• Assistant Dean of the UAMS Graduate School

    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/14/2018 3:26 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    GS Graduate School
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  • Overview

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Graduate School offers certificates and degrees in twelve (12) graduate programs through affiliations with the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Health Professions. The Graduate School is focused on student success and supports initiatives to enhance the career and professional development of students. In addition, the Graduate School has successfully partnered with the Center for Diversity Affairs on several initiatives to increase diversity in the sciences.


    The Assistant Dean is responsible for a number of administrative functions within the Graduate School. This full-time, twelve-month position reports to the Dean of the Graduate School and assists with day to day Graduate School operations.

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary offered commensurate with experience.



    1. Teaches courses in the Graduate School
    2. Serves as Director of the Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences seminar course
    3. Develops and implements professional and career development workshops for graduate students
      • Organizes annual Career Day for Biomedical Sciences
      • Organizes additional career and professional development seminars for students
    4. Assists Graduate School recruitment efforts 
    5. Serves on Graduate Council and as the Graduate School Announcer
    6. Serves as Graduate School Title IX Deputy Coordinator
    7. Submits required Graduate School reports
    8. Maintains graduate program external assessment calendar and reports
    9. Maintains graduate faculty distribution list
    10. Represents the Graduate School on university-wide committees including GUS, Academic Affairs, Academic Policy, Chancellor’s Minority Recruitment and Retention Committee, and Teaching with Technology
    11. Receives all student grievances
    12. Communicates with central registrars’ office regarding academic plan changes, class schedules, grade changes, and plan changes
    13. Answers Program/Track Leader questions regarding GRS policies and procedures
    14. Tracks IPE completions and follows up with students and faculty
    15. May perform additional tasks as assigned


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s Degree in a health science field PLUS five (5) years of experience as an academic administrator in an academic health center with a background in the biomedical or health sciences

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience recruiting for graduate level degrees
    • Experience developing career development opportunities for graduate students


    • Ability to work independently, as part of a team, and as a leader of a team
    • Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Quiet
    Visual Requirements: Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None


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