Associate Dean, Honors College

School/Division: Honors College
Office: Office of the Dean
Full-Time or Part-Time: Full-Time
About Hofstra Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers. Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.
Description: Hofstra University’s Honors College is seeking an Associate Dean. The Associate Dean of Hofstra University’s Honors College (HUHC) reports directly to the Dean of the Honors College and will play a leadership role in all aspects of College administration including strategic planning, admissions, faculty recruitment, curriculum development, outcomes assessment and student advising. This administrative appointment may also include regular teaching responsibilities in HUHC’s first year course sequence called Culture and Expression or HUHC Seminars.

This is an onsite position; work for this role is performed on campus. The usual schedule for this position is Monday - Friday. This position is currently working 4 days on alternating weeks.

Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:
• Oversees HUHC’s honors option program which allows students to tailor their honors work to fit their passions and interests.
• Reviews and approves changes in class schedules and participates in the approval process for per-capita
and independent study courses; providing oversight of the efficient development and implementation of the course schedule for undergraduate classes.
• Reviews and approves full- and part-time faculty load reports.
• Collaborates extensively with all members of the Dean’s Office and with administration, faculty, and staff on special projects and on ad hoc committees and task forces.
• Attends admissions events that occasionally occur on weekends, meets regularly with the Dean to review short-term and long-term projects, meets regularly with Dean’s Office administrators to review HUHC initiatives and projects.
• All other duties deemed necessary.

Qualifications: • PhD degree required.
• Tenured Hofstra tenured faculty preferred.
• Prior experience with program assessment and planning.
• Demonstrated effective interpersonal and organizational skills, with an ability to work with diverse constituents with professionalism and diplomacy.
• Proven ability to exercise good judgment and discretion with sensitive and confidential information.
• Proven ability to manage multiple projects under demanding deadlines.
• Knowledge of MSWord, Excel, Outlook, Blackboard, Banner preferred, as well as the ability to learn other computer programs as needed.
Application Instructions: For consideration, please submit a letter of application and cv to Warren G. Frisina, Dean, Hofstra University Honors College at Please indicate “Associate Dean” in the subject line.
Voluntary Self-Identification All applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification forms
Deadline: Open until filled
Date Posted: 01/07/2021
Posting Number: 897891

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.