The Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON) seeks a dynamic, visionary leader to serve in the position of Associate Dean of Innovative Partnerships and Faculty Practice. This is a new leadership position within the MNSON, which brings exceptional opportunities for providing strategic vision and leadership for faculty practice and community and academic practice partnerships at the local, regional, state, national, and global levels. This is a faculty position that includes teaching, scholarship, and service.
The Associate Dean of Innovative Partnerships and Faculty Practice is responsible for the following areas:
Mission: Supports the mission of the MNSON and leads development and implementation of vision and strategy for mission-congruent initiatives related to partnerships and faculty practice; contributes to the MNSON and University goals for inclusive excellence and antiracism.
Strategy and Oversight: Provides strategic direction, operational oversight and guidance for faculty practice, community and academic-practice partnerships, and global initiatives.
Communities of Interest: Establishes and fosters interprofessional practice relationships internally and externally; collaborates with communities of interest to advance MNSON practice and community engagement initiatives.
Practice Initiatives: Develops faculty practice opportunities and programming with new and established community and clinical partners; creates synergistic research, practice scholarship, and educational initiatives.
Collaboration and Mentoring: Collaborates with Chairs and Associate Chairs in facilitating and mentoring the development of clinical scholarship; facilitates scholarly dissemination of MNSON faculty practice initiatives.
Funding: Facilitates attainment and management of funding to support faculty practice and community partnership initiatives.
Candidates for the Associate Dean of Innovative Partnerships and Faculty Practice will possess:
Eligibility for licensure as a Registered Nurse in Illinois
Eligibility for appointment to the rank of Associate Professor or higher
A record of interprofessional collaboration and scholarship
Experience in developing faculty practice initiatives
A record of practice scholarship
Internal Number: 15102
About Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic Universities and the only one located in Chicago. Loyola University Chicago is comprised of four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to ten schools and colleges: arts and sciences, business administration, communication, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and professional studies, and social work. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. Recognizing Loyola's excellence in education, U.S.News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the "top national universities" in its annual publications. Loyola is among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.