About Curry College:
Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal
arts-based institution in Milton Massachusetts. In addition to the
main campus classes for adult learners are also offered at our
campus at Cordage Park in historic Plymouth. Curry College is
accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education
(NECHE). Curry College offers 22 undergraduate majors, over 60
minors and concentrations, as well as five graduate programs.
The Curry College mission is to educate and graduate students
prepared to engage in successful careers and active citizenship
with a global perspective. We are an inclusive community of diverse
learners and educators, committed to continuing our legacy of
developing effective communicators with reflective and critical
thinking skills. We mentor and empower our students, building
meaningful relationships that inspire them to achieve their
Curry College provides rigorous and relevant academic programs
to undergraduate and graduate students, and our rich blend of
liberal arts and career-directed programs is enhanced by practical
field experiences and co-curricular activities. Learning at Curry
extends beyond the classroom and is embedded in all that we do.
Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students,
faculty and staff are crucial to the mission statement of Curry
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age,
disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by
applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.
Curry College invites applications and nominations from
accomplished academic leaders as candidates for the inaugural
position of Dean, School of Business and Computer Science.
The candidate must possess significant experience in effective
academic leadership and administration, external relations,
accreditation and resource development.
The Dean will serve as the chief academic, administrative and
fiscal officer of the School of Business and Computer Science. The
Dean will provide strategic leadership and ensure the quality and
integrity of the mission, vision, values, and academic curriculum
of the School within the framework of the College's organization
structure, including the system of shared governance. The
Dean will be a scholar of national and international prominence who
will foster faculty research, education, and service. The Dean will
represent the School of Business and Computer Science to
educational, corporate, not-for-profit and partners at the local,
national, and international levels. The Dean has three key
essential functions: External Relationships and Resource
Development, Administrative Leadership, and Academic Leadership.
A. External Relationships and Resource
- Fosters innovative, collaborative, and sustainable professional
relationships with external partners, and key stakeholders in
collaboration with the Associate Vice President of Academic and
- Represents the School of Business and Computer Science at
meetings, conferences, and internal and external events;
- Collaborates with the Grants Advisory Committee to investigate
grant funding for School of Business and Computer Science
- Collaborates with the Office of Institutional Advancement to
solicit alumni participation in support of the School of Business
and Computer Science;
- Develops and leads a College of Business and Computer Science
- Annually update Strategic Enrollment and Program Development
Plans for each of the School's majors in collaboration with the
Vice-President of Enrollment Management and Provost.
B. Administrative Leadership:
- Oversees School's participation in admissions activity
including orientation and open house programs, accepted student
days and other programs for accepted students;
- Serves as a member of the Strategic Planning Steering
- Oversees the School of Business and Computer Science budgetary
process including expenses and revenue and capital projects;
- Oversees the design and publication of promotional materials in
collaboration with the Vice President of Marketing and
- Reviews the results of the Department/Division Evaluation
Committee (DEC) process and make recommendations the Provost as
- Supervises school staff.
C. Academic Leadership:
- Chief Academic Officer for all undergraduate and graduate
programs offered by the School;
- Oversees faculty recruitment and retention for the School in
collaboration with the Provost;
- Serves as a member of the Academic Leadership Group supporting
academic institutional policy;
- Serves as a faculty advocate and mentor;
- Promotes scholarly activities of the school faculty;
- Leads IACBE accreditation efforts and presents recommendations
for continuous program improvement, development, and
- Initiates new program development and facilitates the review
process and approval of new programs completed with faculty
governance and shared governance protocols;
- Promotes professional activities such as scholarly lecture
series and other continuing education or certificate programs;
- Maintains active participation in professional organizations,
including leadership positions;
- Maintains a record of scholarly activity including publications
- Supports continuous quality improvement in curriculum
development including the use of learning outcomes assessment on an
- Earned doctorate in one of the School's disciplines.
- Eligible for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or
- Demonstrated leadership with progressive levels of
administrative responsibility notable in undergraduate and graduate
programs at an accredited college or university.
- Demonstrated record of an active and ongoing record of
- Demonstrated record of professional mentorship.
- Active involvement in professional organizations.
- Demonstrated experience in:
- Professional Accreditation (e.g. IACBE, ABET, AACSB);
- Curriculum development and evaluation;
- Learning outcomes development and evaluation;
- Online program development and evaluation;
- Resource Development - grants, fundraising;
- Partnership development with external stakeholders.
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Curry
College will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique
identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain
working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and
At the College's discretion, the education and experience
prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate,
to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of
education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for
success in the position.
Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful
completion of all required pre-employment background checks.
Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be directed to
the College's Title IX Coordinator, Rachel King at
Rachel.email@example.com, (617) 979-3516, or King Academic
Administration Building, 55 Atherton St, or US Department of
Education, Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") - Boston Office, 5 Post
Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, (617)
Please apply online at
for consideration. Interested applicants must submit the
- a cover letter;
- a resume; and;
- a list of three professional references, one of which must be a
former or current supervisor, including complete contact
information and professional titles.