CUNY Assistant Dean for Student Services (York College Division of Student Development) in Queens, New York


The Assistant Dean for Student Services reports to the Vice President for Student Development and is responsible for the following departments within the Division; Health Services, Men’s and Women’s Centers and Veterans Affairs.

The Assistant Dean will provide administrative, managerial oversight, and leadership to ensure that all departments are following up on the implementation of strategic initiatives, conducting assessment on the delivery of services to students and ensuring that areas obtain goals and objectives that have been established.

The Assistant Dean collaborates with the Office of Academic Affairs and the Enrollment Management units to implement all New Student Orientation Programs as well as other campus-wide retention activities. In addition, the Assistant Dean will work with the Vice President for Student Development and other units at the college in the operation of a Coordinated Freshmen Year Experience. He/she will also assist students in resolving issues and complaints at the college. The Assistant Dean serves on the President’s Cabinet and college-wide committees and represents the Division and the College on designated Central Office committees and task groups.


This position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan. All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience. Additionally, the following qualifications are required:

A Master’s degree and eight (8) years of experience required, with at least three (3) years at a supervisory level or above in an academic or comparable institution. The successful candidate should possess excellent human relation, communication and problem-solving skills. In addition, the candidate should be creative and have the ability to perform under pressure with minimal supervision. The position requires the ability to manage departmental budgets and prepare reports for the Vice President and/or the College or the University as needed and to work a flexible schedule and some evenings and weekends.


Assistant Dean


Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


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Closing Date - March 14, 2017


CUNY Job Posting: Executive


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: York College

Job Title: Assistant Dean for Student Services (York College Division of Student Development)

Job ID: 16240

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular