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EXECUTIVE AND SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS
Office of the Provost
Student Enrichment Programs

 
 
 
 
Associate Provost and Assistant Vice President - Office of the Provost

Job Title:

Associate Provost and Assistant Vice President - Office of the Provost

Job ID:

12336

Location:

Hunter College

Full/Part Time:

Full Time

Regular/Temporary:

Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

As a key member of the executive management team, the Assistant Vice President oversees one or more College functions to fulfill comprehensive program goals and contributes to overall College strategic objectives.  He/she plans and implements a range of successful programs; and oversees staff, budget, operations, and facilities.

CONTRACT TITLE

Assistant Vice President

FLSA

Exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Reporting to the Provost and the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Associate Provost and Assistant Vice President will assist the Provost in providing thoughtful and rigorous academic leadership of Hunter; building an institution-wide culture of best practices in executive academic management; and ensuring academic resources are carefully deployed to advance the mission of the College.  The Associate Provost and Assistant Vice President will work with the Provost and other senior staff to achieve the goals outlined in the strategic plan: deepening its research capabilities, designing a new general education curriculum, strengthening its academic assessment, enhancing teaching and learning, expanding the use of educational technology, strategically developing new academic programs, and encouraging interdisciplinary in its curriculum, teaching, and research.
 
The Associate Provost and Assistant Vice President will assist the Provost in ensuring the highest standards of academic quality throughout the institution, working closely with deans and faculty to ensure the quality of existing academic programs and to strategically develop new programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels.  In particular, the incumbent will foster an institution-wide climate of academic innovation and experimentation, oversee academic program reviews, and enhance the process for new program review and approval.  In addition, s/he will strengthen the academic budget process, resource allocation, and longer-term academic planning, and advance institutional research and academic assessment throughout the College.  S/he will monitor academic program success with respect to enrollment, retention, graduation and time to degree, and encourage new approaches to curricula, pedagogy, as well as technology-enabled program development.  The Associate Provost and Assistant Vice President oversees the College's libraries and Learning Centers as well as its two renowned elementary and high school Campus Schools.  As appropriate, the incumbent will represent the Office of the Provost at meetings, presentations and forums across the campus, within the larger CUNY system, and with external stakeholders.  Finally, the Associate Provost and Assistant Vice President also acts on behalf of the Provost when required, writes reports and policy statements, and performs other management responsibilities as assigned.

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 an earned doctorate and a strong a record of scholarly and professional accomplishment meriting appointment as a tenured full professor in an academic discipline.  S/he will show demonstrated administrative skills and a hands-on approach, and will be engaged, innovative, and most importantly, motivated by a clear commitment to students.  The ideal candidate will have the managerial and organizational skills and political acumen to navigate a complex academic setting, build strong relationships with other senior administrators and deans, earn the respect of faculty, encourage communication and collaboration across the different academic and professional schools, and have a keen understanding of the major issues, trends, and opportunities of U.S. research universities.  S/he will also have significant successful experience in curriculum development and implementation; general education, interdisciplinary programs; and academic assessment and evaluation.

COMPENSATION

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.

Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).

CLOSING DATE

The committee will begin reviewing applications on February 13, 2015. 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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Dean for Student Enrichment Programs

Job Title:

Dean for Student Enrichment Programs

Job ID:

12373

Location:

Hunter College

Full/Part Time:

 

Regular/Temporary:

Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

The Dean, reporting to senior executive management, oversees a school, division, academic program and/or function to enhance its profile, visibility, and effectiveness.  He/she develops long- and short-range plans, and exercises management responsibility for academic program planning, faculty matters, and administration, including staffing, budgets, and facilities.  He/she fosters a high-quality environment of academic teaching, research, and intellectual achievement, and creates and strengthens partnerships within and outside the College as a strong advocate.

CONTRACT TITLE

Dean

FLSA

Exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Reporting to the President, the Dean for Student Enrichment Programs will lead, plan, and implement programs and special initiatives that encourage students to develop to their full potential and succeed at high levels after graduation. The Dean will manage a portfolio of academic and co-curricular programs that will enrich the student experience, support their development and enable them to achieve post-graduation success consistent with their talent and ability. The program offerings have both academic and non-academic components requiring collaboration across organizational lines. The Dean for Student Enrichment will also work closely with the Office of the Provost and Vice President of Student Affairs on special student initiatives.

The Dean will have the following responsibilities:

Define goals, develop integrated strategy, oversee and continuously assess the operation of enrichment programs for  high achieving students to enhance their intellectual growth, increase opportunities for engagement  in academic life and expand the range of post-graduation possibilities

Build integration across programs serving students,pipeline, efficiency, coherence, developmental arc

Coordinate between programs and other parts of the College (such as Departmental Honors programs and courses and Thomas hunter Honors Program)

Cooperate and promote seamless collaborations with the staff of the Vice President for Student Affairs on such issues as advising, registration, awards and scholarships

Extrapolate learning of elements from honors, scholars and pipeline programs that could be expanded to broader Hunter student body and collaborate with Provost Office in disseminating them

Initiate new or related programs , building on successes to serve new needs

Cooperate and collaborate with key administrative and academic offices to solicit input, obtain data and information, identify and engage students and invite participation in strategic and operational planning

Coordinate  and provide day-to-day oversight of the Macaulay Honors Program, Scholar Cohort Programs, Undergraduate Research  Program, Prestigious Scholarship Program, Study-Abroad Program

Coordinate with other Campus  units to identify, organize and plan fund-raising, grants, marketing, communications, and outreach activities

Perform other related responsibilities as assigned.

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.  He or she will have demonstrated a commitment to liberal arts education, will have had experience as a faculty member and administrator, and will possess a record of promoting student achievement.  She or 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.

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.

Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).

CLOSING DATE

The committee will begin reviewing applications on February 25, 2015. 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 2/13/15