College of Health Sciences
The Associate Dean is a critical member of the college’s administrative leadership team and participates in university-wide initiatives. The Associate Dean is expected to assist the Dean of the College in dealing with the needs of faculty, staff, and students of the College and provide oversight for one of two general areas: academic affairs (e.g. curriculum, faculty development) or graduate programs/research (depending on skill set and area of expertise).
The College of Health Sciences (COHS) at SHSU is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. The College consists of three departments: Population Health, Kinesiology (including Athletic Training, and Sport Management), Family and Consumer Science (including Food Service Management) and the School of Nursing. Currently there are 55+ full-time faculty members, 35 of whom are tenured/tenure-track. COHS embraces innovation and creative thought, has a stated commitment to community engagement, with a very diverse student body.
The university is located in Huntsville, TX, one hour north of Houston, TX – the fourth largest metro area in the United States. SHSU is a growing university, as is COHS.
The ideal candidate will embrace the culture of Sam Houston State University, and is interested in affecting positive change in both the academy and society as a whole. Earned doctorate or terminal degree in one of the disciplines in the College of Health Sciences at SHSU, a record of high quality performance as an educator, evidence of scholarly achievement, and experience in administration at college or university level. Must demonstrate human relations and managerial skills and an understanding of disciplines which comprise the College. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Follow link for more information, and to apply. https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/22564