The University of South Carolina is seeking a Senior Associate Dean for its College of Pharmacy (USCCOP) to provide vision and leadership to enhance the School's tradition of excellence in academics, research, and outreach. The successful candidate will serve as the administrative officer for the College reporting directly to the Dean of the College of Pharmacy. The USCCOP celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2017 and offers Doctor of Pharmacy, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees as well as provides residency and postdoctoral research training. Dual/concurrent degree programs are offered including PharmD/MPH, PharmD/MBA, and PharmD/MHIT. The College of Pharmacy has an enrollment of 400+ professional degree students and 40 graduate students. The College was awarded over $6 million dollars in externally funded research in 2017. There are two departments: Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences as well as Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences.
The responsibilities of the Senior Associate Dean include providing leadership and supervision of the College's academic programs to ensure overall student success; collaborating with College personnel responsible for student services, programmatic assessment, admissions and recruitment; representing the College at regional, national, and international meetings; and interfacing with University offices, especially those responsible for academic affairs. The Senior Associate Dean must promote a collegial and mutually respectful culture within the College while ensuring compliance with ACPE's accreditation standards.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
The successful candidate requires a PharmD, PhD or equivalent and a distinguished academic record sufficient to merit appointment at the rank of associate or full professor. The individual should have extensive experience in pharmacy education with acumen in higher education administration demonstrating:
An outstanding record of academic achievement
A strong commitment to shared governance
Experience in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary program development
Effective communication with multiple constituencies
A talent for management of complex organizations
Capacity for visionary leadership
Effective partnerships to achieve university-level goals
A comprehensive understanding of the pharmacy profession and healthcare, basic and clinical research, and professional business trends and practices in pharmacy and health systems.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 45798
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.