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Assistant Dean for Operations

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Hofstra University
Location
Hempstead, NY
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Assistant Dean for OperationsSchool/Division:Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/NorthwellOffice:Office of the DeanFull-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.Description:The Assistant Dean for Operations reports to the Associate Dean for Operations and Strategy and works in collaboration with all teams at the ZSOM, the physical plant and public safety departments at Hofstra University, and information technology departments at Northwell Health and Hofstra University. The Assistant Dean directs and implements all core functions of facilities, academic operations, and information technology at the Zucker School of Medicine, including but not limited to oversight of renovations and ongoing building maintenance, information technology purchases, maintenance and upgrades, strategic planning for future space needs, reviewing and implementing security guidelines and protocols, and integrating information technology and academic operational support and capital to meet the needs of students, faculty, and staff.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Collaborates with the executive leadership team to create, implement, and continually review and enhance school-wide strategic initiatives related to operations and facilities management.
•Oversees information technology resource requests, purchases, and allocations; fosters ongoing communication with the IT departments of the university and the health system and within the functional areas of the ZSOM.
•Manages renovations and ongoing building maintenance, in collaboration with the university’s physical plant department and the ZSOM facilities team.
•Reviews and implements security guidelines and protocols, in collaboration with the university’s Department of Public Safety and school-dedicated public safety officers.
•Oversees information technology hardware maintenance and upgrades, in collaboration with the IT department.
•Integrates information technology and academic operational support and capital to meet the needs of students, faculty, and staff.
•Coordinates strategic planning for future space and operational needs.
•Oversees the strategy and supervises the personnel in the areas of facilities management, curriculum support, and information services to ensure that academic and non-academic operations are fully supported.
•Works closely with the events team and other teams who plan events to ensure that event-related operations and use of the facility run smoothly and synergistically along with academic operations and facility use.
•Monitors accreditation compliance metrics, including metrics about the sufficiency of academic operational support and the physical plant, and participates in quality improvement projects, as directed by the Dean’s Office.


This is an on-site position; work for this role will be performed on campus.
Qualifications:Master’s degree in business administration or similar field and at least seven years of progressively responsible experience in a complex organization. Must demonstrate strong leadership and analytical skills, the ability to diagnose and clearly articulate the root cause of an issue or concern requiring attention, address and/or escalate issues or concerns for added guidance when needed, make decisions with little oversight, establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff, faculty, and students, maintain a positive outlook, set corrective action plans, create measurable goals, set timelines and meet deadlines. Must demonstrate superior organizational skills, attention to detail, adaptive work style, ability to manage multiple challenging projects simultaneously in a fast-paced work environment, approach challenges with creativity and innovation. Must demonstrate a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. Must have extensive computing experience and proficiency with analytic tools. Must be familiar with commonly used technologies and systems for information technology and facilities management, such as Crestron, 25Live, digital security and work order systems. Must excel at building relationships and networks, and have the ability to influence others to achieve outcomes. Must be a systems- and process-thinker and have the ability to create order out of chaos.Application Instructions:For consideration, please send your resume to: [email protected]Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 07/09/2021Posting Number: 896728-21

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Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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