Director of Administration and Operations – MDCHS

Summary of Description

Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences (MDCHS) at Mary Baldwin University invites applications for the Director of Administration and Operations beginning no later than May 1st, 2024.

The Director of Administration and Operations provides oversight of the day-to-day operations of Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences including office management, human resources, budgeting/accounting, facilities, and campus events. The Director of Administration and Operations will promote a culture of “Service Excellence” in administration and operations and set a tone of leadership that is people-oriented, collaborative in nature as well as facilitating an environment that fosters innovation and continuous improvement.

Consistent with the mission and values of the institution, this position requires a commitment to a culture that promotes of equity and inclusion. Therefore, applicants are expected to emphasize equity and inclusion in their interactions with students, staff, faculty, and community at large.


In collaboration with MDCHS administration, faculty, staff, the Director of Administration and Operations will:


Human Resources Management

Fiscal Administration

Operations and Facilities

Security and Safety Services

Strategic Planning

*Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Health Sciences


Preferred Qualifications

About Mary Baldwin University

Founded in 1842, Mary Baldwin University has a proud legacy of innovating to best serve our students as the world changes.

MBU is a small, coeducational university offering a range of degrees from bachelor to doctoral. We serve a diverse student population on our historic Staunton campus in the heart of downtown Staunton, Virginia, Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences in nearby Fishersville, and online.

MBU offers unique opportunities for our students to become leaders in the classroom, community, workplace, and in their own lives. 

About Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences

Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences (MDCHS) was opened in 2014, with the intention of addressing health care workforce needs and the complex health issues of the region. The college accomplishes this through clinically focused professional programs in Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistants programs that concentrate on addressing regional health care needs. We believe that community health issues are best solved by professionals who value interprofessional collaboration and thrive in a culture that embraces inclusivity and equitable access to health care. Our vision is to be recognized as the primary regional partner to develop community-oriented interventions for the education of and provision of services to the public, thereby improving health and life outcomes.

Application Process

Mary Baldwin University is committed to promoting a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, and faculty. The university does not discriminate on the basis sex, gender, nor does the university discriminate based on race, national or ethnic origin, color, age, disability, religion, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.

To Apply:  Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to