The Dean of the College of Allied Health Professions

Billings, Montana
Dec 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Dean of the College of Allied Health Professions is the intellectual and administrative leader of the college, and the chief advocate for the mission and purpose of the college’s academic programs. Through delivery of the highest-quality academic allied health programs, the Dean facilitates the integration of the mission of Montana State University Billings as an urban university serving a diverse constituency with diverse needs and expectations. The Dean provides academic support by fostering a positive and productive work environment, a spirit of collaborative leadership, and a commitment to inclusive excellence. The Dean reports to and works in consultation with the Provost and Academic Vice Chancellor. Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills          

•             A terminal degree in a field closely aligned with Allied Health Professions

•             Knowledge and understanding of allied health programs and their significance to other academic colleges and disciplines

•             Record as an accomplished academic administrator in a university setting

•             Demonstrated ability to use assessment data for continuous quality improvement and program development in the academic environment

•             Experience with program accreditation in a university setting

•             Evidence of scholarly contributions in basic or applied health research, grant funding, and knowledge dissemination that supports developing and leading a relevant, focused research agenda

•             Demonstrated service record in a university setting

•             Demonstrated success in building partnerships and collaborations both internal and external to the university setting that result in expanded programming

•             Experience with shared governance in a university setting

•             Ability to work effectively with faculty, students, alumni and leaders in other education agencies and institutions

•             Demonstrated commitment to teamwork, collaboration and consensus building;

•             Demonstrated success in using leadership skills to develop and deliver innovative curricula and programs, and develop faculty and students

•             A history of successful mentoring

•             Skill communicating a vision and agenda that engages colleagues and constituents and energizes innovation and commitment