Associate Dean for Curriculum and Programs in the Dean's Office
Location: New York, New York
Internal Number: 529072
Job Type: Officer of Administration
End Date if Temporary:
Hours Per Week: 35
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Reporting directly to the Senior Vice Dean for Curriculum and Programs, and working closely with the Vice Dean for Administration, the Associate Dean for Curriculum and Programs serves as the deputy to the Senior Vice Dean for Curriculum and Programs, representing this individual to internal and external constituents and serving as a member of their senior leadership team. The Associate Dean develops, directs, and manages administrative and policy matters relating to the student-facing operation of Columbia Business School. The incumbent will handle a variety of strategic, administrative, operational, and confidential matters with current faculty members and administrators across the School and University.
Partner with the Senior Vice Dean to develop strategic initiatives that provide a clear strategy and vision for the staff that support CBS???s student facing offices. Oversee a broad range of special projects and initiatives on behalf of the Senior Vice Dean, utilizing data to track progress and contribute to more effective performance management, where appropriate.
Work with the Senior Vice Dean to manage the administration of the various functions under the Senior Vice Dean???s umbrella: Admissions, Financial Aid, MBA and EMBA Student Affairs, Career Management, the Samberg Institute for Teaching Excellence, and the Office of Academic Records and Registration. Work closely with the senior leadership team within the student facing areas to ensure clear communication and follow-through with various projects and initiatives for the School.
Responsible for the strategic management of operational and administrative aspects of the Senior Vice Dean???s portfolio. Work with leadership to oversee the area???s budgets. Work with the Senior Vice Dean to develop long-term professional development and career path plans for administrative staff in the area. Work closely with administrative offices at the School to ensure that the area is managed with an eye towards strategy and compliance.
Regularly writes routine as well as specialized confidential, sensitive, or high-level correspondence, policy documents, and reports for the Senior Vice Dean. Staff faculty committees or working groups as appropriate. Interact regularly with a range of diverse stakeholders, on a variety of issues that could include faculty, staff, students, alumni, industry executives, donors, etc. Attend University and Business School committee meetings, and represent the School on behalf of the Senior Vice Dean
Work on other duties and projects as assigned in direct support of the Senior Vice Dean, as needed.
Bachelor???s degree required. Advanced degree strongly desirable. Minimum of 10 + years of related experience required.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and oral and written communication skills are essential, as is attention to detail. Demonstrated writing skills are required. Must be able to represent the Dean???s Office and have demonstrated the ability to work with all levels of staff; communications and interpersonal skills necessary. Must be detail oriented and have a demonstrated ability to develop and interpret policies and implement procedures. Initiative, discretion, ability to establish priorities, good independent judgment, and ability to work without supervision required. Must have a keen eye for operational efficiency and optimal use of resources; an aptitude for use of data and metrics in decision-making; the ability to plan, monitor, and tightly manage a budget. Must be able to travel periodically, both domestically and internationally, as needed.
MBA, doctorate, or other terminal degree preferred.
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