The Dean performs the following functions within the College of Health Services:
Directs strategic planning and expansion of the College in the field of healthcare.
Administers the undergraduate and graduate programs in the College as approved by the Board of Trustees and authorized by the President, Provost/ Chief Academic Officer.
Supervises the leadership of the Anna Vaughn School of Nursing
Leads and facilitates the organization of the college faculty members who provide leadership to standing committees and councils of the college.
Expands faculty understanding of leadership as they develop curriculum for and guide students to attain the university leadership outcomes.
Is actively involved with guest lecturing, panel presentations, team teaching, and other activities equal to three credit hours a year or equivalent service determined by the Provost/Chief Academic Officer.
Assures that the mission, philosophy, and objectives of the College are consistent with the University mission and purpose
Responsible for leadership in matters of conduct, spiritual growth, and professional growth of all College faculty and staff members
Fosters an educational environment that supports student spiritual growth and academic excellence
Prepares and administers a budget that is cost-effective and cost-accountable
Recruits and recommends qualified faculty for appointment, promotion, and retention
Supports continuous quality improvement and innovation in student learning and retention
Supervises the development of healthcare curriculum
Works with ORU Online and Lifelong Learning for development and administration of healthcare online programs
Responsible for development and implementation of academic programs, activities, policies, and procedures
Recommends new programs that should be adopted and current programs that should be improved or eliminated, and any related faculty and staffing changes
Oversees academic assessment in keeping with Institutional Evaluation processes and timelines
Guides college accreditations, as well as external regulatory and federal and state requirements
Approves the syllabi for all scheduled courses and ensures they are current and posted to the webpage according to published deadlines
Encourages interdisciplinary activities in coordination with the Colleges of the University
Reviews and signs-off on student petitions and other such University-related policies
Meets with students to address personal academic issues
Assures student grievance concerns are addressed in alignment with University policies
Manages faculty discipline and grievance procedures
Administers the use of facilities and equipment within the College.
Oversees the production and/or revision of the College's publications, including the College's sections of the University catalog and the Faculty and Administration Handbook
Promotes the College programs in research and patient care.
Accountable to University administration
Establish relationships with healthcare agencies locally, statewide, nationally, and internationally
Reports to the Provost/Chief Academic Officer
Serves on the Dean's Council, and Academic Council
Meets all the qualifications of a regularly appointed faculty member in the College. Meets the spiritual qualifications and mission fit expected of a faculty member (as described in the Administration Handbook).
Requires minimum of five years of leadership and management experience for continuous improvement and strategic planning ability to expand the College in the field of healthcare. Must have capacity to teach and train leadership development in the healthcare profession and with faculty to support ability to guide students to attain the new leadership learning outcomes. Experience in curriculum design, assessment, accreditation and compliance, and teaching at the baccalaureate or higher-level. Must have complex planning and collaboration skills, demonstrated interdisciplinary and collegial consensus building ability, and international relationship development for educational and corporate partnerships. Knowledge of current trends and opportunities in assessment and curriculum delivery strategies is required. Must have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills; excellent analytical skills; and excellent managerial and leadership skills.
Must maintain a high level of confidentiality of information.
Maintains compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) policy and its procedures.
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