Marian University is searching for a Vice President of Health Professions and Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine to lead its growing list of healthcare-related programs, including its College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Reporting to the Executive Vice President and Provost the Vice President for Health Professions, Dean and Chief Academic Officer (VP and Dean) of the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) shall be the top administrator for all health professions programs at Marian University, including but not limited to the Alan and Sue Leighton School of Nursing, the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Program. The VP and Dean also serves as the chief academic officer of the COM.
The VP and Dean shall direct and oversee all aspects of the COM ensuring that the program fulfills the mission, goals and objectives of Marian University. The VP and Dean shall be responsible for planning, budgeting, coordinating, supervising and evaluating personnel and programs within the College of Osteopathic Medicine and for compliance with the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) and Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) standards.
The VP and Dean shall work closely with the Assistant Vice President and Dean of the Leighton School of Nursing (LSON) to ensure that the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs fulfill the mission, goals and objectives of Marian University. The VP and Dean shall, in collaboration with the Assistant Vice President and Dean of the Leighton School of Nursing, be responsible for planning, budgeting, coordinating, supervising and evaluating personnel and programs within the Leighton School of Nursing and for compliance with the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) and all other accrediting bodies.
The VP and Dean will be employed full time by the University and will not engage in gainful employment outside the institution.
The successful candidate will have knowledge of and a commitment to the mission of Marian University; demonstrated ability to function in a faith-based environment; an earned DO degree from a COCA accredited COM; AOA board certification; record of commitment to teaching, research, and service, including osteopathic clinical service, and student achievement; demonstrated ability to collaborate with other health professionals, especially in nursing; demonstrated ability to build cohesive and well-functioning teams; demonstrated entrepreneurial approach to academic programs and ability to partner with outside groups; and a record of successful management with increasing managerial responsibility.
Preferred qualifications include: a minimum five years’ experience in higher education administration at department chair or higher in a college of osteopathic medicine and a record of successful experience in private higher education.
About Marian University Indianapolis
Marian University (www.marian.edu), founded in Indianapolis in 1937, is the only Catholic liberal arts university in central Indiana. It serves a student body of nearly 3,000 through dedication to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts traditions. Marian University is one of Indiana’s 31 independent colleges and one of 244 Catholic colleges and universities nationwide.
Since 2001, Marian University has been led by President Daniel J. Elsener, whose vision and leadership are transforming the university. In 2013, Marian University opened the Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences, home to its College of Osteopathic Medicine. Marian University has amassed 30 national championships in cycling, in 2012 won the NAIA national championship in football, and was a national finalist in football in 2014.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Required application materials include a current CV, a letter of application addressing qualifications for the position, and the names and addresses of five current references. Only complete applicant packets submitted to email@example.com will be considered.
Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer