Posting Summary: The College of Health Sciences at Tennessee State University seeks applicants for the position of Dean. Candidates must possess a strong a record of scholarly activity, teaching, or research, including externally funded research, sufficient to qualify her/him for a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in one of the departments in the College.
Skill in building consensus and a demonstrated ability to build relationships with internal units and external agencies and organizations, as well as diverse students, faculty and staff. Evidence of a management style that includes collaborative decision-making and open communication; evidence of success as a leader and manager of human and other resources; evidence of knowledge of and a commitment to applicable accreditation standards.
A demonstrated record of commitment to diversity and inclusiveness; demonstrated success employing an entrepreneurial approach to resources use, faculty recruitment and development, and program development; evidence of strong ability in institutional fundraising to support the degree programs of the College.
Tennessee State University is committed to excellence and has been consistently listed in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Guide to America’s Best Colleges” for more than a decade. Founded in 1912, TSU is a comprehensive, urban, co-educational, land-grant institution in Nashville, Tennessee. The university has been served by seven presidents, including Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, who is currently ser...ving as our eighth president.TWO CAMPUSESOur Nashville home offers two locations—the 500-acre main campus nestles in a beautiful residential neighborhood along the Cumberland River, and the downtown Avon Williams campus sits near the center of Nashville’s business and government district.