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CUNY Associate Dean for Curriculum and Assessment in New York, New York

Associate Dean for Curriculum and Assessment

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CUNY School of Medicine

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The Associate Dean for Curriculum and Assessment will report to the Deputy Dean for Medical Education. Direct reports to the Associate Dean for Curriculum and Assessment will include: the Director of the Academic Coaching Program; the Course Administration Director; the Learning Management System Director; and the Learning Resource Center Director.

The Associate Dean for Curriculum and Assessment will collaborate with the Associate Dean for Clinical Medical Education to provide guidance and oversight for the medical education program throughout the entire 7-year BS/MD program. The Associate Dean’s duties will be carried out in cooperation with the faculty governance structure for the curriculum.

Specific areas of responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Oversee the following units in the Medical Education department:

  • Learning Management System/ Course Assessment

  • Educational IT Course Administration

  • Learning Resource Center, The LRC provides leadership and guidance to offering academic support services to students

  • Academic Coaching program

  • Step 1/Step 2 coaching program

  • Registrar’s office

  • Digital and academic librarians

  • Faculty development focusing on improved teaching in undergraduate and medical school

  • Participating in monitoring and assurance of compliance with all related LCME and Middle States accreditation standards applicable to curriculum, assessment, mapping, faculty development.

  • Leading continuous curricular quality improvements which include:

  • Creation and oversight of standards for content and delivery of education

  • Development and monitoring of outcome measures for quality of education

  • Collaborating with the Associate Dean for Clinical Medical Education

  • Facilitating Problem Based Learning and/or Evidence Based Medical Practice.


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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MD with a Medical Education focus

  • A minimum of 5 years of successful experience in medical school education

  • A distinguished record of innovative educational leadership

  • Experience and ability in managing administrative functions in the education area

  • Experience with LCME requirements and accreditation site visits

  • Proficiency in the principles and application of education theory and research to the design of courses and curricula in medical education

  • Critical skills and personal characteristics:

  • a full-time commitment to the position

  • proven leadership skills: ability to effectively supervise and motivate others

  • ability to understand diverse educational philosophies and to work with individuals/groups with conflicting views

  • superior oral and written communication skills; superior interpersonal and advising/counseling skills

  • ability to work with individuals and groups; ability to maintain confidentiality

  • excellent judgement and tact in dealing with constituencies both internal and external to the school


Associate 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 benefit 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.

Salary range: $200,000 - $215,000



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Candidates must provide the following attachments:

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

For ease of submission, it is preferred that applicants upload all materials in one PDF file.

*Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


Open until filled with review of resumes to begin October 5, 2022.


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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.