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Department Chair - College of Pharmacy
Touro University California

Date Posted Jul. 12, 2022
Title Department Chair - College of Pharmacy
University Touro University California
Vallejo, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Pharmacy Practice
    Pharmacy - General

Department Chair - College of Pharmacy

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Requisition ID: 2022-8610 Position
Type: Full-Time
Schedule Shift: Day
Hours Per Week: 38
Travel: 10%
Category Faculty/Academic: FLSA Status Exempt

The Chair is an administrative appointment with responsibilities that are in addition to those of a faculty member in the given department. The Chair reports to the Dean, is a member of the Management Team, and serves as one of the primary representatives of the College of Pharmacy. The Chair has shared responsibility for developing and following the strategic plan that supports the mission, goals and objectives of the University and College. The Chair is responsible for working effectively and collegially with the other members of the management team and to represent their department.

Manage the day to day operation of the department
Develop and implement the department mission, vision, goals and objectives
Facilitate department contributions needed to meet accreditation standards
Coordinate and/ or mentor the development of each faculty within the department in the areas of teaching, research/scholarship, and service
Oversee and ensure appropriate workload distribution among faculty
Conduct annual performance reviews and goal setting for faculty and other personnel affiliated with the department
Recruit and retain highly qualified faculty and personnel
Support curricular and programmatic initiatives (e.g. interprofessional education)
Conduct regular department faculty meetings
Serve as a conduit for information between the department and management team
Support the policies and procedures of the College and University
Perform other activities and services as assigned by the Dean

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Faculty within the department
Personnel supporting the department (e.g. staff, adjuncts)

The Department Chair must possess a doctoral degree in pharmacy and/or related academic discipline
The Chair must have a strong commitment to the professional development of pharmacy students and the advancement of the pharmacy profession
The Chair should have a record of excellence in teaching, research, and service and have reached the academic rank of Associate Professor or Professor
Experience with the Doctor of Pharmacy program is preferred

Core Competencies:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, to effectively interface with and present information to faculty, staff, students, and other stakeholders
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse populations and personalities
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Strong problem solving skills - flexible, adaptable, and creative
Ability to develop and follow policies and procedures that support the programs in the College
Demonstrated record of academic teaching, scholarly activity, professional service and the leadership skills necessary to promote these qualities among the faculty
Ability to learn and utilize essential technologies
Ability to work collegially with the faculty and the management team

Touro University is an equal opportunity employer. Touro University treats all employees, job applicants, and students without unlawful consideration of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), age, disability, medical condition, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military service or veteran status, citizenship status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. We are committed to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy in all decisions, including but not limited to, recruitment, the administration of educational programs and activities, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, placement, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff, suspension, expulsion and termination, and all other terms and conditions of admission, matriculation, and employment.

Inquiries or complaints concerning the non-discrimination policies should be sent to Zachary Shapiro, 690 Walnut Ave, Suite 210, Vallejo, California, 94592, (707-638-5459) or, alternatively, to the Chief Compliance Officer at and 646-565-6000 x55330.

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