University of Iowa
March 16, 2023
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ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE DEAN OF CLINICS Requisition # 74699 Position Basics Type of Position TENURE-TRACK/CLINICAL

Advertising Ends on: Extended Until Position is Filled Advertising Started on: Friday, December 23rd, 2022 College: College of Dentistry Department: Dental Clinic Administration

Salary Salary: Commensurate Position Details Full/Part Time Status: Full Time

Position Description:

The University of Iowa's College of Dentistry is conducting a search for the Assistant/Associate Dean of Clinics. This is a full-time clinical or tenure-track faculty position at the Associate Professor or Professor level. Major responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership for the clinic operations, quality of patient care, and clinical education. Direct reporting areas include sterilization, infection control, clinic scheduling, patient complaint management, social services, patient records, and faculty general practice operations.

  • Demonstrate solid leadership in innovation, teaching, change management and financial management.

  • Member of the Dean's administrative team.

  • Collaborate with DEO's to implement solutions and strategic initiatives balancing unique clinics needs with standardized solutions to benefit of our patients and clinical education programs.

  • Establish effective workflow and quality assurance solutions to promote positive patient and student experiences.

  • Provide Collegiate clinical compliance oversite through administration of credentialing, privileging, licensing, HIPAA, and patient safety/infection control standards.

  • Liaison and constituency with Iowa Dental Board, Delta Dental Insurance, University Hospitals & Clinics, and University General Counsel's office. Engage in service activities at both collegiate and national levels.

  • Actively participate in faculty practice plan.

  • Cultivates an environment of inclusion and respect for all students, faculty, and staff.

  • Education Requirement:

  • DDS/DMD from CODA-accredited institution OR equivalent dental degree and advanced training from a CODA-accredited institution;
  • Required Qualifications:

  • eligible for license/faculty permit to practice dentistry in the State of Iowa issued by the Iowa Dental Board and successful credentialling;

  • prior experience directing an academic or clinical program;

  • minimum of 3 years administrative experience in a dental clinical environment; and

  • record of actively fostering a climate that values and engages diversity in all its forms to enliven and make more inclusive the work of the college.

  • Desirable Qualifications:

  • administrative leadership experience resulting in successful implementation of change management solutions, quality improvement, and modernized patient care strategies;

  • demonstrated financial acumen and budget management experience;

  • experience deploying health technologies, specifically customer facing Electronic Health Record (EHR);

  • experience working with Organized Dentistry (ex. Dental Association, Iowa Dental Board, etc.); and

  • certified in quality improvement techniques such as Lean, Six Sigma, Scrum or equivalent.

  • Online Application Required Documents

    Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest

    Number of References: 3 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.

    To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.

    Contact Information

    Contact: Galen B Schneider Cden-Dentistry Administration Dental Science Building 801 Newton Road N306 DSB Iowa City, IA 52242

    The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Institutional Equity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

    Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or [email protected], to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.

    Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 319/335-5022.

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