The College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University invites applications and nominations for an Associate Dean for Professional Programs. The ideal candidate will be an innovative, proven leader to advance the college’s professional veterinary educational program with an emphasis on expanding experiential learning opportunities. The Associate Dean will articulate a vision for preeminence in veterinary education to further Ohio State as the model learning community where we prepare confident and competent students for careers of excellence in all areas of our profession.
Oversee all processes and procedures relative to:
The delivery of the professional veterinary program
Faculty support for teaching and learning
Provide leadership and direction to an established team of consisting of an Assistant Dean and Directors responsible for recruitment, admissions, career management, professional development, health and wellness
The College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University aspires to be the model comprehensive college of veterinary medicine in the world, impacting animal and human health through innovation, collaboration, and excellence. Our highly ranked DVM degree program has a prestigious history of outstanding graduates and leaders. In addition, the college offers an MS and PhD in Comparative and Veterinary Medicine, and in partnership with the College of Public Health, a Master of Public Health (MPH) with specialization in Veterinary Public Health. The Veterinary Medical Center, comprised of five hospitals, treats more than 40,000 companion animal, farm animal, and equine patients each year and thousands more by providing ambulatory services to a 17-county area, creating a robust experiential and communication intensive learning laboratory.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a (1) cover letter including statement of the applicant’s administrative leadership philosophy, articulated vision and how the candidate’s experience and skills support that vision, and statement of philosophy and perspective related to inclusion and diversity; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) names and contact information of three professional references to: Dr. Mary Jo Burkhard, Associate Dean for Faculty & Staff Affairs, Inclusive Diversity, and Planning, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1900 Coffey Road, Columbus, OH 43210 or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The College of Veterinary Medicine and The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment that supports the free exchange of ideas in a professional and collegial manner in all academic endeavor as we engage audiences and serve our communities from a wide spectrum of backgrounds and experiences. The Ohio State University is an EEO/AA Employer and fosters a tobacco-free environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Requirements for the position
A DVM or equivalent degree
Demonstrable oversight and excellence in one or more areas of academic and/or student affairs such as curricular development, recruitment and admissions, and/or administration of the teaching program
A proven track record as a leader
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
Academic or corporate administration
Recruitment and mentoring members of underrepresented groups within the profession
Whether you're a clinician, researcher or prospective student, or you're seeking clinical services for your pet or farm animal, you will find an innovative and supportive environment at Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Established in 1885, the College has graduated more than 9,100 veterinarians and our alumni practice in all 50 states and 40 countries. Within Ohio, our graduates mak...e up 85 percent of the practicing veterinarians in the state. Our comprehensive referral Veterinary Medical Center admits more than 35,000 animal patients each year, representing a wide range of species including companion, farm and service animals.
Consider our contributions in advancing veterinary medical education, clinical care and research:
Veterinary college researchers developed the first feline leukemia vaccine, patented by Ohio State, licensed to Zoetis (formally Pfizer), Inc., now routinely used worldwide.
The college is the lead institution in the National Cancer Institute-funded Center for Retrovirus Research and the team leader in the multidisciplinary Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Disease Detection, Treatment, and Prevention Discovery Theme Intitiative.
Faculty members have been on the leading edge in the development of advanced orthopedic procedures, including fracture repair and arthroscopy in horses and total hip replacement in dogs.
Faculty in the Farm Animal Health Research Program at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster, Ohio are recognized internationally for their work in infectious diseases.
The college has one of the first and finest clinical residency programs in the nation. We are home to several unique partnerships including the Veterinary Public Health program with Public Health and a Business Minor program with the Fisher College of Business for our Professional Veterinary Students.
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences received the first University Departmental Teaching Award, and the college has produced both University Distinguished Teachers and Distinguished Scholars. The college faculty is well published in scientific literature including leading textbooks and are frequently invited to give lectures at conferences locally, nationally, and internationally.
Learn more about our educational programs in the departments of biosciences, clinical sciences and preventive medicine. Explore our hospital services and state-of-the-art large and small animal clinical service and outreach initiatives. See what our clinics and facilities offer.