Dean of Student Development and Wellness

Ferrum College is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, 40 miles east of Roanoke, VA
Mar 16, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Ferrum College seeks a Dean of Student Development and Wellness who will provide visionary and innovative leadership for one of the most inclusive and accessible liberal arts colleges in the United States.

Leading college-wide efforts, the Dean will promote health and wellness by creating, implementing, and evaluating programs, services, and resources to support and enhance our students’ physical and emotional well-being. The new dean will also develop and assist with the College’s prevention initiatives and have a fundamental understanding of effective health promotion strategies while collaborating with key campus stakeholders.

Required Education

Master’s degree in public health, public policy, health promotion, or related fields of study.  Professional experience in college health promotion.

Application Process

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled. Full consideration is assured for candidates whose materials are received by May 5, 2017. Applications should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three professional references with email addresses and telephone numbers and be sent electronically (MS Word or PDF format) to Chris Chandler, Director of Human Resources, at  We anticipate that the dean will begin duties on July 1, 2017.

Letters of interest should provide a clear and coherent vision for leading Ferrum’s student wellness initiatives and constructing healthy and respectful campus culture to ensure the success of our college’s diverse student body.

A comprehensive job profile can be found at:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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