Associate Dean, School of Health and Human Services

JOB POSTED: February 11th, 2014


SEARCH #: S13-036

Southern Connecticut State University seeks applications for the position of Associate Dean, School of Health and Human Services. As an intentionally diverse and student-centered university, Southern is committed to academic excellence, access, social justice, and service for the public good.  Founded as a teachers' college in 1893, Southern has evolved into a comprehensive university offering 114 graduate and undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and professional disciplines.  It is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System.  The University is located in New Haven, a city rich with arts and culture, and less than 90 miles from New Your City and 140 miles from Boston.

Reporting to the Dean of the School of Health and Human Services, this position will assist the Dean of the School of Health and Human Services with the administration, operation, promotion and evaluation of programs, personnel and budgetary matters of the School.


Earned doctorate in a discipline housed in the School is strongly preferred.  Successful university level teaching experience, preferably in a tenure track position. Knowledge of and experience with current state, national and professional accreditation and certification policies, procedures and processes.  Strong written and oral communication skills. Computer literacy required, high level of technological proficiency desirable.  Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a collegial environment with students, faculty, staff, administration and the public.  These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience.

For full consideration, please submit a letter of application, resume and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Esther Howe, search committee chair, at  Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration application materials should be received by March 31, 2014.  The position will remain open until filled.  For a full job description and more information, please visit the job description page.