Dean of the School of Arts, Sciences and Education

Feb 28, 2019
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


D'Youville College invites nominations for, and inquiries and applications from, individuals interested in taking on a transformational leadership opportunity as the Dean of the School of Arts, Sciences and Education (SASE). Located on the vibrant, diverse West Side of Buffalo NY, D'Youville is an innovative, private, coeducational institution serving 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

D'Youville is immersed in ambitious and exciting change initiatives to reframe traditional practices and structures to further grow enrollment, improve the health of the community, and profoundly impact student success. The College seeks a dynamic Dean who will lead strategic visioning and execute bold innovations for the School of Arts, Sciences & Education. The new Dean will collaborate across D'Youville's four schools (SASE, Nursing, Health Professions, and Pharmacy) to build original degree and certificate programs, implement a new general education program in fall 2019, advance faculty scholarship, and nurture new and existing community partnerships. The new Dean will assume the position around July 1, 2019 and will report to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Founded in 1908, D'Youville was the first college in Western New York to offer baccalaureate degree programs for women. Honoring its Catholic heritage and longstanding commitment to service, D'Youville welcomes students from every culture, faith and background. The College seeks a dean who understands the changing landscape of higher education, and who can provide compelling leadership for inclusive excellence as we strive to expand opportunity to diverse learners, including adults, first generation, low income, and other students historically underrepresented in higher education.

The School of Arts, Sciences, and Education offers 18 degree programs with several new programs in the pipeline. SASE faculty deliver education that builds the foundation of knowledge for students to develop into critical thinkers, responsible citizens, dynamic leaders, and compassionate human beings. The School is currently comprised of Biology and Mathematics; Business; Chemistry; Education; and the Liberal Arts (Humanities and Social Sciences). The School also offers a doctoral program in Educational Leadership.

Buffalo, the second largest city in New York, is home to 21 institutions of higher education, numerous cultural attractions, two professional sports teams, and year-round outdoor activities. D'Youville is located in close proximity to Lake Erie, Niagara Falls, and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

D'Youville College is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Confidential discussions may be arranged by contacting Dr. Pamela Balch, Senior Consultant, at [email protected]. For more information about this opportunity, application and nomination procedures, as well as required and desired qualifications, please review the full profile located at: For more information about D'Youville College, please visit This position is open until filled, but only applications received by Wednesday, April 17, 2019, can be assured full consideration.

D'Youville College provides equality of opportunity to all persons in respect to employment and to admission of students. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, age, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, hiring policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.

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