The Sage College of Albany, a part of The Sage Colleges, seeks a creative, collegial administrator to lead a highly motivated faculty dedicated to providing a professional and liberal arts-based undergraduate education to a diverse student body.
Sage College of Albany
The Sage Colleges
Troy and Albany, New York
The Sage College of Albany, a part of The Sage Colleges, seeks a creative, collegial administrator to lead a highly motivated faculty dedicated to providing a professional and liberal arts-based undergraduate education to a diverse student body. The dean must be a strong advocate for applied and interdisciplinary studies and able to speak knowledgeably and persuasively about their advantages to both internal and external audiences. A start date of July 2013 is desired.
The successful candidate will hold academic credentials sufficient for appointment at the rank of Professor to one of the institution’s existing academic programs and will have a demonstrated record of innovation and exemplary leadership in the areas of new and evolving pedagogies, assessment, service learning, global educational programming, and undergraduate research. A commitment to the Boyer model of scholarship is a pre-requisite for this position. Previous experience as a dean, associate dean or department chair is highly desired.
Expectations for this position include maintaining an active presence in the internal and external communities, assisting the Office of Institutional Advancement in seeking external funding, and working collaboratively with the Office of Student Life to ensure a culturally and intellectually diverse environment for the entire community.
The college’s core curriculum is grounded in its multi-course Innovation Thinking (i.Think) sequence, which supports the college’s commitment to interdisciplinary and discipline-based programs that include accredited programs in the visual arts. The college’s commitment to a melding of professional and liberal arts preparation is exemplified by its consortial affiliation with the New American Colleges and Universities.
In addition to the coeducational Sage College of Albany, The Sage Colleges, located in the Tech Valley Region of New York State, comprise the Russell Sage College for women, and three graduate schools: Management, the Esteves School of Education and Health Sciences.
The Capital District of New York State, cradled between the beautiful Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, has a rich cultural and educational environment as well as endless outdoor recreation year round. Boston, Montreal and New York City are within easy access. A complete view of the institution is available at: www.sage.edu 
Salary dependent on qualifications and experience; generous benefits package includes tuition waiver for employee and dependents. Members of underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.
Applications received by March 15, 2013, will receive priority consideration. Interested applicants should send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of three professional references to: