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Associate Dean Recruit ERCELAA@VUCTRVAX.BITNET 04 Apr 1992 19:59 UTC

Date: Sat, 4 Apr 1992 09:04:53 EST

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clutter -- but we need to get the word out.  KMcC
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Associate Dean

College of Information Studies at Drexel University

Drexel University's College of Information Studies is
seeking nominations and applications for the position of
Associate Dean of the college.  Anticipated starting date is 1
July 1992.

Drexel is a technological university with one of the nation's
most  extensive cooperative education programs.  The
College of Information Studies offers several
multidisciplinary programs,  granting the following degrees:
B.S. in Information Systems;  M.S. (undesignated,
accredited by the American Library Association);  M. S. in
Information Systems;  and Ph.d. in Information Studies.
The college has approximately 200 undergraduates, 325
master's students, and 30 doctoral students.  College faculty
are recipients of significant research funds, and the college
is the site of a Pennsylvania-supported Center of Excellence
in information systems research and development.

The Associate Dean, reporting to the Dean, is responsible
for oversight of much of the college educational program.
The Associate Dean position is not tenured, but an earned
doctorate in library and information science, information
systems, computer science, or another computing or
information related discipline is required. Administrative
experience equivalent to two-years' service as a department
head is desired.  Industrial or government management
experience is applicable. The Associate Dean is assisted by a
full time professional Student Services Coordinator and a
1/2 time clerk. The college also has a full time Assistant
Dean with primary responsibility for student recruitment, a
Placement Director, and a Director of the Resource Center
(computing, media and on site literature resources).
Graduate assistants and secretarial staff provide additional

The responsibilities of the associate dean are:  undergraduate
advisement;  master's and doctoral student admissions and
advisement; selection of students for awards;  financial aid
management;  course scheduling;  financial management of
the instructional program;  equal opportunity programs;
service on university committees, especially those
concerning undergraduate and graduate curricula;
representation of the college at professional associations;
and participation with the dean in college planning and
management activities. The Associate Dean will have the
opportunity to teach, but teaching is not required.

Please forward nominations and applications,
with three references, to Dr. Richard H. Lytle,
Dean, College of Information Studies, Drexel
University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104.
Drexel is an equal opportunity employer.  Review
of applications will begin on 15 April 1992.
Nominations and applications will be accepted
until the position is filled.