The New School, Dean, Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy

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Reference: JOB36629
Application deadline: CLOSED

The New School, a singular progressive university in one of the world’s great cities, seeks an entrepreneurial and experienced leader for the Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy. Milano’s innovative programs and internationally recognized scholars and practitioners prepare students to become agents of change in a complex world. Milano enrolls 750 students, and offers master’s degrees in environmental policy and sustainability management, international affairs, nonprofit management, organizational change management and urban policy analysis and management, as well as a PhD in public and urban policy and several certificate programs.

The Dean will lead an effort to enhance the current vision for Milano and strengthen the School’s identity, in order to leverage the School’s potential to prepare students to manage complex civic institutions and develop policies for the 21st century. The Dean will be expected to implement strategies to grow enrollment and raise the external profile of the School, while working internally to strengthen existing programs and develop new cross-cutting efforts that exploit connections to other disciplines both within Milano’s division and across the University.

The position requires someone who has a creative intellect and global perspective, as well as excellent academic management skills. Candidates will preferably bring leadership experience in complex institutions, and academic or professional achievement suitable for university leadership. Strategic thinking, entrepreneurial energy and excellent communication skills will be essential to success.

Please direct inquiries, applications and nominations to Sheryl Ash and Rebecca Swartz at Isaacson, Miller. Candidates should provide a resume, letter of interest, and reference list electronically to All replies will be held in strict confidence.

The New School is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment and promotion. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, physical handicap, veteran or marital status.