Executive Associate Dean - Academic Affairs, Health Promotion %26 Disease Prevention, Memphis
UT Health Science Center
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Internal Number: 21000002AL
Executive Associate Dean - Academic Affairs, Health Promotion & Disease Prevention, Memphis - 21000002AL
The Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center seeks applications for the full-time, non-tenure track, Executive Associate Dean of Academic Affairs position.
Responsible for promoting academic excellence. Provides day-to-day oversight of the operation of established academic programs within the college to ensure program requirements are met. Ensures our academic programs operate according to set standards and that the college recruits high quality applicants to all programs that matriculate and graduate. Advises the Dean on matters related to program curricula, admission standards, and proposals for new academic programs. Recommends allocation of college resources as related to academic affairs. The Executive Associate Dean represents the College of Nursing on matters related to academic affairs within the university and to the external community on matters related to academic programs. Reports directly to the Dean.
Leads the development and implementation of a strategic plan for academic programs that is consistent with a changing society and healthcare system and integrates with the UT System and UTHSC Campus strategic plans.
Develops and manages budget for Academic Affairs.
Creates and sustains world-class academic programs.
Reviews the relevance and quality of academic programs.
Provides input into curriculum changes based on accreditation standards and community assessments.
Responsible for compliance with policies and regulations of clinical sites, and licensing and certifying bodies relative to academic programs.
Ensures academic programs meet national standards.
Responsible for compliance with policies and regulations of licensing, certifying, and accrediting bodies relative to academic programs.
In collaboration with Program Directors and others responsible for departments and units, works to facilitate the CON intranet, databases, and accreditation materials.
Organizes and supports program review efforts in collaboration with program directors.
Develops and monitors annual goals of the Academic Affairs office.
Collaborates with Program Directors to develop new program proformas (for institution, UT Board of Trustees, THEC).
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Dean.
This position directs and manages admissions operations of the College of Nursing Office of Academic Affairs, including supervision of staff involved in these functions. Teaching assignment provided by the Department Chair as appropriate. Academic rank is based upon academic credentials.
Earned doctoral degree from an accredited institution. The candidate must qualify for rank of Associate Professor or Professor; be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Tennessee. Educational/ administrative experience in a nationally accredited university with graduate programs is required.Excellent written and oral communications skills, analytical skills, and organizational skills. Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with people from all backgrounds. Demonstrated commitment to teamwork. Proficient computer/technology skills.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a vibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.
Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley's Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second-largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.