Director of Student Services

The H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position in the Academic Professional career track. Applicants will be considered at the Academic Professional or Senior Academic Professional rank with specialized experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching, with clear potential for taking on considerable responsibility in teaching, educational leadership, and administrative tasks. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students.

Georgia Tech prides itself on its technological resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to building an outstanding and diverse community of learning, discovery, and creation. We strongly encourage applicants whose values align with our institutional values, as outlined in our Strategic Plan. These values include academic excellence, diversity of thought and experience, inquiry and innovation, collaboration and community, and ethical behavior and stewardship. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.

Job Responsibilities

The successful applicant will serve as ISyE’s Director of Student Services (DSS) and, in that role, lead the School’s Academic Office. The DSS manages the daily operations, supervises employees, and provides leadership for technology and process improvement in the Academic Office. Jointly with the Associate Chairs for Undergraduate and Graduate Studies, the DSS develops and implements the School’s teaching schedule, allocates teaching resources, and provides budget management for the office. The DSS develops and oversees initiatives and processes to enhance student engagement and experience. The DSS is the primary point of contact for other student-related offices on campus, including, but not limited to, the Registrar, OIE, Dean of Students. The DSS assists the School Chair and the academic Associate Chairs in the preparation of materials for assessment and accreditation processes. Responsibilities will also include teaching courses in the ISyE academic programs.

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications

An earned doctorate in industrial engineering, operations research, or a related field is required by the start of the appointment. The successful applicant is expected to have experience in and affinity for enhancing student success, including some or all of the Student Success Criteria listed below:

  • The ability to teach and mentor a diverse student body
  • The ability to promote an inclusive and welcoming educational/work environment
  • The ability to mentor and assist students interested in pursuing graduate education
  • Expertise in teaching, scholarship, and/or service that contributes to access, diversity, and equal opportunity in higher education

Application Requirements

Applicants should submit, in separate pdf files: (1) a letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) a teaching statement and (if available) teaching evaluations; and (4) the names and contact information for three references. Requests for information may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Christos Alexopoulos, Applications will be considered effective immediately, but the search will continue until the positions are filled. A background check must be completed prior to beginning employment.

About Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with numerous economic and cultural strengths. The Institute serves more than 45,000 students through top-ranked undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in engineering, computing, science, business, design, and liberal arts. Georgia Tech’s faculty attracted more than $1.4 billion in research awards this past year in fields ranging from biomedical technology to artificial intelligence, energy, sustainability, semiconductors, neuroscience, and national security. Georgia Tech ranks among the nation’s top 20 universities for research and development spending and #1 among institutions without a medical school.

Georgia Tech’s mission and values

Georgia Tech’s mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. The Institute has nine key values that are foundational to everything we do:

  1. Students are our top priority.
  2. We strive for excellence.
  3. We thrive on diversity.
  4. We celebrate collaboration.
  5. We champion innovation.
  6. We safeguard freedom of inquiry and expression.
  7. We nurture the wellbeing of our community.
  8. We act ethically.
  9. We are responsible stewards.

Over the next decade, Georgia Tech will become an example of inclusive innovation, a leading technological research university of unmatched scale, relentlessly committed to serving the public good; breaking new ground in addressing the biggest local, national, and global challenges and opportunities of our time; making technology broadly accessible; and developing exceptional, principled leaders from all backgrounds ready to produce novel ideas and create solutions with real human impact.

About the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering

The H. Milton School of Industrial and Systems Engineering is a leading unit within the Georgia Institute of Technology. The faculty of the school lead the discipline and is renowned for its focus on advancing theoretical and methodological frontiers as well as the application of analytical principles to the solution of real-world problems of industrial, societal, and global concern. The school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in industrial engineering, operations research, analytics, machine learning, and related fields, and its core programs have been ranked #1 in the nation for 23 (undergraduate) and 33 (graduate) consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report.


Equal Employment Opportunity

The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for all. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities.

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