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Kansas State University Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Student Success (College of Veterinary Medicine) in Manhattan, Kansas

About this Role: The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at Kansas State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Student Success. The Associate Dean is administratively responsible for all matters related to the professional degree (DVM) curriculum and student success. As well as provides a leadership role in curriculum development and innovation. Why Join Us: Kansas State University is a land-grant university located in Manhattan, KS which is a community of approximately 55,000 in the scenic Flint Hills tallgrass prairie region of Kansas. Though not commonly listed as a destination for job seekers unfamiliar with the area, after one visit, "The Little Apple" typically rises to the top of the list for places to live and work. Manhattan is included on the Forbes list of Best Small Places for Business and Careers (www.forbes.com), as one of the Top 50 College Towns (bestcollegereviews.org) and in the Top 100 Places to Live in America (livability.com) Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits * *We Support Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the* Principles of Community. * Major Responsibilities: * Organize documentation and submission of academic program reviews as required by the Kansas Board of Regents, Department of Education, AVMA-COE, and U.S. Higher Education Learning Commission and participate in the CVM accreditation process. * Plan and implement student-related programs such as new student orientation, white coat ceremony, awards, scholarships, and graduation. * Advise on, as well as, facilitate leadership of student-organized clubs and activities. * Serve on the Dean's Leadership and Administrative Council and serve as an ex officio member of the Curriculum, Academic Standards and Re-Admissions, Student/Faculty Affairs, Awards, and Scholarship and Ethical Behavior Committees. * Supervise library and student programs office personnel who manage issues related to academic standards, student resources, and budget management. * Coordinate scheduling of curriculum each semester. As well as, enroll and track progress of students in the DVM degree curriculum. * Represent the CVM as a member of the University Committees involved in academic policies and serve as a liaison in the University Office of Student Financial Assistance and the Office of Student Access. * Coordinate a Veterinary Career Development Course. Required Minimum Qualifications: * DVM or equivalent degree from an AVMA COE accredited institution * Associate Professor or Professor level experience in a college (CVM) and/or school (SVM) of veterinary medicine and eligible for appointment at one of these ranks (clinical or tenure track) * Educational and leadership experience in a CVM and/or SVM * Demonstrated administrative and organizational skills * Commitment to excellence in professional veterinary medical education * Understanding and support of diversity, inclusion and belonging, and initiatives related to student wellness * Leadership in new and ongoing innovation education programs and teaching methods * Ability to work effectively and collegially with students, staff, and faculty * Documented skills in oral and written communication, human relations, and creative problem solving How to Apply: Interested candidates must submit an online application which includes: * Letter of intent which addresses administrative and teaching philosophy and vision * Curriculum vitae * Contact information for three professional individuals from whom letters of references may be requested Nomination materials should be sent to the Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Student Success Search at cvmjobs@vet.k-state.edu Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should inform the nominee, then submit a letter of nomination, including the name, position, address, telephone number, and email address of the nominee. Review of Applications Begins: Review of applications begins June 25, 2021 and continues until position is filled. For further information on the College, please refer to the Kansas State University web page at http://www.vet.k-state.edu Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Derek Mosier (dmosier@vet.k-state.edu or 785-532-4401) Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. Department: 3670080010 Vet Med Center Dean of Job no: 510850 Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 12 month Location: Manhattan, Kansas Categories: Executive / Director / Management, Veterinary Medicine Pay Grade: 001 Advertised: Jun 11, 2021 Central Daylight Time Applications close: Open until filled