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Interim Dean of Education

Cambridge College

Introducing a rare opportunity for an experienced administrative leader to serve as Interim Dean of the School of Education at Cambridge College. Working closely with the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Interim Dean will provide program review, assessment and recommendations while providing vision, leadership, and dedication to quality higher education. Specific focus will be placed on maintaining accreditation with external regulators and providing recommendations to senior leadership for the direction for the school.

Cambridge College is private, non-profit college. Serving approximately 1000 students, the School of Education, the largest of the three schools, employs:

This is a full-time Senior Level Administrator position, and the person appointed to this position will be a member of the Deans’ Council Team. The position reports to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs of Cambridge College.

The Interim Dean will oversee the day-to-day activities of the School of Education, serve as the liaison with internal and external constituencies, and provide specialist services in the areas of budget and fiscal management, public and community relations, faculty affairs, general business administration, and/or student affairs. The Interim Dean is expected to use well-developed management skills to oversee faculty, program coordinators, directors and staff, facilitating strategic planning, assessing institutional effectiveness, achieving targeted student retention, maintaining the School’s accreditation status and ensuring successful student outcomes.


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About Cambridge College
Cambridge College’s mission is to provide access to high quality bachelor’s, advanced degrees and certificate programs to talented and intelligent adults who want to earn the credentials required to advance in their fields, and in their lives. They prepare their graduates to be thoughtful and ethical leaders to meet the challenges of their workplaces and communities. Their flexible, focused degree programs are regionally and professionally accredited and equip students with the knowledge, training and skills that employers’ desire.

Cambridge College is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, and to the principles that promote inclusive practices. Academic Affairs fully supports the College’s commitment and is dedicated to building a diverse staff with expertise and interest in serving students/College community with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicity, abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive and understanding ways.

In September 2017, Cambridge College will move to a new home located in the historic Hood Park in Boston. This new 120,000 square foot campus will allow the College to continue to attract a diverse base of students; expand well-designed and timely education programs to a broader population; and evolve to meet the goals of our adult learner population. The new site is easily accessible for the majority of their students coming from Greater Boston and surrounding communities. It is being designed to suit current and future needs of both students and faculty; with adaptable classrooms for flexible models of learning, enhanced technology that supports both on-site teaching/learning needs, informal spaces for gathering, dining and independent study, and updated faculty spaces. Fall programs will launch on September 11th.

Living in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Earning multiple accolades including Top 100 Best Places to Live (3 years running); top ten Healthiest Cities; Most Walkable City;and Top Cities for Entrepreneurs, Cambridge offers a variety cultural experiences and entertainment including museums, historic landmarks, sporting events, concerts and delicious cuisine. The city’s rich levels of diversity, encouraged by the presence of universities, make it an attractive destination for international students, researchers, instructors, and tourists.

Cambridge may excel at public transportation, but the city is known for its walkable and bikeable vibe (the city boasts over 30 bike sharing locations) with residents enjoying many convenient eateries, bookstores, museums, boutiques, and cultural events within a few blocks of the main campus. The city offers a year round farmers market along with seasonal markets in six different locations throughout the city squares, one of the distinctive elements of the city’s layout.

Cambridge College is being assisted by the Interim Executive Search Services of Academic Keys.

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