Assistant to the Dean

LSU HSC   New Orleans, LA   Full-time     Education
Posted on March 18, 2023
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Position Summary: The School of Allied Health Professions (SAHP), Office of the Dean is actively recruiting for a highly motivated and organized individual to perform high-level administrative duties relative to the School and in support of the full scope and mission of the LSU Health Sciences Center at New Orleans. Under broad review and supervision from the Dean, the incumbent serves as the confidential executive assistant to the Dean and the Office of the Dean, to include the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and the Assistant Dean of Fiscal Affairs. The incumbent works under minimal supervision with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment and must maintain confidentiality of privileged and sensitive information related to the Office of the Dean. The incumbent serves as the initial liaison of the Dean to all faculty, staff, and outside constituents. Responsible for all administrative and support functions to include communications with internal and external contacts, data collection and compilation, logistical support, scheduling, coordination of events, and management of daily administrative operations in the office of the Dean. Excellent oral and verbal communication skills are a must.

Required Education: Bachelor's Minimum 3 years Relevant Professional Experience required 5 years administrative support to an executive could substitute for the Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred: Experience with state policies and regulations.

LSU Health New Orleans is committed to leveraging diversity as an educational resource and an institutional core value. We seek candidates who will contribute to a climate where students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds have equitable access and success opportunities. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, we welcome all to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

About the School/Department

The LSUHSC School of Allied Health Professions (SAHP), is comprised of eight departments with nine programs. The SAHP has 70 faculty, 50 classified and unclassified staff, and over 400 students. The Dean of the School is under the direct supervision of the Chancellor. Established in 1970, by the Board of Supervisors, the School of Allied Health Professions comprises both undergraduate and graduate programs. Baccalaureate degrees (Bachelor of Science) are offered in Cardiopulmonary Science and Clinical Laboratory Sciences. The Department of Communication Disorders offers a Master of Communication Disorders degree in Speech and Language Pathology and a Doctor of Audiology (AuD) in hearing. The Department of Occupational Therapy offers the Master of Occupational Therapy Degree, the Department of Physical Therapy offers a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, and the Department of Clinical Rehabilitation & Counseling offers the Master of Health Sciences degree. The SAHP also includes the Human Development Center, which provides programs to increase the capacity of healthcare providers for individuals with developmental and acquired disabilities. The SAHP provides multidisciplinary outpatient services to achieve diversity of patient objectives that include diagnostic, therapeutic, and restorative services to enable patients to achieve as much functional, social, and occupational independence as is reasonably possible. The School of Allied Health Professions in committed to providing quality education, leadership, research, and public service through direct patient care and community outreach by clinical healthcare professionals.