Queens College seeks a Dean for its Division of Education, which consists of three departments – Elementary & Early Childhood Education, Secondary Education & Youth Services, and Educational & Community Programs – as well as five other teacher education programs, and is fully accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. Candidates should qualify for appointment as full or associate professor in one of the divisional departments. The dean leads a highly diverse faculty and undergraduate/graduate student body. The mission of the division and the larger educational unit is to prepare compassionate professionals to work in diverse urban settings. For additional information, please consult the Division’s website at: www.qc.cuny.edu/academics/degrees/education/Pages/default.aspx. The dean also has the opportunity for appointment to the doctoral faculty at the City University of New York Graduate Center.

The preferred candidate will have: (1) an earned doctorate in educational or related discipline; (2) a minimum of three years of administrative experience at the level of department chair, dean, or a comparable position; (3) a significant record of research and scholarship; (4) a strong record of obtaining external funding; and (5) experience in professional program review for accreditation. 

Applications are encouraged from individuals who have demonstrated (1) a commitment to urban education; (2) support for diversity and equitable educational experiences; (3) collaborative leadership; (4) a record of planning, directing, and implementing curricular and program initiatives; and (5) budget management.

Compensation: commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Benefits: CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria. 

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Please note that candidates must upload a cover letter describing related qualifications and experience, CV, and contact information for four (4) professional references as a single document in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format. Please use a simple name for the document that you upload, for example, JDoeCV.  Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system. 

Closing Date: March 16, 2013. Review of applications will begin on March16 and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated starting date is flexible, but no earlier than July 1, 2013.