Dean for Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning

Location
New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Posted
Jul 07, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs
Deans
Employment Type
Full Time

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.

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: 10847

Regular/Temporary: Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

CONTRACT TITLE

Dean

FLSA

Exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

The Dean for Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Initiatives reports to the Provost/Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and works closely with other vice presidents, deans, directors of institutional units, and faculty in ensuring the implementation of a comprehensive program of assessment designed to meet the continuous improvement goals of the college and the standards of relevant accreditation agencies.

He/she will provide energetic and professional leadership in the planning, development, promotion, and implementation of an integrated institutional effectiveness system aimed at improving programs and services. The successful candidate will have a long-term strategic focus that contributes to the overall achievement of the college's strategic priorities.

The Dean will oversee the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, and will engage in a broad range of research and reporting activities, including responsibility for routine and ad hoc data collection, data analysis, and data reporting for both internal and external audiences. He/she shall have oversight responsibility for the college's programmatic accreditation process.

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

Doctorate with at least ten (10) years related experience required. Expertise in methodologies of evaluation, assessment, survey research, statistics, and data analysis; strong organizational, analytical, and communication skills; experience with SPSS statistical software, MS Office applications, and ability to work with complex computer information systems required.  Familiarity with HTML and Oracle Discoverer desired.

The successful candidate must be a creative academic leader who possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a team orientation, and a high energy level. Demonstrated experience in using data to foster improvement is essential. Candidate should have significant experience with strategic planning and assessment, and an understanding of programs that effectively promote student retention and success.

COMPENSATION

Commensurate with 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

Access CUNYfirst portal.

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled.  Review of applications begins 8/04/14.

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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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