Assistant Dean of Professional and Continuing Education,
College of Coop Ed/Prof Studies, Hybrid
Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the
nation's best urban public research universities. Home to nearly
48,000 students, about 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni,
UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical
setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design
program in the country."
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation
District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years
of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative
education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big
12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's
annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8
About the Department
At the University of
Cincinnati College of Cooperative Education and Professional
Studies (CCPS), we believe that experiential learning and career
education are essential components of higher education. In support
of this, we develop and deliver innovative, high-impact courses,
programs, and services that foster students' personal and
professional development as dynamic, thoughtful, global citizens.
Cooperative Education and Professional Studies (CCPS) faculty and
staff have earned UC the distinction of being U.S. News and World
Report's (2023) #1 public university for co-ops and
The College of Cooperative
Education and Professional Studies is expanding its team to enhance
support and offerings for adult learners and non-matriculated
students. This hire represents an area of emphasis within the CCPS
The Assistant Dean will be a key member of the CCPS
leadership team. CCPS is seeking a team member with strong
organizational, planning, and communication skills to assist in the
innovation and delivery of continuing education offerings,
including microcredentials and workforce development programs. This
position is a full-time, 12-month administrative role and reports
to the Dean. CCPS participates in the University's alternative work
program; the associate dean's schedule is negotiable.
- Collaborate with the Dean on developing/implementing a cohesive
and effective strategy to grow continuing education including
ensuring coordination of non-credit programming within CCPS and
supporting partner colleges in their development/implementation of
credentialing, continuing ed & workforce development
- Collaborate across the college and UC to identify funding
opportunities and support CCPS efforts to pursue
federal/state/private grant funding for workforce development
- Convene key groups including the cross-college advisory
committee on credentials as well as industrial advisory board,
utilizing feedback and input from these groups to inform
- Develop and execute a growth plan that includes identification
of market needs for new non-credit programming/offerings through
on-going market analysis, creation of competitive pricing
- Oversee the development of CCPS non-credit offerings including
employer education initiatives.
- Develop strategy to utilize DestinyOne software system to
support delivery of offerings.
- Work collaboratively to support delivery of Bachelor of Arts in
Professional Studies degree and ensure strategic alignment across
curricular and non-curricular offerings.
Bachelor's Degree or
- Seven (7) years of relevant work experience.
- A minimum of three (3) years of higher education administrative
- Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion and a proven
record of achieving diversity goals.
- Some positions may require a record of scholarship and
professional achievement that would meet the criteria for
appointment as a full professor with tenure.
Additional Qualifications Considered
- Demonstrated experience collaborating with faculty and staff
across colleges, departments, and/or disciplines.
- Grant writing experience and proven success in obtaining
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
- Office environment/no specific unusual physical or
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a
wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet
the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and
your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
- Competitive salary range of $100,000 - $120,000 dependent on
the candidate's experience.
- Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental,
vision, and prescription coverage.
- Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee
wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
- Financial security via our life and long-term disability
insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings
- Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick
leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid
- Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible
- Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and
If interested, please apply online at
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and
culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an
inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment.
As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include
a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution,
if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security
system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees
have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS,
STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action /
Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability /