Associate Dean, Division of Health Professions
College of Saint Mary
The successful candidate will bring vision and team-building to her or his oversight of all Health Professions programs, including all undergraduate and certificate Nursing programs, Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) and—pending accreditor approval—the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) and the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT).
The Associate Dean works collaboratively with and advocates for the Division’s Program Directors, faculty, and staff to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. The Associate Dean enhances synergies among all division programs in such areas as assessment, clinical experiences, and inter-professional experiences. The Associate Dean supervises division Program Directors, faculty, and staff; evaluates faculty; collaborates with the Associate Dean for Faculty Development on professional development opportunities for division faculty; oversees all hiring in the Division; collaborates on curriculum and program development; collaborates on regional and program-specific accreditation; collaboratively schedules classes and course rotations; develops and manages the Division budget; and serves on Division committees, the Academic Leadership Team, Leadership Council, and other university-wide committees. The appointment may involve teaching one course each semester.
Required Education and Experience By the successful candidate’s start date at CSM, she or he must have:
- an earned doctorate with at least one degree in a health-related field,
- at least three to five (3-5) years’ management experience (at director, chair or equivalent levels or above),
- experience teaching at the undergraduate and graduate college levels,
- evidence of scholarly work and professional development,
- direct experience with accrediting bodies, and
- direct experience with budgeting, strategic planning, and conflict management
Preferred experience in one or more of the following areas: distance and online education; interprofessional education; mentoring clinical faculty who are new to academia; formal leadership training. The ideal candidate has a strong professional network in health professions. This could include experience with a professional association in one of the following areas: Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Physician Assistant Studies, or Physical Therapy.
Please apply using the following link. During the initial application process, be prepared to upload (1) a letter of application that addresses the specific position duties and requirements, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) contact information for three professional references, and (4) unofficial copies of academic transcripts.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSM. Finalists will also be required to submit official transcripts. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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