Associate Dean of Faculty & Staff Affairs (72759)
Apr 8, 2021
Apr 22, 2021
The College of Health & Human Performance (HHP) announces a search for an Associate Dean of Faculty and Staff Affairs. This position involves a wide-range of responsibilities including serving as an advocate for faculty and staff members in the college and university. This position is a part-time .50 FTE 12-month position.
Being a faculty member advocate involves (a) working with Faculty, the Dean, Department Chairs, and the Provost’s Office during the promotion and tenure process; (b) ensuring that forming and electing college committees are transparent and conducted within UF’s guidelines as they complete their specified assignments according to approved operating codes; (c) assisting at multiple levels in the search and screen process while advocating for an inclusive, diverse, equitable, and access for all pool and hiring process; (d) serving as a source for brain-storming (i.e. present content and attend in-person and/or virtual meetings) with the Dean, Associate Deans, Department Chairs, and faculty members to discuss any college issues of concern; (e) administering and overseeing compliance and conflict of interest submissions tracking Faculty Assignment Reports (FAR), and coordinating Annual Performance Review (APR) yearly updates and revisions; (f) overseeing the distribution and selection process for university and college awards and development; (g) monitoring the college’s webpages for accurate and current content on documents, policies, procedures, and forms as well as active links; and (h) representing the college at university meetings and convey important policy information to the college.
Moreover, being a staff member advocate involves (a) working with Faculty, the Dean, and Department Chairs in overseeing HHP staff policies including merit pay plan, equity pay requests, grievances, and disciplinary actions; (b) assisting in the search and screen process while strongly encouraging an inclusive, diverse, equitable, with access for all pool and hiring process; (c) serving as a source for brain-storming (i.e. present content and attend in-person and/or virtual meetings) with staff members to discuss any college issues of concern; and (d) overseeing the distribution and selection process for university and college staff awards and development.
The successful candidate will be a permanent tenured HHP faculty who has (1) evidence of successful administrative experience with budgetary and supervisory responsibilities, (2) outstanding leadership and communication skills, and (3) and a desire to be an advocate for all faculty and staff within HHP. The candidate must have the ability and willingness to foster positive relationships with key stakeholders inside and outside of HHP.
Preference will be given to candidates, who are at the Senior Associate or Full Professor rank, have an understanding of HHP/UF policies and guidelines, who can articulate a clear understanding of HHP’s award programs, Human Resources, and can provide guidance to all faculty throughout the faculty life cycle.
Commensurate with experience
Inquiries about this position should be directed to:
Dr. James Cauraugh
Chair, Search Committee
College of Health and Human Performance
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
Email [email protected]
Effective Date of Employment:
July 1, 2021
Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.ufl.edu/, (job requisition # 72759) and must include (1) a letter of application including a statement of qualifications and vision for the position, (2) a current curriculum vitae highlighting relevant administrative experience, and (3) full contact details for at least three references.
For full consideration, candidates must apply and submit all materials by April 21, 2021, when the search committee will begin reviewing applications.
We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity, inclusivity, and excellence of the academic community. UF is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. The selection process will be conducted in accordance with Florida's Government in the Sunshine and Public Records Laws. Call (352) 392-2HRS or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD) if a disability accommodation is needed to apply.