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South Dakota State University
College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions
South Dakota
Posted: 12/19/2017
Dean – College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions

Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean is the College’s chief academic and administrative officer. SDSU seeks an energetic academic leader with practical strategic vision, significant successful administrative experience as well as outstanding academic credentials and strength in fostering excellence in teaching, research/scholarship, and engagement. This position is a full-time, 12 month, benefit eligible appointment.

Qualified applicants will have a doctoral degree in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Science discipline or closely related area with a strong understanding of contemporary pharmacy and health care systems; a record of accomplishments commensurate with the rank of Professor in one of the academic departments of the College; a record of visionary academic and administrative leadership and accomplishment; experience in budget preparation and fiscal management; ability to interact effectively with other members of the academic community and contribute to the University’s academic leadership; a demonstrated commitment to quality teaching and learning, research excellence, professional service, and overall student success; a demonstrated commitment to the principles of diversity, inclusion and equity; and effective leadership, communication, interpersonal, motivation, and public relations skills.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials no later than February 20, 2018 for best consideration. SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, visit:, search by the position title, view the job announcement, and click on “apply for this posting.” The system will guide you through the electronic application form. The employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement, Curriculum Vitae, and a reference page with the contact information for five professional references.

References will not be contacted without candidate permission. Email applications will not be accepted. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with this process. All applicants are treated confidentially; only the finalists will be made public.

For questions on the position, contact the Office of Academic Affairs: or (605) 688-4173.