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North Carolina A&T University

Date Posted Oct. 21, 2021
Title Dean
University North Carolina A&T University
Greensboro, NC, United States
Department College of Health and Human Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Dean
  • Health Sciences - General

North Carolina A&T University
Dean, College of Health and Human Sciences

Academic Career & Executive Search is pleased to assist North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCA&T) in their search for Dean of the Hairston College of Health and Human Sciences.

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the John R. and Kathy R. Hairston College of Health and Human Sciences.

The Dean of the Hairston College of Health and Human Sciences is the chief academic and administrative officer for the College. The Dean provides visioning in support of the university’s strategic plan and oversees the implementation of the plan. In addition to leading the College’s academic programs, the Dean is responsible for managing and allocating financial resources; fostering excellence in teaching, research and scholarship; supporting faculty and staff development; and building strong relationships with other universities, colleges, and the external community. The Dean reports to the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. The Dean will have a unique opportunity to work with colleagues and stakeholders to align the mission and vision of the college with the mission and vision of the university. The college is expected to engage in strong, innovative interdisciplinary thinking, teaching, and research in both traditional and emerging disciplines.
The Hairston College of Health and Human Sciences offers degrees in Health Services Management, Speech, Kinesiology, Psychology, Social Work and Sociology, and Nursing through its School of Nursing.

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an 1890 land-grant, doctoral higher research (R2) institution and one of 17 constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina System. The university’s learner-centered community develops and preserves intellectual capital through interdisciplinary learning, discovery, and community engagement.

N.C. A&T’s enrollment of more than 12,500 makes it the largest historically black college and university (HBCU) in the nation, and the No. 1 Public HBCU as ranked by US News and World Report. N.C. A&T has ranked third in the University of North Carolina System in sponsored research funding for more than a decade. Consistent with its land-grant mission, the university is a leading producer of change agents and global leaders in the STEM disciplines, business, as well as the arts and humanities. N.C. A&T offers degree programs at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels.

Required Qualifications:

◦ Candidates must have an earned doctorate in one of the disciplines in the College.
◦ Candidates must bring a record of teaching, research/scholarship/creative activity, and professional accomplishments to qualify for appointment at the rank of professor with tenure.
◦ Candidates will have demonstrated budgeting, public relations, fundraising and personnel management experience.

About the University:
Located in Greensboro, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCA&T) is one of 17 institutions of The University of North Carolina (UNC) System and is an 1890 Land-grant doctoral research institution with a distinction in STEM education. The university is committed to fulfilling its fundamental purposes through exemplary undergraduate and graduate education, scholarly and creative research, and effective community engagement.

NCA&T is ranked third in research funding in the UNC System, behind UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University since 2005.

Dr. Harold L. Martin Sr., an NCA&T alumnus has served as Chancellor since 2009. The Aggies compete in Division I of the NCAA and have been a member of the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference since 1969; as of July 1, 2021 NC A&T will join the Big South Conference.

The university is comprised of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences; College of Business and Economics, College of Education; College of Engineering; College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Science and Technology, and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, which is in collaboration with The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The University offers 55 undergraduate degrees, 29 master’s degrees and 9 PhD programs.

About the College of Health and Human Sciences:
If you seek to make a positive impact on the lives of others, the North Carolina A&T John R. and Kathy R. Hairston College of Health and Human Sciences can help you achieve that goal. Graduates become nurses, psychologists, social workers, coaches and other professionals who work to improve their communities and enhance the world we live in.

The N.C. A&T John R. and Kathy R. Hairston College of Health and Human Sciences offers extensive education beyond the classroom. We foster success through real-world experiences that allow you to gain the essential skills and knowledge sought by employers. You will engage in research and activities that prepare you to take your place as a leader in your chosen field.

The John R. and Kathy R. Hairston College of Health and Human Sciences offers 10 undergraduate degrees in three departments, one school and a Masters degree in Social Work. Use the links below to explore our educational programs.

About the Location:
Offering a 16.1% lower cost of living than the national average, Greensboro a city of 284,000, is a thriving, civic-minded city with something for everyone: shopping, restaurants, Symphony Orchestra, Community Theater, Opera Company, Civic Ballet, galleries, golf courses and many outstanding public and private recreation areas and facilities including more than 90 miles of trails for hiking, biking and walking.  It was voted a Top 10 Green City by

Greensboro is situated in the Piedmont Triad, an area of great natural beauty, diverse industry, cultural arts, and mild temperatures. North Carolina’s mountain resorts are an easy two-hour drive from Greensboro and the beaches of North and South Carolina are three to four hours away. The Research Triangle is about an hour and a half away. More information is available at:

Application Procedure
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should include a cover letter and CV:

Please do not email applications.  Review of applications will begin immediately.

Inquiries, referrals and nominations are treated confidentially and can be sent to:

Jennifer Muller
Managing Partner and Senior Search Consultant
Academic Career & Executive Search

  • North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

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