Courtney R. O'Mealley
Assistant Dean, Student and Alumni Affairs
Courtney R. O’Mealley is the assistant dean for student and alumni affairs at the Silver School of Social Work at New York University. In this position, Dean O’Mealley works with the senior leadership, faculty, alumni, and students to shape the School’s environment into one that is welcoming and inclusive and that stimulates collaboration, debate, and social interaction. He is responsible for all non-academic areas of the School, including student transitions (orientation and convocation), career and professional development, and alumni engagement. He exercises liaisonships with NYU student & alumni affairs departments, collaborates with social work professional organizations, and serves as the student ombudsman.
Dean O’Mealley has over 13 years of leadership experience. His expertise is in higher education administration, leadership, student and alumni engagement, project management, strategic planning, and communication. He has extensive experience in the areas of crisis management, mediation, program development, student services and retention, leveraging technology for service delivery, optimizing and engaging human and organizational resources, and successful administration in complex environments.
Dean O’Mealley received his MSW, with a focus on student community development, from Stony Brook University. He has previously served in leadership capacities in student affairs at The New School and Cornell University.