The UAB School of Public Health seeks an associate dean for academic and strategic programs to be responsible for the organization and coordination of all academic programs and for strategic management of internal and external programs. This includes oversight of human resources, faculty affairs, student services, information services, alumni relations and representing the school on behalf of the dean when required.

The associate dean also is responsible for operational oversight of the dean’s office, assuring the day-to-day integrity of its various activities, and is the primary advisor to the dean for academic and strategic planning, the lead implementer of all approved initiatives and a liaison between the dean’s office and the department chairs.

This position requires a professional with high performance standards, a proven ability to manage complex organizations, academic experience and an enthusiasm and proven track record for organizational innovation and creativity.

The successful candidate is expected to participate in relevant programs and committees for the Association of Schools of Public Health, American Public Health Association and other important state and local organizations. A terminal degree (e.g. Ph.D., D.P.H., M.D., J.D.) is required in addition to a minimum five to seven years experience in a key leadership role. Applicants are expected to have outstanding interpersonal and written communication skills, be customer-service oriented, analytical and solutions-oriented.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Peter M. Ginter, Ph.D., Chair, Associate Dean Search Committee, UAB School of Public Health, RPHB 332, 1530 3rd Ave. South, Birmingham AL 35294-0022.  Inquiries may be addressed to Ginter at the above address, via telephone at 975-8970 or through e-mail at Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
UAB is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.