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Founding Dean, College of Health Sciences

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St. Edward's University
Location
Reading, Pennsylvania

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FOUNDING DEAN, COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES


The Alvernia University community and Senior Vice President and Provost Glynis Fitzgerald seeks an innovative, visionary, collaborative, enthusiastic, and student-centered leader as the founding Dean of the College of Health Sciences. The College includes all of the existing academic departments and programs devoted to healthcare and health science and serves a large portion of the undergraduate and graduate students at the institution.

Alvernia University, a private Franciscan institution rooted in the tradition of Catholic higher education and located in Reading, Pennsylvania, combines a liberal arts foundation with a broad range of academic and professional programs. With an enrollment of nearly 3,000 undergraduate, graduate and adult students, Alvernia creates a learning environment that is meant to be formative and transformative, committed to service and ethical leadership and to doing well and doing good. Combining the personal touch and attention of a small private college with the opportunities of an outstanding university, Alvernia is thriving and poised for continued growth.

The Dean will be a visible leader on campus and in the greater Reading community, modeling Alvernia's Franciscan core values of contemplation, collegiality, humility, service, and peacemaking. The Franciscan tradition informs decisions and builds community through service, reflection, and a commitment to social transformation.

As the Academic and Administrative officer for the College, the Dean is a member of the Senior Vice President and Provost's Leadership Team and reports directly to the Senior Vice President and Provost. The Dean is responsible for the excellence of the academic programs in Athletic Training, Healthcare Science, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy. The Dean oversees decisions pertaining to faculty recruitment and support, program accreditation, research/scholarship, budget, and resource allocations. The Dean serves as the College's strongest advocate for students, faculty, staff, and programs and serves as a strong voice for interprofessional education. The successful candidate will listen, encourage, empower, and influence to promote change, shape outcomes and systematically position the College for success.


To ensure full consideration, completed applications are due by October 8th, 2021. The search page, which includes the Executive Search Profile and application and nomination links, is located here.

RH Perry & Associates, a national executive search firm, is assisting Alvernia University in this search. All confidential communications may be directed to our search team: Mr. Matthew Kilcoyne, Managing Partner, and Dr. Kathy Krendl, Senior Consultant, at [email protected].

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St. Edward’s University: One of America’s Best Colleges

St. Edward’s is a dynamic, nationally ranked, Catholic university where teaching, learning, leadership and service come together to contribute to a better world. For more than a decade, we’ve been named one of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the thriving city of Austin, Texas, with partner universities in 16 countries, our impact extends across the globe.

An Education for Today and a Lifetime

St. Edward’s offers an extraordinary educational environment that challenges, inspires and empowers students to make a difference in their world. Our academic community is dedicated to providing undergraduate, graduate and adult-learner degree programs that meet the demands of our times, preparing students to lead and succeed in a rapidly changing world.

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, our liberal arts education emphasizes critical thinking, ethical reasoning and multicultural understanding. Students enjoy the advantages of small classes and personal attention coupled with innovative facilities and advanced technology. And they benefit from valuable real-world experience through research, internships, service and study abroad. Through the abundant learning opportunities a St. Edward’s education provides, our students gain the knowledge and skills they need to pursue fulfilling careers and purposeful lives.

Quick Facts About St. Edward’s

  • 13:1 Student-faculty Ratio
  • 18 Average class size
  • 50+ Undergraduate areas of study
  • 7 Graduate degree programs
  • 10 Adult undergraduate programs
  • 4,620 Students enrolled
  • 4,023 Undergraduate students
  • 54 Countries represented

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Our Achievements Draw National Recognition

A commitment to students, faculty and a stellar academic environment that’s second to none has placed St. Edward’s in the national spotlight

  • Since 2003, St. Edward’s has consistently been recognized in the top 25 of U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of “America’s Best Colleges.” Currently, we’re 13th among universities in the Western Region.
  • Forbes, Princeton Review and Washington Monthly include St. Edward’s on their lists of the best universities in the country.

  • We’ve recently been ranked one of the top 10 “Best Colleges in Texas” by two highly respected college assessment groups: College Factual (2015) and Niche (2016). 

  • St. Edward’s has been named the nation’s top producer of U.S. Fulbright Students among master’s-granting institutions in 2015–2016. For the last six years, St. Edward’s has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Students, with a record 13 finalists and 10 winners in 2015. Since 2004, our students have won 37 Fulbright grants.

Strategic Planning Guides Our Success

From 1999 to 2015, St. Edward’s increased overall enrollment by 25%. And our donors contributed more than $152 million during that time. This record generosity helped grow our endowment to more than $95 million and provided important funding for new buildings and capital improvements. See how we’re continuing the momentum of that success in the years ahead. Read about our strategic priorities for 2018.

Learn more about St. Edward’s.

We welcome your application. Apply now!

https://www.stedwards.edu/careers-st-edwards

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