Job Title: Associate Dean of the School of Health Sciences, Human Services & Nursing (HS2N), Lehman College
Job ID: 22385
Location: Lehman College
The School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing (HS2N) houses several departments – Health Sciences; Nursing; Social Work; and Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. In addition, it is the academic home of the City University of New York (CUNY) Institute for Health Equity (CIHE), a CUNY-wide institute that coordinates research, teaching, service and community collaboration to eliminate health inequalities and promote health in complex urban settings.
The Associate Dean will serve as a key member of HS2N's senior management team, and acts as a liaison between the departments and the Dean's office. S/he supports the Dean in day-to-day functions of the school, including strategic planning, undergraduate and graduate program/curriculum development and review (i.e., course scheduling, review of courses, curriculum maps), assessment of learning outcomes and representing the school to external clientele. S/he will work collaboratively with the Dean, and other senior administrators at the departmental level to identify curricular priorities; develop activities that foster faculty and staff success; support student retention, achievement and progression; cultivate funding opportunities; manage fiscal resources, and enact the mission of the school at the University, college and community level. The Associate Dean reports to the Dean of the School.
Appointment to the position may be accompanied with an appointment at the rank of associate or full professor, and tenure may be granted upon appointment to the faculty title, depending on qualifications and experience.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Academic Programs, Curriculum & Assessment
Manage specific programmatic initiatives within the HS2N portfolio and coordinate this work with offices, programs and initiatives across the college, including enrollment management, student affairs, administration and finance, and institutional advancement
Work in partnership with the CUNY Institute for Health Equity (CIHE) director and staff on CIHE strategic planning, funding, programming and community outreach efforts
Assist Dean with organization of accreditation efforts across multiple HS2N programs; assist departments and programs in meeting requirements established by outside accreditation organizations
Work with the Dean and Chairs to develop, implement and monitor the impact of departmental strategic plans and operational goals
Work with Dean and Chairs to examine curriculum and scheduling processes to promote continuous improvement and alignment with disciplinary, accreditation and occupational frameworks
Coordinate the work of the School Curriculum Committee, which reviews undergraduate and graduate curriculum proposals and provides advisement around curricular matters
Facilitate the growth of current undergraduate and graduate programs, and the development of new interdisciplinary programs and projects
Oversee evaluation and assessment, and work closely with departmental assessment coordinators, the Office of Academic Programs, and the Office of Assessment, to facilitate ongoing assessment at the school, departmental and program level
Work closely with the HS2N Workload Coordinator and the Dean on oversight of faculty workload-related activities, including approval of multiple position forms and management of reassigned time
Engage departmental advising and support staff to facilitate compliance with academic policies, and procedures and resolve academic program issues
Serve as a liaison to other schools, academic units and services on campus (e.g., registrar, admissions, library, IT)
Faculty and Staff Affairs:
Assist with recruiting, selection, and orientation of new faculty and staff in collaboration with the Dean, departmental faculty and staff, Human Resources and the Office of Compliance and Diversity
Engage and support faculty members who are still in graduate school/
Internal Number: 22385
About Lehman College (CUNY)
The Lehman College campus is located in Bronx, New York and is a Senior College within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Lehman is the only senior college of The City University of New York (CUNY) located in the Bronx and is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Lehman serves a diverse population of more than 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The College serves mainly undergraduate students preparing them for employment, the professions and further study. Service to the college, university and community is part of the mission as is a clear commitment to student engagement including advisement. Opportunities are available for faculty development and travel awards. Lehman College and CUNY funding is available through competitive grants for scholarship and professional development support.