The Springfield College School of Human Services invites applications for the position of Assistant Dean/Campus Director responsible for both the Manchester, NH, and St. Johnsbury, VT, campuses.
Springfield College School of Human Services is a growing, multi-campus program with established campuses in New England, the mid-Atlantic region, California, Florida, Wisconsin, and Texas. Our mission is to provide broadly accessible higher education in the human services field to adult learners, supported by the principles of community partnership and academic excellence to achieve social and economic justice. Courses are offered on weekends to students seeking either BS or MS degrees in Human Services. The interdisciplinary curriculum focuses on the development of social analysis, critical thinking, communication skills, and leadership skills.
Reporting to the Dean of the School of Human Services, this position provides leadership and coordination of all campus activities, including, but not limited to: oversee marketing, recruitment, and admissions; supervise academic support services; recruit, supervise, and facilitate development of faculty; develop academic schedule and assign faculty; develop and maintain budget; develop community relations towards establishment of collaborative academic relationships and formation of a community advisory board.
The successful candidate has the following: a passionate response to the mission of the School; an earned doctorate from a regional accredited institution; a minimum of 5 years administrative experience in higher education; a minimum of 3 years college-level teaching, ideally in teaching adults from diverse backgrounds; content expertise in at least one area within the human service or social science field; excellent oral, written, and technology communication skills; the ability to work independently and to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities; ability to handle sensitive, confidential information in a mature, professional manner; eager to be part of a collaborative work group. Preference will be given to the candidate who has a record of active and consistent involvement in human services in northern New England. Travel and weekend work is required.
Application review begins November 1, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. Please forward letters of intent/application, current resume, curricular vita, and the names and phone numbers of three professional references to: Dr. Robert Willey,Dean, School of Human Services, Springfield College, 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109-3797.
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