Assistant Dean of Assessment and Planning
Position Title: Assistant Dean of Assessment and Planning; Assistant, Associate Professor, or Professor of Social and Administrative Sciences, School of Pharmacy.
Appointment: This position is a 12-month appointment with tenure or non-tenure track negotiable. Rank and salary commensurate with experience and length of service.
Summary: The Assistant Dean is responsible for managing and coordinating all aspects of the SOP’s accreditation with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). In addition, the Assistant Dean is responsible for coordinating and facilitating all aspects of the annual SOP evaluation plan process and the SOP strategic planning process. Work is performed under the supervision of the SOP Associate Dean. Further, the successful candidate will have a faculty appointment within the Department of Pharmacy Practice, Administration, and Research.
1. Plan, coordinate and facilitate accreditation activities.
2. Coordinate the development, implementation, evaluation, reporting and publication of the annual SOP assessment plan
3. Plan and manage the strategic planning activities of the SOP.
4. Maintain current and archive files of HLC and ACPE accreditation standards.
5. Monitor changes from the accreditation governing bodies. Plan, develop, and deliver ongoing and routine faculty development relating to the accreditation process.
6. Participate in ACPE and HLC conferences.
7. Lead review, revision, and quality improvement of SOP strategic plans, assessment plans, and performance measures. Establish tasks to be completed for next assessment period.
8. Represent the SOP at institutional accreditation meetings.
9. Scholarly/research activity in the candidate’s area of expertise.
10. Both didactic teaching and hands on simulations of management practices in the business world with an emphasis on finance.
11. Academic advising of students.
12. Committee work at both the college and university level.
13. Development and delivery of didactic, simulation, and experiential education as assigned by the Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice Administration and Research
Qualifications: Minimum requirements include masters in business or education-related fields (Ph.D. or equivalent preferred), and at least two (2) years of management experience. Those with pharmacy degrees and/or experience in a higher education environment with experience in assessment, accreditation reviews, or audits are preferred.
Language skills: The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to read, analyze, and interpret published documents and standard reports.
- Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions to solve problems, develop plans and reports, and plan initiatives.
- Ability to review and evaluate performance accomplishments and determine if they meet predefined standards.
Other Qualifications, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated ethical behavior, professionalism, interpersonal skills, leadership and management abilities. Detailed working knowledge of accreditation standards as they relate to pharmacy education. Demonstrated ability and experience in teaching business finance and leadership preferred. Demonstrated ability to present information graphically. Competent at Microsoft Office and PowerPoint software.
Application process: Submit letter of application including teaching experience, educational philosophy, scholarly interests, and residency/professional experience; vita; all transcripts; names and contact information for three references in a Word or PDF file format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates interviewing on campus must have official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) forwarded directly to the chair of the search committee by their degree granting institutions, prior to an on-campus interview.
Application deadline: Position open until filled
Background check required: Yes
Further information, please contact: H. Glenn Anderson, Pharm.D., Associate Dean of Academic and Curricular Affairs at email@example.com.