Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Yale School of Public Health

Yale University in Connecticut

Date Posted July 14, 2014
Type Executive
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

Yale University invites applications for the position of Associate Dean of Student Affairs at the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH).  Reporting to the Dean, the Associate Dean manages all areas related to YSPH student life, overseeing the offices of Student Affairs, Admissions, Financial Aid, and Career Services.  This role serves as a member of the senior leadership team of SYPH, working closely with the Deans and Department hairs on school policies, priorities, initiatives and strategic planning to enhance YSPH student life and address issues of concern.  The Associate Dean is responsible for overseeing the distance learning and educational technology initiatives for YSPH in addition to all financial and human resources for the student affairs department and will include counseling and advising students on academic and personal issues and providing direction and oversight for student judicial and disciplinary matters.  The Associate Dean will also be an active member of various YSPH committees.

Requirements include: Masters degree in a relevant field or appropriate professional degree and a minimum of 8 to 10 years of progressively responsible experience with clear evidence of the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff and University Administration.  A leader with a positive, forward-looking attitude that supports the mission of the school with demonstrated managerial and supervisory experience.  A strong record of independent judgment and decision making.  Excellent organizational skills, and proven success at managing competing demands.  Ability to handle crises as well as a wide range of complex short- and long-term issues. Outstanding oral and written communication and presentation skills.  Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a variety of internal and external constituencies.  Strong computer and analytical skills including Microsoft Office, complex databases and spreadsheets.

For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at  The STARS requisition ID for this position is 26357BR.

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