Associate Dean

Job Locations US-NY-New York
TUNY - Lander College for Women
Position Type
Schedule Shift
Hours Per Week
FLSA Status


The Associate Dean acts in a senior administrative role for Lander College for Women - The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School. This position involves significant leadership responsibilities for strategic management of college activities, decision-making, and policy-setting. The Associate Dean in conjunction with the Dean is responsible for creating and sustaining an environment of academic and professional excellence for students and faculty in a collaborative working environment. The primary role of the Associate Dean is to ensure that students at the school have a superior academic experience. To meet that role the Associate Dean will liaise with faculty, address conflicts and problems that may arise for students, and communicate with Student Services personnel. The Associate Dean will be expected to foster professional development of faculty and contribute to the improvement of teaching and learning on campus. This role is primarily in person and may require periodic Sundays and evenings.


Job responsibilities include the following but not limited to:

  • Manages curriculum-related issues with faculty, including preparation of the course schedule
  • Works with faculty to plan academic schedule each semester
  • Interfaces with the Assistant Dean on a day-to-day basis to troubleshoot and resolve issues that arise during the course of the semester
  • Primary faculty interface on a day-to-day basis to troubleshoot and resolve issues that arise during the course of the semester
  • Advises faculty on issues related to academic concerns
  • Works closely with the Assistant Dean to coordinate new student orientation
  • Works with the Dean and Assistant to monitor admission criteria including admissions requirements and transfer policies
  • Works closely with the Assistant Dean to support implementation of online registration for returning students and registration for new students
  • Sits on the admissions committee and participates in all admission committee meetings
  • Organizes and participates in Open House and other activities related to student recruitment
  • Assures that all full time and adjunct faculty are appropriately supervised, developed, and evaluated
  • Executes and reviews undergraduate student evaluations of faculty for the undergraduate studies
  • Participates in the onboarding (recruitment and orientation) of full-time and adjunct faculty
  • Interfaces with Registrar’s office to enable implementation of college policies
  • Provides ad hoc reports to campus administration and senior leadership of college
  • Serves on various committees including Curriculum Committee and Outcomes Assessment Committee
  • Coordinates with pre-med advisor and health science advisors to review course requirements


Education/ Experience

  • Earned Doctorate or equivalent terminal degree
  • Peer-reviewed publications
  • Significant college teaching and administrative experience (10-15 years preferred)
  • Strong background in the liberal arts
  • Demonstrated experience in people management

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

  • Strong commitment to fostering student learning and academic excellence
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to the particular constituencies served by the campus
  • Demonstrated research and analytic skills preferred
  • Creativity; high levels of energy and initiative
  • Ability to communicate & collaborate with and direct Department Chairs, faculty members, and students
  • Ability to handle multiple high priority activities simultaneously
  • Sophisticated degree of interpersonal competency; ability to work closely with diverse groups faculty and students
  • Understanding of the application of technology to the educational process
  • Principled leadership and attention to details of finance, participation, and planning
  • Ability to implement accreditation criteria and state agency regulations
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations to Senior Management and the entire organization.
  • Organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and effectively manage time
  • Familiarity with online learning and new media is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Internet, Blackboard
  • Familiarity with Distance Learning


  • Travel as required and requested (may involve international travel)

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift 5 lbs.

Maximum Salary

USD $150,000.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary

USD $120,000.00/Yr.


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