New York Institute of Technology (New York Tech) is seeking a visionary and innovative Dean to lead its College of Arts and Sciences. New York Tech’s College of Arts and Sciences prides itself on providing hands-on career focused programs to its students, marrying the liberal arts with technology to bring together science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics. This academic leader will be succeeding Dr. Daniel Quigley, who will be returning to the faculty after serving with distinction as Dean since 2017.
Founded in 1955, New York Tech’s caring and expert faculty and staff provide a student experience that inspires critically creative thinking in professional programs infused with technology, and empowers their graduates to change the world, to solve 21st century problems, and to reinvent the future. With principal locations in Manhattan and Long Island (Old Westbury), over 7,000 students are enrolled in New York Tech’s 90+ technology-infused undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs.
The College of Arts and Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in a variety of majors from physics and biological and chemical sciences to psychology and counseling. Every undergraduate student at New York Tech experiences the College’s Discovery Core, a unique curriculum focusing on communication, global competency, and critical thinking.
Reporting to the Provost and Executive Vice President, the next Dean will serve as the chief academic, administrative, and fiscal officer of the College of Arts and Sciences. The Dean’s responsibilities will include developing and implementing a compelling strategic plan; supporting a commitment to and further establishing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives; ensuring the success of students at all levels; as well as recruiting, developing, and retaining distinguished faculty and talented staff. Fundraising through both private and public means, including donations and grants, is also an important responsibility of this position.
The desired candidate will have proven leadership skills, experience in strategic planning, fiscal and budget management, and organizational development. The ideal candidate will also have experience with academic innovation. Candidates should be open and transparent communicators who embrace shared governance and collective bargaining and foster a positive work environment for the faculty and staff through mutual respect, collaboration, enthusiasm, and inclusion. The successful candidate should be an experienced administrator and transformational leader. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree from an accredited institution and have a record of teaching and scholarly or professional attainment that merits appointment as professor with tenure.
All applications, nominations and inquiries are invited. Applications should include, as separate documents, a CV or resume and a letter of interest addressing the themes in the profile available at www.wittkieffer.com. Application materials should be submitted using WittKieffer’s candidate portal.
WittKieffer is assisting New York Tech in this search. For fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by March 15, 2024.
The salary target for this position is $250,000.
Nominations and inquiries can be directed to:
John K. Thornburgh and Cathryn Davis
New York Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.