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  • Open Position of Dean of the School of Health Sciences NYC

    The College of Staten Island (CSI), a comprehensive senior college of The City University of New York, seeks an experienced, creative, and collaborative leader to assume the position of Dean of the School of Health Sciences.

    About the College of Staten Island: The College of Staten Island (CSI or the College) is a City University of New York (CUNY) senior College organized around two academic divisions and three professional schools, with over 14,000 students. CSI offers a broad range of academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and in several professional areas. The College awards associate's, bachelor's, master's and clinical doctoral degrees, and in collaboration with The CUNY Graduate Center,
    numerous PhD degrees. CSI's internationally recognized faculty passionately engage in scholarly and artistic activities, and together with a strong professional staff, lead students through transformational learning experiences both inside and outside of the classroom. The College is situated on a 204-acre site, has recently incorporated a residential component, and is currently engaging in capital expansion. It is a hub of intellectual and artistic activity and a community partner and source of economic impact and job creation for the greater Staten Island area.

    The Dean is the strategic and operational leader of the School of Health Sciences and provides administrative leadership for its undergraduate and graduate programs. The School currently includes the departments of Nursing and Physical Therapy (which offer the Doctorate in Nursing Practice and the Doctorate in Physical Therapy, respectively), and it is likely to house additional programs including Social Work. The Dean reports to and assists the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and serves as a member of the Deans' Council and the Provost's Council.

    Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
    - Oversee strategic planning for the School of Health Sciences, working closely with department chairs, faculty, and other college administrators to develop short-term, mid-term, and long-term goals for the School.
    - Direct plans for growth of new programs and courses to serve emerging community needs.
    - Support faculty in their pursuit of high-quality teaching, faculty research, and creative and professional activities, and advocate for appropriate resources.
    -Support the solicitation of external funding for research.
    - Manage the financial resources of the School through effective budget planning and the assessment and management of resource allocations to support programs of high quality.
    - Promote academic excellence through scholarly endeavors, curriculum development, and student success initiatives, as well as through program reviews and regular outcomes-based assessment.
    - Provide support and guidance to the department chairs and higher education officers in the School.
    -Support programs in meeting requirements for, and maintaining, discipline-specific accreditation.
    - Lead an expanded advancement effort and actively pursue and develop public/private partnerships.
    - Pursue and develop collaborative partnership activities with the health care provider, human services, and policy making communities in Staten Island, as well as throughout the New York metropolitan area, regionally, nationally, and globally.
    - Foster cooperative relationships and articulations with other colleges, universities, and educational agencies.
    -Serve on community committees, councils, and boards to represent the School and the College in the community.


    This position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan. All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and eight years of related experience.
    At a minimum, the successful candidate will have:
    - An earned doctorate in a Health-related discipline.
    - Demonstrated leadership skills in an academic setting combined with academic experience.
    - A record of academic achievement requisite for a tenured senior faculty appointment, preferably at the rank of full Professor.
    - A record of proven leadership and administrative experience in the Health Sciences and/or human services, including successful experience with national accreditation processes.
    - Awareness of and engagement with current and emerging technology in health sciences and/or human services.
    - Evidence of a strong commitment to a multicultural student body and service to the urban community.
    - Exceptional oral, written, interpersonal communication, and organizational skills.

    In addition, the following attributes are strongly preferred:

    - Demonstrated knowledge of state legislative processes.
    - Demonstrated engagement with and success in obtaining federal, state, and private grants.
    - Experience in fiscal affairs, faculty and staff development, and promoting university and community relations.
    - Demonstrated ability to plan, develop, and implement new academic programs.
    - Demonstrated accomplishments in innovative collaborations with public and private community partners.




    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.


    To apply, please go to select "Employment", "Search Job Listings," "More Options to Search for CUNY Jobs," then enter the Job ID# 13572 in the "Job Opening ID" field. Cover letter, resume and any additional supporting documents for candidacy must be submitted as one file.


    Open until filled, with the review of resumes to begin January 15, 2016.


    CUNY Job Posting: Executive


    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.
    Last edited by Jean berteau; January 5, 2016, 02:44 PM.