Assistant/Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Posted: February 28, 2023

William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV
Las Vegas, NV

Summary of Position

The Assistant or Associate Dean for Student Affairs serves as the primary administrator for student services; the Assistant or Associate Dean is responsible for planning, coordinating and delivering various programming and services, and developing and implementing policies and processes that meet the needs of an ever-changing law student body. In addition, the Assistant or Associate Dean serves as the primary supervisor and manager for several student-facing operations, including the Law Registrar's Office, the Law Information Technology Department, Graduate Programs, and the Law Academic Success Program. As part of the role, the Assistant or Associate Dean serves as the primary academic and non-academic advisor to the student body, oversees the successful administration of programming and services for student wellness and well-being, academic success and bar passage efforts, equity and inclusion efforts and student organization support. The Assistant or Associate Dean will engage with the Boyd Law internal and external communities, work collaboratively with the Dean and Boyd Law’s leadership team, and provide leadership around student success, well-being, and inclusion efforts.

Education Required: Master’s
Education Preferred: JD
Years of Experience Required: 3-5
Years of Experience Preferred: 5-7

How to Apply

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. References will not be contacted until the search chair notifies you in advance.


Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.


Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on March 1, 2023.


Materials should be addressed to Brian Wall, Search Committee Chair, and must be submitted through Workday, as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or

Application Deadline: Until position is filled