Dean of Science & Technology
Job ID: 20209
Location: College of Staten Island
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
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 Science & Technology.
About the College of Staten Island:
The College of Staten Island is one of the 11 senior colleges of the 24 colleges and institutions that comprise The City University of New York (CUNY). The three schools and two academic divisions of the College serve more than 13,000 students and offer 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, certificates, and professional doctorate degrees, and PhD degrees through The CUNY Graduate Center. CSI's internationally recognized faculty passionately engages in scholarly and artistic activities, and together with a strong professional staff, provide transformational learning experiences both inside and outside the classroom for the diverse student body. The 204 acre park-like Willowbrook campus incorporates a residential component, and in 2017 the College expanded its institutional footprint and accessibility with the opening of the St. George location in the heart of Staten Island's economic renaissance on the north shore of the island. The College is a hub of intellectual and artistic activity, and is committed to its role as an anchor institution and community partner including for economic impact and job creation for the greater Staten Island area.
The Dean of Science and Technology reports directly to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost, and has responsibility for the supervision of faculty recruitment, tenure, and promotion in six academic departments (Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering and Environmental Science, Physics and Astronomy, and Mathematics). Duties of the Dean include maintenance of the range, depth, and quality of the division's academic programs and budget allocation among departments. The Dean is also responsible for promoting academic excellence in the sciences and for assuring that students have access to intellectual and practical experiences that will enrich their lives and prepare them for their post-collegiate careers. Working with the faculty, the Dean develops the divisional long- range plan and implements short-range goals. The Dean of Science and Technology is a member of the Deans' Council and the Provost's Council. The Dean also responds to CUNY initiatives and collaborates with peers throughout CUNY. As the academic leader of the Division, the Dean should be a scholar of repute with a strong background in college teaching, research, fundraising and academic administration.
The College is interested in candidates who will be committed to inclusion and excellence and who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity of
the academic community.
This is an existing position within the CUNY Executive Compensation Plan, subject to applicable University policies for job performance, salary, and benefits.
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.
Preferred qualifications include:
An earned doctorate and a demonstrated record of distinction in scholarship, teaching and fundraising appropriate for appointment to a Full Professor position in one of the departments in the division.
Significant and successful administrative experience in an academic unit.
Significant fundraising record in an academic setting.
Commitment to higher education in a multi-cultural setting and to an open administrative system with shared governance.
An understanding of the issues that confront public colleges and universities and the ability to ensure high standards of excellence in academic programs and in faculty recruitment and development.
The ability to work effectively with both internal and external constituencies to ensure continued vitality and enhancement of academic programs, launching of new ones and/or re- alignment of existing programs to better serve the academic community.
Strong support and appreciation of research.
Effective communication, problem-solving, and exceptional writing skills.
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.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please visit http://cuny.jobs/ and enter the Job ID# in the "What" section field. Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information) as one file.
March 24, 2019
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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.