Associate dean for undergraduate programs

About the position

The Associate Dean will be responsible for working with the VCU and college team to develop and implement a strategy for undergraduate education and student success into the future, including strategic for enrollment management, recruiting, advising, retention/graduation, and guidance on development of new degree programs. This position supports ambitious university enrollment goals of building talented and diverse incoming classes by actively recruiting, admitting, and enrolling students. This position provides an exciting opportunity to shape and develop an innovative undergraduate program strategy. Under the oversight of a new dean, there will be a new college structure designed to facilitate developing and executing plans to serve the high proportion of underrepresented minority students in the college.

How to apply

VCU’s executive search team is assisting virginia commonwealth university in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Application materials should be submitted to the VCU eJobs portal located at the link below:

VCU eJobs portal:

Additionally, confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Carol Ann Lawson. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. 

Inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to: 

Carol Ann Lawson, director of strategic initiatives

VCU human resources

(804) 828-2928



Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or disability. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.