James A. Rhodes State College, located in Lima, OH, is West Central Ohio’s largest two-year college with
nearly 3,700 students, and offers more than 90 Associate degrees, majors and certification programs.
The College’s campus, online course work and off-campus learning centers serve approximately 21 Ohio
counties and the College is the region’s leading workforce development trainer. The College seeks qualified
applicants for the following position:
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Reporting to the President, the Vice President for Academic Affairs serves as the Chief Academic Officer
of the College and provides the vision, leadership and oversight to the College’s academic functions. Is
responsible for strategic and operational administration of five academic areas with instructional programs
in Allied Health, Nursing, Arts & Sciences, Engineering & Information Technology, Business & Public
Service and one instructional services division; Provides active leadership on the President’s cabinet and
participates on committees for strategic long range and operational planning; Maintains highest levels
of academic integrity and program quality through assessment and accreditation; Recruits, integrates
and retains full-time and adjunct faculty; Enhances the educational process through diversity; Provides
leadership for professional development; Promotes the College as a community partner; Identifies emerging
and existing workforce needs to enhance student access through new programs and alternative delivery
methods; Maintains positive working relationships with internal and external constituents. An earned
doctorate and at least seven years of demonstrated success as a senior administrator at the Dean level
or above is required, ten years’ preferred. The interview process will begin in late January, 2009, and the
position will remain open until it is filled.
For a complete listing of duties, qualifications and application instructions see the position description
on our Web site. Check the “Rhodes State Employment Opportunities” icon in the Visitors Section of
Successful candidates will possess a commitment to serving a culturally diverse student population.
Rhodes State College is committed to promoting a culturally diverse environment. Minority candidates
are strongly encouraged to apply.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNIT Y, ADA EMPLOYER, M/F, V/D
Executive Director, Outreach
Zayed University, a premier university in the United Arab Emirates, is an innovative institution based on an
international model of higher education. With over 600 faculty and staff serving 4,100 students across two main
campuses - as well as satellite locations - in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the University prepares graduates to become
leaders in government, business, civil society, and family life. The University expects its graduates to be fully
bilingual in English and Arabic, proficient in the use of computing technology, and strong in quantitative and research
skills. The language of business and instruction at the University is English.
Zayed University is fully accredited in the U.A.E. as well as by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education
in the U.S.A.
The United Arab Emirates is a progressive country known for its high standard of living and its safe and
Zayed University is seeking an experienced academic professional to assume leadership of its adult-oriented
programs in continuing education, training, service learning, applied research and professional development. These
previously separate functions have recently been integrated to form the Zayed Institute for Community Engagement
(ZICE) and the Executive Director will provide leadership and strategic vision for ZICE and its future development.
Reporting to the Associate Provost and serving as a member of the Provost's Council, the Executive Director will be
expected to demonstrate vision and judgment in managing the affairs of ZICE and in working with faculty, university
administrators and the public."
Anticipated Commencement Date: March 2009.
Minimum PhD Degree in Business Administration, Higher Education Management, Public Administration, Social
Sciences and 10+ years of senior management experience in college and university administration related to
outreach, continuing and professional education, or an equivalent combination of education, skill or experience.
Demonstrated experience in a multi-cultural environment.
Fluency in English is essential.
The University’s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries
free of tax in the U.A.E., housing, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline
tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children
and subsidized healthcare for the employee.
Please visit our Web site www.zu.ac.ae for more information.
Assistant Dean of Doctoral Studies-
School of Nursing
George Mason University, College of Health and Human
Services, School of Nursing is seeking an Assistant Dean for
Doctoral Studies. This tenured position is available for the fall of
2009. George Mason University is a dynamic and growing
university, recently named by U.S. News & World Report as the
#1 national university to watch on its list of "Up-and-Coming
Schools." Mason was cited as a school that has recently made
the most promising and innovative changes in academics,
faculty, students, campus or facilities.
This is an exciting nursing leadership opportunity. The new
Assistant Dean will help set the direction for the future of doctoral studies in the school. A new D.N.P. (Doctor of Nursing Practice) program is planned to complement the Ph.D. program that
currently boasts over 50 students, with 13 graduates in the
spring of 2009. Applicants are expected to have a defined
research focus and potential for securing extramural funding.
Research agendas that link with current initiatives and research
teams in palliative care, disability and chronic illness, obesity/
nutrition, emergency preparedness, forensic nursing, vulnerable
populations, and gerontology are particularly desirable. Although
prior experience in higher education is not required, the successful candidate will have a record of scholarship and evidence
of teaching ability consistent with the rank of tenured Full
Professor at a research university. Required: Applicants must be
a registered nurse with a doctorate in nursing (Ph.D., D.N.S. or
D.N.P.), and a record of publications and history of extramural
funding consistent with tenure at the rank of Full Professor.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer. The university is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff. Women and minority
candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. Questions may
be directed to Mimi Mahon, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., F.A.A.N. and Chair
of the Search Committee at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-
993-1932. Applicants should apply for position F8652z at
http://jobs.gmu.edu/. Applications will be reviewed as they are
received. The position will be open until filled.
structional Assistant Professor of
Applied Linguistics, Department
of Modern Languages, The University of Mississippi, University,
Environmental Studies: Assistant
Professor of Environmental Studies, Natural Science. Oberlin College, Environmental Studies Program, seeks full-time, one-year
Mercy College of Northwest Ohio
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Mercy College of Northwest Ohio is a Catholic College sponsored by Mercy Health Partners,
one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care systems. Mercy College of
Northwest Ohio admitted its first class of 70 students all in nursing in January of 1993 and
currently has an enrollment of 833 students in eight (8) programs and another 88 students
at the Youngstown campus for a total of 921 students. Accredited by the Higher Learning
Commission, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the National League of Nursing,
the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management
Education, the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology and the
Therapeutic Massage degree program is accredited by the State Medical Board of Ohio.
The Vice President of Academic Affairs reports to the President of Mercy College of Northwest
Ohio. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate from an accredited institution,
understanding of and respect for Mercy Core Values and Catholic tradition, experience at
the dean’s level or above, proven ability to foster positive and effective interdisciplinary
relationships, provide creative leadership to academic endeavors, understand the intricacies
of providing health care professional education and understand and support the concept of
Candidates should explore the College website www.mercycollege.edu for an institutional
profile and position description. Nominations and application materials are due on or before
February 24, 2009, and should be submitted as Microsoft Word attachments to:
Dr. Marylouise Fennell, RSM
HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES
Materials will include a letter of application, a current résumé, and contact information for
three references. Review of materials will begin immediately. While the application deadline is
February 24, 2009, early submission of materials will afford candidates optimal attention.
Mercy College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
sabbatical replacement beginning
August, 2009. Candidates should
have expertise in systems ecology
or related areas such as simulation
modeling, CIS, ecological engineering, landscape ecology. Entire description: http://new.ober-lin.edu/home/jobs/jobs_detail.
dot?id=566442. Incumbent will
teach one introductory environmental studies course and courses in his/her area of expertise. Requirements: Ph.D. in hand or expected spring 2009. Submit letter
of application, statement teaching
interests, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts and three letters of recommendation to John
Petersen, Director, Environmen-
tal Studies Program, Oberlin College, 122 Elm Street, Oberlin,
Ohio 44074 by March 1, 2009. Fax
440-775-8946. Late applications
may be considered until position
is filled. AA/EOE.
Exercise Physiology: Academic
Position Announcement, Assistant Professor of Clinical Exercise
Physiology, Department of Health
and Human Performance, University of Houston, Houston, Texas. Position: Assistant Professor
(tenure-track) Clinical Exercise
Physiology. The Department of
HHP at the University of Houston
is seeking a clinical exercise physiologist with demonstrable skills in
Jackson, Mississippi • www.umc.edu
Director of the Rowland Medical Library
The University of Mississippi Medical Center seeks applications from dynamic
and effective leaders for the position of Chair, Academic Information Services
and Director of the Rowland Medical Library. The candidate should have a
proactive vision and strong commitment to the educational and service roles of
The chair/director provides leadership in the planning and implementation of
strategies to enhance the library’s resources, programs and services; fosters
excellent relationships with faculty, staff, students, and administrators; and cultivates mutually beneficial partnerships within the community. The candidate must
also embrace diversity in the work and academic environment. The successful
candidate must be able to develop and implement effective strategic planning for
both facilities and programs, establish budget priorities, evaluate and supervise
staff effectively and demonstrate commitment to professional development.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center is the only health sciences campus
in the state of Mississippi. It has a three-fold mission that includes providing
quality education for health professionals, providing quality health care, and
engaging in biomedical research. The Rowland Medical Library serves the
Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Health Related Professions, Pharmacy
and Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences. The collection holds 250,300,
volumes 1,536 current journal subscriptions with access to 4,790 full-text electronic library materials. The library currently has a staff of 11 professionals and
13 support staff members.
Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate will have an ALA-accredited
master’s degree or higher in library or information science or an equivalent
combination of advanced degree and relevant library experience in an academic
health sciences or medical library. The individual should have a minimum of five
years of administrative experience and evidence of participation in national and
regional professional societies and organizations. The candidate should have
excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to articulate the library’s vision to the Medical Center community as well the broader
community. The candidate should have an open and collegial management style,
an excellent knowledge of information technologies, and experience in successfully integrating technology within the library context. The ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and the academic deans and Medical Center administration is essential. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Please submit a letter of application and a curriculum vitae to: Dr. David Dzielak,
Office of Strategic Research Alliances, University of MS Medical Center, 2500
North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216. Information must be postmarked on or
before February 20, 2009.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center offers equal opportunity
in education and employment, M/F/D/V.
the area of clinical exercise physiology with strong preference given
to those with expertise in the areas
of physical and strength assessment, development and rehabilitation. The position is a 9-month,
tenure-track appointment with
summer school teaching optional. Effective date of appointment
will be August, 2009. Qualification: Ph.D. in the area of exercise
physiology with a strong interest in
areas of physical and strength assessment, development and reha-