Dean of Graduate & Professional Studies
DEAN OF GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Sarah Lawrence College, a private, coeducational college located in Westchester County, NY, 30 minutes north of midtown Manhattan, is seeking applicants for the position of Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies. The Dean of Graduate and Professional provides strategic leadership for all aspects of the graduate and professional programs within a leading liberal arts college that has an illustrious history of academic excellence. This position requires a person of vision who shares the humanistic values of the college and is committed to collaborative learning that is open to diverse perspectives. The successful candidate should combine a strong record of experience in management and fiscal sustainability with a deep understanding of the mission and educational priorities of the college’s programs.
The graduate programs at Sarah Lawrence College have a distinguished history that includes the creation of the first nationally recognized masters programs in Human Genetics, Health Advocacy and Women’s History, highly acclaimed programs in the Art of Teaching and Child Development as well as programs in Writing, Dance, and Theater that are renowned for their contribution to the arts, and a new program in Dance Movement Therapy. Commitment to the bridging of theory and reflective practice is a unique feature of all our programs. Our graduate programs guide students to become innovative leaders in their respective fields and careers. Continuing Education and Special Programs also report to the Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies. The college seeks a candidate who possesses an advanced degree and substantial related experience with a record of successful leadership in higher education; an understanding of the programmatic needs of graduate programs; an established commitment to student and faculty diversity; a broad understanding of the current issues facing graduate education in today’s environment, including the academic evolution of the respective fields in which we offer programs. The Dean of Graduate and Professional Programs reports to the President of the College, serves as a member of Senior Staff, and works closely with the Dean of the College. To apply online only, please visit: https:// slc.simplehire.com Sarah Lawrence has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals.
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Sarah Lawrence College
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