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UNIVERSITY-WIDE OPPORTUNITIES

Job Title – Senior Level Administrative Assistant I or II – Office of the Provost & Executive Vice – President for Academic Affairs

Job Type – Full Time

Location – Miami Gardens, Florida

Anticipated Start Date – Immediately

PURPOSE OF JOB:

As the administrative support to the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, this position is accountable for coordinating the activities of this executive office.  This position performs a wide variety of administrative support services, ranging from complex to routine, all of which contribute to the efficient and professional operation of the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (P/EVPAA).   It is expected that the individual has a genuine appreciation for and understanding of protocol, discretion, and professionalism, can accept and assume responsibility, and can interpret and make decisions in accordance with prescribed procedures and practices of Larkin University.

DETAILED JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Administrative Support

  • Manages the P/EVPAA’s calendar – prioritizing appointments and proactively resolving conflicts which can include making recommendations when appropriate.
  • Proactively creates and maintains effective workflow and communications to accomplish the work of the P/EVPAA which includes the handling of a variety of projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Responds to phone, email and in person enquiries – providing general information and referring enquiries to appropriate sources based on a broad knowledge of the University’s priorities, procedures, protocols and personnel.
  • Provides support to Committees which the P/EVPAA may chair by attending meetings to record minutes, typing and distributing minutes, drafting agendas in collaboration with the co-chairs or chair, preparing agenda packages, arranging meeting dates/times/rooms, contacting participants, and extensive follow-up on items as needed up to and including drafting annual reporting documents.
  • Makes decisions within guidelines in the absence of the P/EVPAA such as determining if an issue needs to be immediately forwarded to the P/EVPAA, needs to wait for the P/EVPAA, or can be dealt with by another Leadership Team member.
  • Liaisons with students, staff, faculty, community members and government on behalf of the P/EVPAA in a professional and appropriate manner.
  • Maintains confidentiality, tact, and respect at all times.
  • Prepares, gathers, and relays confidential information and material on a regular basis.
  • Organizes special events throughout the year as required by the P/EVPAA” s office which includes creating and distributing invitations, advertising events through constituency group distribution lists, booking facilities, catering and maintenance arrangements, verifying facility contracts and, if necessary, preparing invoices for payment.
  • Reconciles the P/EVPAA expense and travel receipts for submission to Finance in compliance with University policies and guidelines.
  • Completes and submits the P/EVPAA’s expense claims for the University and works closely with University Deans in the submission of expenses relative to their respective academic programs of study.
  • Codes all invoices received for payment in the P/EVPAA’s office in compliance with College policies and guidelines.
  • Maintains comprehensive records on budget expenditures for the P/EVPAA’s cost center.
  • Reviews all documents received for the P/EVPAA’s signature to ensure compliance with University policies and guidelines. Follows up with senders to correct errors or omissions.
  • Maintains records regarding vacation and leaves for all faculty and staff reporting to the P/EVPAA including verifying dates and posting on Vice President Academic calendar. Follows up with faculty and staff to correct errors or omissions and ensure compliance with University policies and guidelines.
  • Works to help ensure a safe and healthy work environment by complying with University health and safety policies, standard practices, and programs in keeping with occupational health and safety legislation and regulations.
  • Develops and maintains an updated procedure manual for administrative staff for the University.

Meeting and Travel Coordination

  • Organizes and schedules meetings, including contacting participants, booking rooms, ordering refreshments, and arranging for parking as required for the P/EVPAA maintaining compliance with University policy and guidelines.
  • Prepares the P/EVPAA’s calendar and a daily folder that contains the relevant and pertinent meeting material as identified by the P/EVPAA
  • Makes travel arrangements for the P/EVPAA as required, including booking flights, hotel accommodation, car rental, and providing directions, maintaining compliance with University policy and guidelines.

Correspondence Management

  • Reviews, actions and distributes all incoming correspondence for the P/EVPAA as well as manages all outgoing correspondence.
  • Maintains comprehensive mail and phone logs of incoming and outgoing correspondence and incoming phone calls for the P/EVPAA.
  • Types, formats, copies and distributes files. Retrieves correspondence, reports, and documents of a routine or confidential nature for the P/EVPAA.
  • Maintains a comprehensive filing system for the P/EVPAA’s office.
  • Maintains the image of the P/EVPAA Vice-President Academic Office by ensuring that all correspondence prepared for the P/EVPAA Vice President Academic’s signature adheres to a consistent and professional standard which is Larkin University brand compliant.

Additional Duties

  • Completes special projects as assigned by the P/EVPAA
  • Works with the academic deans to determine and meet timelines for various tasks.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the P/EVPAA.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:  Completion of a 2-year Associate’s degree, preferably in Office Administration; ideal candidate should have a B.A. or B.S. degree.

Experience and Additional Competencies:

  • Minimum three years related experience
  • Previous relevant experience working with an executive office team (senior administrators) ensuring confidentiality, integrity, diplomacy, professionalism, and tact at all times
  • Intermediate to expert level competence with MS Office and database applications
  • Experience preparing meeting agendas, minutes, letters and memos accurately and error free
  • High level of expertise in all areas of modern office practice and procedures
  • Previous experience in providing service to the public in an executive office setting
  • Ability to prioritize a high volume of tasks and activities using well-developed organizational/planning skills
  • Attention to detail, initiative/self-starting, and flexibility/adaptability required with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

HOW TO APPLY?

A qualified applicant is required to electronically send a single PDF document (fragmentary application will not be considered) consisting of a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, concise future research plan (without elaboration of previous work), and names and contact information of at least three references to:

Office of the Provost, Larkin University

18301 N. Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33169

E-mail: provost@ularkin.org

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY OPPORTUNITIES

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PHARMACEUTICS & PHARMACOKINETICS

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

August 2017

 

Overview:

Larkin University College of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program has recently been granted candidate status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). The inaugural class (Class of 2019) is about to start the second year of an innovative, modified block program leading to the PharmD degree in three calendar years

Larkin University is a private not-for-profit 501(c)(3) educational institute. Larkin University consists of the College of Pharmacy (COP) and the College of Biomedical Sciences. Additionally, Larkin University works very closely with the Larkin School of Nursing which is under the directorship of Larkin Community Hospital.  In the near future, all the colleges plan to merge into Larkin University. More information about the COP is available at: http://ularkin.org/pharmacy/

Larkin University COP seeks a full-time faculty member for the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the discipline of Pharmaceutics/Pharmacokinetics.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Dean and Department Chair in ensuring the integrity of the Institute and the COP are in line with the founding principles, values, mission, and goals;
  • Ensure the development, furtherance, and improvement of curriculum and educational assessment tools;
  • Be available to teach assigned course(s), class(s), and subject(s) within the scope of Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics with Compounding and Sterile Labs, as well as Pharmacokinetics at any appointed time (with appropriate prior notice);
  • Develop and deliver elective courses, as needed, in specialty area of choice;
  • Work with Department Chair to formulate a strategy to develop and sustain research program in a specialty area;
  • Seek research independence by submitting grants for extramural funding;
  • Maintain a productive output of scholarly contributions, such as peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals;
  • Disseminate knowledge by scholarly presentation at appropriate scientific and academic platforms;
  • Assist in activities related to accreditations by various national, regional, state and other accreditation and regulatory agencies;
  • Serve on various committee(s) of COP/University;
  • Ensure mentoring of students;
  • Represent the Department, College and University to external institutions, organizations and agencies;
  • Ensure compliance with all University policies and procedures;
  • Promote safe working conditions and procedures in the Department;
  • Promote collegiality, professional and ethical behaviors;
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Chair or Dean

Job requirements:

A successful candidate should be able to teach various courses, such as Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics (including labs) and Pharmacokinetics, as well as assist in other courses as needed. Candidates should have Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, Industrial Pharmacy, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutical Sciences or a closely related discipline. Additional educational credentials, including, PharmD and MD/DO, would also be considered.

This position is open to all candidates authorized to work in the United States.

How to apply

A qualified applicant is required to electronically send a single PDF document (fragmentary application will not be considered) consisting of a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, concise future research plan (without elaboration of previous work), and names and contact information of at least three references to:

 

Anupam Bishayee, PhD

Chair, Faculty Search Committee

Professor and Founding Chair

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

College of Pharmacy

Larkin University

18301 N. Miami Avenue

Miami, FL 33169

E-mail: abishayee@ULarkin.org

 

Application review process will start immediately and continue till the position is filled. Interviews for the positions are expected to begin as soon as possible with a start date as early as October/November, 2017. Larkin University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences
Overview:

Faculty will have responsibilities that include didactic teaching, clinical practice with experiential education of students, student advising, service to the College and Academy, and scholarly endeavors. Faculty will be expected to actively participate in all assigned course activities and committees, as well as attend and contribute to scheduled Departmental, College, and University faculty meetings. As scholarship is an integral component of faculty life, all Departmental faculty are expected to maintain an active program of scholarship. Clinical Practice Faculty will be expected to contribute to the patient care and service missions of their assigned clinical practice site.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Dean and Department Chair in ensuring the integrity of the University and the College of Pharmacy (COP) are in line with the founding principles, values, mission, and goals;
  • Ensure the development, furtherance, and improvement of curriculum and educational assessment tools;
  • Be available to coordinate and teach assigned course(s), class(s), and subject(s) at an appointed time;
  • Develop and deliver elective courses, as needed, in your specialty area;
  • Develop an active clinical practice site (Clinical Practice Faculty) that facilitates high quality experiential education and scholarship;
  • Develop and deliver experiential education rotations as assigned by the Department Chair and in collaboration with the Assistant Dean of Experiential Education;
  • Work with Department Chair and practice site liaison to facilitate training and mentoring of post-doctoral trainees (e.g. PGY-1,2 residents) at their clinical practice site (Clinical Practice Faculty);
  • Work with Department Chair and practice site liaison to facilitate participation in assigned committees at their clinical practice site (Clinical Practice Faculty);
  • Work with Department Chair to formulate a strategy to develop and sustain a program of scholarship;
  • Work with Department Chair and Assistant Dean of Experiential Education to facilitate preceptor training and mentoring at their clinical practice site (Clinical Practice Faculty);
  • Maintain a productive output of scholarly contributions, such as peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals;
  • Disseminate knowledge by scholarly presentation at appropriate scientific and academic platforms;
  • Assist in activities related to program accreditation by various national, regional, state and other accreditation and regulatory agencies;
  • Serve on various committee(s) of COP/Institution;
  • Ensure mentoring of students;
  • Represent the Department, College, and University to external institutions, organizations, and agencies;
  • Ensure compliance with all Larkin University policies and procedures;
  • Promote safe working conditions and procedures in the Department;
  • Promote collegiality, professional and ethical behaviors;
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Chair

Position Requirements:

Candidates shall have a PharmD with residency and/or fellowship training (or equivalent experience) and be licensed/eligible for Florida licensure. Pharmacists in all specialty areas are encouraged to apply for these full-time positions. Many different potential practice sites are available including our partner teaching hospital, Larkin Community Hospital. Preferred teaching and practice experience in the areas of Acute Care/Infectious Diseases/ Cardiology/ Internal Medicine. However, all specialties will be considered.

Contact information:

Potential candidates should submit a complete application packet which includes the cover letter (including a statement of teaching, and scholarly philosophy with respect to experience or interests), curriculum vitae, three names of references with complete contact info. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The application packet and the questions regarding the position should be submitted to Dr. Joshua Caballero (Email: jcaballero@ularkin.org, Tel: 305-760-7507), chair of the search committee, Dept. Of Clinical Administrative Sciences. Application review process will continue till the position is filled.

 

COLLEGE OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

DEAN, COLLEGE OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

JOB SUMMARY:
The Dean has overall responsibility for Larkin University (LU)’s College of Biomedical Sciences. The Dean provides leadership and oversight for all aspects of LU’s College of Biomedical Sciences and the Health Sciences including academics, finance, planning, student affairs, enrollment, advancement, and other key areas. The Dean has complete oversight of all the staff and faculty of the College.The Dean of the College of Biomedical Sciences reports to the University Provost.

LEADERSHIP

  • Acts as a member of the board.
  • Advises the Provost on policy development and review.
  • Prepares and submits annual reports and budget recommendations to the Provost; implements the college’s budget as approved.
  • Provides executive leadership in the development and achievement of the vision and goals of the Institution. Develops and approves Administrative Rules in collaboration with the University Provost needed for effective college operations or to carry out Board policy.
  • Develops and sustains a high performing faculty and administrative team.
  • Provides the President with a timely flow of information regarding the institution and its needs.
  • Prepares agenda materials for College of Biomedical Sciences meetings and maintains a record of the proceedings.
  • Makes recommendations to the Provost for the adoption of instructional programs and other educational and community services.

MANAGEMENT

  • Ensures alignment and integration of the Strategic Plan with LU’s operations and the annual operating budget.
  • Reviews the educational program for the college on a continuing basis and effects changes that will improve the quality and scope of services offered, and enhance student success.
  • Promotes and sustains a healthy institutional climate of mutual respect and high standards of performance for all faculty and staff in achieving high levels of student success across all student cohort groups.
  • Models and sustains effective Servant-Leadership and shared governance practices which enhance achievement of the goals of the institution.
  • Maintains the orderly functioning of the school and takes appropriate action in collaboration with the campus Provost and, within the limits of Board policy, as may be necessary to prevent any interference with such orderly operation of the college.
  • Develops succession planning to ensure continuity of the college’s operations.
  • Responsible for leadership in accreditation at the state, regional, and national levels

ACCOUNTABILITY
Promotes an evidence-based culture of accountability which guides innovation, implementation of best practices, and continuous quality improvement of instruction and student support services.

COMMUNITY/PARTNERSHIPS
Represents College of Biomedical Sciences, in cooperation with the Provost, to the community and develops appropriate partnerships which assist in the advancement of the college’s mission and vision.

FISCAL

  • Ensures sound fiscal practices.
  • Ensures the accuracy of all reports required by local, state, and federal agencies

QUALIFICATIONS

A successful candidate should have experience in academic administration, and teaching biomedical sciences coursework. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences or a closely related discipline. Additional educational credentials, including, PharmD and MD/DO, would also be considered.

HOW TO APPLY?

A qualified applicant is required to electronically send a single PDF document (fragmentary application will not be considered) consisting of a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, concise future research plan (without elaboration of previous work), and names and contact information of at least three references to:

LeAnn Doyle, Director of Admissions & Outreach

Chair, Search Committee

College of Biomedical Sciences

Larkin University

18301 N. Miami Avenue

Miami, FL 33169

E-mail: ldoyle@ULarkin.org

Application review process will start immediately and continue till the position is filled. Interviews for the positions are expected to begin as soon as possible with a start date as early as October/November, 2017. Larkin University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.