Associate Dean, College of Pharmacy
Associate Dean, College of PharmacyPosition Number:
Non-Union Non-Classified StaffPay Grade Level:
19Pay Grade Range:
Salary commensurate with education and experienceStatus :
Calendar Year, Full-time, LimitedDepartment:
Dean PharmacyCampus Location:
NoExtension Contingency Notes:
Position is full-time, calendar year, limited to 06-30-2024.
THIS POSITION IS LIMITED TO CURRENT URI FACULTY EMPLOYEES ONLY – (ASSOCIATE OR FULL TENURE TRACK OR NON-TENURE TRACK PROFESSOR).
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by October 15, 2020. Second consideration may be given to applications received by November 1, 2020 Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (November 1, 2020) may not be given full consideration.
Provide leadership and support for all College of Pharmacy academic programs and educational policies. Coordinate and supervise the Student and Academic Affairs Office, including associated support staff and college committees.Duties and Responsibilities:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist and advise the Dean on all matters of student and academic affairs as required.
Responsible and accountable for activities such as commencement; undergraduate, professional degree and graduate curriculum; admission; program assessment and accreditations; and new student recruitment, orientation and retention activities. Assist the Dean with strategic and budget planning and annual review.
Lead all aspects of the Student and Academic Affairs Office, including budgeting, strategic planning, and project management. Oversee graduate, professional degree and undergraduate academic programs. Promote, support, and identify resources for Interprofessional Education (IPE), cross-department programmatic collaboration, and cross-College/School programs.
Support the College role and activities of the URI Academic Health
Ensure compliance with accreditation programs and regulatory requirements and the program assessment activities of the College. Facilitate student intern and pharmacist license applications.
Serve as an ad hoc member and provide administrative leadership and support for College committees related to the student experience (e.g. Admissions, professionalism, assessment, scholastic standing, and diversity, equity and inclusion).
Support department chairs in faculty teaching assignments, assessment, and allocation of resources.
Perform academic scheduling and resource allocation to meet curricular needs. Coordinate scholastic standing and program retention requirements. Facilitate referrals for students to University Services (e.g. Disability Services, Counseling Center.)
Represent the College on institutional committees, at assigned University functions, and at designated off-campus events.
Perform general administrative and management functions on behalf of the Dean. Act as the Dean, as assigned, or for matters requiring attention when the Dean is not available.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform other duties as required.
LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
Personal computers and printers; word processing, database management and spreadsheet software.Required Qualifications:
1.Must be a current University of Rhode Island associate or full tenure track or non-tenure track professor.
2.Must have one of the following: An earned doctorate in one of the pharmaceutical sciences, a Doctor of Pharmacy or related field, or an equivalent degree (J.D., MBA, MPH, Pharm D).
3.Demonstrated administrative experience in higher education in faculty roles (such as: department or university/college committee chair, graduate program director, etc.).
4.Demonstrated strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
5.Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.
6.Demonstrated organizational skills.
7.Demonstrated supervisory experience.
8.Demonstrated ability to interpret institutional policies, plans, objectives, and rules and regulations and communicate the interpretation to others.
9.Demonstrated ability to prepare studies and reports.
10.Demonstrated presentation skills.
11.Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.
12.Demonstrated ability to support and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in all college activities.
13.Demonstrated ability to collaborate with professionals across multiple health disciplines.Preferred Qualifications:
1. Demonstrated record of scholarship.
2. Demonstrated record of recruitment and retention activities.
3. Demonstrated experience with Interprofessional Education.
4. Demonstrated record of assessment and accreditation.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.
Thinking Big. Doing Better.
University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy values diversity and respect for all individuals. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce to enhance our student environment and the health of all people in Rhode Island, the United States, and the world. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who demonstrate through their efforts in teaching, research, and engagement that they are creating environments to promote equity in education and divest health inequities.
The University of Rhode Island is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the principles of Affirmative Action.Environmental Conditions:
This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.Posting Date:
09/30/2020Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:
(#1) Cover letter including a description of how your qualifications match the requirements for the position (as one complete doc).
(#2) Curriculum Vitae.
(#3) “Other Document” – provide a separate Diversity statement describing at least one of the following: lived experiences, current interests or activities, or future plans to incorporate and promote diversity, inclusion, and equity in an academic environment focused on clinical practice and health research.
(#4) “Other" – the names and contact information of three professional references, as (pdf).Quicklink for Posting: