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Dean, School of Health Related Professions

Thank you for your interest in the School of Health Related Professions dean position at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Potential candidates are encourated to watch the welcome message below from Dr. Scott Rodgers, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

UMMC is the state’s only academic medical center, Level I Trauma Center, Children’s Hospital, Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and offers a host of complex programs and services that the citizens of Mississippi can only find through UMMC. Click here to access UMMC's Strategic Plan.

The same UMMC campus is where you will find 7 health profession schools with the School of Health Related Professions (SHRP) among them.  SHRP is dedicated to improving lives by achieving the highest standards of performance in education, research and healthcare; promoting the value of professionalism and lifelong learning among students, faculty and staff; finding solutions to the challenges of health disparities in Mississippi; embracing diversity; recruiting and retaining high performing students and faculty; and graduating outstanding health care professionals.

With over 70 faculty, the school offers baccalaureate programs in Health Systems Administration, Health Informatics and Information Management, Histotechnology, Medical Laboratory Science and Radiologic Sciences. Certificate programs are available in Medical Scribe Specialist, Health Informatics (post-baccalaureate), and Leadership and Management (post-baccalaureate). SHRP also offers master's programs in Health Informatics and Information Management, Health Systems Administration, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Nuclear Medicine Technology, as well as doctoral programs in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Health Administration.

This position will work collaboratively with academic affairs leadership, deans from all of the schools, faculty, administrators and other stakeholders to support the educational mission of UMMC to improve the life of Mississippians by training exceptional health care professionals.  The dean will also oversee and promote the School’s research and clinical activities, including its Community Health Advocate Program.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the core mission and vision of the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and its three mission areas – health care, research, and education. UMMC commits to attracting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and student body in order to achieve mission-driven outcomes among the UMMC community and beyond.

For a full job description, including educational and experience requirements, or to apply for the Dean of the School of Health Related Professions position, please click the button below.

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