Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs - Internal Search

East Tennessee State University

United States

May 18, 2022

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Job Title Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs - Internal Search

Department Academic Affairs, College of Medicine - 31100 Pay Grade Job Category Faculty Job Summary

Internal Search

Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University seeks an experienced academic leader with a strong commitment to advancing medical education including teaching; faculty recruitment and development including advancement, promotion and/or tenure; and leadership development which contributes to the strategic priorities of the College of Medicine. The Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs will interact directly with Department Chairs, Program Directors, and Course/Clerkship Directors and collaborate closely with the Offices of Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Admissions, and clinical practices. The Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs will provide leadership of programs that support faculty in all tracks and across all career stages, including the development of educational initiatives, courses, programs, workshops, and seminars to develop faculty as academicians and leaders; consult with individual faculty to mentor through promotion and/or tenure; and assist with scholarship. The Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs will assist with faculty recruitment and retention and coordinate the annual faculty evaluation process.

Job Summary – Responsible to the Vice Dean of Academic Affairs for promoting excellence in faculty teaching; promoting leadership development for interested faculty; orienting and mentoring new faculty; guiding faculty through the successful navigation of the promotion and tenure process; supporting faculty recruitment and retention efforts; overseeing professional development programs; and, supporting and growing scholarship and research among faculty. The Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs will maintain faculty rank and appointment in their existing academic department and will devote 20% of their time in this role in a teaching capacity.

Responsibilities include but not limited to -

  • Provide guidance to the Dean and Vice Dean on matters of Faculty Affairs.
  • Support and encourage faculty excellence in the academic areas of teaching, service, and scholarship/research
  • Display a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Develop and coordinate programs to improve skills in educational strategies and leadership for all faculty and professional staff and which contribute to faculty and staff success and wellness.
  • Oversee faculty orientation and career transitions for faculty
  • Develop and support effective strategies for faculty recruitment and retention.
  • Identify and enhance opportunities for scholarship and research collaborations within the College of Medicine, ETSU, the VA to promote faculty scholarship and academic progression
  • Engage faculty to identify professional development activities to meet knowledge gaps, enhance teaching endeavors, and ensure high-quality graduate and medical education
  • Enhance the annual evaluation process to provide meaningful feedback and goal-setting for academic success and medical education excellence
  • Maintain abreast of academic and accreditation standards for resident and medical students to create programs of excellence
  • Support/mentor chairs in their roles as leaders in teaching, research, and service and in evaluating and developing their faculty; oversee and coordinate the annual faculty evaluation process and collaborate with the Dean in annually evaluating the chairs.
  • Assist faculty and Department Chairs in the compilation of teaching portfolios and dossiers for advancement, promotion and/or tenure decisions, and in implementing targeted and focused development plans to teaching skills
  • Develop appropriate mechanisms for recognizing teaching, research/scholarship and service accomplishments of the faculty and identify faculty for training and leadership opportunities.
  • Support Continuing Education courses and the faculty's role in providing quality continuing education.
  • Teach in area of expertise as needed and perform other duties as assigned.
  • ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in an academic setting or similar environment
  • Strong commitment to working with COM leadership in establishing excellence in educational programs
  • Knowledge of faculty affairs, graduate medical education and accreditation standards, and medical student academic programs
  • Experience in faculty and staff professional development including evaluation and feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively with excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Broad experience and knowledge of health sciences education and teaching pedagogies.
  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research design and analysis to support institutional effectiveness and faculty research and scholarship
  • Familiarity with LCME and ACGME accreditation standards and processes.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Current full-time ETSU Employee.
  • Terminal doctoral degree (MD/DO, EdD, PhD).
  • At least 5 years' full-time experience in academic education.
  • Preferred Qualifications Salary

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number F00549P

    Is this position subject to a criminal background check? Yes Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? No Open Date 05/04/2022 Close Date 05/18/2022 Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants

    Faculty positions are only required to be posted for a minimum of fourteen (14) calendar days.

    Disclaimer: The Job Summary intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. Employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a current full-time ETSU employee?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Optional Documents

  • Resume
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