View Full Version : Job Posting: Dean, College of HLHP, U. of Maryland

Jane E. Clark
10-14-1998, 03:56 AM
Dean, College of Health & Human Performance
University of Maryland, College Park

The University of Maryland invites applications and nominations for
the position of Dean of the College of Health & Human Performance. The
College is composed of the Departments of Family Studies, Health
Education, and Kinesiology. The College houses a Wellness Clinic for
Faculty and Staff and the Family Service Center for area families.

The Dean has responsibility for approximately 65 faculty, 920
undergraduate students, and 233 graduate students in the three
departments. Health Education offers bachelor's, master's, and
doctoral degrees and a Gerontology Certificate through the Center on
Aging housed within that department. Kinesiology, which has been
consistently ranked in the top 20 programs nationally since 1930,
offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. Family Studies
offers a bachelor's degree and two master's degree programs, a program
in Family Studies and an accredited Marriage and Family Therapy
program. The College has an annual budget of approximately $5.1
million and has experienced substantial growth in research
productivity over the past several years, with currently $4 million
per year in research support. The College is housed in modern
facilities and possesses state-of-the-art experimental laboratories
and facilities.

The Dean is expected to provide innovative leadership to build upon
the excellent research and educational activities within the College.
The primary responsibilities of the position include academic
leadership, maintaining and enhancing relations with alumni and
government and industrial partners, and administrative oversight and
direction. Candidates should have qualifications for a tenured full
professorship in one of the College's departments, a distinguished
record of scholarly achievement, a strong commitment to excellence in
teaching, research, and service, demonstrated administrative ability,
a demonstrated record of promoting diversity, and excellent
interpersonal and communications skills. The Dean reports directly to
the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, the chief
academic officer for the University.

College Park is the flagship campus of the University of Maryland
System with over 2,000 faculty, 24,000 undergraduates and 9,000
graduate students and has a proud tradition of academic excellence.
The University is located in College Park, Maryland approximately 7
miles from the Capitol.

The preferred starting date for this position is July 1, 1999. Review
of applications will continue until the position is filled. For best
consideration, applications should be received by December 15, 1998.
Applications and nominations, including a cover letter, curriculum
vitae, and the names of at least three references should be sent to:
Search Committee, Dean for Health and Human Performance, 1119 Main
Administration Building, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

For more information about the College of Health and Human
Performance, please visit their web site

The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer, and women
and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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