Associate Dean - School of Health Professions & Studies
University of Michigan - Flint
January 10, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The School of Health Professions and Studies (SHPS) (http://www.umflint.edu/shps ) at the University of Michigan-Flint (UM-Flint) is seeking an Associate Dean with primary responsibility to lead faculty research mentoring, development of continuing education programming, and assist with administrative leadership of the school. This is a very positive and dynamic period in our school's development and the Associate Dean will have an exceptional opportunity to influence the future of the School and our changing community. The Associate Dean will join a dynamic faculty committed to continued growth and advancement of undergraduate, graduate, and post-professional education.
The SHPS offers programs in public health, physical therapy, radiation therapy, respiratory therapy, medical laboratory sciences, and nurse anesthesia. We are growing and developing programs in occupational therapy and physician assistant to complement our health care program offerings.
Successful candidates will have an established and successful track record in teaching, research, and service sufficient to achieve tenure upon hire within the SHPS. Key characteristics of a successful candidate include: excellent communication, networking, and relationship building skills; demonstrated ability to represent the spectrum of programs in SHPS and to advocate for all departments/programs in SHPS; experience in research and mentoring others in research and scholarly activity; record of collaborative publications, presentations and externally funded research; active involvement and commitment to promoting a work and learning environment that is diverse / multi-cultural; demonstrated leadership and management experience; experience leading complex projects to positive outcomes; and experience in advancing department or university initiatives forward in a reasonable time frame. The Associate Dean of SHPS reports to the Dean of the SHPS and assists in coordinating the academic, administrative, and fiscal affairs of the School.
The UM-Flint is one of two regional campuses of the internationally renowned University of Michigan located in a beautiful, urban, riverfront setting. The UM-Flint student enrollment is over 8,500 students. There are approximately 516 undergraduate and 363 graduate students in SHPS. The School is housed in the state-of-the-art William S. White Building.
Review of credentials is underway and will continue until an appointment is made. For fullest consideration, materials should be submitted no later than February 14, 2018. Expected starting date is July 1, 2018. Nominations, expressions of interest, and applications (including a resume and cover letter) should be submitted, in confidence, via email to Ms. Sarah Carlson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Items that cannot be e-mailed can be sent to:
University of Michigan - Flint
Department of Public Health & Health Sciences
Dr. Shan Parker
303 East Kearsley Street, 2157 WSW
Flint, MI 48502-1950
Questions and confidential inquiries may be directed to Shan Parker at (810) 762-3172 or email@example.com.
The School of Health Professions and Studies and the University of Michigan - Flint is a diverse community of learners and scholars.The faculty utilize best practices in teaching, scholarship, service and community engagement to educate highly qualified professionals to advance the health of local and global communities.