Open executive Job in Academic & University Associate Dean, Division of Health Professions


Executive – Deans – Health


12/21/2018 (Reposted Job: Initially posted on 09/26/2018)

College of Saint Mary in Omaha, NE, seeks candidates for the position of Associate Dean for the Division of Health Professions. The
successful candidate has oversight of all Health Professions programs, including all undergraduate and certificate Nursing programs, Master
of Science in Nursing (MSN), Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPA) and-pending accreditor
approval-Doctor of Occupational Therapy (DOT) and Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT).

Essential Functions
Associate Dean works collaboratively with and advocates for the Division’s Program Directors, faculty, and staff to the Vice President for
Academic Affairs. The Associate Dean works with all division programs to enhance synergies among programs in such areas as assessment,
clinical experiences, and inter-professional experiences. The Associate Dean supervises all division Program Directors, faculty, and staff;
evaluates faculty; collaborates with the Associate Dean for Faculty Development on professional development opportunities for division
faculty; oversees all hiring in the Division; collaborates on curriculum and program development; collaborates on regional and
program-specific accreditation; collaboratively schedules classes and course rotations; develops and manages the Division budget; and serves
on Division committees, the Academic Leadership Team, Leadership Council, and other university-wide committees. The appointment may involve
teaching one course each semester.

Required Education and Experience
By the successful candidate’s start date at
CSM, she or he must have

  • an earned doctorate with at least one degree in a health-related field,
  • at least three to five (3-5)
    years’ management experience (at director, chair or equivalent levels or above),
  • experience teaching at the undergraduate and
    graduate college levels,
  • evidence of scholarly work and professional development,
  • direct experience with accrediting bodies,
  • direct experience with budgeting, strategic planning, and conflict management


The ideal candidate has a strong professional network in health professions. This could include experience with a
professional association in one of the following areas: Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Physician Assistant Studies, or Physical Therapy.


College of Saint Mary

College of Saint Mary is a Catholic university providing access to education for women in an environment that calls forth potential and fosters leadership. The University is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other status or condition protected by applicable laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

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