instructional Council, Deans and Chairs, Deans and Registrars, Institutional Advancement, BOT Meetings, Foundation Board Meetings, Deans and Faculty Senate Officers, etc.) and serve on committees (e.g., Hiring, Strategic Planning, Accreditation, and Calendar). Assist with the coordination and delivery of in-service events, including Family Day, admissions events, alumni events and professional development activities. Coordinate with other departments and divisions (Facilities, Business Office, Student Life, Counseling, HR, Extended Learning, etc.) to ensure the delivery of academic programs. Keep departmental leaders informed about important school news, initiatives, deadlines, etc. Deliver formal presentations, including presentations to the Board of Trustees, Foundation Board, and Admissions events (Open Houses, Discovery Days, Welcome Days, etc.). Promote engagement and outreach activities specific to the department or disciplines. Assist with fundraising initiatives for the department and/or institution. Serve as the final decision-maker for faculty, parents, students and prospective student concerns by acknowledging, researching and responding to the concern or issue.

    NCSSM-Online Program

    Lead and oversee online responsibilities. Examples include: Online Welcome, Online Orientation, Summer Scholar Development Course, Online Family Day, Online Weekends, Online Recognition Ceremony, Online Courses, Online Catalog, Online Master Schedules, Online Staffing, Online Purchasing, Online Communications, Online Student Support, Online Clubs, Online Competitions, Online Parents and Families, Online TAs and Tutoring, etc.

    Instructional Duties

    Teach one course per academic year.

    Perform other job duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies


    • Wide-ranging knowledge of recent trends, pedagogies, and challenges in higher education, as well as K-12 education. Awareness of curriculum trends at peer institutions as well as university curriculum in Engineering & Computer Science.

    • Scholarly background and research in one or several areas within Engineering & Computer Science.

    • In-depth knowledge of administrative responsibilities within and across departments including budgeting.

    • Background in interdisciplinary teaching, team teaching, course and program development, accreditation, and online/hybrid/and remote instruction.

    • Experience with and knowledge of core Engineering & Computer Science offerings, as well as experience with and knowledge of Fabrication Labs, Robotics, Rockery, etc.

    • Knowledge of the mission of NCSSM and the unique responsibilities of a residential and distance education program. Recognizes the social, emotional, and intellectual needs of this unique student body.

    • Knowledge about best practices within Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI).

    • A broad range of experience and ability to assess/evaluate the pedagogical techniques and objectives for Engineering and Computer Science

    • Awareness of trends in contemporary pedagogy, especially ones that prioritize relationships as the center of teaching and learning.

    • Knowledge of the complexities of the UNC System for a public STEM high school. Deep knowledge of both higher education/academia and secondary organizational structures.

    • Knowledge of STEM Education (chiefly engineering and computer science or mechatronics) as well as related curriculum

    • Industry knowledge and experience is important to include safety practices in construction trades and engineering as well as in the Computer Science field.

    • Working knowledge and understanding of AI technology within education and the impact it has on both students and faculty.


    • Cultivate the emphasis on critical thinking skills in an interdisciplinary learning environment.

    • Practice and promote a collaborative leadership style. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment, understanding that there are faculty, students, and faculty on two physical campuses and for the online program.

    • Advocate for faculty while balancing administrative needs of the whole.

    • Mentor faculty by providing clear, constructive, meaningful feedback on an ongoing basis. Experience supervising faculty and serving as a secondary supervisor and supporting middle managers (e.g. department chairs).

    • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

    • Create structures and systems that encourage faculty innovation and risk taking to facilitate student growth and new opportunities. Fosters and supports creativity as well as provides ongoing encouragement for individual growth.

    • Be a leader, mediator, administrator, listener, facilitator and delegator. Seek input from chairs and other faculty members and delegate responsibilities, when appropriate

    • Organize and implement a clear, demonstrated plan for departmental short-term and long-term goals.

    • Communicate effectively the unique qualities of the Engineering & Computer Science Department and can network with people in and out of the Engineering & Computer Science community. Competency with technical applications across various Engineering & Computer Science teaching areas and able to talk about and understand those applications. Active involvement with the Engineering & Computer Science community at the local, state, and national levels.

    • Create appropriate partnerships with industries in the local community and across the state.

    • Develop a curricular program not tied to external standards (AP or IB standards, or state standards).

    • Manage state and foundation budgets.

    • Possess soft skills, including but not limited to: negotiation, reconciliation/restorative practices, facilitating difficult conversations, problem-solving.

    • Identify best practices in research to support NCSSM in various ways such as current scholarship being published in academic journals on education, the professoriate, interdisciplinary education, and the Engineering & Computer Science and establish research opportunities with local universities

    • Develop positive working relationships with those in the department and other employees across other divisions.

    • Teach, assess and support students with experience across various age levels to ensure understanding of our student population.


    • Listen and think critically to ensure departmental progress and find creative ways to promote innovation and positive change as NCSSM continues to evolve. Willingness to ask faculty members and students for input to make changes, as necessary. Possess a sense of humility, vulnerability and characteristics of a growth mindset.

    • Promote the work of the Engineering & Computer Science department to diverse audiences (students and families, alumni, other NC stakeholders, prospective donors, etc).

    • Develop and support outreach initiatives. Make connections between course content and community-based outreach/volunteering/internship opportunities for students (make Engineering & Computer Science courses relevant to real-world context)

    • Advocate for resources, in terms of professional development funds, supplies and materials, and facilities. Defining the position of the Department of Engineering & Computer Science within the institution and enthusiastically and strategically situate the department for increased funding and resources.

    • Advocate for students and faculty across all three campuses- Durham, Morganton, and Online.

    • Grasp the importance of facilitating collaboration between residential and online programs for faculty to include problem solving skills, conflict resolution, and decision-making that is the best interest of all stakeholders.

    • Facilitate collaboration among departments for interdisciplinary work.

    • Understand how to work with a master schedule in a way that best meets the needs of students first and faculty.

    • Perform educational triage.

    • Keep calm under pressure, especially dealing with challenging situations.

    • Travel consistently and continuously between both residential campuses

    • Advocate for Engineering and Computer Science curricular and co-curricular experiences such as, NSBE, Unihacks, Robotics, Rocketry, American Computer Science League, CS Club etc.

    • Assist with developing recommendations for improving Engineering & Computer Science teaching and learning and issues in Engineering & Computer Science education on a state and national level.

    • Support approaches that support student centered teaching.

    • Empower students and faculty to excel by supporting their strengths.

    • Encourage open discussion about the department climate and create a structure to ensure steps are taken towards change, when needed.

    • Understand advancement work and be an effective fundraiser.

    Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

    Masters degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field and seven years of related experience, to include experience supervising faculty, teaching experience, curriculum development experience, and five years of leadership experience (i..e, department chair or similar experience).

    When applying, please submit a cover letter, CV, and statement of leadership philosophy.

    Supplemental and Contact Information

    Team NCSSM Benefits:

    Vacation: EHRA Exempt Professional Staff (EPS) employees receive 24 days per year. Leave is earned monthly.

    Sick Leave: 12 days per year.

    Additional Leave: Family Medical Leave (FMLA), Paid Parental Leave (PPL), Civil Leave, Extended Illness, Short/Long Term Disability, Family Illness Leave, Military Leave, Community Service Leave, Voluntary Shared Leave and Leave Without Pay.

    Holidays: 12 days per year

    Benefits: The University System offers eligible employees a flexible and comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to University-provided group life insurance, various retirement savings options, group health plan coverage, dental, vision, critical illness, cancer, flexible spending accounts, accident, disability coverage, educational assistance, and more. These programs can help employees achieve retirement savings and career goals, as well as assistance with meeting everyday health and educational needs. The benefits programs are designed for employees to tailor a benefits package that best meets their needs.

    Retirement: Required participation for all employees working 3/4 time or more. Option (1) Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System (TSERS) requires 6% of gross salary. Employees are vested for retirement after 5 years. Option (2) The Optional Retirement Program (ORP) requires 6% of gross salary. Employees in ORP are vested after 5 years of participating in ORP. As a participant in either retirement program, you are automatically covered for short-term disability (eligible after 1 year of service/no cost), long term disability (eligible after 5 years of service/no cost). Death benefit of minimum $25,000/maximum $50,000 based on previous 12 month salary (eligible after 1 year of service/no cost).

    Supplemental Retirement Plans: Supplemental retirement plans provide an additional opportunity to help you reach your retirement goals. Supplemental Plan offerings such as a 401(k), 403(b), or 457(b) on a Roth (after-tax) or pre-tax contributions from several different vendors.

    Voluntary Group Term Life Insurance: Securian (This is an after-tax plan and is portable)

    Tuition Waiver: Three courses per academic year tuition free (at any of UNC's 17 campuses that offer courses) for permanent full-time employees.

    State Employees Credit Union: Membership welcomed. Contact the SECU Credit Union for information.

    Community Service: 24 hours leave credited each calendar year (prorated for part-time) unless you choose the Mentoring/ tutoring option - 1 hour each week up to a max of 36 hours that schools are in session as documented by the elected board of the local education agency or the governing authority of any non-public school.

    Facilities: Library & Gymnasium - other athletic facilities available at no cost to employees. Cafeteria on site.

    Free On-campus Parking

    Remote Options: Remote options are available (1) when students are not on campus and there are no in-person required meetings and (2) with supervisor approval.

    About NCSSM:

    North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) is a world-class public high school with statewide reach empowering academically talented students from diverse backgrounds from every corner of the state to design their own future. We offer residential high school programs in Durham and Morganton for juniors and seniors or virtual high school courses and programs that students can take alongside their local curriculum, all tuition free. Our wide array of summer offerings for rising 5th- through 12th-graders includes free opportunities for in-state students alongside paid options for students from anywhere in the world. NCSSM Extended Learning partners with communities and regions to advance student learning and outcomes.

    Specializing in science, technology, engineering, and math, and embracing the fine arts and Engineering & Computer Science, NCSSM has become the model for 18 such specialized schools around the globe since its founding in 1980 and is a full constituent of the University of North Carolina System. NCSSM's Ignite Transform comprehensive campaign seeks to raise $50 million in private support for our mission.

    The new NCSSM-Morganton campus opened in 2022 for summer programs and its first fall academic term. NCSSM-Morganton focuses on the booming fields of data science and artificial intelligence, preparing the leaders of tomorrow to navigate a future driven by data and machine learning, with emphasis on the humanistic implications and ethical use of these tools.

    Nearly two-thirds of NCSSM graduates earn a bachelor's degree in a STEM field -- over three times the national average, including 58 percent of our underrepresented minority graduates, which is nearly four times the national average. Nearly three-quarters have earned or are seeking a graduate degree. A 2020 economic impact study found that 54 percent of our alumni continue to live and work in North Carolina, catalyzing nearly $1.3 billion in annual economic activity. NCSSM values the diversity in our student body, and all members of the NCSSM community are expected to foster a safe environment of respect and inclusion for all faculty, staff, and students.

    For more information, please read the NCSSM strategic plan and visit

    How to Apply:

    Submit electronic application at the following link: Dean of Engineering and Computer Science Please create an account and submit the online application.

    When applying, please submit a cover letter, CV, and statement of leadership philosophy.

    Please complete your application in full. All required Competencies, Work History, and Credentials must appear on the application in the Education and Work Experience sections of the application to receive consideration during the selection process. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the State Application form in its entirety. "See Attached Resume or an Embedded Text Resume" will be considered incomplete and will not be processed. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

    Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with the state application. Applicants seeking National Guard Preference must attach a NGB 23A (RPAS) if they are a current member of the NC National Guard in good standing. If applicants are a former member of the NC National Guard who served for at least six years and was discharged under honorable conditions, they must attach either a DD256 or NGB 22 along with their state application.

    Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require a motor vehicle check. If the highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. NCSSM participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

    Please refrain from submitting multiple applications. However, if multiple applications are submitted to a posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be accepted. There is a 24-hour waiting period before an applicant can re-apply to a position.

    If you have questions, please contact Tracy Fullgraf at

    NCSSM is an EEO/eVerify/VEVRAA Employer


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