Associate Dean of College - College of Health Sciences

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Posting Details

Posting Information

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Requisition201900015ESTitleAssociate Dean of College - College of Health SciencesFLSA statusExemptHiring Salary

Commensurate with education and experience.

DepartmentCollege of Health SciencesOpen Until FilledYesEducational and Experience Requirement

Earned doctorate or terminal degree in one of the disciplines in the College of Health Sciences at SHSU, a record of high quality performance as an educator, evidence of scholarly achievement, and experience in administration at college or university level. Must demonstrate human relations and managerial skills and an understanding of disciplines which comprise the College. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position

The Associate Dean is a critical member of the college’s administrative leadership team and participates in university-wide initiatives. The Associate Dean is expected to assist the Dean of the College in dealing with the needs of faculty, staff, and students of the College and provide oversight for one of two general areas: academic affairs (e.g. curriculum, faculty development) or graduate programs/research (depending on skill set and area of expertise).

Primary Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to assisting the Dean of the College with the following functions: general administration, curriculum and instruction, accreditation efforts, evaluation and assessment, faculty matters, College organization, internal and external College communication, research activity, student matters, administration of scholarships, fiscal matters, and interacting with other colleges and divisions within the university. Performs other related duties as assigned.

This position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).

Other Specifications

Experience in curriculum development, including both face-to-face and online learning. Experience with academic program accreditation in health sciences. Experience fostering a culture of research and academic excellence. Experience developing and fostering community partnerships and inter-university collaborations. Demonstrated experience working with diverse student populations.

Review of applications will begin September 30, 2019 and the position will be open until filled.

The College of Health Sciences (COHS) at SHSU is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. The College consists of three departments (Population Health, Kinesiology, Family and Consumer Science) and one school (Nursing). Currently there are 55+ full-time faculty members, 35 of whom are tenured/tenure-track. COHS embraces innovation and creative thought, has a stated commitment to community engagement, with a very diverse student body. The university is located in Huntsville, TX, one hour north of Houston, TX – the fourth largest metro area in the United States. SHSU is a growing university, as is the College of Health Sciences (COHS). The ideal candidate will embrace the culture of Sam Houston State University, and is interested in affecting positive change in both the academy and society as a whole.

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  4. Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Transcripts
Screening Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
  3. If your response to the question above was "Other" please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)




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Posted: 8/22/2019
Application Due: 11/10/2019
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