The Senior Associate Dean at Colorado State University will help drive the development and oversee the structural identification and implementation of the VHS (Veterinary Health System) including the establishment of goals and objectives that ensure excellence. The Senior Associate Dean will enhance both the financial resources and the reputation of the VHS to attract and retain high-quality faculty, staff, and students and provide excellence in service standards to our clients and constituency. The Senior Associate Dean will also implement policies and procedures which support and enhance the goals of the college in teaching, research, outreach, and service, and help ensure the VHS and the college are in alignment with CSU policies, State and Federal laws, sponsor requirements and any other applicable, governing regulations or restrictions. The Senior Associate Dean will mentor and oversee the leadership of the VHS including directors, technical professionals, operational staff, and administrators. Positions that will report directly to the Senior Associate Dean include a VHS Administrator (to be created), current directors of the operations listed above (Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH), Veterinary Diagnostic Lab (VDL), Flint Animal Cancer Center (FACC), Translational Medical Institute (TMI) and the Johnson Family Equine Hospital (JFEH), as well as any future positions to be named/determined by the VHS Senior Associate Dean as well as the VHS Service Advisory Council (SAC). (Note: Supervision of participating academic faculty by the Senior Associate Dean would be indirect since all faculty are directly supervised by the department head of their academic home). The position will develop and oversee the annual VHS budget and in addition, would be responsible for the evaluation of and potential implementation of changing the VHS from a university-based to a 501c(3) nonprofit organization.
To learn more about the Veterinary Health System, the Senior Associate Dean role, and the Fort Collins area, please visit our prospectus at the following link: https://vetmedbiosci.colostate.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/vhs-senior-associate-dean-prospectus.pdf
We seek an individual with strong leadership skills who is forward-thinking, team-oriented, embraces diversity and inclusion, models servant leadership, as well as understands the intersection of our teaching, research, outreach, and patient care/service missions. Candidates must possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. At least 5 years of experience in university administration or a complex health organization which includes executive-level oversight of personnel, finance, and operations is required.
The full job announcement can be viewed on the CSU Job website at the following link: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/75744. To apply, applicants must electronically submit a cover letter addressing required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. The position will remain open until filled, however, for full consideration, application materials must be received by June 27, 2021, 11:59 pm (MT).
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.
• Advanced degree in a field closely related to the position i.e. business management, healthcare operations, leadership, etc. • At least 5 years of experience in university administration or a complex health organization which includes executive-level oversight of personnel, finance, and operations • Evidence of excellence in leadership, outstanding communication, and interpersonal skills. • Evidence of being highly collaborative and able to assist with conflict resolution • Demonstrated ability to create an empowering environment that builds trust while promoting diversity and inclusion • Candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Internal Number: 202100608AP
About CSU College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
As part of a Land Grant University, the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) has an integrated mission in education, research, and service. In fulfilling this mission, the objectives of the College are: 1) To maintain and enhance quality teaching programs in its undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs; 2) To promote scholarly excellence aimed at advancing the state of knowledge in biomedical research and translational research for animals and people; 3) To provide state-of-the-art patient care and diagnostic services that advance the standard of veterinary medical practice; 4) To provide post-graduate support of the profession through continuing education and consulting services; and 5) To provide outreach support to the community through public health and animal welfare initiatives. The College is committed to training the next generation of veterinarians and biomedical researchers to achieve the highest standards and to maintaining and advancing its international reputation.
The College contains four academic departments: Biomedical Sciences; Clinical Sciences; Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences; and Microbiology, Immunology, and ...Pathology. The Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories, and Equine Sciences program are part of the College’s organizational structure. The Dean of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences oversees a total budget of approximately $120 million a year, of which two major components are approximately $56 million a year generated from external research and $37 million contained in instructional budgets. The College is supported by over 10,000 alumni and is committed to serving the needs of the state and region in providing high-quality programs in education, clinical service, and outreach. The College is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association and currently is ranked third in veterinary medicine by US News & World Report. The College leads two of the University’s Supercluster multidisciplinary alliances (Cancer Research, Infectious Disease) and contains three of the University’s Programs of Research and Scholarly Excellence (Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory; Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Neurosciences Program; and Musculoskeletal Research Program). The College’s research portfolio maintains strong veterinary and human biomedical research programs.