Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
Wright State University
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Internal Number: 17477
Affirmative Action No.:: 23Y042
First Consideration Date:: 10/17/2022
Department:: School of Medicine Admin
Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate: Negotiable
Serving as a key member of the Dean's leadership team, provide executive leadership over school-wide administration of faculty appointments and promotions, including oversight of all applicable policies that govern faculty advancement and the associated structure of faculty administration. Key goals will be to facilitate recruitment, retention and advancement of an academic workforce that promotes excellence. The successful candidate will facilitate and oversee the creation and implementation of innovative programs for faculty orientation and career development, encouraging a culture of equity, excellence and discovery.
MD or DO with academic and progressive administrative/leadership experience at Associate Professor or Professor level.
Knowledge of workplace opportunities and challenges in academic medicine, including professional development and promotion.
Effective communication skills; ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion.
Associate Professor level candidates must fulfill all the requirements above, along with at least 5 years' experience as an Assistant Professor with an exemplary scholarly portfolio and supervisory experience.
Full Professor candidates must fulfill all the requirements of Associate Professor along with at least 5 years' experience at the Associate Professor level with an exemplary scholarly portfolio and leadership experience.
For more information regarding the governing policies of faculty rank please review them online at: https://medicine.wright.edu/faculty-and-clinical-affairs/policy-3a-guidelines-forappointment- and-promotion-for-fully-affiliated-faculty
Track record of effective faculty mentoring in an academic setting.
Knowledge of faculty affairs/faculty development principles/accreditation standards and medical school administrative processes.
Faculty appointment or eligibility for appointment in the School of Medicine at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Experience with collaborative, multi-disciplinary, multi-professional health care, educational, and research teams.
Expertise in negotiation and coaching.
Exceptional planning, organizational, program development and implementation skills.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
Oversee faculty elections, faculty meetings, and compliance with school of medicine bylaws. (10%)
Oversee a process to collect, capture and report accurate faculty data. (10%)
Orient new faculty on policies, promotion, career advancement, faculty evaluation and professional development. (10%)
Participate in faculty counseling and grievance and appeals processes. (5%)
Ensure compliance with LCME standards applying to faculty governance and faculty professional development. (10%)
Serve as the primary liaison between School of Medicine, departments, and faculty, identifying the resources, priorities, and infrastructure necessary to advance faculty development efforts and opportunities. (15%)
Develop and continuously refine strategy for enhancing faculty engagement at the School of Medicine, designing systems to support well-being. (15%)
Assess, develop, and continuously improve programs for leadership training and faculty development, evaluating best practices and developing plans that scale across the School of Medicine and its education, research, and clinical care missions. (10%)
In conjunction with the Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, create an environment and programs to support BSOM's DEI goals. (5%)
Oversee the office of Continuing Medical Education, ensuring compliance with accreditation standards. (10%)
Special contract position. Special contract terms and conditions of employment apply.
Wright State University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
To preserve the safety and security of the campus community and to maintain the integrity of university operations, it is the policy of Wright State University making an employment offer contingent on various background checks, such as a criminal record, credit history when job related and/or education verifications. Additionally, an administrative review shall be conducted whenever the university learns that an employee is charged with or convicted of a crime (except for minor vehicle violations). Frequently asked questions related to background checks may be found on the Human resources website at http://www.wright.edu/human-resources.
Effective July 1, 2017, per Policy 7230 Wright State University is tobacco-free. Tobacco use, including the sale, advertising sampling and distribution of tobacco products and tobacco related items is prohibited in all university facilities, on all university owned or leased grounds, university owned or operated residence halls and apartments, and at all university sponsored events regardless of location. Tobacco use is also prohibited in all university vehicles or on any equipment owned, leased or operated by Wright State University. This policy applies to anyone on campus including students, faculty, staff, visitors, consultants, vendors, patients, volunteers, and contractor employees.
Wright State University serves nearly 18,000 students and offers more than 230 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degree programs through eight colleges and three schools. Located in the city of Fairborn in Greene County, Ohio, Wright State is conveniently situated adjacent to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and is less than 10 miles from downtown Dayton. One of our eight colleges, Wright State University–Lake Campus, is a university-operated regional campus on the shores of Grand Lake St. Marys in Celina, Ohio. The Wright State alumni community is more than 109,000 strong. For more information please visit www.wright.edu.