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Assistant/Associate Dean for External Relations and Field Placement

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

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Assistant/Associate Dean for External Relations and Field PlacementSchool/Division:School of Education Office:Office of Field PlacementFull-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 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.Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.Description:The Assistant/Associate Dean for External Relations and Field Placement will act as liaison to school districts and schools; oversee the coordination of required field placements for Hofstra students enrolled in the full range of School of Education (SOE) programs; and have responsibility for program coherence, articulation, and the development and maintenance of collaborative relationships and contracts (MOUs) with school district partnerships on Long Island and in New York City for the SOE.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Oversee the daily operation and work flow of the Office of Field Placement, which arranges field placements, student teaching and internships across the full range of programs offered by the SOE.
•Oversee the work of University field supervisors.
•Chair the Professional Education Committee, which coordinates plans/decisions related to students who are unsuccessful in the field.
•Create and maintain new databases for use by the SOE for contact with various educational, governmental and non-profit institutions in the New York City metropolitan area and suburbs.
•Organize and conduct orientation programs for supervisors and students requiring supervised field experiences.
•Interview and hire clinical supervisors in consultation with departments.
•Serve on Teacher Center Boards and other not for profit organizations.
•Manage the departmental budget.
•Provide support on accreditation reports.
•Co-facilitate edTPA implementation, program development, and orientations with the edTPA Coordinator.
•Maintain and monitor Tk20 field placement database.
•Oversee the development of field placement calendars.
•Maintain and update all field placement handbooks.
•Supervise the Tk20 Assessment Systems Coordinator.

Qualifications:Master's degree required. Extensive contacts within the professional communities related to the programs offered by the SOE; excellent interpersonal skills; excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects and agendas; facile with Microsoft Office programs, most especially with Word and Excel. Application Instructions:For consideration, please submit a letter of application, with salary requirements and cv to [email protected] with “Assistant/Associate Dean for External Relations and Field Placement” in the subject line. Please note that salary and rank of appointment based on qualifications.Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 09/30/2021Posting Number: 899423-21


Working at Hofstra University

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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