Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean, Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences - Mary Baldwin University
Position: Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean, Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences
Deadline: January 14, 2023
Job Description / Duties
Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean, Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences
Mary Baldwin University (MBU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean, Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences.
The Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences (the College) currently offers four undergraduate degree programs and five graduate degree programs across the College's three schools: School of Health & Human Performance, School of Nursing, and School of Public Health. The College’s three-story facility is located on the MBU branch campus in Fishersville, Virginia, adjacent to Augusta Health. Completed in June 2014, this facility includes nine clinical laboratories, including three simulation suites, research space, as well as classrooms, faculty/staff offices, and collaborative learning spaces.
This is an opportunity for an innovative leader within the allied health sciences to play a pivotal role in leading the College’s continued growth in developing new programs to educate students for challenging and meaningful health care careers. Reporting to the President of Mary Baldwin University, the Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean will articulate a vision and corresponding plan that will result in the College being recognized nationally as a leader in the preparation of superior providers of health care.
Candidates must have a graduate degree in a discipline represented within the college; a doctorate is strongly preferred; and be eligible for a faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. We seek candidates with proven experience as a leader who can inspire faculty and staff to work together to build outstanding academic programs. The ideal candidate will possess strong management skills with the ability to effectively partner with a broad range of constituents internally and externally. The successful candidate will be a persuasive communicator with strong and highly effective interpersonal skills. Experience in attracting and recruiting faculty is very important.
Mary Baldwin University is a deliberately small, private, coeducational university enrolling 2,184 undergraduate and graduate students with 106 full-time faculty and regional centers throughout the Commonwealth. Located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, Mary Baldwin’s main campus occupies 58 beautiful hilltop acres in downtown Staunton, Virginia.
Mary Baldwin University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.
Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Applications should include a CV and cover letter which should be sent electronically to: MBUHealthSciences@wittkieffer.com. Inquiries may be addressed to Claudia Teschky at 630-575-6172 or Cody Burke at 630-575-6161, the WittKieffer consultants supporting this search.