New York Medical College (NYMC) is seeking a senior administrative leader and creative educator to assume the role of the Vice Dean for the School of Health Sciences and Practice (SHSP) and Institute of Public Health. The School consists of three graduate educational programs, five centers of excellence, and the Public Health Council.
The Vice Dean will oversee of all of SHSP’s educational programs. Direct reports include the School’s deans of enrollment management and admissions, student experience, and distance learning.
The School of Health Sciences and Practice currently has 240 faculty members (44 full-time) and nearly 500 graduate students in Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, and the Public Health concentrations of Behavioral Sciences, Environmental Health Science, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Health Policy and Management. The School awards the MS, MPH, DrPH, and DPT degrees and advanced certificates in nine professional areas.
Reporting directly to the Dean, the Vice Dean will have a Doctorate in medicine, health professions, public health, education or related field; experience in a higher education leadership role with engagement in strategic planning, preferably in a health sciences or public health environment; leadership in accreditation processes and experience in forecasting, developing, and implementing academic initiatives within the health sciences.
Please direct applications or nominations of qualified candidates to: Mr. Verne Smith, Assistant Dean at firstname.lastname@example.org .
In keeping with the traditions and policies of NYMC, applicant diversity reflecting all self-identified gender, racial, social and economic groups is strongly encouraged. New York Medical College is committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. New York Medical College is an equal opportunity employer.
Internal Number: 18VDSHSP
Founded in 1860 in New York City, New York Medical College is a health sciences university committed to educating individuals for careers in medicine, science and the health professions.
The campus, located in suburban Westchester County, about 20 miles north of New York City, houses four graduate schools that educate approximately 1,900 students and 833 residents and fellows, with 2,500 faculty members, and more than 12,000 worldwide alumni. The school sponsors more than 50 ACGME-approved graduate medical education programs.
The School of Health Sciences and Practice currently has 240 faculty members (44 full-time) and nearly 500 graduate students in Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, and the Public Health Concentrations of Behavioral Sciences, Environmental Health Science, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Health Policy and Management. The School awards the MS, MPH, DrPH, and DPT degrees and Advanced Certificates in nine professional areas.
NYMC is chartered by the Regents of the State of New York, and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, (MSCHE). Academic programs in the SHSP are accredited by the Council on Education Public Heal...th (CEPH), the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), and the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (CAA-ASHA).
NYMC is the leading academic biomedical research institution in New York’s Hudson Valley region and a rapidly growing biotechnology incubator. More than 200 scientists are engaged in research in cardiovascular disease, cancer, disaster medicine, kidney disease, the neurosciences and infectious diseases, funded by the National Institutes of Health, corporations and other sources. In the public health arena, researchers contribute expertise and leadership in environmental health sciences, and in disaster management related to trauma, mass-casualty events and terrorism.
NYMC is affiliated with a network of hospitals and healthcare facilities in the New York metropolitan area and Hudson Valley region, ranging from large urban medical centers and regional tertiary care facilities to community hospitals and neighborhood health centers. This broad network affords students, residents and fellows a diversity of experiences and educational opportunities, and gives physicians at affiliated hospitals access to the university’s distinguished faculty, enabling them to enhance their knowledge of the latest technologies and treatments.
Touro College and University System
Since 2011, NYMC has been part of the Touro College and University System, now one of the Nation’s largest institutions of medical and health education and biological studies programs, with nearly 6,000 students in those fields.