Associate Dean of Faculty

  • Deerfield Academy
  • Deerfield, MA, USA
  • Oct 29, 2020
Full time   Deans & Directors Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Multicultural Affairs External Relations, PR, Marketing

Job Description


Deerfield Academy invites nominations and applications for the position of:

Associate Dean of Faculty

Chartered in 1797, Deerfield Academy is an independent secondary school that is home to 648 students in grades 9-12. Located in Western Massachusetts, Deerfield is committed to high standards of scholarship, citizenship, and personal responsibility. Through a rigorous liberal arts curriculum led by 130 faculty, extensive co-curricular program, and supportive residential environment, Deerfield encourages each student to develop an inquisitive and creative mind, sound body, and strong moral character.

Set in a historic village bounded by river, hills, and farms, Deerfield inspires reflection, study and play, abiding friendships, and a defining school spirit. A vibrant, ethical community that embraces diversity, the Academy prepares students for leadership in a rapidly changing world that requires global understanding, environmental stewardship, and dedication to service.

Reporting to the Associate Head of School/Dean of Faculty, the Associate Dean of Faculty will work cooperatively and strategically to advance inclusion efforts by leading recruitment, hiring, and retention efforts of faculty to the school. As a member of Deerfield’s leadership team, this Associate Dean will influence the strategic direction of the school for years to come.                                                           

For more information, please visit Deerfield Academy’s home page at

Deerfield Academy is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity Employment and nondiscrimination against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, age, disability, status as a veteran or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard, or any other classification protected under state or federal law.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of successful recruitment, hiring and retention of outstanding faculty of diverse backgrounds. Although not required, familiarity with or experience in a boarding school environment as a student and/or faculty and staff member would be a plus.

Application Details

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

Storbeck Search & Associates
Sherry Coleman, Partner
Nishant Mehta, Partner
Mark Halligan, Associate


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