Assistant or Associate Dean of Hospital Operations, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

  • Texas A&M University, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
  • College Station, TX, USA
  • Aug 26, 2019
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Job Description

Position Advertisement

Assistant or Associate Dean of Hospital Operations

College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Texas A&M University

The College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) ( at Texas A&M University invites applications/nominations for the position of Assistant/Associate Dean of Hospital Operations and Chief Executive Officer of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH). We seek an individual with strong leadership skills who is forward thinking, team-oriented, and understands the intersection of our teaching, research, and patient care missions. A DVM degree (or equivalent degree) and at least 2 years veterinary clinical experience are required. Candidates must possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience in large business operations and/or advanced training in business management.  Preference will be given to candidates with certification in a specialty recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association. 

The VMTH is a world-class animal healthcare facility that sees over 22,000 small animals and 7,000 large animals per year.  The hospital has continued to expand its operations by actively investing in cutting edge medical equipment, collaborating closely with referring veterinarians and clients, and building relationships with supporting departments.  As such, the VMTH Chief Executive Officer will work closely with members of the Departments of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Small Animal Clinical Sciences, and Veterinary Pathobiology to deliver state-of-the-art healthcare to our veterinary patients; support our growing clinical trials, telehealth and one health emphasis; and foster an environment that values teaching.  The VMTH Chief Executive Officer also serves on the Executive Committee of the CVM and chairs the Hospital Board of the VMTH. The successful applicant may also be offered a faculty (clinical- or tenure-track or tenure on arrival) appointment, at a rank consistent with their experience.

A complete position description may be found at here.  Additional information about our departments is available on our web site (College of Veterinary Medicine).  For more information on the Bryan/College Station area, please visit


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Requirements for the position include:

  • DVM degree or equivalent
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in veterinary clinics or diagnostic service;and
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.


Desired qualifications:

  • Background in administration
  • Experience in large business operations
  • Advanced training in business management


Application Details

All interested individuals are encouraged to apply. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.  If you would like the challenge and opportunity to lead an outstanding veterinary teaching hospital and to become a member of the dedicated and innovative leadership team in our College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, please submit: 1) a letter of intent describing your vision for the VMTH; 2) a curriculum vitae; and 3) contact information for four professional references to:

 Dr. Susan Eades, Chair of Search Committee

Large Animal Clinical Sciences

College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Texas A&M University

4475 TAMU

College Station, TX 77843-4475    

Phone or e-mail inquiries may be made directly to (979) 845-9127; (979) 847-8863 (fax), or, respectively.

Application review will begin on September 1, 2019 and applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values. The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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