Assistant/Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs
September 26, 2017
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology. The Associate Dean reports to the Dean and assists in meeting the academic vision for the school related to student success, faculty engagement, and program development. The Associate Dean provides leadership, oversight, planning, development, implementation, and evaluation and coordination of academic programs.
The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey is a research one university located a few miles from New York City. The PsyD programs in Clinical and School Psychology has been continuously accredited by the American Psychological Association since the school's inception. GSAPP also offers a Master's program in Applied Psychology with concentrations in Alcohol Studies and Applied Behavioral Analysis. The School has five centers including the Center for Psychological Services, Rutgers Center for Adults Autism Services, Center for Applied Psychology, Douglas Developmental Disability Center and the Center for Alcohol Studies. Applied training in psychology is accomplished through our centers and the school's APA internship consortium. GSAPP's commitment to diversity, social justice and helping the underserved contributes to a supportive and mission focused training. This position is a Calendar-Year faculty position beginning as soon as the position is filled. The position could be Tenure Track or Non Tenure track.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Candidates must have an earned doctorate or equivalent terminal degree in psychology or related field and a strong record of executive-level academic administrative experience that demonstrates leadership and planning skills. A distinguished record of teaching, scholarship, and service that is commensurate with appointment to academic rank of associate or full professor. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills; a management style that is collegial, consultative; and a demonstrated commitment to share governances is required. Successful managerial and administrative experience as a department chair or relevant experience with the developing and implementing policies and decisions. Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to successfully set priorities, analyze data, and to think systematically from both a detailed and a strategic perspective. A demonstrated record of strong and consistent teamwork and collaboration with faculty, administrators, staff and students. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Provides leadership in program development. Provides oversight of curriculum planning and management, including enrollment management, program reviews, academic catalog revisions, and management of the planning, preparation, and modification of timetable/schedule of classes. Assists the Dean with accreditation and other reports, as well as with strategic planning academic initiatives. Develops and administers academic policies and procedures. Coordinates activities related to assessment, faculty governance and enrollment management. Provides a liaison function in the management of resources related to academic programs. Promotes and maintains effective working relationships with the school's standing committees.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was ...at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.