Dean of Student Affairs

Location
New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Posted
Feb 20, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs
Deans
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 9836

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 Vice President for Enrollment and Student Affairs, the Dean of Student Affairs is responsible for advocating for student welfare as well as supervising the advisement of student government with regard to all students, university, and community issues. The Dean will assist students in better understanding their learning environment. He/she will manage programs designed to enhance student services and social development and will create innovative approaches to meet student needs.

The Dean is responsible for the supervision, strategic planning, and assessment of programs, personnel, and budget as well as the coordination and evaluation of services provided by the Placement Center, the Percy Ellis Sutton SEEK Program, Office of Services for Student with Disabilities, Wellness Center, Office of Student Life and Development, Athletics and Recreation, Day Care Center, and the COPE Program. The Dean is also responsible for oversight of the Faculty-Student Disciplinary Committee and ensuring student due process. The Dean develops both short-term and long-term plans for the areas under his/her direct supervision to successfully achieve University, College, and Division goals and objectives.

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 must possess a doctorate degree and minimum of eight (8) years experience of supervision and administration in the student services areas. Abilities in formulating and managing teamwork, organizing crisis and outreach groups, and handling the challenges of students in an urban community are required and experience in working in a large urban college environment is highly desirable. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

COMPENSATION

Salary is commensurate with education 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

Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title.  Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. 

Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter.

CLOSING DATE

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with review to begin January 20, 2014.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

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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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