Dean, School of Professional Studies

New York University

Dean, School of Professional Studies

New York University (NYU), the largest private university in the United States, invites nominations and applications for the role of Dean of the School of Professional Studies (SPS).

NYU’s School of Professional Studies is a diverse, dynamic, and global school currently offering credit and non-credit courses at the undergraduate and graduate level for students seeking relevant, up-to-the-minute instruction in their chosen fields of study. NYU SPS is distinguished by its talented faculty, who are academics and industry experts committed to their students’ education. Students at NYU SPS learn directly from leaders in real estate development, hospitality, global affairs, sports business, and other fields for which the city of New York is a recognized hub. NYU SPS also offers distinctive programs in the applied liberal arts, communications and public relations, technology and project management, translation and interpretation, and many other subjects.

The School is distinctive not only in the subjects that it offers but in its pedagogical approach. NYU SPS faculty bring field-based challenges into the classroom by using contemporary case studies to teach critical thinking, having students create portfolios and do hands-on demonstrations, and featuring guest speakers from the field. And in return, NYU SPS students bring their state-of-the art educational experience to industry through internships and job placements. NYU SPS is proud to have been originally founded with the mission of expanding access and opportunity to higher education and continues to work toward even greater levels of diversity and inclusivity in its community today. 

The Dean of NYU School of Professional Studies serves as the chief academic and administrative officer for the School, reporting to the President and the Provost. They oversee the School’s faculty, which includes 85 full-time contract faculty, 979 adjunct instructors, as well as a dedicated staff of 288, and a $212 million budget. The Dean’s primary charge is to lead the School in articulating and achieving its strategic vision while remaining true to its mission and values.

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For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications to:

Sue May, Partner

Matthew Marsallo, Senior Associate

Storbeck Search

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