The Director is responsible to implement the strategic goals and objectives of the School. The Director leads and advocates for the school's mission, goals, values and philosophy.
Primary Responsibilities :
The Director for the School of Allied Health is ultimately accountable for all activities in the School. Specific activities, which facilitate this role, include:
1. Leadership and General Administration
a.Facilitates the development of the strategic plan and the progress toward attainment of strategic goals, including enhancement of inter-professional education (IPE), self-support programs, graduate programming and research.b.Directs, supports, evaluates, and provides guidance to Chairs in the School of Allied Health.c.Supports Chairs in maintaining high academic and professional standards.d.Facilitates School of Allied Health meetings.e.Hires faculty in consultation with the Dean.f.Supports Chairs in hiring adjunct faculty, lecturers and staff.g.Accountable for assessment and maintenance of accreditation standards.h.Facilitates administrative team meetings.
2.Coordination and Communication within the School, University, and Community
a.Ensures active communication between Dean of college, program directors, faculty, students and staff.b.Represents the School as appropriate community, and national associations.c.Oversees public relation/publicity for the School.d.Develops and sustains relationships with community partners.e.Maintains and enhances relationships with the University Alumni Association.f.Work with Development Director to raise funds and support the School of Allied Health.
3.Management of Resources
a. Is accountable for the budget in the School of Allied Health.b. Oversight of student fees in collaboration with Chairs.c.Facilitates the recruitment and orientation of faculty.d.Provides leadership and resources to faculty in pursuing research and scholarly activities in collaboration with the Chairs.e.Develops additional financial resources in to assist in fulfilling the mission and goals of the School.
a. Participates in teaching courses according to specialty and availability as able.b. Participates in research according to specialty and interestsc. Participates in University and community service as available.
Educational background: minimum of a masters degree (terminal degree for the applicant’s profession) and an allied health background.
Experience: minimum of 2 years of academic administration/leadership experience.
Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.
Minimum Education: Master's Degree
Quick Link: 9251
Internal Number: 9251
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