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: ADFacPractice
About Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
Loyola University Chicago is one of the largest of the 27 Jesuit Catholic universities in the United States and its mission emphasizes the importance of knowledge, intellectual curiosity, global perspectives, and cura personalis, which translates to “care for the whole person.” The university currently enrolls over 17,000 students on three campuses in the Chicago area: Lake Shore, Water Tower, and the Health Sciences Campus (HSC). In the last decade, Loyola has experienced tremendous growth in virtually every dimension, including undergraduate enrollment, student retention, healthcare innovation, physical footprint, and academic programs.
The Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, a leader in nursing education for more than 85 years, is a community of 71 full-time faculty in two departments,19 staff, and over 1400 students. Programs include a BSN degree with 4 study options, an MSN degree in nursing and healthcare administration, a DNP degree with tracks for preparation in nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist roles, and a PhD in Nursing degree. Faculty engage in research to promote health equity within the context of integrated human outcome s...cience focused on multilevel health outcomes, human experiences and mechanisms underlying health, and quality of healthcare systems.