Dean of Arts and Sciences (39845)

Employer
University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis
Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 17, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Dean of Arts and Sciences (39845)

Job Details
Job Location : UHSP main campus - St. Louis, MO
Position Type : Faculty (Tenure track, full-time)
Education Level : Doctorate
Travel Percentage : Up to 25%
Job Category : Academic - Administration


Summary
University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis (UHSP) invites nominations and applications for the position of dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. The dean has principal responsibility for achieving the colleges strategic vision; deploying and further building the human, capital, and financial resources; and advancing the college as a learning environment and workplace that is affirming for all. The new dean will join a well-managed and much-respected institution that has a strong sense of community and a sincere dedication to students. The dean reports to the president and serves as a member of the presidents leadership team at the University.

This marks an exciting time for a new dean to join UHSP to lead a dedicated and talented group of faculty and staff to propel the College of Arts and Sciences and the University to new heights. The College of Arts and Sciences is experiencing significant growth through the expansion of its academic offerings, which include eight new degree programs in Fall 2022 and 2023.


Qualifications
The successful candidate must possess high academic and personal standards, be energetic and persistent in the pursuit of excellence, and be comfortable with the values and culture of the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis environment. The principle professional qualities and experience sought are:

  • A doctoral degree in a field aligned with the College of Arts and Sciences current and future academic offerings.

  • Distinguished leadership experience with substantial administrative experience and a record of scholarly achievement in teaching or research, including a track record and experience commensurate with appointment as Professor in a department in the College of Arts and Sciences with tenure.

  • Demonstrated leadership in mentoring and developing faculty, as well as proven success or aptitude for relating positively with students, faculty, alumni, partners and stakeholders domestically and abroad, policy makers, association leaders, the business community, and state and local government officials.

  • Demonstrated commitment to liberal arts and science education recognizing the role arts and sciences have to positively impact the health of populations especially the medically underserved and vulnerable through systems-based approaches, advances in health care delivery, service, and outreach to promote wellness.

  • Demonstrated leadership as a highly visible connector in engaging the community in the social justice discourse and action encompassing issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate to, communicate with and develop relationships with a wide range of individuals and groups.

  • Strong commitment to shared governance and transparency throughout the college and the University.

  • Successful skills in budget and staff management, capital campaigns and advancement, strategic planning, business management, utilization of internal and external data, and ability to allocate resources and prioritize to ensure goals are met.

  • Ability to build and sustain strong intra- and inter-college research collaboration, develop relations with external educational and research partners, and develop funding for research and academic programs.

  • Ability to articulate a bold, courageous, and strategic vision for arts and sciences and ensure that the colleges academic and research programs are positioned to overcome challenges and meet that vision.

  • Ability to lead, support, develop, and recruit a distinguished, accomplished, and diverse faculty of basic and health-focused sciences and liberal arts

  • Establishment of direct contact and rapport with members of all the colleges constituencies including students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis community.

  • Exceptional social and interpersonal skills and written and oral communication skills

  • The dean will be expected to be the face of the college and to create a culture of active collaboration with external partners to create visibility and vitality in academic programs. Connecting with opinion leaders as a respected peer will be crucial to the success of the new dean, as will raising public awareness of the contributions of University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis within the community, state, nationally, and internationally.

  • If this sounds like the job for you here is information on how to apply:

    Applications and nominations are now being accepted at www.uhsp.edu/employment. With your application, please submit a CV and a second document outlining interest in a cover letter, references, and a statement on your vision for the College. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin in August 2022 and will continue until an appointment is made.

    AA/EOE Statement:

    University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy in St. Louis values the benefits of a diverse student body and workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. The University's employment policy shall be supported through a continuing affirmative action commitment that embodies the standards of equal employment opportunities for all persons. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled.


    To apply, visit https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=39845&clientkey=1E3AC297F410A99B94DEBF41FE3F4AF6

    University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy in St. Louis values the benefits of a diverse student body and workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. The University’s employment policy shall be supported through a continuing affirmative action commitment that embodies the standards of equal employment opportunities for all persons. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled.


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