Dean - School of Naturopathic Medicine

Universidad Ana G. Mendez - Gurabo Campus
Puerto Rico
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 04, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Universidad Ana G. Méndez - Gurabo Campus invites applications for the position of Dean of the School of Naturopathic Medicine.

Universidad Ana G. Méndez - Gurabo Campus is a private, non-profit, comprehensive institution of Higher Education, located 15 miles southeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico, in a stunning 138-acre campus with 17 buildings, a museum and a virtual library.  Universidad Ana G. Méndez - Gurabo Campus offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the areas of Natural Sciences and Technology, Engineering, International Design and Architecture, Education, Business and Entrepreneurship, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Communications, Liberal Arts, Veterinary Medicine and Naturopathic Medicine.  With a population of over 10,000 students, Universidad Ana G. Méndez - Gurabo Campus fulfills its mission by enhancing knowledge through excellence in teaching and research.  It promotes innovation and the internationalization of its programs.  To accomplish its mission, the institution recruits and develops quality human resources and promotes community involvement, public services, cultural development, and sports.

The vision of the School of Naturopathic Medicine is to become an internationally recognized naturopathic medicine school to impact, as a social tool, the community healthcare model of Puerto Rico.  Its mission is to develop naturopathic physicians who will provide excellent patient care through the application of the naturopathic medicine principles and philosophy within an evidence-based and evidence-informed, integrative, and humanistic healthcare model.

The Dean assumes leadership in the management and administration of the school, academic standards, teaching and learning, quality enhancement, curriculum development, research development, knowledge transfer and internationalization, strategic planning, budgeting, and the acquisition of external funding.  The Dean must work closely with faculty and program committees, and maintain liaisons with other administrators of the University, the central administration, federal, state and local agencies, the private sector and related organizations and associations, as well as community leaders.

The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in Naturopathic Medicine from an accredited school.  An active State Naturopathic Physician license in Puerto Rico or the United States is required.  He or she must have at least five (5) years of significant academic and administrative experience.  Clinical practice experience is also required.  Strong leadership and supervisory skills, ability to work with a diverse group of colleagues, and unquestioned integrity are required.  Accountability, teamwork, assertiveness, enthusiasm, strong communication, technology, research development and public relations skills are traits that are expected.  Written and oral fluency in English and Spanish is preferred.


Applicants must send a letter of interest, a Curriculum Vitae or résumé and contact information of at least three professional references to: and complete the Electronic Employment Application at Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Universidad Ana G. Méndez - Gurabo Campus is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer M/W/V/D