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Associate Dean Duties

Jennifer Copeland

Curriculum and Admissions Management

  • Oversight of new course and program proposals
  • Liaising with the University’s Curriculum Coordination Committee and Admissions Standards Committee
  • Coordination of preparation and submission of materials to the Campus Alberta Quality Council (CAQC)
  • Other curriculum-related activities as required

Graduate Studies

  • Liaise with the School of Graduate Studies to enable and support graduate work within the Faculty of Arts & Science
  • In association with Dean’s Office administrative support, assign and monitor the graduate teaching assignments (GTA’s) of all graduate students in the Faculty
  • Work with Department’s Chairs and Program Coordinators, to ensure the optimal, efficient and fair use of GTA resources within the Faculty
  • Coordinate with the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) to the extent needed, to ensure transparency in GTA resource allocation, and graduate student work assignments

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

  • Liaise with the Director of Co-operative Education and Applied Studies to enable and support WIL work within the Faculty of Arts & Science
  • Work with Department’s Chairs and Program Coordinators, to ensure the optimal, efficient and fair application of Independent Studies

Necho Approvals

  • Act as Dean’s designate, where needed, for one-over-one signing authority for expenditures by faculty members, Chairs, Coordinators

Searches

  • Representing the Dean at teaching, research, and interview sessions for academic candidates

Professional Activities Reports and Salary, Tenure, and Promotion Tasks

  • Assisting in the process for annual/biennial evaluation of faculty members, and in the management/operation of activities of STP Committees

Teaching

  • Participating in the delivery of the undergraduate program (no more than one course per academic year)
  • Instructing and supervising graduate students (at discretion, and in accord with needs of the program of research)

Research

  • Maintaining an active research program, including publications and conference presentations

Public Relations/Advancement

  • Attending, and occasionally hosting, public events on behalf of the Faculty and the University

Other Duties

  • Miscellaneous duties assigned and undertaken as needed, for the efficient functioning of the Dean’s Office