Location: Oneonta, NY Category: Management / Confidential Posted On: Thu Nov 21 2019 Job Description:
The State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Dean of the School of Education, Human Ecology and Sports Studies in the Division of Academic Affairs. This position is a full-time, twelve-month appointment, with an anticipated starting date on or about July 01, 2020.
The School of Education, Human Ecology and Sports Studies (EHESS) is organized into the following subunits: Department of Elementary Education and Reading, Department of Secondary Education and Educational Technology, Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education, Department of Human Ecology (Human Development and Family Studies, Fashion and Textiles, Food Service and Restaurant Administration, Dietetics and Human Ecology), Department of Health and Fitness, and the Office of Education Advisement and Field Experiences. In addition to the nine undergraduate majors, the School administers graduate programs in Nutrition and Dietetics, Educational Technology, Literacy, School Counselor, and Special Education. Programs within the School are accredited by AAFCS, ACEND and NCATE. The Dean will report to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The Dean will provide strategic leadership for all programs in the School of EHESS, will promote and support activities that advance teaching, learning and scholarship, and is responsible for ensuring that the School maintains all accreditations. The Dean will communicate the goals of the School to internal and external constituencies and promote the reputation of its programs. The Dean will demonstrate an understanding of the complex challenges in higher education and will collaborate with faculty to create innovative solutions and programs. The Dean is expected to develop and administer the School's resources to create programs that prepare students to be responsible, productive, informed and reflective citizens, scholars, and creative leaders. He/she/they is also expected to work collaboratively with academic units across the campus to foster interdisciplinary and integrative learning environment(s) within the wider campus community. The Dean must demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence, scholarship, student success, diversity, transparency and shared governance.
Academic Quality: The Dean will assume a leadership role in maintaining high academic standards for the School of EHESS. Responsibilities include support for teaching, scholarship, and service as well as strategic planning, assessment of student learning, accreditation, program review, and other activities that ensure all programs in the School are on a path leading to excellence.
External Relations: The Dean will assume a leadership role in external relations by developing external partnerships and leading faculty in securing external funds. The Dean will engage in fund raising and maintaining alumni relationships in collaboration with the Vice President for College Advancement.
Resource Management: The Dean will assume a leadership role in resource management for the School of EHESS. Responsibilities include managing human and financial resources, facilities, equipment, and other resources to further the mission and goals of the School.
An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in one of the disciplines taught in the School;
A record of excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship commensurate with appointment to full professor (tenure is subject to approval by the president);
A minimum of five years of progressive experience in higher education including teaching, scholarly attainment and administration;
Experience in strategic planning, accreditation, program development and review;
Evidence of promotion of innovative programmatic approaches;
A successful record in obtaining and managing major external grants/contracts;
Experience in managing human and financial resources and facilities;
Evidence of recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty and staff;
Experience in building high-performing teams;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students, staff, and other administrators.
Experience working with distance learning and online learning;
Experience working with and serving diverse populations.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/diversity. Moreover, the College is an EEO/AA/ADA employer. Women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Established in 1889 as a state normal school with the sole mission of training teachers, the SUNY College at Oneonta was a founding member of the State University of New York system in 1948. Today, SUNY Oneonta is a multi-purpose comprehensive public college with programs in the liberal arts, sciences, social sciences, and professional studies. The College is known for outstanding and accessible faculty, a campus community committed to academics and service, developing students into life-long learners, and a beautiful campus that helps nurture connections between the upper Susquehanna Valley of rural central New York and our global society.
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