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Associate Dean of the College of Health & Wellness

Apply now Job no: 8801
Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Academics, Calendar Year (12-Month), Campus Based



Oversees the operations for the College of Health & Wellness


Diversity & Inclusion 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.


Essential Job Functions

  • Oversees the programs within the College of Health & Wellness to monitor program quality and maintain compliance with internal academic policies and the accrediting bodies of the university
  • Supports clinical and interprofessional education among College of Health & Wellness programs
  • Oversees the implementation of best practices in the facilitation of program accreditation for the College of Health & Wellness
  • Assists with the creation and delivery of the strategic plan for the College of Health & Wellness, as well as with other academic initiatives that support the university's mission, vision and strategic plan
  • Oversees the student experience within the undergraduate and graduate programs for the College of Health & Wellness, including admissions and retention efforts, student advising and experiential education
  • Serves on university committees and councils as needed
  • Oversees the implementation and use of outcomes assessment processes that create data to drive decision-making processes for the College of Health & Wellness
  • Assists with the recruitment and hiring of full-time and adjunct faculty
  • Manages the curriculum and instruction in the College of Health & Wellness to maintain academic integrity and rigor; oversees curriculum development at the college and department levels
  • Assists with departmental budget
  • Supervises and develops the department staff, facilitating professional opportunities to improve individual capability and managing performance against job accountabilities, department goals and established university, campus and department policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or other appropriate accreditation as determined by JWU
  • Moderate amount of experience working in curriculum development, specialized accreditation, academic administration or in other related work


Please note: Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of the Providence Campus location upon hire.



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