Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity (64574)

Gainesville, Orlando, or Jacksonville Campus
Sep 26, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity (64574)

Gainesville, Orlando, or Jacksonville Campus
Open Date:
Sep 25, 2020
Close Date:
Oct 5, 2020

The University of Florida is seeking a talented individual to lead the Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity efforts of the College of Pharmacy. The Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity will be a key member of the Dean’s executive leadership team with oversight for all diversity, inclusion and health equity activities, which support pharmacy students, graduate students, residents, fellows, and faculty and staff members of the College of Pharmacy.

The Associate Dean will guide and lead the College in efforts to create an environment that values and demonstrates its commitment to diversity, by creating an infrastructure that supports inclusion and health equity, and will create and implement a strategic diversity plan for the College of Pharmacy that is consistent with the University of Florida’s strategic initiatives, and actively works to create and advance a faculty, staff and student body that is representative of the economically and socially diverse state of Florida. Understanding that this critical work is the responsibility of everyone at the College, this position will guide the College community in expanding and extending the values of diversity, inclusion, and health equity through teaching, scholarship, and broad engagement of students, faculty, and staff.

The Associate Dean will work collaboratively with other health science college’s diversity, inclusion and health equity efforts and will serve as a college diversity liaison at the university and health science center level.  Building on the extensive accomplishments of the College’s Diversity, and Inclusion Committee, the Associate Dean will lead the College, in collaboration with students, staff, faculty, campus leaders, and departments, in examination of current practices, policies, procedures, programs, structures, and college climate, in order to develop a comprehensive, college-wide diversity, inclusion and health equity strategic plan and on-going assessment to create, and sustain a vibrant learning, and working, environment that is welcoming and supportive of all, as well as a plan that strives to eradicate equity gaps in student participation and achievement.

In addition to administrative duties, the Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Equity will participate as a faculty member with roles of teaching and scholarship based on the selected candidate’s discipline. This is a Faculty Administrative Title.



The Associate Dean must possess a doctoral degree in a field appropriate to the College of Pharmacy, with preference given to an individual trained as a pharmacist.

Candidates considered for this position must be currently employed by the University of Florida.

Application Instructions:

The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed starting October 1, 2020.

Interested applicants should submit an online application that includes a letter of intent briefly summarizing your accomplishments, current research, and future research plans; a curriculum vitae, and diversity statement. Inquiries regarding the appointment may be sent to the Chair of the Search Committee, Rich Segal, at [email protected]

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.