Assistant Dean, Director of Center for Accounting Research and Analytics
St. John's University
September 25, 2018
Jamaica, New York
St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
St. John’s University
This position serves as a key liaison with students and faculty in the Undergraduate Program at the Peter J. Tobin College of Business. The Assistant Dean is responsible for interfacing and collaborating with the faculty and other school and university administrators on curriculum implementation and student academic advising, including such tasks as advising on the business core curriculum and scheduling electives for specific majors. This person will meet with faculty; work as a team member with the other staff in the Undergraduate Program Office; serve on committees; and assist the Associate Dean of Academic Programs with the planning and implementation of continuous improvement activities, an improved advising model, and a strategic plan for the Undergraduate Program Office. The Asst. Dean will also work with faculty, students, and staff to assist with the coordination of case competitions, co-curricular initiatives, career-centered activities, and the overall student advising process. In addition, the new Asst. Dean will collaborate with the Director of the Career Services Center, the Admissions Office, and Department Chairs on new programs.
The Assistant Dean is one of six direct reports to the Associate Dean of Academic Programs. This position works with the other staff members as a team; collaborates with faculty on projects; and fills in for the Associate Dean at meetings and events when s/he is not available. The Assistant Dean is expected to enhance the productivity of the Undergraduate Advising Office team; facilitate a student-focused environment in the Office; oversee the input, tabulation, and reporting of Assurance of Learning (AoL) results for undergraduate courses; advise students on professional exams; write reports on results of professional exams; and complete data-intensive accreditation reports for Tobin. Since majors at the Tobin College of Business include accounting and business analytics, a MS is required, and an MBA or MS in accounting is preferred with evidence of strong technical/computer skills. This position engages in a wide range of interactions, including collaboration with the following: (a) students, through advising and through interaction with student organizations, preparation of recommendations, etc.; (b) members of the office staff ; (c) faculty and administrators within the Tobin College of Business; (d) faculty and administrators across the university through committee engagements and projects; and (e) external individuals, such as parents and alumni. Thus, the ideal candidate will possess strong written, verbal and negotiation skills, with strong references.
A masters degree is required, and an MBA or MS in an analytical field is preferred with evidence of strong technical/computer skills. Applicants should have 3-5 years of related experience. This position engages in a wide range of interactions, including collaboration with the following: (a) students and student organizations; (b) members of the office staff; (c) faculty and administrators within the Tobin College of Business; (d) faculty and administrators across the university through committee engagement s and projects; and (e) external individuals, such as parents and alumni. Thus, the ideal candidate will possess strong written, verbal and negotiation skills, with strong references.
We will begin reviewing applications as of October 19, 2018
St. John’s offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John’s performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 218470
About St. John's University
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.