Regent University seeks a distinguished leader for the new position of Dean of the College of Healthcare Sciences. The Dean will provide visionary direction to propel Regent University forward and to advance its national and international reputation. The Dean’s primary objectives are to exercise and achieve innovative leadership, strategic vision, exponential enrollment growth, strong budget management, and entrepreneurial curricular and academic development in the new College of Healthcare Sciences.
Regent University is one of the nation’s leading academic centers for Christian thought and action, offering over 135 areas of study and enrolling more than 11,000 students worldwide. Regent offers high-quality, in-demand and affordable degree programs while remaining committed to its foundational mission to educate Christian leaders to change the world.
Regent University’s College of Healthcare Sciences is mission-critical, and represents a significant strategic academic investment by the university. The successful Dean candidate will be responsible for leading the new College, its School of Nursing and its healthcare-related academic programs and initiatives. The Dean reports directly to the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and will work collaboratively with faculty and staff to advance the College’s mission. The Dean represents the College within the University and among a wide range of external audiences.
The successful Dean candidate will be responsible for establishing and leading the new College, and will serve as a key member of the University leadership team. The Dean reports directly to the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. The Dean will work collaboratively with faculty and staff to advance the College’s mission, and will represent the College within the University and among a wide range of external audiences.
Qualifications: An earned Doctorate in Healthcare Management, Public Health, Health Services, Healthcare Informatics, Healthcare Administration or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution; extensive and progressively responsible experience in the healthcare industry; a combination of academic scholarship and/or professional achievement sufficient to support a faculty appointment at the level of Associate Professor or Professor; and a vibrant Christian life and testimony.
Please submit CV, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts along with your application.
Expectations: 1) a dedication to Christ-centered teaching and learning; 2) a commitment to excellence and innovation in undergraduate and graduate teaching; 3) strong management and administrative skills and experience; and 4) a willingness to enthusiastically embrace the College and University Identity and Mission statements. Applicants must subscribe to a statement of Christian faith.
About Regent University
Regent University is one of the nation's leading academic centers for Christian thought and action, with a multitude of graduate and undergraduate programs available worldwide. Our academic standards are high and our programs rigorous, but what sets Regent apart is our mission to prepare capable men and women to excel both in mind and spirit. Our students, faculty and administrators share a calling, founded on Biblical principles, to make a significant difference in our world.