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Job ID: 110803

Executive Associate Dean
Western University of Health Sciences

Date Posted Aug. 13, 2018
Title Executive Associate Dean
University Western University of Health Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Pomona, CA
    United States
  • Associate/Assistant Dean
    Other Administrative Categories
  • Administration - General
    Administration - Academic Unit

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences (Pomona, California) seeks a full-time faculty member and academic administrator to lead personnel management in a diverse teaching, research and accredited academic enterprise. Founded in 1998, the College graduated the first DVM class in 2007. Western University of Health Sciences consists of 9 health professions graduate colleges forming a private, non-profit university that has established a robust national presence through innovation and humanism. The health science university concept encourages inter-professional faculty collaboration; the programs of the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) benefit from interaction with the other colleges on the campus and partner institutions in the greater Los Angeles area.

The Executive Associate Dean will provide senior administrative leadership on all aspects of the administration of the College, and encourage professional development consistent with the mission, goals and founding principles of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Some examples of the essential job duties include:

  • Advises the Dean in regards to the budget, personnel, students, and operations within the college
  • Supports an environment of collegiality and serve as a liaison with the University and external constituents
  • Facilitates all MOUs and MOAs between the college and other parties and initial leader for new initiatives
  • Curate key college documents such as Strategic Plan, Accreditation Documents, Promotion & Tenure, etc.
  • Manage areas of professional/graduate education such as instructional technology and distance education

Candidates are expected to qualify for and to the CVM Faculty and may have teaching and service responsibilities in addition to the administrative role. The DVM degree or Ph.D. degree, or their equivalent, a professional degree and postgraduate degree and/or specialty certification preferred. The successful candidate must have demonstrated administrative success, experience in accreditation, assessment, and educational technology, evidence of successful consensus building, and demonstrated a commitment to community, campus alliances and relationships, along with fostering inclusivity and collegiality.

We are seeking candidates with a demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disabled, and ethnic backgrounds of the students, faculty, and staff of this institution. For a detailed job description, please visit . Qualified applicants should apply on-line and submit a current CV, a letter describing their vision for their future career path and their approach to personnel management that impacts Western University CVM, and three letters of recommendation to:

Wael A. Khamas, BVM&S, MS, Ph.D.

Chair of the Search Committee for the Executive Associate Dean

and Professor of Anatomy & Histology

College of Veterinary Medicine

Western University of Health Sciences

309 E. Second Street

Pomona, CA 91766-1854

(909) 469-5526

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions or requests for additional information regarding this position should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee for the Executive Associate Dean, Wael Khamas.


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