Associate Dean, Ferkauf (50 views)

New York, NY
November 4, 2022

Associate Dean, Ferkauf

Job No: 496571

Work Type: Faculty Full-time

Department: Ferkauf School of Psychology

Location: Resnick Campus, 1165 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY

Categories: Academic Administration, Student Services

Position Summary:

The Associate Dean of the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology is responsible for assisting in providing academic leadership and administrative oversight at Ferkauf as well as facilitating the day-to-day operations of the School. The Associate Dean is part of the Ferkauf leadership team that includes the Program Directors, Director of the Parnes Clinic, Ferkauf Director of Admissions, and Ferkauf Registrar. This position will begin on July 1, 2023.

Position Responsibilities:

  • The Associate Dean is responsible for overseeing academic operations of existing academic programs, for developing new masters and certificate programs, and building enrollment. This will include working with program directors to set strategic goals for enrollment, and working with YU marketing and Ferkauf admissions to improve recruiting and outreach to meet enrollment targets while raising student quality
  • Overseeing curriculum assessment and continuous improvement
  • Working with the program directors and the Provost’s office on curricular changes and updates, and accreditation activities
  • Faculty and staff development, including preparation of tenure and promotion cases
  • Working with the Ferkauf’s graduate student organization on matters of student life
  • Assisting with planning and implementing educational, student, and alumni events at Ferkauf
  • Overseeing student outcome assessments
  • Opportunity to teach 1 – 2 courses a year

Experience & Educational Background:

  • The successful candidate will have earned a doctorate and have a demonstrated record of distinguished scholarship and academic leadership
  • The candidate should be qualified for a tenured appointment at the rank of associate or full professor and be licensed as a psychologist
  • Prior experience in higher education, teaching and administration, and familiarity with the APA accreditation standards
  • Prior experience as a Department Chair, Program Director, or Director of Clinical Training is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated evidence of scholarly achievement and a commitment to student learning and cultural and ethnic diversity
  • Promising candidates should have the ability and disposition to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students

Application Instructions:

Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should consist of a CV, letter of interest detailing qualifications for the position addressed to the Chair, Associate Dean Search Committee, and a list of three professional references.

Salary Range:

$120,000 – $180,000

About Us:

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations — Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Application Instructions:

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Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


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