New York Military Academy is seeking a Dean of Academics to assume leadership immediately. We are seeking an educator whose leadership will ensure excellence in our academic program, and who will promote the mission and values of the school. The Dean of Academics is responsible for ensuring that the academic program is a challenging and supportive environment that emphasizes scholarship, leadership, citizenship, and service, as well as high standards of character.
Duties of Dean of Academics include but are not limited to:
Serve as Chief Academic Officer overseeing all teaching and learning.
Ensure the effective delivery of curriculum by building a culture of accountability and constructive feedback.
Actively build and continuously improve curriculum that is closely tied to institutional objectives.
Serve as key communicator to faculty, staff, students and parents regarding the academic programs.
Plan and facilitate faculty meetings. Participate in administration meetings.
Create the academic calendar, daily schedule and teacher matrix of classes ensuring that it is agreed upon by all affected parties.
Oversee student scheduling and advisory program.
Participate in admissions process as requested.
Supervise and take responsibility for routine reports including grading. Ensures that school inquiries are answered in a timely manner.
Serve as moderator of several academic programs including but not limited to convocation, awards ceremonies and graduation.
Responsible for the hiring and supervision of all personnel attached to the Academic department.
Participate in long term strategic planning with regards to the program, student body and graduate profile of the school.
Required: Strong leadership skills.
Significant education management experience.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to mediate conflict and multi-task.
Preferred: Experience with accreditation process.
Experience with Rediker information system.
5 years teaching experience.
Experience with students with varying English skills.
Additional Salary Information: Position includes on-campus housing.
About New York Military Academy
New York Military Academy, established in 1889 in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, is a college preparatory school for day and boarding students in grades 8 through 12. A curriculum grounded in classical disciplines, NYMA is dedicated to a substantive process of developing young leaders who are prepared for success and fulfillment in college. Historically the campus has embraced an international student body and has always insisted on high standards for math and science.