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Company: Hofstra University
Vice Dean of the Lawrence Herbert School of
Hempstead, New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  Not Specified


Vice Dean of the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication


The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University invites applications for the anticipated position of Vice Dean.  The Vice Dean, who reports directly to the Dean of the Herbert School, is a full-time academic administrator who has experience in a leadership capacity in a multidisciplinary unit.  The Vice Dean works closely with the School's department chairs, graduate program directors, faculty, and support staff.


The next Vice Dean will serve as the Dean’s liaison on School and University committees and task forces.  The successful candidate will coordinate the School’s outcomes assessment initiatives and accreditation and will work with the graduate directors to manage and promote the School’s graduate programs.  The Vice Dean is also responsible for the day-to-day academic operations of the School as well as fiscal, technology, and personnel initiatives assigned by the Dean.  


Additionally, the ideal candidate must have a demonstrated respect for both the theoretical and professional sides of the School; strong leadership skills and creative problem-solving skills; and a commitment to advancing the needs of the School.  A terminal degree in a communication-related field is required.


Located just outside of New York City, the media capital of the world, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University provides students with a superior education and real-world experiences that prepare them to meet the challenges of the 21st century job market.  The Herbert School offers undergraduate and graduate coursework in multimedia journalism, media studies and public relations; radio, television and film production; and rhetorical studies, taught by an award-winning faculty. 


Founded in 1935, Hofstra University is an internationally recognized institution that has been cited on the “Best College” lists of U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review, Fiske, and Forbes. The University comprises ten schools and colleges serving a diverse student population of approximately 11,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree students


Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. 


Please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and telephone numbers of three references to:

Evan Cornog, Ph.D., Dean, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, 111 Hofstra University, 318 LH Comm,  Hempstead, NY 11549 or email 


Review of applications will begin September 30, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. 


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.

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