Situated within Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS), the School of Health Related Professions at Rutgers University invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean. The Dean of the School of Health Related Professions (SHRP) will play a key leadership role in advancing the mission, operations and service of the School within Rutgers University as well as the greater New Jersey region and beyond.
Founded in 1976 as a part of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), SHRP was transferred to Rutgers in July 2013, as part of the New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Restructuring Act. Now a statewide school with four geographic campuses and a significant online presence, SHRP is one of nine schools within the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences division of Rutgers University. The School has 164 full-time faculty, 33 part-time faculty, 274 volunteer faculty, and 72 full-time administrative staff. SHRP, which enrolls 1,745 students across 40 academic programs in nine departments, grants associates, baccalaureate, masters, doctoral, and professional degrees and certificates in a wide array of health science and professional programs. SHRP is also known as a leader in online and distance learning, offering credit-bearing and non-matriculated courses in advanced and continuing education.
Reporting to the Chancellor for Biomedical and Health Sciences, the Dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the School of Health Related Professions, with primary responsibility for implementing the School’s mission. The Dean will have complete line responsibility for personnel, general administration and management, budget, academic, and development functions.