The UCR School of Medicine invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate Dean for Student Affairs. Successful candidate will possess a MD, PhD, PharmD or equivalent degree in a health profession or basic science field. The incumbent will have a concurrent academic appointment in an appropriate department in the School of Medicine and participate in teaching and research or scholarly activities. Successful candidate must also have clear potential or demonstrated ability to work successfully with and benefit a diverse student body.
The successful applicant must qualify for an academic appointment in one of the following series: Professor of Clinical X or Health Sciences Clinical Professor series at the associate or full professor ranks, as well as demonstrated service related to medical student affairs and/or medical education for the position of Associate Dean for Student Affairs.
The Associate Dean for Student Affairs reports to the Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs. The Office of Student Affairs is responsible for all student related activities (including student academic and professional success support, financial affairs, career advising, well-being, and activity programming), medical school admissions, and outreach, recruitment and pipeline programs. The Associate Dean will work closely with the Senior Associate Dean involved in all matters related to Student Affairs and will have major responsibility for medical school admissions, working closely with the Chair of Admissions committee and the admissions staff members. The Associate Dean will also assist in outreach and recruitment efforts, particularly with the various School of Medicine pipeline programs, which focus its efforts to enhance student success for high school, community college, undergraduate and post baccalaureate students. This position will include grant writing and philanthropy efforts to secure funding to support programming for these unique pipeline programs as well as scholarships for students.
Founded in 2013, the School of Medicine at UCR is the sixth University of California Medical School and serves the rapidly growing Inland Southern California region by training a much-needed physician workforce and catalyzing innovations in research, education, and healthcare delivery. The UCR School of Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the community in the Inland Empire, one of the most ethnically diverse and medically underserved areas of the country. UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.
Initial review of applications will begin on November 30, 2020, and the position will remain open until filled.
Cejka Executive Search has been exclusively retained by the University of California - Riverside School of Medicine to assist in the recruitment of the Associate Dean for Student Affairs.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: JPF01340
About University of California, Riverside
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is located approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.