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Dean College of Health and Human Performance

East Carolina University

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Job Title:

Dean College of Health and Human Performance

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

AAH Col of Health and Human Perf

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Academic Affairs

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Dean, College of Health and Human Performance

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Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

$147,492 - $237,800

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Non-Faculty Senior Administrative

Organizational Unit Overview:

The mission of the College of Health and Human Performance is to improve health, well-being, and quality of life. By providing instruction, conducting research, and performing service in health, exercise science, recreation, and leisure, the college strives to advance and disseminate knowledge concerning enhancement of health, physical performance, and quality of life of individuals and communities, particularly those is eastern North Carolina.

Job Duties :

East Carolina University seeks a dynamic and visionary leader for the position of Dean of the College of Health and Human Performance. This is an exceptional opportunity to strengthen and shape the future of this important University asset. The College has experienced significant growth and development in recent years, and the next Dean will provide leadership and strategic direction for the future of the College and ensure the highest standards of quality in research and instruction.

The Dean of the College of Health and Human Performance is the chief executive officer of the College and is responsible to the Provost and the Chancellor for the general administration of the College. The Dean provides leadership and vision in strategic planning and implementation of programs and leads College development activities. More specific responsibilities of the Dean position include:

* Serves as administrator and reviewing officer of College department chairs; programs, Director Human Performance Laboratory, Director Advising Center, and Associate and Assistant deans
* Serve as mentor to College administrators
* Serves as liaison between department chairs and chancellor, provost, and vice chancellors
* Allocates resources (e.g., EHRA and SHRA positions; annual budgets; and special funds) to departments
* Allocates facilities under College control and coordinates facility planning
* Makes recommendations on the reappointment, tenure, and promotion of College faculty
* Works collaboratively with other deans on priorities and programs identified through the University’s and the Division’s strategic planning process
* Works collaboratively with deans and other university offices in interdisciplinary programs and inter-college programs
* Appointment of department chairs, associate deans and assistant deans
* Recommends hiring of all personnel to Chancellor’s delegate, e.g., Provost
* Works with ECU Development Office and Major Gift Officers on fund-raising initiatives
* Serves as College’s chief public relations officer
* Insures University policies are followed and reinforces a culture of compliance
* Insures the timely completion of reports
* Ensures that the College Code of Operations is followed
* Performs other duties as assigned by the Chancellor or Provost
Contingent upon availability of funds.

Minimum Education/Experience :

At a minimum, candidates for the position should have an earned doctorate from an accredited institution, a record consistent with appointment as a full professor in a College department, exceptional communication skills, and relevant administrative experience.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

Not applicable

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

- A demonstrated track record showing distinguished teaching, research, external funding, and scholarly publications that exhibit a balanced commitment to academic excellence
- A track record of success in a large, complex college or similar organization; an astute understanding of finances and the relationship between academic priorities and the budget
- An open and consultative leadership style; the ability to collaborate with and motivate faculty, staff, and students to take the College to a heightened level of success
- A dedication to the mission and vision of ECU; a motivation to advocate for access, interdisciplinary research and teaching, and engagement
- The ability to inspire, cultivate key external constituencies, attract partners, raise funds, generate enthusiasm among alumni, and obtain commitments to support the College
- High motivation, absolute integrity, enthusiastic optimism and the perseverance to bring initiatives to fruition.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

Diversified Search Group (DSG) is coordinating the search process for this position. In addition to completing the candidate profile online via the People Admin system, applications (including CV, a cover letter addressing interest, leadership philosophy and ability to lead by reducing universal barriers to success, as well as the names of five references) should be submitted to The position profile prepared by Diversified Search Group may be viewed at

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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