The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine's School of Pharmacy is committed to preparing pharmacists for the ever-changing landscape of healthcare. We are looking for proactive, engaged, and innovative individuals to help define and shape the future of the pharmacy profession.
Hired individuals will have the responsibility to contribute to the college's mission of scholarship through collaborative, practice-based research, scholarship, and advancement of the profession through practice.
The Assistant Dean of Assessment and Program Quality is a 12 month full time position on our Georgia Campus. This position serves on the school’s Executive Leadership Team with administrative leadership and oversight in curricular and programmatic assessment and evaluation, professional degree accreditation and programmatic improvement, and as an ex-officio member of SOP committees as assigned. The position is a tenure-track faculty appointment and will be expected to be an active teacher, researcher and participant in PCOM SOP internal and external service activities. The Assistant Dean of Assessment and Program Quality reports to the Dean of the School of Pharmacy.
This position is located in Suwanee, GA on the PCOM Georgia Campus.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:
Articulate a clear vision and provide leadership and innovation in programmatic evaluation and learning assessment.
Coordinate curricular and programmatic assessment, in a manner that ensures continuous quality improvements.
Oversee the preparation of accreditation data and reporting.
Provide leadership to identify, design, develop, and implement strategies, tools and processes to meet accreditation standards.
Oversee the development and maintenance of data designed to track and make recommendations on school outcomes to enhance program quality.
Facilitate a culture of assessment among the faculty and coordinate faculty development relating to assessment and the accreditation process.
Stimulate and lead assessment research and scholarship.
Inform stakeholders of best practices in assessment including tools/strategies and primary literature related to assessment.
As a member of the school’s leadership team, participate in our strategic planning activities, including coordinating the development, implementation, and assessment of the strategic plan and annual action plan.
Provide general program support by attending university, community and professional events as requested by the dean.
Teach in assigned courses.
Maintain an active scholarship program.
Provide reports and other documents as requested by the Dean, in support of the program.
Other duties as assigned.
*Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. and pass a criminal background check.
The position requires a Ph.D. or PharmD from an ACPE accredited pharmacy program.
Requires a minimum of five years of prior teaching experience at a school of pharmacy and evidence of leadership in accreditation standards.
This individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that he/she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities:
Experience in assessment, curriculum, or programmatic evaluation
Ability to communicate effectively both with groups and individuals.
Ability to interact effectively with people of all backgrounds, including students, administration, faculty and staff demonstrating respect and professionalism.
Ability to handle detail-oriented assignments and maintain confidentiality.
Ability to represent the school to different constituencies which may include local, state, national or international professional organizations.
All applications MUST include:
Letter of intent
Statement of teaching philosophy
Statement of scholarly interests
PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
About Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) is dedicated to the education of students in medicine, health and behavioral sciences. The College fosters the growth of the osteopathic profession by training physicians through programs of study guided by osteopathic medical tradition, concept and practice. PCOM is committed to the advancement of knowledge and intellectual growth through teaching and research, and to the well-being of the community through leadership and service.