Under the direction of the President of the OSU-Center for Health Sciences, the Dean is the chief administrative officer of the OSU-Center for Health Sciences at the Cherokee Nation (OSUCHS-CN) which is located in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. This position will work regularly both with the President, Chief Operating Officer and other Vice Presidents to whom the President may delegate certain responsibilities and with the deans of the other colleges. Major functions include formulating and implementing administrative and educational policies affecting the Center, establishing and overseeing the organizational structure, developing and allocating resources, and representing the Center in relevant on- and off-campus matters.
The Dean has the ultimate responsibility for all activities within the OSUCHS-CN and has commensurate authority for performing the duties of the office. While appropriate duties and proportionate authority may be delegated to others, the Dean may neither delegate nor relinquish responsibility for results.
Major Responsibilities: Provide thoughtful, ethical, visionary, and collaborative leadership in relationships with people--individuals and groups, both internally and externally. Effective two-way communications must be carried on continuously among and between people involved in the planning, developing, implementing, evaluating, reporting, and promoting of programs in the Center. Such effective two-way communication also must be carried on with other units and administrative components of the University. This genuine and persistent need for such communication exists both internally with the administrators and faculty within the Center and the University as well as externally with many agencies, special interest groups, and the general public.
Environmental Hazards: Typical office environment
Physical Requirements: Ability to lift and carry 8-10 pounds, stoop, reach, stand, walk, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear, see, and perform repetitive motions with or without reasonable accommodations.
Required: -Demonstrated history of promoting ethical behavior and social responsibility, and the capacity to lead, work, and communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and leaders in government, business, industry, and other educational agencies and institutions; and demonstrated success in working with political entities at state and national levels. -An earned Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree is required; specialty certification recognized by the American Osteopathic Association, or other graduate study, with an outstanding record of scholarly or professional achievement that merits a tenured appointment at the rank of professor in an academic unit within the Center. -Demonstrated ability to inspire others to more effective and creative performance, to relate to people, to manage funds, to generate resources for use by the Center, and to delegate responsibilities and authority generously and wisely. -Several years of administrative experience as an administrator with major responsibilities for a program in medical education, research, related-industry, or equivalent area. -A willingness and an ability to take responsible risks and to make decisions, sometimes prior to the acquisition of complete information. -Demonstrated ability to lead a fundraising campaign and attract and manage external funds in cooperation with the OSU Foundation.
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences is home to the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, which was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as America's Most Popular Medical School. OSU-CHS also houses the School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Forensic Sciences and School of Health Care Administration