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Senior Vice President & Dean - School of Public and Population Health

Company: UTMB Health
Location: Galveston
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

For application assistance, please email utmbjobs@utmb.edu Representatives are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST. Job Description - Senior Vice President & Dean - School of Public and Population Health (2202885) Senior Vice President & Dean - School of Public and Population Health - ( 2202885 ) Job Summary: The Dean and Senior Vice President for the School of Public and Population Health is the chief academic and administrative officer who sets a vision for the School, supports its goals, and helps faculty become nationally recognized experts in their field. The Dean is responsible for the overall administrative leadership for academic matters including new program development and approval; program quality; educational methods; regional and specialty accreditation; assessment and evaluation of students, faculty and programs; faculty and staff development; policy development and implementation ensuring adherence to federal and state laws governing education; development of strategic partnerships for learning and professional development resources; monitoring of trends and implementing suitable changes all while providing effective leadership for planning, growth, and program improvement. The Dean must be an advocate of the School's role in the University's academic, teaching and research missions, advance the School's initiatives within the University, and effectively articulate the School's contributions and perspectives in local, regional, national, and international forums related to, healthcare and policy. The Dean leads the School to promote an environment conducive to multidisciplinary endeavors to advance innovative educational programs and to facilitate practice initiatives. The Dean also works to develop funding for the School. Scope: School of Public and Population Health Essential Job Functions:

  • Identifies the priorities for the School, obtains organizational agreement within the School and then develops an implementation and communication plan to achieve successful completion.
  • Develops, facilitates, and supports an outstanding multi-disciplinary research program supported by external funding.
  • Translates advances in evidenced based practice into models of care that fulfill the ability of the practitioner to practice "at the top of their license" in delivering high quality care.
  • Contributes to University performance metrics and improves national rankings relevant to departments in the School.
  • Establishes and oversees mechanisms to support faculty in maintaining a clinical practice in addition to their teaching and scholarly activities, if applicable.
  • Enhances administrative, academic and research relationships with other UTMB entities, including contributing to the UTMB leadership team, actively promoting inter-professional education, and facilitating transdisciplinary research.
  • Engages the community (community groups, economic development groups, foundations, philanthropists, business leaders, companies, and elected officials) to build an esprit de corps and effectively convey to all stakeholders the vision and direction of the School.
  • Coordinates the formulation of objectives, policies, plans and programs that maintain and enhance their strategic, financial, and programmatic positioning in the market.
  • Provides direction and is responsible for the overall results of the School in terms of meeting pre-determined organizational objectives including, importantly, direction and oversight of the divisions of the School. -
  • Ensures the development and implementation of sound fiscal policy, procedures, and control systems necessary to assure the sound financial performance of the School. -
  • Establishes and maintains an effective organization for managing the affairs of the School.
  • Maintains an optimal environment to foster a continuous productive dialogue with students, faculty, community providers and administrative representatives of the School.
  • Recruits, retains, develops, and mentors School leaders including track administrators, directors, associate deans, and assistant deans to guide education, research, and clinical care of the highest quality within their departments.
  • Inspires, motivates, and provides mentorship to generate high morale and enhanced teamwork leading to a high level of motivation and productivity.
  • Assesses and implements initiatives to improve the graduate education programs of study.
  • Personally publishes books, articles and/or abstracts in recognized scientific publications and encourages and mentors School leaders and their faculty to do the same.
  • Plays a leadership role at the Federal, State, and local level in effectively advocating for adequate funding for education and research.
  • Collaborates with Program Directors and others to prepare reports related to academic matters for various constituents and audiences, e.g., SPPH administration, budgetary meetings.
  • Is the primary Liaison from the School of Public and Population Health to University, School of Medicine, School of Health Professions, School of Nursing and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences as well as serves on the Council of Deans Academic Affairs Committee. -
  • Contributes to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools ("SACS") reaffirmation. -
  • Recommends faculty member appointments to hold Professorships and Endowments assigned to the School. - Marginal or Periodic Functions:
    • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Vice President, Provost Minimum Qualifications: M.D., Ph.D, Ed.D or equivalent terminal degree is required along with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in an administrative capacity. An exceptional leadership record at a top ranked school, academic health center, or health system in a senior level administrative position. Ideally, this experience would be obtained in a similar interdisciplinary environment with NIH funding. - Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have graduated from an accredited program, have a PhD, or equivalent degree and 10 or more years relevant experience in an administrative capacity. A record of successful innovation, a demonstrated ability to lead teams effectively, and demonstrated scholarship through teaching awards, publications, and extramurally funded research. Service on state and/or national organizations is preferred. - Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
      • Possesses the executive presence, professionalism, and communication abilities that can inspire an organization to do its best and stay the course even in difficult circumstances.
      • Possesses a collaborative and entrepreneurial leadership style characterized by upfront and direct communications and results oriented behavior.
      • A visible and accessible leader to the faculty, the students, and the community.
      • Warm, friendly, and interpersonally agile; easy to approach and talk to; relates well to all kinds of people; makes a pleasant first impression and builds solid relationships.
      • Ability to analyze and solve problems in familiar and unfamiliar domains.
      • Creative, a visionary who can manage innovation; is an effective strategist full of ideas and possibilities; sees multiple futures; has broad interests and knowledge; can both create and bring exciting ideas to market; comfortable speculating about alternative futures without all of the data.
      • Politically aware and agile; knows what the right thing to do is; presents views well.
      • At ease and relaxed, easy to talk to and get to know; listens attentively; deals calmly with stress and gives people a chance to catch up.
      • Has effective written and oral communications skills; works well in a team environment and has a track record of developing effective and trusted relationships at all levels of the organization.
      • Demonstrated success in aligning various stakeholders' needs and expectations and leading through successful style of negotiation to 'win-win' solutions.
      • Strategic focus with ability to delegate and hold accountable multiple high-functioning direct reports.
      • Ability to work constructively with new and existing external partners.
      • Demonstrated ability to balance School affairs with institutional priorities and to identify actions necessary to complete tasks and obtain results. UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Primary Location United States-Texas-Galveston Work Locations 1150 - Ewing Hall 301 University Blvd. Ewing Hall, rm 1.116 Galveston 77555 - 1150 Job Executive Organization UTMB Health : Regular Shift Standard Employee Status Exec / Faculty / Physician Job Level Day Job Job Posting May 23, 2022, 3:49:26 PM For application assistance, please email utmbjobs@utmb.edu Representatives are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST.

Keywords: UTMB Health, Galveston , Senior Vice President & Dean - School of Public and Population Health, Healthcare , Galveston, Texas

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