St Edwards University
  • Art
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Assistant to the Dean for Academic Support

School of Arts and Humanities

The School of Arts and Humanities at St. Edward's University is seeking an Asst to Dean for Acad Support. The person in this role provides complex budgetary and academic administrative support for the Office of the Dean. This individual assists the Dean in advancing the school's missions in teaching, research, and service while facilitating the interaction of the Dean with campus, system, and community members.

QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, and at least three years of progressively responsible administrative/executive level management support experience or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are required. Must possess excellent administrative, communication, and organizational skills. Must possess an unencumbered driver's license and the ability to successfully pass a criminal background check


  • Perform various day-to-day departmental administrative functions, such as processing office correspondence, reports and meeting documentation for completeness and compliance; a working knowledge of spreadsheet programs and academic platforms is essential.
  • Manage budgets in the school under the Dean's direction. Maintain budget records, generate budget reports, act as budgetary liaison with Advancement, Finance, and any other pertinent parties, and provide budgetary oversight to stakeholders within the school.
  • Work with department chairs to create/update curricular guides for each major, compile yearly Bulletin changes, oversee waitlists and overload requests during registration, update and maintain course schedules as necessary, and related functions.
  • Collaborate with the university's success coaches on establishing policy; support success coaches in questions of academic process and procedures particular to the school.
  • Assist the university's Mary Moody Northen Theatre in the hiring of new staff and the establishment of new vendors. Provide other complex administrative assistance to MMNT as needed.
  • Other duties as required.

The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

Medical & Rx Coverage - UMR (HSA & FSA Available)

Dental - Sunlife Dental

Vision - Sunlife Vision Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pet Insurance

Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

Retirement Plan - (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

Tuition Benefits

Paid Holidays

Services & Discounts


Interested applicants should submit an online application at; Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items. The review of applications will begin Jan. 24.


St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at



We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Reference #: J20201679

Posted: 1/11/2022

Available: Immediately

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