Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Penn State University

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
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open until filled
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Penn State Behrend
Academic Affairs
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Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. This senior leadership position reports directly to the Chancellor and acts on his behalf as delegated. The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs provides leadership and assumes responsibility for strategic planning, undergraduate and academic program policy and administration, curricular development, academic program evaluation, shared governance, faculty and staff recruitment, evaluation and retention, and administration of academic policies and procedures. The Associate Dean will work closely with the Chancellor and faculty in the four academic schools while playing a key role in shaping academic strategy, policy, and practice, as well as ensure academic standards for program accreditation. This position also represents the College on University-wide curricular and policy issues as a member of the University Academic Council on Undergraduate Education. Candidates must possess a terminal degree and have significant academic and administrative experience. Credentials appropriate for a tenured appointment at the rank of professor, preferably in a field of study offered at Penn State Behrend, are highly desired. Salary is competitive. Penn State Behrend ( is a highly respected, comprehensive four-year and graduate college of Penn State. Students, faculty, and staff enjoy a vibrant campus community and the extraordinary beauty of the College’s 854-acre setting in suburban Erie, Pennsylvania. The institution’s nearly 5,000 students can choose from 37 baccalaureate majors and 23 minors, four associate degree programs, and five master’s programs: Accounting, Applied Clinical Psychology, Business Administration, Manufacturing Management, and Project Management. The College is organized into four schools: Business; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; and Science. There are 280 full-time and 75 part-time faculty. Erie is a metropolitan area of 280,000 and is located on Lake Erie’s beautiful Presque Isle Bay. The region has a favorable cost of living, offers a wide variety of cultural and recreational resources, has a strong manufacturing base, and is in close proximity to the metropolitan areas of Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo. Please upload a cover letter, complete resume/CV, and the names of three references. Nominations may be submitted to Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088