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Dean, School of Arts and Humanities
Lehman College, CUNY

  • Dec. 31, 2017
 
  • Dean, School of Arts and Humanities
  • School of Arts and Humanities
  • Lehman College, CUNY
    Bronx, NY
    United States
 
  • Jan. 31, 2018
  • Jul. 2, 2018
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  • Dean
  • Humanities - General
 
 
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The Dean, reporting to the Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, oversees the School of Arts and Humanities with a focus on enhancing the school’s 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 Dean provides academic and administrative leadership for the undergraduate and graduate programs within the School and participates in the development of college-wide policies. She/he supervises nine academic departments: Africana Studies; Art; English; History; Journalism and Media Studies; Languages and Literatures; Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies; Music, Multimedia, Theatre and Dance; and Philosophy. The Dean’s portfolio includes the Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute, the Institute for Irish American Studies and programs such as Women’s Studies and The City and Humanities. The position also serves as liaison to Celia Cruz High School of Music and the High School for American Studies at Lehman College. The Dean reports to the Provost/Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and serves as a member of the Provost’s Council and Deans’ Council, through which the Dean participates in the formulation, evaluation and administration of College policy.

Responsibilities of the Dean include:

  • Provide visionary and strategic leadership for the School of Arts and Humanities.
  • Stimulate and support high quality teaching, faculty research, and creative and professional activities.
  • Lead the continuing process of assessment, program and curriculum review and renewal and new program development.
  • Provide leadership that encourages research grants, expanded advancement effort, and public/private partnerships.
  • Ensure effective management of financial resources including budget planning and management.
  • Support faculty recruitment, review and development.
  • Enhancing the School and College profile, resource streams and engagement with alumni and the community.
  • Support the College’s commitment to diversity.
  • Lead efforts to increase retention and graduation.
  • Other duties as assigned by the President or Provost.

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.

An earned Doctorate in one of the disciplines or interdisciplinary areas of study within the School; a record of academic achievement in the discipline meriting appointment as a tenured full Professor; University teaching experience complemented by a superior research and scholarly record; a record of proven leadership and administrative experience related to the work of the School; understanding of the instructional, research, and creative needs of undergraduate and graduate programs in the liberal arts, interdisciplinary studies and professional disciplines; demonstrated success in obtaining federal, state or private grants; experience in fiscal affairs, faculty and staff development, and promoting university and community relations; ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, students, and the broader educational community; demonstrated effectiveness working in a multi-cultural environment; and evidence of a strong commitment to the goals of urban public higher education serving diverse populations.

CUNY TITLE
Dean

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY’s benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.

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 must attach a CV, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).

Appointment Date: July 2, 2018

CLOSING DATE
The review of applications begins January 15, 2018. The position closes January 31, 2018 (revised)

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Executive

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.


  • EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
    CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.


 
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