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Department Chair, Health Administration Richmond, VA

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) seeks a visionary and transformative leader to be the next Chair of the Department of Health Administration in the College of Health Professions. The successful candidate will grow a strong and diverse Department by anticipating the changes in healthcare administration and providing the tools needed to succeed in a dynamic environment. Based in Richmond, Virginia, the Department of Health Administration has a strong, 70-year legacy and is a premiere Department geared toward creating the most innovative, compassionate, and business-savvy leaders to reimagine healthcare.

The Department of Health Administration sits within the College of Health Professions (CHP). CHP recently marked its 50th anniversary with the opening of a state-of-the-art 154,000 square feet, eight level, LEED Silver certified building. The Department of Health Administration offers three degree programs; a Master of Health Administration that is ranked fifth in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, a professional Master of Science in Health Administration – Online, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Health Services Organization and Research.

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Health Professions, the next Chair will foster a culture of inclusion, diversity, and equity in one of the top programs in the country. The Chair will champion innovation at every turn, leading a curricular review to ensure that VCU continues to produce the next generation of health administration leaders. The next Chair will be charged with expanding enrollment, recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented faculty and staff, and engaging with a large and successful alumni base. The Chair will be in a strong position to facilitate collaborations and partnerships within the College of Health Professions, as well as health centers and community groups, to provide new opportunities for students, faculty, and staff.

Candidates must have a terminal degree from an accredited institution and demonstrated expertise in health administration. Please direct inquiries, nominations, and applications to Isaacson, Miller. All replies will be held in strict confidence. Correspondence and applications, which should include a CV and letter of interest, should be submitted electronically to Jamie Sands and Nicholas Strand via this website and should also be submitted to https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/95319.

Jamie Sands is leading this search with Nicholas Strand.

VCU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 


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