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Dean for Master’s Programs
Job ID: 17430
Compensation: Salary commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date: Open until filled with review of applications to begin on October 16, 2017

The Graduate Center (GC) is the
principal doctorate-granting institution of the City University of New York (CUNY). Offering more than thirty doctoral degrees from
Anthropology to Urban Education, and fostering globally significant research in a wide variety of centers and institutes, the GC provides
academic training in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The Graduate Center is also integral to the intellectual and cultural
vitality of New York City. Through its extensive public programs, The Graduate Center hosts a wide range of events – lectures, conferences,
book discussions, art exhibits, concerts, and dance and theater that enrich and inform.

Reporting to the Provost, the Dean for
Master’s Programs is a core member of the Provost’s leadership team, and provides vision, direction, and leadership in delivering quality
academic programs, initiatives and policies related to Master’s programs at the GC. The Dean is an active participant in daily operations
and strategic planning for the Provost’s Office.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate
    with faculty to develop new and innovative Master’s degree programs; guide proposals through University and State approval processes;
  • Promote academic excellence through scholarly endeavors, oversee curriculum planning and advising through program reviews and regular
    outcome- based assessment;
  • Plan and assist with budgeting for Master’s programs and events;
  • Oversee the admission and
    advisement of Master’s students and monitor the programs; develop and direct orientations and other events;
  • Collaborate with the
    Offices of Admissions and Communications and Marketing to recruit students, with attention to diversity;
  • Liaison with the Office of
    Career Planning and Professional Development, the Mina Rees Library, and other GC offices to support Master’s students;
  • Develops
    extra-curricular programs and services to support the student community, working closely with the Office of Student Affairs on student
    health and well-being;
  • Represents the interests of Master’s students by serving on various committees and being involved in
    different initiatives; and
  • Performs other related duties.

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.

A preferred candidate should have:

  • Ph.D. degree or equivalent and seven (7) years of related
    experience. Desirable candidates will hold the minimum rank of Associate Professor with tenure.
  • Understanding of and experience
    with academic policies, procedures, and culture.
  • Demonstrated experience with advising students and faculty on academic
  • Energetic, adaptable, and collaborative mind-set, with strong skills for consensus building among faculty and staff.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and presentation skills.

How to Apply:
1. Please apply using
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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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