Yeshiva University (YU) invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for Dean of the Wurzweiler School of Social Work (WSSW). Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean will provide strategic intellectual leadership and administrative oversight to the Wurzweiler School, one of seven graduate schools in the University. The Dean is expected to continue the rich academic tradition of fulfilling the Wurzweiler mission “to heal a fractured world” and continue the impressive enrollment growth that has taken place over the last few years. The new Dean will assume office by July 1, 2022.
Yeshiva University is an independent institution under Jewish auspices chartered by the State of New York. Since its inception more than a century ago, Yeshiva University has grown into a national research university with the guiding vision that the best of the heritage of contemporary civilization and knowledge is compatible with the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life.
The Wurzweiler School of Social Work is located on YU’s Wilf Campus in the Washington Heights section of New York City and attracts local, national, and international students of diverse backgrounds and cultures. The School currently enrolls 971 students, with 100 Ph.D. students, and a number of its degree programs are offered online.
The Dean of WSSW is responsible for providing leadership, continuing the extraordinary enrollment growth and creative programming the School has become known for and affirming the Wurzweiler School of Social Work’s mission to train highly competent social workers who reflect the Jewish values and mission of Yeshiva University.
For more information about the institution, position, leadership agenda, qualifications, and application process, please review the search prospectus, available for download, on the Academic Search website. Additional information about WSSW is available at https://www.yu.edu/wurzweiler.
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Inquiries, nominations, and applications should be sent to YUDeanWSSW@academicsearch.org. Although application materials will be accepted until the time that a new Dean is selected, candidates should submit materials by Wednesday, March 23, 2022, for the most favorable consideration.
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