Professor/Associate Dean of English, ESL Instruction and Communications - Touro College in New York New York

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Touro College

New York, New York 10010

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Reports to: Dean of Faculties
Status: Full Time
FLSA: Exempt

About Touro College:

Touro College is a system of Jewish-sponsored non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was established in 1971 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American community. Over 18,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris, and Florida. Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro College Los Angeles, are separately accredited institutions governed in common by the same Board of Trustees as Touro College.


The full-time academic position of Associate Dean in New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) is responsible for developing, implementing, and administering departments of English, English as a Second Language (ESL), and Communication.

Responsibilities include overseeing curriculum development, assessment, department chairs, and faculty staffing, and supervising resource centers and tutoring programs but not limited to the following:

Develop and revise curriculum as needed
Monitor students’ progress; outcomes assessment; evaluation of English language and communications offerings; implementation of changes based on results
Supervise academic activity of English Departments in Russia and France
Supervise full-time and adjunct faculty and evaluation processes including classroom/peer observations, student evaluation of faculty, and faculty self-evaluations
Recommend faculty for promotions and salary increases
Supervise Resource Centers
Provide on-going faculty development for the various departments of NYSCAS
Compile and maintain academic reports including the Annual Chairperson’s Report
Assist in the selection of full-time and adjunct faculty
Develop departmental budgets, and ensure that programs are well managed and are operated in a cost-efficient manner
Serve on Curriculum Committee, Committee on Academic Standing, and Outcomes Assessment Committee
Plan fall Faculty Orientation and spring Faculty Development Day
Oversee production of Student Literary Journal
Approve academic change forms
Perform other relevant duties as assigned


Education, Preparation, and Training
10 years senior-level academic, English, or ESL experience
Creativity; high levels of energy and initiative
Strong commitment to fostering student learning and academic excellence
Ability to work with diverse faculty and students
Exceptional language skills, both oral and written
Ability to handle multiple high priority activities simultaneously
Sophisticated degree of interpersonal competency; ability to work closely with diverse groups

Physical Demands
Multi-site responsibilities in the 5 boroughs

Computer Skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Internet, Blackboard
Frequent travel to other Touro locations including occasional evenings and Sundays

Application Procedure:

Send materials to: Dr. Donne G. Kampel, Chair, Search Committee for Associate Dean of English as a Second Language Instruction, Touro College, 43 West 23rd Street, Room 322, New York, NY 10010 (or electronically to

Touro College is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Our practices and employment decisions regarding employment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment are not to be based on an employee's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, military discharge status, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic predisposition, housing status, or any other protected status, in accordance with applicable law. Our policies are in conformance with Title IX, 1972 Education Amendments

Keyword Phrases

  • english department
  • esl department
  • Instruction
  • communications department
  • teaching responsibilities
  • jewish heritage
  • develop & revise curriculum
  • Multi-site responsibilities
  • Faculty staffing
  • New York City
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: At least 10 years
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume