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    Rockhurst University invites applications for the position of Dean,
    School of Graduate and Professional Studies. The position is open on
    July 1, 2009. Rockhurst is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities
    in the United States. Reflecting its Catholic and Jesuit roots,
    Rockhurst seeks to develop men and women who will be leaders in service.
    The University consists of 2300 students is located in the cultural and
    artistic center of the racially and ethnically diverse Kansas City
    metropolitan area

    The School of Graduate and Professional Studies is comprised of graduate
    programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Education,
    Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy. The school also houses a
    number of undergraduate degree and certificate programs designed for
    both traditional and non-traditional students. More information on the
    school and its affiliated programs can be found on the web at

    Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean serves as
    the chief academic and administrative officer of the School of Graduate
    and Professional Studies. Responsibilities include general
    administrative functions, recruitment and development of faculty,
    management of the budget, participating in recruitment/retention
    activities with the Office of Admissions, assisting with the development
    and implementation of the university strategic plan, oversight of
    curricular and accreditation activities, assurance of assessment,
    oversight of RU Institutional Review Board and representation of the
    School to both internal and external constituents.

    Qualified candidates will have :

    * A commitment to the mission and philosophy of Jesuit education
    in an ecumenical and inter-faith environment;

    * An educational vision that embraces innovative programs and
    delivery systems offered locally, nationally, and internationally;

    * An ability to contribute to the advancement of students and
    faculty in a diverse academic and civic community;

    * A background in collegial governance with demonstrated
    leadership in higher education, specifically in graduate programs;

    * An exemplary record of teaching, scholarship, and service to
    school and community;

    * A familiarity with accreditation procedures for professional

    * An earned doctorate.

    Send cover letter, curriculum vita, and references to: Sara Fitzgerald,
    GPS Dean Search Committee, Rockhurst University, 1100 Rockhurst Rd.,
    Kansas City, MO 64110,

    Candidate review will begin immediately and continue until the position
    is filled. Rockhurst University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Don Hoover, PT, PhD

    Assistant Professor

    Physical Therapy Education

    Rockhurst University

    1100 Rockhurst Road

    Kansas City, MO 64110

    816-501-4174 (direct)

    816-501-4643 (fax)

    800-842-6776 ext 4174 (toll-free)