College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. FAMU seeks a visionary, dynamic leader, and skilled administrator to build upon the College’s strengths while embracing the University’s longstanding commitment to teaching, research and service.
Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean is the chief officer responsible for the operations of the College. The Dean is responsible for providing the leadership and vision necessary for setting strategic, operational, and financial directions for all areas of the College with overall responsibility for developing an effective, collegial environment that promotes excellence in teaching, research, and service. The Dean works with the department heads so that each program maintains the University goals and policies. The Dean must also be an innovative and dynamic advocate for the College and its programs. Additionally, the Dean is responsible for supervising and supporting the College in a manner that promotes excellence in instruction, scholarly and creative productivity, and service.
Responsibilities and Qualifications:
The College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences seeks a visionary leader with an earned Doctor of Pharmacy and/or Doctorate in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences or closely related field. Candidates must have at least six (6) years of administrative experience and have the professional credentials to be appointed to the rank of Full Professor at Florida A&M University. Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated managerial style which is open, transparent, and inclusive. The ideal candidate also will have:
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to ensure the success of students, faculty, and staff;
- A knowledge of higher education administration including accreditation requirements and the operation of distance learning programs;
- An appreciation for FAMU’s historic mission to educate underserved populations;
- A deep understanding of the College’s professional practice, research, and public health missions;
- A commitment to a culturally diverse workplace environment; and
- Demonstrated skills in fundraising and working with alumni.
How to Apply or Nominate
Applications and nominations are now being accepted. For best consideration, please submit application materials prior to March 16, 2018. Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting Florida A&M University in this search. Initial screening of the applications and nominations will continue until an appointment is made. Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination including contact information for the nominee. Application materials should include a letter of interest that clearly states the applicant’s qualifications for the position, a current curriculum vita, and the name, address, telephone number and email address of three professional references. Submission of materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged.
Inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to:
Marion Frenche, Principal & Practice Leader, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Kelly Goodsell, Executive Search Consultant
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.
42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206
Miramar Beach, Florida 32550
Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is an equal opportunity/equal access University. Successful candidate is subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks and verification of education. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (850) 599-3076.
This search is being conducted under Florida law, including the Sunshine law and Public Records law.