Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
System Identification Number:
College of Health & Public Service (135100)
College of Health and Public Service http://hps.unt.edu
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Job Summary/Basic Function:
The College of Health and Public Service (HPS) at the University of North Texas is accepting applications for an Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. This full time, 12-month tenure-accruing appointment will begin no later than August 2019. Reporting directly to the Dean, the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs will be an innovative and entrepreneurial leader of both undergraduate and graduate programs in HPS. Duties include the development/implementation/evaluation of curriculum, online programs and courses, accreditation, enrollment management, faculty credentialing, student travel programs including study abroad, and academic partnerships. Responsibilities include student and faculty affairs and services of the college including the Office of Advising. The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs serves as a member of the college leadership team and the University Academic Associate Deans Council, and he/she is the liaison to other campus offices and programs including the Dean of Students, Registrar, Office of Admissions, Faculty Success, UNT International, University Accreditation, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, and the Toulouse Graduate School.
The College of Health and Public Service is home to close to 2,000 undergraduate students and 700 graduate students in the departments of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, Behavior Analysis, Criminal Justice, Emergency Management and Disaster Science, Public Administration, Rehabilitation and Health Services and Social Work. HPS offers three doctoral degrees, eight Master's degree programs and nine undergraduate degrees. The college values collaboration, transparency and a shared vision to support its mission.
The University of North Texas (UNT) is a Tier One, student -focused public research university and the flagship of the UNT System with approximately 38,000 students. It is located in Denton, a community of over 130,000 people that is frequently ranked as one of the best college towns in America. Denton is just 36 miles north of Dallas and Fort Worth, and the DFW Metroplex is the fourth largest metropolitan region in the country and one of the fastest growing regions in the U.S. The population of the DFW Metroplex is expected to grow by more than 2 million by 2030.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
A doctoral degree in Audiology, Behavior Analysis, Criminal Justice, Emergency Management, Health Services Research, Rehabilitation Counseling, Public Administration, Public Health, Social Work, Speech Pathology or a related area.
To be eligible, candidates need an established teaching and research record that allows for academic appointment to one of the seven departments in the college at the rank of Full Professor. Prior experience with strategic development of successful new academic programs and strong leadership skills in multi-disciplinary settings is required.
Candidates should demonstrate an outstanding record of research accomplishment, student and faculty mentoring, excellent verbal and written communication, strong commitment to strategic thinking and experience in leadership and management.
The successful candidate must be experienced with university, college and departmental operations and possess a strong commitment to student success and retention.
Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
Open Until Search Closed
Required Applicant Documents:
List of Names and Contact Information of Five References
Special Instructions to Applicants:
As your Other Document, please prepare a two-fold statement covering: 1) your philosophy of leadership; and 2) a vision statement on how you will run the academic affairs division of HPS.