Touro College invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Health Sciences (SHS), effective July 1, 2022. The Dean of the School of Health Sciences serves as the administrative leader of the School and is responsible for the successful planning, implementation, and evaluation of policies and programs which promote the educational, research and service missions, and the community service activities of Touro College including its Judaic heritage.
The School of Health Sciences offers programs in a number of related areas, including Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Speech-Language Pathology, and Behavioral Science, and will be offering a new Doctor of Psychology program in fall 2022. These programs are located on and offered through multiple Touro New York campuses including Long Island (Central Islip), Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Middletown, and some new SHS programs are planned for the Touro College Illinois (TCIL) campus in Skokie, IL.
The School of Health Sciences partners with over 300 healthcare facilities throughout the New York area where students complete field work and clinical rotations. The Dean will supervise accreditation efforts for each program within the School, work to foster scholarship efforts by the faculty in the School, and provide guidance to each program’s curricular and assessment activities. The Dean is responsible for the preparation of the budgetary proposals, to assure adequate resources for fulfilling the mission of the School, according to the principles of sound academic and administrative management. The Dean will also work to build innovative partnership opportunities across and among various entities and educational institutions to further the goals of the Touro College and University System, working collaboratively with all of the other deans at Touro College as well as the senior academic leadership.
PROCEDURES FOR APPLICATIONS AND NOMINATIONS:
Touro College is being assisted in this search by Academic Search, Inc. Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter addressing the qualifications and expectations listed above, curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional references with full contact information and a note indicating the nature of your working relationship with each. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in confidence, to: TouroDeanSHS@academicsearch.org.
The position is open until filled but only applications received by January 21, 2022, can be assured full consideration. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting one of the senior consultants for this search, either Bill Howard at Bill.Howard@academicsearch.org or Kate Haley at Katherine.Haley@academicsearch.org.
Touro College and University System provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and is committed to ensuring a productive and nondiscriminatory work environment in compliance with the Higher Education Act and Amendments, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, New York Human Rights Law and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the Touro College and University System to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.