Executive Dean

Position Overview

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At a time of tremendous opportunity, energy and excitement, St. Joseph’s College, New York (SJC) is accepting applications for the Executive Dean of the Brooklyn, NY campus.  

Appointed by President Donald R. Boomgaarden, Ph.D., and reporting to new Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Robert Riley, Ph.D., the Executive Dean Brooklyn will work in close collaboration with the Executive Dean Long Island as they partner to provide leadership for academic programs and the academic life on their respective campuses. The successful candidate will oversee the Assistant/Associate Deans, Department Chairs and the deeply committed and engaged faculty on the Brooklyn campus. The Executive Dean will also work in concert with Student Affairs to ensure SJC is deliberate in its integration of curricular and co-curricular experiences and position the College to promote its local, regional and national reputation.

The Executive Dean will be enlivened by SJC’s Mission, have an outstanding teaching record and scholarship, and an appropriate terminal degree commensurate with appointment at the rank of professor with tenure in an SJC academic unit. A successful track record of administration and leadership (to include a minimum of six years’ experience as department chair or higher at an accredited institution), an understanding of shared governance, excellent communication skills and the ability to engage in national conversations regarding 21st Century higher education issues is also required. Experience should include academic program review and accreditation, faculty recruiting and development, and budgeting. Being an approachable, visible, ethical and humble individual with emotional intelligence and an uncompromising work ethic are also essential qualifications.

The Executive Dean should be available to take office in July, 2020. For additional information about SJC, the agenda for the new Executive Dean, and the requirements of the position, please review the search profile above. 

Nominations and Applications

To assure full consideration, applications should be received prior to January 24, 2020, and include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and five professional references with email addresses and telephone numbers. References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

Application materials should be submitted electronically (MS Word or PDF format) to: SJCNYExecDeanBrooklyn@agbsearch.com

The SJC Executive Dean searches will be assisted by Shannon McCambridge  Please direct nominations and inquiries to Ms. McCambridge.

Shannon McCambridge, J.D., LL.M, Executive Search Consultant 

shannon.mccambridge@agbsearch.com, (206) 310-7560

St. Joseph's College is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V