The Dean must be an innovative and experienced academic leader with the capacity to build a brand new College; outstanding interpersonal and communication skills; and a commitment to providing high-quality health-related academic programs.
The successful candidate will meet most, if not all, of the following criteria:
A terminal degree in a health-related field
A record of proven leadership and administrative experience related to the work in the College or related multi-disciplinary programs
Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of Catholic higher education in general and the principles of Catholic social teaching in particular
Understanding of, commitment to, and prior experience in serving underrepresented communities
Interdisciplinary training and background
Experience in working in integrated healthcare environments
A forward-looking view of health and wellness
Character and integrity that promote the value of transparency
A demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity; an understanding of its importance to the mission and richness of the University and its continued success
A strong commitment to shared governance
The ability to build meaningful collaborations as the institution continually striving for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service
Commitment to developing roles and partnerships for the College within the broader university and external community
Ability to advocate internally and externally for financial and human resources
Experience in recruitment, mentoring, and retention of diverse students, faculty, and staff in order to build an inclusive learning community
Knowledge of undergraduate and graduate students and program needs
Capacity to expand the global perspective of the curriculum and international partnerships
Knowledge of accreditation and assessment both at the national and state level and an understanding of licensure requirements
Knowledge of online course development and programs
Experience with change management and an entrepreneurial and forward-looking approach to establishing this new college
An astute understanding of finances and budgeting, including how to foster new revenue streams, fundraise, and streamline budgeting processes and procedures.
HOW TO APPLY On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.
In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.
The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.
The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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