The College Of William Mary

The College Of William Mary

Assistant Dean, Administrative Services (Law School)

United States

Closing in 6 days

Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number 01355W

Role Code Title General Admin Supv II/Coord II Position Title Assistant Dean, Administrative Services (Law School) Unit Mission Statement

William & Mary Law School provides an exceptional education for tomorrow's lawyers. As the nation's first law school, we maintain an enduring tradition of intellectual and professional excellence. We improve legal systems here and abroad through a commitment to the classroom, influential scholarship, and service to the public. Our students become highly skilled advocates, ready to serve their clients and their communities with thoughtful engagement and unwavering integrity. We recognize the challenges of our history and our responsibility to pursue the realization of justice through the rule of law. Above all, we strive to be a diverse and close-knit community, inclusive in the broadest sense and defined by a shared commitment to the rigorous and open-minded study of the law.

Position Summary

Reporting directly to the Associate Dean for Administration and Finance, and working directly with other members of Law School and University leadership, the Assistant Dean, Administrative Services will oversee the Law School's Building and Administrative support functions and will ensure services being provided are of the highest quality and are conducted with the utmost professionalism. This position combines an array of management expertise, problem-solving skills, and human resources experience. The Assistant Dean, Administrative Services must be accessible, responsive, responsible, and service-oriented. The individual must be an excellent communicator and problem solver with exceptional attention to detail. As a leader, the Assistant Dean, Administrative Services must demonstrate an ability to interact effectively with people at all levels in the organization, college, and university.

The specific responsibilities and expectations of the position include: • Assisting the Associate Dean for Administration and Finance in management analysis, including planning for school initiatives and projects, and developing short and long-range space and staffing plans to improve operating efficiencies and drive positive change; • Supervising the Law School Building Support Worker to coordinate with University Facilities and ensure the building is maintained to the highest possible standards; • Serving as a liaison with University HR, providing oversight of all Law School Human Resources activities (recruiting, hiring, etc.) to ensure compliance with University, State, and Federal guidelines; • Overseeing the administrative team responsible for supporting the Dean's Office, Associate Deans, Law School HR transactions, and Law School Centers & Programs.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, human resources management, or a related field or comparable combination of education and experience
  • Proven track record of diverse experience in human resources, budget management, administration, operations, and customer service
  • Several years (usually 5 or more) experience in human resources in a busy, professional office environment
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills and skills for developing effective working with external constituencies and with internal constituencies such as students, administrators, faculty, and staff
  • Proficiency with a variety of software applications including MS Office, HRIS systems, and ATS systems, with the ability to learn new applications efficiently and effectively
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Ability to perform a variety of complicated tasks simultaneously and to work independently in a highly visible, fast-paced, team-oriented environment; Must be able to prioritize, make and implement decisions in a timely manner
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures, exercise sound judgment and make reasonable, logical and defensible decisions
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Several years (usually 5 or more) experience in Higher Ed, preferably at W&M
  • Experience working with university information and administrative systems, such as Banner, PeopleAdmin, and eVerify
  • Advertised Pay Range Up to $73,000, commensurate with experience. Department 3N1000 Law School Operations Location William & Mary Is the position remote work eligible? Hybrid (works remotely at least 1 day per week but not full-time) Remote Work Disclaimer

    Remote work eligibility is not guaranteed and is subject to approval. Employee eligibility depends on the likelihood of the employee succeeding in a remote work arrangement and the supervisor's ability to manage remote workers. Departments and/or Human Resources may amend, alter, change, delete, or modify eligibility.

    Job Open Date 05/09/2023 Review Begin Date 05/23/2023 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Employment Category Full Time Operational FLSA Exempt Position Term 12 Month - Continuing Special Application Instructions

    For priority consideration, apply by review date; position is open until filled.

    Conditions of Employment

  • This is an exempt position.
  • This position may require additional hours beyond the typical work week as needed to meet the business needs of the operation.
  • EEO Statement

    William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

    Background Check Statement

    William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

    Benefits Summary Statement

    William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

    Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn more, go to: https: // www.

    Supplemental Question

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How many years of experience do you have in human resources?
  • No experience
  • 0-3 years of experience
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Describe your experience with MS Office.
  • No experience
  • Fundamental – little working experience
  • Basic – basic understanding
  • Proficient – moderate amount of experience
  • Advanced – expert experience/knowledge
  • How many years of experience do you have in higher education?
  • No experience
  • 0-3 years of experience
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Provide a short summary of your experience developing and applying policies and procedures.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have supervisory experience?
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Doc
  • Other 2
  • Job details


    Assistant Dean, Administrative Services (Law School)


    The College Of William Mary


    United States


    May 24, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type



    Business and Economics,Law

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