Associate Dean - College of Pharmacy, Knoxville - 19000001GT
The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy invites applications for a twelve-month appointment for the position of Associate Dean of the Knoxville Campus.
Responsibilities of this position include providing administrative direction to the operation of the College's Knoxville campus and identifying potential opportunities in the East Tennessee region under the guidance of the Dean, which includes building educational and other collaborations based on the expertise of the individual filling the position. The administrative duties and responsibilities of this position represent at least 50% of a 1.0 FTE and is subject to change allowing for the flexibility of building necessary collaboration programs in education and research. This position is responsible for assuring that all academic and student affairs programs are successfully delivered at the Knoxville campus along with other administrative components as delegated by the Dean of the College of Pharmacy. This position complies with University and College guidelines/policies, and strategically works with the Dean and College administration to achieve College goals and objectives. The Associate Dean of the Knoxville Campus is a key member of the College's Executive Committee (Dean, Associate Deans, and Department Chairs) and reports to the Dean.
Specific responsibilities include :
Overseeing the overall operation of the Knoxville campus, including the budget, under the directorship of the Dean.
Act as a College representative to partnering entities for the Knoxville campus and building more academic collaborations that includes very unique opportunities.
Coordinate the administrative functions of the Knoxville campus with those of the Memphis and Nashville campuses.
Work with the Associate Deans for Academic Affairs and Students Affairs to facilitate academic excellence and student success within the PharmD program.
Work with other college administrators in terms of staff, faculty and teaching goals.
Conduct periodic meetings with leaders of pharmacy student organizations residing on the Knoxville campus.
Provide leadership regarding experiential programs for the Knoxville campus.
Foster relationships with Knoxville area health care facilities, pharmacies, professional organizations, and civic groups.
Serve on committees of the Department, College and Campus, as assigned.
Participate in teaching, scholarship and other activities.
All other duties as assigned by the Dean.
Documented accomplishments in teaching, research, and service at a level to be appointed as an Associate or Full Professor in one of the academic departments of the College of Pharmacy
Strong administrative desire with exceptional communication and leadership skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently, as well as to work with others in a team environment
Ability to establish and maintain rapport with Dean, Executive Committee members, faculty, staff, and students in the academic and professional environment
Committed to diversity
Extremely detail- and task-oriented
Extreme confidentiality must be demonstrated
Willingness to eliminate perceived conflicts of interest
Loyalty to College's mission and vision and EC members
At least three years of administrative experience in building collaborative programs.
Supervision of personnel
Desired qualifications :
Knowledge of unique needs of students in professional programs
Experience with distance education, technology, and multiple campuses
Demonstrated ability to mentor students, faculty, and alumni
Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of diversity, equal employment opportunity, and affirmative action
Experience with planning and conducting research and/or other scholarly activities, including having a record of peer-reviewed publications, and writing and submitting grant applications
Experience with academic program development
Management of numerous, complex tasks in a timely manner
Ability to lead groups
Demonstrated leadership and problem solving skills
Strong organizational and planning skills necessary to handle multiple, time-sensitive responsibilities, set priorities and meet deadlines
Ability to be a creative thinker who is bold and innovative (i.e., thinks 'outside the box')
Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
For consideration, please submit application with resume and the names and addresses of three references.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis
Organization Admin-College Of Pharmacy
Job Posting Jul 30, 2019, 4:45:52 PM
Internal Number: 19000001GT
About UT Health Science Center
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.