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Dean of the School of Business and Liberal Arts and Sciences

Position Deleted on 3/05/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Cobleskill, NY
  • Executive - Deans - Liberal Arts
  • Executive - Deans - Science
Application Due:
Full Time

This is a full-time, twelve-month Management/Confidential (M/C) appointment beginning July 1, 2013.

Responsible to the College Provost, who is the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and for the administration of the academic programs in the School of Business and Liberal Arts & Sciences, the Dean:

  • Leads four academic departments within the School of Business and Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Ensures maintenance of academic quality
  • Develops budget and oversees allocation of funds
  • Facilitates curriculum development and new program initiatives
  • Fosters student success, first year experience, and retention initiatives
  • Works in the recruitment and retention of students
  • Assists in the maintenance of the honors program
  • Works to enhance international programming
  • Motivates and energizes colleagues
  • Keeps an awareness of trends within the School's disciplines
  • Engages in faculty and staff recruitment, selection, supervision and evaluation in coordination with Department Chairs, the Academic Vice President, and the Director of Human Resources
  • Markets and promotes programs
  • Cultivates donors and friends to the College
  • Supervises the School of Business and Liberal Arts and Sciences office and personnel
  • Oversees facilities maintenance and planning as it pertains to program implementation
~Terminal degree in one of the program areas within the school (doctoral degree in one of the program areas within the School preferred)
~At least three years of demonstrated administrative experience at level of department chair or higher (or equivalent private/public sector administrative expertise)
~Previously earned academic rank in one of the School's disciplines
~College level teaching experience
~Record of significant scholarship, creative activity, or professional leadership
~Dedication to the philosophy of a technical education and commitment to student success.

The Dean of Business and Liberal Arts and Sciences supervises 47 faculty, 44 adjunct faculty, and 5 staff. Curricula include Associate and Bachelor degrees with the areas of:

  • Business Administration, Financial Services, Accounting
  • Information Technology, Computer Information Systems
  • Applied Psychology, Early Childhood Studies, Child & Family Services
  • Communications, Graphic Design
  • Humanities, Social Sciences
  • Histotechnology, Biotechnology, Science, Paramedics
Individual selected will be expected to live in the Cobleskill region.

This position offers full New York State benefits which are among the most comprehensive in the country. Minimum salary level for this position is $99,000.

Completed application consists of the following:

1. Letter of application, addressing qualifications for this position
2. Official transcripts, or copies thereof
3. Current resume, with the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references including at least one supervisor/superior
4. SUNY Cobleskill application form

SUNY Cobleskill is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Title IX compliant educational institution. It is guided by the principle that equal opportunity means more than equal employment opportunity, and that access to facilities, services, and educational opportunity shall be available to all people without regard to an individual’s race; color; national origin; sex; religion; age; disability; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; sexual orientation; predisposing genetic characteristics; or marital, veteran, military, domestic violence victim, or ex-offender status.
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