Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering
Associate Dean for Finance and Administration
The Whiting School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins University invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate Dean for Finance and Administration. Hopkins is one of the world’s premier research universities and has more grant and research funding than any other American university – with annual research expenditures of $3 billion.
Whiting School of Engineering Overview
The Whiting School’s actual operating revenue for FY16 was $237 million, sixty percent of which came from gross tuition and fees, of which the Engineering for Professionals programs represents twenty two percent of total. Thirty two percent comes from sponsored research, and eight percent from sources including gifts, endowment, and Maryland state aid. The school’s endowment at the end of fiscal year 2016 is valued at approximately $130 million.
The Whiting School has 144 tenure track faculty primarily appointed in WSE during FY 16 with this projected to grow to 187 over the next ten years. Non-tenure faculty number exceeds 60 and post docs number over 100. In addition, the WSE faculty expand across both the School of Medicine including the Bio-Medical Engineering department with over 30 additional faculty and the Bloomberg School of Public Health newly created Environmental Health & Engineering department with over 70 faculty.
Student enrollments for FY 16 exceeded 1,800 undergrads and 1,000 full time resident Master and Ph’d students. In addition to the full time students WSE operates one of the largest Professional Masters programs in the country with over 2,500 students, eighty percent of these are on-line.
Located on Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood campus, the Whiting School occupies 300,000 square feet of space, including 161,547 square feet of research and laboratory space, spanning 14 buildings, as well as satellite campuses.
Under general direction of the Dean, this position plans, organizes, directs, and strategically manages the Whiting School of Engineering budget, financial and space management planning functions. Develops and implements strategic and tactical financial operating policies. Ensures accuracy and integrity of financial databases. Serves as director and supervisor of the School’s Business, Facilities, Information Technology, and Human Resources Offices. Works collaboratively with other deans, directors, affiliated divisions, institutions, government officials, legal advisors, department chairs and administrators, center and institute directors, University officers, faculty, auditors, etc. Actively participates on University and WSE committees both internally and externally.
In addition to the above, this position coordinates and participates in the University’s Crisis management strategy and in particular is one of two leaders that manages the Homewood campus business continuity plans.
Supervise the Business Office which includes the Finance, Information Technology and Facility Offices, along with co-oversight of the Office of Human Resources, and the Assistant Dean for Diversity & Inclusion, both offices shared with the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences.