|Dean, College of Pharmacy|
|Texas Southern University|
|The Institution: |
Texas Southern University was founded in 1927 and became state institution in 1947. Texas Southern possesses an impressive array of undergraduate and graduate programs, a diverse faculty, more than 80 student organizations, and an alumni network comprised of educators, entrepreneurs, public servants, lawyers, pilots, artists, and more, many of whom are change agents on the local, national and international stage. Nestled upon a sprawling 150-acre campus, Texas Southern has served as a cornerstone for developing the greatest potential in leaders from various socioeconomic, cultural, and racial backgrounds. Texas Southern is located in the heart of the city, giving its students and faculty easy access to the Museum District, neighboring educational institutions, the Texas Medical Center, downtown Houston, two major airports and all of the city's major freeways. More than 9,000 students, along with nearly 1,500 faculty and staff comprise the University's community making it one of the nation's largest Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
Provides academic, administrative and fundraising leadership to the faculty, staff, and students of the college and sets high standards for the college's teaching and learning, scholarship, and service programs. Demonstrates a strong commitment to maintaining and developing quality graduate and undergraduate pharmacy, health science, and pharmaceutical science programs. Implements, monitors and adjusts programmatic activities to accomplish the policies established by the faculty relative to the delivery and evaluation of the professional curriculum. Plans and coordinates the process of program reviews, including student and institutional outcomes for undergraduate and graduate programs, to support required ACPE, NAACLS, EHAC, CAHIIM, CoARC, and AUPHA accreditation and regulatory compliance. Advances a research environment aligned with the mission of the campus; enhances the effectiveness and prominence of the college's educational programs, research activities, and outreach programs. Enhances relationships with alumni, donors, and community leaders. Attracts, mentors, provides advice, and retains students and faculty members. Works with the faculty to uphold the qualifications for admission to the college, ensures that suitable standards of student performance are maintained, and makes the final decision regarding probation or dismissal of students for unacceptable performance. Ensures availability of training in instructional technology to all of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences' faculty and staff. Fosters and develops interdisciplinary collaborations to strengthen ties with other colleges/schools within the university and is responsible for recommending and maintaining strong communication between the university and college's offices and functions. Ensures student recruitment, retention and student development. Oversees budget development and allocation of resources for the college. Establishes the organizational structure of the college. Establishes a suitable screening process for recruiting faculty and staff; makes recommendations to the provost regarding appointment, continued employment, promotion and tenure as well as personnel matters, such as compensation, sabbatical leave, faculty absences, and travel allocations in accordance with university policies. Takes into consideration the recommendation of the various department chairs. Performs other job related duties as may be required.
Earned doctorate degree with credentials appropriate to be appointed with tenure at the rank of Associate Professor (or above) in a discipline offered by the college.
Minimum five years of successful teaching experience in an accredited college/school of pharmacy or health science. Minimum three years of successful experience as a dean, department chair or other equivalent leadership role that demonstrates increasing levels of leadership, responsibility and accomplishment. Experience in community/health systems pharmacy, community outreach, grant writing and fund raising.
Texas Southern University