Job Positions

Dean

Categories: Pacific Region 9

Department:

Pharmacy

Institution:

Marshall B. Ketchum University  

Date Posted:


8/31/2015

 

Close Date:

Until Filled

 


 

Position Description
The University invites nominations or applicants for the Chief Executive position in the College of Pharmacy.The Dean will have the responsibility for overseeing the College’s accreditation candidacy and seeing theCollege through this process to full accreditation. The Dean will be responsible for adherence to ACPEaccreditation standards and will be responsible for maintaining the College’s accreditation.The Pharmacy Dean is the Chief Executive Officer of the program with responsibilities to provide insightfulleadership relating to operations required to support a program of academic excellence. The Dean will provideleadership in academic and scholarly program planning and implementation, be responsible for determiningand responsibly managing budgeting resources, strategic planning and establishing a culture of respect,cooperation and professionalism amongst employees, students and the University.The Dean reports to the University Provost and serves as part of the University’s administrative team throughactive participation in institutional planning and implementing effective outcomes assessment of Collegefunctions, particularly relating to students, faculty and resources.Marshall B. Ketchum University is now home to the Southern California College of Optometry and the Collegeof Health Sciences. The University confers a four-year, professional degree, Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) and aMaster of Science in Vision Science (M.S.) degree. MBKU’s School of Physician Assistant Studies under theCollege of Health Sciences awards a Master of Medical Sciences (M.M.S.) degree. MBKU has added the Collegeof Pharmacy and anticipates welcoming its first class in the fall of 2016. 

Duties
Leads the faculty in developing the vision and inspiring others to accept and extend the vision forthe College
• Provides leadership in strategic planning activities to further the College’s mission in teaching,research, service and patient care
• Establishes the College’s organizational structure to best achieve the strategic plan; staffs theorganizational structure with appropriately credentialed administrators, faculty leadership andsupport staff
• Implements, monitors and adjusts programmatic activities to accomplish the policies established bythe faculty relative to the delivery and evaluation of the professional curriculum.
• Serves on the Deans’ Council as well as other university committees as appointed
• Develops, monitors, and adjusts an annual budget linked to the strategic plan of the College
• Appoints the associate/assistant deans and department chairs to their respective administrativepositions
• Appoints members to College wide, administrative standing and ad hoc faculty committees
• Determines the appointments of the faculty members following recommendation by facultygovernance committees
• Approves the promotion and tenure guidelines as developed by the College’s faculty members, inalignment with Institutional policies and procedures
• Provides recommendations to the Provost on the continued employment, promotion and tenure ofthe College’s faculty, based on the promotion and tenure guidelines following consideration byfaculty committees and department chairs
• On the recommendation of the student related committees, admits applicants to the College, anddetermines the academic status of students including probation, suspension and dismissal based onapproved College policies
•Serves as the College’s final arbitrator of student, faculty and staff disputes
• Coordinates the activities of the various university central support services as they relate specificallyto the College, its programs and personnel
• Represents the College before internal and external stakeholders, including alumni, professionalorganizations and funding agencies
• Performs other duties that may be assigned by the Provost or President

Application Process
Interested candidates are invited to submit a CV along with a letter of interest tohumanresources@ketchum.edu. Position is open until filled. MBKU is an equal opportunity employer;requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities

Institution Information
Marshall B. Ketchum University is now home to the Southern California College of Optometry and the Collegeof Health Sciences. The University confers a four-year, professional degree, Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) and aMaster of Science in Vision Science (M.S.) degree. MBKU’s School of Physician Assistant Studies under theCollege of Health Sciences awards a Master of Medical Sciences (M.M.S.) degree. MBKU has added the Collegeof Pharmacy and anticipates welcoming its first class in the fall of 2016.

Additional Information
The Mission of the College of Pharmacy (COP) is to “educate individuals to become ethical, competent, andcompassionate pharmacists who can deliver quality patient-centered pharmaceutical care and services indiverse environments and systems of health care, with a commitment to innovative research and scholarship.”

Contact Information
humanresources@ketchum.edu. http://humanresources@ketchum.edu.

 

 

Required Qualifications
Earned doctoral level degree (Pharm.D., Ph.D., or equivalent) in an academic discipline related to themission of the College
• Academic credentials that would qualify for an appointment as full Professor in the College of Pharmacy
• Record of successful leadership engagement at a local and national level• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in program administration, including management of personnel,operations, strategic planning and execution, budget design/financial management and qualityassurance/improvement

Preferred Qualifications
Professional degree in Pharmacy and licensure