The Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development reports to the Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs and works closely with the Dean, Vice Dean for Business and Administration, Department Chairs and Faculty. The Assistant Dean shall provide senior leadership and strategic support in the concentrated areas of Faculty and Academic Affairs, and be responsible for the management of all areas of faculty affairs and professional development. The Assistant Dean will develop and implement policies and evaluation procedures for all medical school faculty (Biomedical Science & Clinical); provide faculty human resources administration for the School of Medicine, including conflict resolution and mediation, national recruitment, continuous hiring, orientation, evaluation and training. The Assistant Dean shall assist in the professional and career development of faculty through the development, audits and regulation of academic medical career awareness and planning. The Assistant Dean will develop policy analysis and accreditation survey evaluation data and provide annual reports to the Associate Dean and the Dean of the School of Medicine. The Assistant Dean shall obtain and allocate necessary resources for these programs and maintain compliance with relevant accreditation standards; ensures appropriate training and development for faculty affairs staff. The Assistant Dean shall be responsive to the needs of faculty and staff and maintain up-to-date knowledge and expertise regarding faculty affairs and best practices in professional development in order to ensure effective and successful retention and promotion of faculty as recommended by AAMC.
Master's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Education or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum of ten years of experience in educational administration, and/or human resources.
Five years management level experience, direct experience in administering both faculty and staff personnel programs.
Must demonstrate excellent decision-making, ability to interpret and apply complex policies and procedures of multiple institutions; i.e. Oakland University, OUWB School of Medicine & Beaumont Hospital.
Demonstrated ability to plan and manage multiple projects in a detailed manner in an organizational environment with multiple campuses with competing priorities.
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to prepare and make presentations to executive leadership, department chairs, faculty and staff.
EdD or PhD
Internal Number: 19682
About Oakland University
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.