The Dean of the Usha Kundu, MD College of Health will lead a college consisting of the departments of Exercise Science and Community Health, Health Sciences and Administration, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Psychology, Public Health, and the School of Nursing.
The Dean will be responsible for all areas of college administration and operations, including but not limited to the coordination of academic programs, curricula, and accreditation; student recruitment, retention, and graduation; faculty and staff recruitment, retention, and evaluation; strategic budgeting and resource allocation; coordination of external fundraising, grants, and contracts; and management of facilities and equipment.
Responsible to: Provost
An earned terminal degree in one of the disciplines represented in the College
A record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to qualify for appointment at the rank of tenured full professor within the College
Significant administrative and supervisory experience
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and collegiality
Strong leadership skills to address the challenges of Florida's performance-based funding model
Experience with budget management and strategic planning
Experience with professional program accreditation
Experience with online education in health-related fields
Experience with curriculum design, program assessment, and faculty development
Experience with development and fundraising, with a proven ability to attract external support
The ability to foster an open, creative, and collaborative environment within the College
Commitment to active involvement and leadership in professional organizations at the local, state, and national level
Strategic and Policy Planning
Providing leadership in annual and long-term planning that is consistent with the University's Mission and the strategic goals and objectives of Division of Academic Affairs
Carrying out he policies of the University, Academic Affairs, and the Usha Kundu, MD College of Health
Budget and Fiscal Management
Formulating budgetary needs for the College
Ensuring the careful and effective management of resources for the College
Allocating resources in support of teaching, research, service, and advising within the College
Developing entrepreneurial fundraising initiatives to meet College objectives, which include the development of external grants and contracts and the procurement of gifts
College and Programmatic Leadership
Maintaining an environment that fosters and encourages distinguished teaching, scholarly and creative activities, service, and advising
Achieving and maintaining accreditation, as appropriate, for programs in the College
Actively encouraging the efforts of chairpersons and their faculties in creating innovative programs and activities, including those that are interdisciplinary in nature
Coordinating the development of academic programs within the College
Promoting the effective assessment of programs and student learning outcomes and the use of assessment in improving teaching and learning
Faculty Recruitment, Development and Evaluation
Enhancing the quality of the College through the effective recruitment, retention, professional development, and evaluation of faculty and staff
Enhancing the quality of the College through the effective recruitment, retention, and graduation of students
Ensuring that all hiring is consistent with national, state, and University EEO/AA policies and procedures; ensuring that all employment actions and all student program and activity actions are consistent with national, state, and University policies and procedures related to individuals with disabilities; ensuring that interactions between and among faculty and students are free from sexual and racial bias and harassment
Communications to Internal and External Audiences
Acting as spokesperson and advocate for the College to community, professional, governmental, funding, accrediting, and other agencies, institutions, or persons outside the University
Representing the views of faculty and chairperson within the College to the Division of Academic Affairs in matters relating to the College and University
Representing the views of Division of Academic Affairs to the Chairpersons and faculty of the College in matters relating to the College and University
Promoting outreach to and collaboration with community healthcare partners
Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.uwf.edu and should be prepared to attach a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, and three professional references with contact information.
Annual salary for this position is commensurate with experience.
Preferred application deadline to apply August 31, 2017. Anticipated start date is January 2018.
The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual who requires special accommodations to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting the UWF Human Resources Department at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). A criminal background check is required for successful candidates. E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All records submitted in support of employment applications may be subject to Florida public records law.