Employment Opportunities

Assistant Dean of Academic and Student Affairs
School of Pharmacy
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Closing Date:
Open Until filled


The Hampton University School of Pharmacy invites nominations and applications for highly motivated applicants for the position of Assistant Dean of Academic and Student Affairs beginning July 1, 2018.


Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a leading historically black university (HBCU) located on the Virginia Peninsula in the City of Hampton. It is a privately endowed, co-educational, nonsectarian institution. The School of Pharmacy is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education through 2023, and awards the Doctor of Pharmacy degree. It is located on the east coast of Virginia in the picturesque Hampton Roads area that includes the cities of Hampton, Norfolk, Williamsburg, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Newport News. The University seeks to motivate and prepare students to achieve at the highest academic level. Students develop and demonstrate a sense of character within themselves and in their relationship with others. Students are taught to embrace those personal values, which make them responsive to the social, economic and more problems affecting our society.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Assistant Dean of Academic and Student Affairs reports to the Dean of the School of Pharmacy. The responsibilities of this position include coordination of all facets of student recruitment, admissions, and retention; curriculum planning, and pharmacy faculty development activities, including new faculty orientation; assisting with accreditation and grantsmanship activities and other duties assigned by the Dean. The Assistant Dean works closely with the Dean in managing the daily operations of the School and represents the Dean in his or her absence.


Specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Supervising the Student Affairs Office and staff

  • Coordinating student advising activities

  • Chairing the Curriculum Committee and coordinating the process of developing and submitting curricular change requests

  • Coordinating student orientation and informal sessions for the school

  • Reviewing all faculty course evaluations each semester

  • Updating policies, procedures and college information in the HUSOP handbook and orient faculty to policies related to academic and student affairs

  • Ensuring compliance with accreditation standards related to student affairs

  • Identifying and tracking students each semester who do not meet SOP academic standards including students who will be placed on probation, suspension and dismissal.

  • Serving as primary advisor for all sophomore pre-pharmacy students and secondary advisor for all pharmacy students

  • Completing student audits for graduation each year

  • Chairing the Admissions and Academic Standards Committee

  • Serving as a member of the SOP Executive Council and other committees in either member or ex-officio capacities as required.

  • Preparing scheduled class and final examination schedules each semester

  • Monitoring student enrollment, retention, progression and graduation rates

  • Developing and coordinating recruitment partnerships with local high schools and career and technical school programs

  • Participating on University committees including the Graduate Council and any other committees as assigned by the University

  • Providing instruction in school programs in areas of expertise

  • Maintaining an active program in scholarly activity

  • Providing general support to the program by attending University, Community and Professional events, and undertaking any additional responsibilities as assigned by the Dean


Academic Qualifications:

  • ·         Terminal degree in a health professions or biomedical sciences discipline. A PharmD is strongly preferred.
  • ·         Record of achievement for appointment at rank preferably at associate professor or higher
  • ·         Prior experience in the following areas preferred
    • o   Student Affairs
    • o   Curricular Development
    • o   Accreditation
    • o   Grant Writing and Extramural Funding

Other Required Qualifications:

  • ·         Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • ·         Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • ·         Strong understanding of a variety of health professions
  • ·         Ethical and Professional behavior

How to Apply

Screening of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a Hampton University Application for Employment for  Facutly, a letter outlining the applicant’s commitment to teaching, scholarship and service, a curriculum vitae and three letters of reference should be submitted electronically to tanya.bull@hamptonu.edu or mailed to: 

School of Pharmacy

Hampton University

Kittrell Hall, William R. Harvey Way

Hampton, VA 23668

Ph: 757-727-5753 


*Hampton University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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