Employment Opportunities

Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs
School of Pharmacy
Date Posted:
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 Affairs beginning immediately.


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 Affairs reports to the Dean of the School of Pharmacy. The responsibilities of this position include the coordination of all facets related to: curriculum planning, design and implementation; admission and academic standards; faculty development activities, including new faculty orientation; accreditation compliance and ongoing monitoring; fundraising activities and other duties assigned by the Dean. The Assistant Dean works closely with the Dean and Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Assessment 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:

  • Chairing the following committees

    • Curriculum Committee

    • Academic Standards Committee

    • Grievance Committee

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

  • Completing student audits for graduation each year

  • 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 affairs

  • Updating the course catalog offering each semester

  • Preparing scheduled class and final examination schedules each semester

  • Serving as primary advisor for all professional pharmacy students

  • Serving as the coordinator of Summer School and Remediation activities

  • Ensuring compliance with accreditation standards related to academic affairs and the overall program

  • Leading the Self-Study process for ACPE Accreditation

  • Serving as a Liaison with ACPE regarding Accreditation

  • Assisting the Dean in Fundraising activities

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

  • Assisting the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs in

    • Monitoring student enrollment, retention, progression and graduation rates

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

    • Liaising with SOP alumni

    • Management of the Student Database

  • 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


    •    Curricular Development
    •   Accreditation
    •    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. A letter outlining the applicant’s commitment to teaching, scholarship and service, Hampton University Application for Employment for Faculty, 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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