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University Dean of Health Professions

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POSITION SUMMARY:  As Dean of the School of Health Professions, you will lead faculty members, students, and programs within the School, provide undergraduate and/or graduate student instruction from a Christian worldview, advise students concerning academic matters, and ensure the efficient and effective operation of the School within the policies and plans of BJU as a whole. 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership/Administration

  • Serve as administrative officer of the School setting its vision and goals
  • Lead the School’s efforts toward achieving university goals in coordinating the School’s strategic planning and curriculum development
  • Create and maintain a collegial work environment in which trust and productivity are enhanced and serve as a mediator in resolving problems that may arise between faculty and division leadership or faculty and students.
  • Preside over all School meetings
  • Serve as a member of the Bob Jones University Academic Council
  • Serve as chair of the School’s advisory board
  • Participate as a contributing member of Administrative Conference
  • Lead the promotion of the School’s marketing, fundraising advancement, and faculty recruitment efforts
  • In cooperation with OPRA and School division chairs, review and analyze end-of-year division academic assessment reports and create appropriate executive reports and summaries
  • Generate and implement the School’s budget
  • Oversee effective utilization of School resources, whether financial, human, or physical (facilities)
  • Be committed to personal professional development

Personnel

  • Participate in the identification and selection of prospective faculty or staff for the School
  • Establish and implement a personnel management system to include evaluation and development of the faculty
  • Recommend to the Provost faculty members to be elevated to positions of leadership within the School
  • Supervise, counsel, and encourage division chairs in their leadership efforts
  • Conduct annual portfolio reviews for division chairs
  • In conjunction with division chairs, mentor faculty members applying for advancement in rank
  • Coordinate in-service activities as appropriate for the professional development of faculty
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with relevant individuals and organizations associated with academic programs within the School

Instructional

  • Promote pedagogical excellence and innovation within the School
  • Evaluate and recommend changes in academic programs and course content to Academic Council for review and approval
  • Integrate approved academic changes into the university catalog and Schedule of Classes
  • Continually monitor research and trends to make recommendations concerning curriculum, program and course updates

Other

  • Assist the university administration in other duties as assigned
  • Maintain on-going relationships with alumni and supporters of the University
  • Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses
  • Serve as student advisor
  • Maintain thorough and current curriculum vita
  • Communicate the religious beliefs of BJU to students and student affiliates
  • Answer questions concerning faith, doctrine and creed of BJU to constituents, students, or those inquiring about BJU

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrate excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to foster teamwork and to work collaboratively with leadership throughout the university
  • Possess experience in managing a budget and operating within allocated resources
  • Exemplify a Biblical role model for students and colleagues
  • Required—Master’s degree in a discipline related to the School’s programs, plus appropriate experience in a field of Health Sciences
  • Preferred—Terminal degree in a discipline related to the School’s programs, plus appropriate experience in the field of Health Sciences

Required Education: Master's degree
Required Experience: One to two years related experience
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