Yale University — Dean of Summer Programs

Dean of Summer Programs

University Job Title: Associate Dean
Bargaining Unit: None – Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)
Time Type: Full time
Duration Type: Regular
Compensation Grade: Administration & Operations
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Work Location: Central Campus
Worksite Address: 55 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06510
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Searchable Job Family: Administration
Total # of Hours to be Works: 37.5

Position Focus:
Yale Summer Session (YSS) offers courses for Yale College credit in New Haven and online for Yale students, qualified undergraduate students from other colleges and universities, students about to enter their last year in high school, and adult learners. YSS also offers Yale faculty-led programs abroad for Yale College and visiting undergraduate students. Additional programs offered through Yale Summer Session include English language certificate programs, the Writers’ Workshop, the Summer Drama Program, and reading courses for graduate students in foreign languages. YSS offers an on-campus summer residential experience for New Haven students.

The Dean of Yale Summer Session is responsible for all aspects of the summer school at Yale. This work includes planning curricula and course offerings with faculty and departments; directing application policies and admissions; overseeing a budget of about $15 million; marketing; and student advising and guidance for about 1,500 summer students. In addition, the Dean chairs the steering committee of the summer bridge program First Year Scholars at Yale, which is managed through YSS. The Dean of YSS works not only with faculty and staff across Yale College but in collaboration with numerous colleagues and units across the University. The Dean of YSS must be a strong educator with an understanding of the academic values of Yale, experience in building residential educational communities, and a capacity for innovation and imaginative program development.

Essential Duties:
1. Plays an essential role in advancing strategic and tactical priorities. 2. Takes a lead role in implementing new strategies. 3. Leads and manages major programs, committees or staff. 4. Represents the school on major University programs, committees and projects. 5. Takes on other duties as assigned and as needs of the school evolve over time.

Required Education and Experience:
Master’s degree with a minimum of eight years of higher education experience working with students, faculty and university administration, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:
Demonstrated organizational leadership skills and management skills including staff supervision.

Required Skill/Ability 2:
Proven ability to develop and manage complex initiatives.

Required Skill/Ability 3:
Demonstrated track record in innovative program development; demonstrated competence with institutional budgeting and planning procedures.

Required Skill/Ability 4:
Appreciation and respect for principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Ability to engage with diverse individuals (age, gender, nationality, race/ethnicity, profession, sexual orientation, etc.).

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
PhD preferred; 10 or more years of experience of administration in higher education or a closely related sector; teaching experience.

Drug Screen: No
Health Screening: No

Background Check Requirements:
All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. For additional information on the background check requirements and process visit “Learn about background checks” under the Applicant Support Resources section of Careers on the It’s Your Yale website.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement:
Thank you for your interest in employment at Yale University. Please also note that the university has a COVID-19 vaccination and booster requirement for all students, staff & faculty which is described in the COVID-19 Vaccine Program. As you search our open positions, you will see that all postings list their on-site addresses which gives more detail on the on-campus work location of the role.

Posting Disclaimer:
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

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