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EXECUTIVE AND SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS
 
 
School of Arts and Sciences

 
 
 
 
Assistant Dean  - School of Arts and Sciences

Job Title:

Assistant Dean  - School of Arts and Sciences

Job ID:

11614

Location:

Hunter College

Full/Part Time:

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:

Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

The Assistant Dean administers one or more key College programs.  He/she develops, implements, and assesses programs and services to produce high-quality results and meet strategic goals.  He/she also coordinates activities among different units, and with areas outside the College, and may oversee staff, budget, operations, and facilities.

CONTRACT TITLE

Assistant Dean

FLSA

Exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

The School of Arts and Sciences is seeking an Assistant Dean to work with the Dean and the faculty to provide a rich liberal arts education for Hunter undergraduate and graduate students.  Reporting to the Dean, the Assistant Dean for Curriculum and Academic Program Review will lead, plan, and implement programs and special initiatives. 

The responsibilities of the Assistant Dean for Curriculum and Academic Program Review will include the following:

- Close liaison with faculty in the School of Arts and Sciences on all matters of undergraduate and graduate curriculum development, including new course and program proposals.

- Chair curriculum committees within School of Arts and Sciences.

- Represent the dean on college curriculum committees and such other committees as the Dean designates.

- Lead curriculum development initiatives within the School of Arts and Sciences.

- Organize and guide department- and program-level academic program reviews (APRs), both on a regular cycle and as directed by the Dean; assist in the selection of external review teams; assist the Dean in formulating responses to external reviews; and assist departments and programs in framing their strategic response to academic program reviews.

- Resolve individual student issues, including grade appeals, as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

This position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan.  All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience.  Additional qualifications are defined below by the College.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate will have a PhD or other appropriate terminal degree in a liberal arts discipline housed in the School of Arts and Sciences.  S/he will have demonstrated a commitment to liberal arts education, will have had experience as a faculty member and/or senior administrator, and will possess a record of promoting student excellence and engagement.  S/he will have a record of working effectively with diverse students and faculty, will be familiar with traditional and contemporary issues in undergraduate education, and will be inventive, self-starting, and a good communicator. 

NOTE: This is an administrative appointment.

COMPENSATION

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans.  Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications must be submitted on-line by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website (http://www.cuny.edu/employment.html) and following the CUNYfirst Job System Instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. To search for this vacancy, click on Search Job Listings, select More Options To Search For CUNY Jobs and enter the Job Opening ID number. The required material, as stated on the CUNYfirst vacancy notice, for the application package must be uploaded as ONE file in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

We receive many applicants and typically do not provide status information. While we respond to thank all applicants, additional follow-up is limited to those deemed most qualified who are under active consideration.

CLOSING DATE

The committee will begin reviewing applications on November 5, 2014. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Executive

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

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Last Updated 1/20/15