Associate Provost/Dean of Undergraduate Studies

John Jay College Of Criminal Justice in New York

Deadline September 30, 2014
Date Posted August 14, 2014
Type Executive
Employment Type Full-time


John Jay College of Criminal Justice seeks a highly skilled and innovative Associate Provost/Dean of Undergraduate Studies. The new dean will be a professional with exceptional strategic and collaborative leadership skills for this position. Reporting directly to the Provost/Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and working closely with the academic unit chairs, student life staff, and the other members of the Provost's leadership team, the Dean will foster a high-quality academic environment, designed to promote undergraduate student success.
Set in the heart of New York City, John Jay offers students a liberal arts curriculum that balances the sciences, humanities, and the arts with professional studies. Offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees, the college is unique in its mission, preparing students to build and sustain just societies by using their talents to make a difference for themselves and others. John Jay is now poised to assume a more strategic approach to undergraduate education and the new dean will help enhance the profile, visibility, and effectiveness of the college.

Today, John Jay is a thriving urban, multicultural institution and a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY). John Jay attracts motivated students of proven achievement who have the intellectual acuity, moral commitment, and professional competence to become fierce advocates for justice in their communities, across the nation, and throughout the world. Their ability and drive, along with the strong, productive, and influential faculty for which John Jay is known, have established the college's national and international reputation for excellence in justice and public service education.

As a key senior administrator, the Dean will develop long and short range plans, and exercise management responsibility for academic program planning, faculty matters, including staffing, budgets, and facilities. Working collaboratively with other campus leaders, the successful candidate will facilitate the academic success of the college's 13,000 undergraduates through oversight of the undergraduate curriculum, provision of direct service to students, and development and management of programmatic initiatives.

How to apply:

Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Candidates should provide curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Position Specification, and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. To apply, please go to Once you have registered or logged in with your user name and password, upload your cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of five professional references as one document.

Confidential inquiries, nominations, and questions concerning this search may be directed to: Crystal McClain of Witt/Kieffer at 630-575-6948,

Equal Employment Opportunity
We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

Closing Date: September 30, 2014

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