Associate Dean of WellStar College of Health and Human Services

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Academic Home Department: Office of the Dean Posting Job Title: Associate Dean of WellStar College of Health and Human Services Recruitment Type: Administrative Faculty Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank: Professor Area of Specialty-Discipline: Social Work, Human Services, Nursing, Health Promotion, Physical Education or related field Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable: Position Status: Regular Faculty Tenure Track Status: Tenure Track Terms of Employment: 12-Month Contract Type: Full-time Date Position Available: 07/01/2019 Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

Twelve-month, full-time administrative position as a member of the leadership team for the WellStar College of Health and Human Services. The Associate Dean may teach up to one course per year.

•supervises faculty professional development and management (Tenure and Promotion; Hiring of chairs and administrators; Contact person for hiring foreign faculty—H1 Visa etc.);
•facilitates elections in the College, in conjunction with the College Faculty Council Chair, for college and university committees;
•coordinates data for SACS, student grade appeals, and other reports; contact person for accreditation reports and site visits; support chairs and departments with accreditation and new program development process;
•counsels faculty and the Dean on various KSU, Board of Regents, and Human Resources policies;
•assists Dean with data and consultation related to faculty and staff conflicts;
•assists Dean with data and consultation related to office staff evaluations;
•assists with growth and maintenance of quality graduate programs in the College;
•assists with strategic planning in response to KSU’s quest for excellence as an R2 university;
•monitors and collects college programmatic data and reports submitted to different constituencies through the Dean’s office;
•administrator for Title IX, Sexual Harassment, and other complaints by students and faculty;
•serves as a liaison to the Office of the Registrar, the Graduate College, and the Division of Student Affairs;
•serves as a liaison to Legal Affairs and college constituencies;
•represents Dean at events, as needed;
• provides assistance to the Dean, as requested.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

The successful candidate must have the following:
1)Earned doctorate or its foreign equivalent in social work, human services, public health, health promotion, physical education, nursing, or related fields.
2)Experience, qualifications, scholarship, and accomplishments commensurate with tenure at the rank of a Full Professor in one of the academic units within the College.
3)A record of successful leadership experience, especially related to spearheading new initiatives.
4)Experience working collaboratively with colleagues in multiple disciplines with diverse specialties and perspectives.

Preference will be given to individuals who have:
a)administrative experience in higher education including faculty management, program management, and/ or project management;
b)experience resolving student issues and concerns;
c)experience working within accredited graduate programs;
d)experience with faculty governance and policy interpretation and application;
e)ability to add diversity of perspective to the Dean’s leadership team.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 03/20/2019 Questions About Position Opening:

For questions about this position opening, contact Dr. Monica Nandan at [email protected]

Additional Information for Applicants Application Instructions

To guarantee consideration, application materials must be received by March 20, 2019. Candidates must submit the following: 1) a letter of application addressing qualifications for the position and ability to contribute to the College’s mission and vision; 2) a curriculum vita, 3) names and contact information of at least three professional references, and 4) unofficial academic transcripts of all graduate degrees (official transcripts due upon hire).

Applicants must submit materials online at

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000754 USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 42223 Departmental/College Overview:

The WellStar College now occupies a new $60 million Health Science Building (Prillaman Hall). This state-of-the-art building provides a quality facility of almost 200,000 square feet. It is a college on the move making significant contributions to excellence in education, community service (both locally and globally), and scholarship. The WellStar College has been an active participant in the University’s globalization initiative with partners throughout the world. This enhances student education through international visitors to the College, study abroad programs, and an enhanced awareness of faculty and staff of their role in educating students to be global citizens. The WellStar College of Health and Human Services is a dynamic and diverse college composed of four academic units: the Department of Social Work and Human Services, the Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, and the WellStar School of Nursing. The College also houses the Academy for Inclusive Learning and Social Growth.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
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    Posted: 2/20/2019
    Application Due: 6/15/2019
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