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CUNY Dean - School of Technology & Design in Brooklyn, New York

Job Title: Dean - School of Technology & Design

Job ID: 21772

Location: NYC College of Technology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

POSITION DETAILS

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is a comprehensive college of over 17,000 students offering associate and baccalaureate degree in technology and health related degree programs, other career-oriented degrees and liberal arts transfer degrees in its Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies. Located in the Metrotech area of downtown Brooklyn, we are the largest public college of technology in New York State and exceptional in that we go beyond traditional class offerings to create a high-tech, hands-on educational experience for our students, preparing them for a rapidly changing world. For over five years City Tech has been among the leaders in the diversity of the students it serves among all Comprehensive Colleges/Bachelor’s (North) in the annual survey by U.S. News and World Report. Students and faculty are from more than 120 countries and speak more than 85 languages, with many students the first in their families to attend college. City Tech employs approximately 1,000 full-time faculty and staff, and over 900 part-time faculty.

The largest of the College’s Schools, Technology & Design invites applications for the position of Dean of the School of Technology and Design. The School has a long history of engaging students in learning both theory and hands-on applications. The School includes the departments of Communication Design, Architectural Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Systems Technology, Construction Management and Civil Engineering Technology, Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering Technology, Entertainment Technology, Environmental Control and Facilities Management, and Mechanical Engineering Technology. The four Engineering Technology departments have ETAC of ABET accreditation. All departments except Entertainment Technology offer one or more AAS degrees; all offer baccalaureate degrees, including a BFA. A BArch degree has been approved by CUNY and is under review by the New York State Education Department. Departments have extensive industry relationships. Over $10 million has been invested during recently to update labs and equipment; a $30 million renovation is ongoing to make the technology building a vibrant and state-of-the-art home for the school.

Reporting to the Provost, the Dean will provide academic leadership, creative initiative, and effective management for the School of Technology & Design. The Dean is a member of the President’s Cabinet and works closely with the other academic deans to implement college-wide initiatives and cross-disciplinary programs. Among other responsibilities, the Dean will:

  • Lead the updating of current offerings and guide the development of new programs that leverage the College’s unique mix of resources.

  • Engage the faculty in designing learning experiences that excite students and prepare them for careers in fields that are challenging and constantly evolving.

  • Deepen and expand partnerships with industry and other institutions of higher education, both within CUNY and beyond.

  • Increase outside funding for faculty research, student support, and program development.

  • Stimulate a rich exchange across departments, bringing together faculty, students, industry representatives, and outside guests to imagine the future and make it happen.

  • Oversee faculty appointment, reappointment, tenure and promotion policies.

  • Direct the on-going process of program review as required by accrediting agencies and CUNY

QUALIFICATIONS

The position requires a doctorate or equivalent terminal degree in a relevant field, experience in academic leadership, and a significant record of professional accomplishment that would merit a senior faculty appointment. The successful candidate will be:

  • An educator eager to embrace the mission of a diverse urban campus that enrolls thousands of first-generation college students;

  • An intellectual leader able to engage the faculty in designing exciting learning environments for students and to support the faculty in their professional activities and advancement;

  • An entrepreneur willing to build stronger relationships with City Tech’s vibrant constituencies, especially industry, and to assist the President in seeking new sources of revenue for The School of Technology & Design and City Tech, through the pursuit of research grants, contracts, and philanthropic gifts.

CUNY TITLE

Dean

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

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.

HOW TO APPLY

Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with review of resumes to begin on or after March 25, 2020.

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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.

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