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Dean-College of Health Science

Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: June 20, 2022

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Job DetailsJob LocationLogan University - Chesterfield, MOPosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelGraduate DegreeTravel PercentageNegligibleJob ShiftAnyJob CategoryEducationSummary: Logan University is a traditional, private, non-profit university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC - NCA), offering undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in various health-related disciplines. Located in Chesterfield Missouri, Logan University serves over 1750 students on campus and online. Logan University has both full time and adjunct faculty members.GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: The Dean of the College of Health Sciences leads, and is the chief academic officer for all programs offered by the College. The Dean ensures that existing and new program content and delivery are of consistently high quality, reviews curriculum and establishes/assesses student learning outcomes, facilitates the sharing of best practices between campus faculty, and balances local campus interests with program imperatives and the needs of the discipline. The Dean assures that Logan Universitys Mission, Vision and Values are central in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.The Dean reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and works closely with other senior academic affairs leaders, strategic performance, academic technology, and faculty to establish a clear vision and strategy for curriculum design, development, and delivery. Develops and implements strategies that are scalable and financially sustainable while growing both online, hybrid, and campus based programs. Oversees the day-to-day operations of program development, distance learning modules, courses, and programs.RESPONSIBILITIESConsistent with the mission, vision, and values (MVV) of the institution this position:MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESUses the Baldrige framework as the operational model for leadership, strategy, data collection and analysis, student and workforce engagement, satisfaction, and success, operations, and use of results to identify the strengths and opportunities for improvement of the positions areas of responsibility; andArticulate and implement a vision/plan for strategic college and programmatic development/expansion in support of Logan Universitys Strategic Plan.Assure that faculty possess appropriate credentials, develop professionally, contribute to campus and college academic operations, and share and use best practices.In partnership with the Office of Strategic Performance and Continuous Improvement, develop robust conceptual frameworks, student learning outcomes, and direct and indirect measures to assess and improve the quality of all programs.Coordinate the planning and implementation of innovative system wide program initiatives.Lead regular reviews of curriculum and program effectiveness.Develop curricula for new programs.Work productively with, and serve as an advisor, mentor and coach, to department chairs/program directors, subject matter experts, and curriculum developers.Working with the Office olf Strategic Performance and Continuous Improvement, report as required on status of program quality and the effectiveness of the College, including the achievement of outcomes, student retention, curriculum currency and rigor, faculty performance and credentials, and adequacy of academic support services.Approve and endorse Program Director/Chair appointments and set credentialing standards for faculty. Manage effective performance review of Program Directors. Actively work in partnership with the Office of Strategic Performance and Continuous Improvement to maintain specialized accreditation of the Colleges programs.Ensure that all College faculty are reviewed consistent with the Faculty Handbooks policies.Develop curricular and policy revisions as needed.Assist in the textbook selection process for courses within the College.Prepare the annual budget for the Colleges and monitor monthly expenditures.Ensure that program directors conduct advisory committee meetings and engage the professional and business community as the voice and face of the Colleges of Health Sciences. Ensure that each program director and full-time faculty member is active in the community as well. Adhere to university policies as described in the Faculty Handbook, job description, or other separate guidelines.Partner with University Marketing and Admissions leadership to guide enrollment growth of all Business and Arts and Sciences programs.MINOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESServe the Colleges and University on Committees as directed by the Vice President for Academic AffairsCollaborates with the Office of Academic Technology to foster an institutional wide standardization, utilization and training process for LMS users consistent with the institutions educational philosophy, current best practices and strategic priorities related to teaching, learning, and assessment; andOversee any participation in course sharing consortium's; andOversee the curriculum committee process and procedures and meets at least monthly with the curriculum committee chair; andIs a voting member of the program effectiveness and review committee; andParticipates in the presentation and publication of scholarly work related to this position; andAll other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATION FOR THE JOBEDUCATIONDoctorate or terminal degree in leadership, a health professions discipline, or education.For candidates that do not have a doctorate in education, preference will be given to those with a doctorate in another field and a minimum of a higher education certificate in curriculum and instruction or equivalent experience.EXPERIENCEAt least fifteen years of experience in academic innovation related to design or delivery, and distance learning; and a minimum of ten years of supervisory experience; andPreference given to experience with continuous improvement frameworks like Six Sigma or Baldrige.Demonstrated ability to work independently and with teams; andexperience coaching individuals and teams to work independently and effectively; and experience working in a remote environment.ATTRIBUTESMission driven; andvalues and promotes diversity; anddemonstrates empathy; andputs students first; anddemonstrates a positive attitude; andvalues evidence informed practices; anddemonstrates character; andpromotes teamwork.KEY COMPETENCIESSocial and Emotional Intelligence; andcourage; andconflict management skills; anddecision making skills; andinfluence skills; andstrategic thinking at the College and institutional level; andcontent expertise consistent with the position description, responsibilities, and attributes.DIVERSITY & INCLUSION: Logan University strives to be an educational leader that is authentic, intentional and strategic about diversity, fairness and the development of an inclusive campus community. We acknowledge and respect the differences in human experience that shapes and enriches education, healthcare, society and our institution.It is our expectation that all employees support the mission and vision of the university, and carry out their professional duty aligned with Logan University Values: Diversity, Empathy, Student First, Positive Attitude, Evidence Informed, Character and Teamwork. Logan University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. All Logan employees are expected to complete annual compliance training by assigned deadlines. WORK ENVIRONMENT:This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, photocopiers and smartphones.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.

Keywords: LOGAN UNIVERSITY, Chesterfield , Dean-College of Health Science, Healthcare , Chesterfield, Missouri

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