Dean of the School of Health Technology and Management

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Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):  

Doctorate degree or foreign equivalent.  Experience in academic administration at the department or similar level and successful experience in college or university teaching. A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in higher education.  Including a minimum of five years in an administrative position.  Must have experience in classroom instruction.  The candidate must demonstrate progressive leadership experience in a complex higher education institution.  Strong communications skills with a commitment to openness and collaboration.


Preferred Qualifications: 

Leadership experience in an area such as: Health Sciences, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Health Care Policy and Management, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Respiratory Care, Physician Assistant Education.  Experience in research and other scholarly activities.  Success in obtaining and administering research grants and contracts.  Leadership roles in state or national organizations.  Experience in the planning and implementation of programs that integrate the clinical practice and educational program of health sciences departments/schools.  Demonstrated commitment to the development of programs designed to improve the recruitment and retention of underrepresented groups.  Foster a culture of inclusion and diversity  and equity.  Excellent organization, supervisory, strategic planning, fiscal management and problem-solving skills, and expertise with professional and university-level accreditation.  A vision of the future trajectory of academia with a commitment to clinical education at the certificate, undergraduate and graduate levels.  Demonstrate excellence in teaching and research with a commitment to innovation, faculty research and high impact experiential learning opportunities.


Brief Description of Duties:

The Dean of SHTM is the chief academic and administrative officer of the school. The Dean:

Formulates policy to conduct the school's education, research, service and clinical practice programsPrepares and administers the budget of the school and allocates space and personnel/staff within the school and is responsible for the development and presentation of a budget with will sufficiently meet the academic needs of the programs by providing adequate funds for salaries, facilities and instructional resourcesIs responsible for the organization of SHTM and for the administration of all funds allocated to it by the State, grants, and/or contractsIn collaboration with principal investigators and project directors, leads the sponsored research and training projects awarded to SHTMRepresents faculty, staff and students of SHTM with respect to business and formal relationships and is liaison to other areas of the University, Health Sciences Center and Medical CenterIs administratively responsible for the successful development of academic policy and the maintenance of academic qualityRecruits and hires faculty members, especially at the senior levelCoordinates the curriculum development, with SHTM and in conjunction with other academic programs on the campusServes as a member of various campus committees including those on admissions, curriculum, faculty standards, etc.Special Notes:This is a Management Confidential position. This is a full time appointment.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
Incumbents of this title generally have to concurrently rank in an academic title and may have instructional responsibilities.  Selected candidate must qualify for a senior academic appointment in SHTM.
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Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore.  Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider.  The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities such as the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, the National Synchrotron Light Source, and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, and the New York Blue IBM BG/L+P supercomputer, owned by Stony Brook and managed by BNL.  Stony Brook is a partner in managing the Laboratory for the Department of Energy, and is the largest institutional scientific user of BNL facilities. As such, many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments can be arranged.

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Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Start Date: Feb 7, 2019
Posting End Date: Mar 9, 2019, 11:59:00 PM




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Posted: 2/8/2019
Application Due: 4/2/2019
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