Associate Dean, School of Education

New York, New York, United States

Job description

Long Island University is one of the nation’s largest independent universities. As the original unit of Long Island University, LIU Brooklyn has enrolled and educated generations of students historically underrepresented in higher education. Located in the heart of downtown Brooklyn, at the hub of a vibrant cultural renaissance, the campus serves a remarkable diverse population of undergraduate, graduate and continuing education students from across the state, country and the world. It offers over 200 programs in the education, liberal arts and sciences, health professions and pharmacy, with doctoral programs in Clinical Psychology, Pharmaceutics, Physical Therapy DPT and Pharmacy (PharmD). An NCAA Division I institution, LIU Brooklyn fields many athletic teams. The mission of LIU Brooklyn is to awaken, enlighten and expand the minds of its students, providing an academic community where cultural, ethnic, religious, racial and individual differences are respected and commonalities are affirmed.

Primarily for accreditation, departmental facilitation, planning and special projects. The Associate Dean will also assist faculty in identifying, securing and implementing grants and other outside funding in support of their scholarship.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Serve as Dean in the absence of the Dean.
  • Provide for coordination and improvement of the accreditation process.
  • Develop faculty and staff in-service programs to improve retention by developing and implementing an action plan in conjunction with department heads and program directors.
  • Facilitate activities with the chairs as needed.
  • Coordinate School of Education special projects as assigned by the Dean.
  • Provide for resolution of student issues.
  • Assist with strategic and long range planning.
  • Assist in programmatic development and implementation
  • Works with the campus Director of Institutional Research to develop mandated institutional, state and national reports, and share those reports as appropriate with faculty and staff committees
  • Provides leadership for School of Education unit wide assessment system that interfaces with the campus infrastructure; provides for assessment of candidate proficiencies and unit operations; and facilitates program and unit evaluations.
  • Acts as the unit’s liaison to the NYSED and all accreditation agencies with regards to program registrations and revisions, including Title II and IPEDS reporting.
  • Assists in identifying, developing and implementing grants in collaboration with faculty; acts as liaison to Office of Sponsored research.
  • Assists in the review of departmental schedules for final action by the Dean
  • Can serve as adjunct instructional staff for extra compensation

Qualifications: Doctorate (Ph.D/Ed.D degree) from an accredited institution. Broad academic background and an earned doctorate in education or a related field; excellent interpersonal communication and listening skills; a minimum of three years’ full-time related experience; experience with a variety of higher education programs; experience with accreditation programs and procedures and successful track record of grant writing and grant oversight.

How to apply

Please send cover letter, CV and a list of three references to:

LIU isan equal opportunity employer. LIU is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. LIU encourages applications from all qualifiedindividuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

At its core a liberal arts institution, the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University is dedicated to meeting the needs and expanding the horizons of all our students, whether in the arts and sciences, or professional schools or through life-long learning.