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Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Oxford, GA

Oxford College of Emory University seeks a dynamic, accomplished, and experienced higher education leader to serve as its Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Reporting to the Dean of Oxford College, the Senior Associate Dean will partner with the Dean to oversee and enhance all aspects of the academic mission of the college. As a member of the Dean’s Council, the Senior Associate Dean will be a trusted partner to other senior leaders, faculty, staff, and students.

Built on decades of distinctive teaching and learning and the pioneering work of generations of faculty, staff, and students, Oxford thrives because of the strong academic profile of its students, the quality of programs that its outstanding faculty and staff members deliver, its stunningly beautiful campus and inclusive community, and the myriad of resources available by being an integral part of a top research university. Oxford provides a distinctive academic experience that draws on strengths as a residential, liberal arts campus with a philosophy of integrative learning and leadership, starting in the classroom and expanding to campus and society.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced academic leader, reputable scholar, natural collaborator, and gifted manager who can effectively lead the faculty and staff of Oxford’s academic affairs division. The Senior Associate Dean will build upon the strong foundation of successful and collaborative academic leadership and partner with the Dean to thoughtfully and strategically plan for the future of Oxford; recruit, retain, and cultivate excellent and diverse faculty; and integrate equity, diversity, and belonging into the fabric of Oxford. The ideal candidate should understand the liberal arts mission of Oxford College within the Emory University context and must be committed to playing a visible and engaged role within the college community and in partnership with the broader University.

All inquiries, applications, and nominations for this opportunity directed to the search firm electronically below.

Keight Tucker Kennedy is leading this search with Claire Hennessey.


Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.


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