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Dean of the Deborah Cannon Partridge Wolfe College of Education

New Jersey City University

Last Updated: 4/05/21

Job Description

New Jersey City University invites applications, expressions of interest, and nominations for the position of Dean of the Deborah Cannon Partridge Wolfe College of Education. Founded in 1929, NJCU is proud of its designation as a minority serving (MSI) and Hispanic serving (HSI) institution. Its mission is one of a state affiliated comprehensive urban university meeting the educational needs of its diverse local population as well as students from around the globe.  NJCU’s student body of over 8,300 undergraduate and graduate students take advantage of its 41 undergraduate and 28 graduate degree programs offered within the: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education, College of Professional Studies and School of Business. 

The Dean reports to the Provost and is responsible for providing the leadership and management of the college. The Dean is responsible for the development, administration, and assessment of its academic offerings, the policies and regulations adopted by the Board of Trustees, the Office of the President, the Faculty Senate, and the college faculty. The Dean is responsible for the personnel, financial, and administrative affairs of the college, and for seeking public and private funds to support the goals of the college, as well as the college’s accreditation. The Office of the Dean includes an Associate Dean, as well as administrative support staff.

A complete description of this opportunity, position requirements and expectations, and procedures for candidacy can be found in the position profile: https://academicsearch.org/open-searches-public/.

The search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. To arrange a confidential conversation about this position please contact the senior consultants managing the search, Dr. Eric Richtmyer (eric.richtmyer@academicsearch.org) or Dr. Jessica Kozloff (jessica.kozloff@academicsearch.org) by phone at [Register to View] . A review of applications will begin immediately following March 12th, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is successfully filled and closed.

The expected start date for the role is no later than July 1, 2021. To apply, a candidate should prepare a thoughtful letter of interest addressing the leadership agenda and the required and desired qualifications. Include also a current, long-form resume or curriculum vita (showing relevant administrative responsibilities and accomplishments) and the names, phone numbers, and addresses of at least five professional references, with an indication of the candidate’s

relationship to each reference. References will not be contacted until a later stage in the search, and only with the candidate’s foreknowledge. Nominations and application materials should be sent to NJCUEducation@academicsearch.org.

New Jersey City University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants.



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New Jersey City University

Jersey City, New Jersey, United States