The Office of Academic Affairs embraces Hostos Community College's mission and historical role in educating students from diverse ethnic, cultural and linguistic backgrounds. To further that mission, the Office of Academic Affairs provides the leadership necessary to ensure the integrity and excellence of its academic programs, support faculty teaching and scholarship, and advocate for faculty and academic programs within the college, university and community. Reporting to the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Assistant Dean is a senior member of the Provost's leadership team and directs a broad range of academic matters.
Responsibilities include the following:
Oversee all aspects of dual-degree program administration.
Work with the Provost to develop and implement academic policies as well as ensure compliance with College and University policies.
Manage special projects and high impact learning initiatives with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
Negotiate, administer, and evaluate articulation transfer agreements with other accredited educational institutions and manage related transfer activities.
Assist with and support the Provost with strategic development planning.
Manage special college and university instructional initiatives including the CUNY Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP), CUNY Research Scholars Program (CRSP) and the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP).
Identify and develop global learning opportunities for students.
In collaboration with the Grants Office, identify and support faculty applications for grant-funded opportunities.
Resolve or refer issues related to faculty and student complaints.
Represent the Provost at meetings.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
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.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Ph.D. or its equivalent
Knowledge and experience in project management, evaluation, and methods of assessment
Demonstrated record of effective and strategic leadership in higher education administration with the ability to encourage innovation and excellence
Programmatic administrative experience
Demonstrated commitment to the principles and practices of a diverse community
Collaborative leadership management style
Strong communication and presentation skills
Experience supervising grant-funded projects
Ability to work with faculty and students to develop study abroad opportunities
Experience in STEM disciplines
Availability to work evening and weekend hours
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience up to a maximum of $135,000.
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.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after July 1, 2019
City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after July 1, 2019 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.
After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period. If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.
Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period.
An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at www.cuny.edu and navigate to the following links: "Employment" and "Search Job Postings"
Please attach resume, cover letter, and three professional references.
Open until filled with review of applications to begin March 25, 2020
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.
Internal Number: 21879
About Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College, CUNY
Hostos Community College is an educational agent for change, transforming and improving the quality of life in the South Bronx and neighboring communities since 1968. Hostos serves as a gateway to intellectual growth and socioeconomic mobility, and a point of departure for lifelong learning, success in professional careers, and transfer to advanced higher education programs. The College’s unique "student success coach" program, which partners students with individualized guidance, is emblematic of the premier emphasis on student support and services.