Assistant Dean of Curriculum and Instruction

The Graduate School of The College of New Rochelle invites applications for the position of Assistant Dean of Curriculum and Instruction. Reporting to the Dean, the Assistant Dean is a vital member of the leadership team of the School and works closely with the Dean and Associate Dean, as well as all Graduate School faculty.

The primary responsibilities for the position include: ensuring the academic quality of all on-campus and off-campus graduate programs in the three Divisions of the Graduate School; participating in departmental processes including program review, program development and revision, program accreditation, and course, program, and school assessment; assisting the Dean with the school strategic planning processes; course scheduling; interviewing and evaluation of new full-time and adjunct faculty; and collaborating with NYSED to maintain NYS regulations.

The successful candidate must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in one of the fields represented in the Graduate School programs or in higher education
  • Knowledge of NYSED regulations
  • Successful administrative experience, preferably in higher education
  • College-level teaching experience
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with administrators, faculty, staff, and internal and external partners

The College of New Rochelle was founded in 1904 as the first Catholic college for women in New York State.  The Graduate School was initiated in 1969 and we currently serve over 700 students at our New Rochelle campus and at our partnership sites in NYC, Long Island and Westchester County.  The Graduate School offers 35 degree and certificate programs in our three divisions:  Education, Human Services, and Art and Communication Studies.  A Catholic college in the Ursuline tradition, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to our unique education mission.  To learn more about the Graduate School and the College, please visit our website at:

The position will be available starting July 1, 2013.  Screening of applicants will continue until the position is filled by a suitable candidate.  Application materials should include: curriculum vitae, cover letter describing specific skills and experience relevant to the position, and three letters of recommendation.   Electronic submissions are required.  These materials should be emailed to Ms. Angela Ruta, Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School:

Postal Address:   Ms. Angela Ruta
                         Assistant to the Dean
                         Graduate School
                         The College of New Rochelle
                         29 Castle Place, C202A
                         New Rochelle, NY 10805
Phone:  (914) 654-5320
Fax:   (914) 654-5593