Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Osteop
Company: Rowan University
Posted on: April 4, 2021
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Academic Affairs, School of Osteopathic Medicine (Stratford) Apply
now Job no: 494848
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Stratford, New Jersey
Categories: Faculty - School of Osteopathic Medicine
FUNCTION: The Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs provides
leadership for the planning and implementation of all components of
the academic programs' administration for the medical school. This
includes oversight and supervision of the divisions of Alumni
Engagement, Assessment, Center for Teaching and Learning,
Curriculum, Registrar, and Student Affairs. The Senior Associate
Dean leads these divisions to meet SOM's mission to "develop
clinically skillful, compassionate and culturally competent
physicians from diverse backgrounds who are grounded in our
osteopathic philosophy and ready to meet future healthcare
workforce needs". This role reports directly to the Dean and is a
key member of the Dean's Cabinet. DUTIES: Oversee and guide the
Deans and Directors of Academic Affairs to meet the mission of
RowanSOM. Ensure that best practices are being utilized.
- Ensure that the school meets and exceeds all standards of the
Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) on an
ongoing basis. Oversee the Director of Academic Affairs to develop
all COCA reports and facilitate all site visits. Develop external
reports as needed. Interface with the Rowan University Provost's
office with activities related to University accreditation by the
Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
- Oversee the Office of the Registrar. Work with the Registrar to
ensure that applicant and student records are appropriately
maintained and all FERPA regulations are met.
- Oversee the Dean for Assessment and the Offices of Assessment
and Simulation. Ensure that comprehensive program evaluation and
student assessment are utilized, and are tracked and reported
across the continuum of education. Develop separate processes for
formative and summative benchmarks for student advancement. Develop
and integrate simulation programming into the curriculum for
assessing student physician skills.
- Oversee the Director and Office of Center for Teaching and
Learning. Ensure that students have appropriate programs, tutoring,
and tools needed for academic success. Track academic progress of
students and ensure timely intervention when needed. Provide
longitudinal career counseling to support students' GME
aspirations. Administratively support the Student Academic Progress
- Oversee the Dean and Office of Clinical Education. Work to
develop and maintain clinical training sites. Ensure maintenance of
affiliation agreements, and all teaching faculty credentialing at
all sites. Assure appropriate scheduling of students for clinical
- Oversee the Dean for Curriculum and the Offices of Curriculum
and Faculty Development. Engage faculty through the Curriculum
Committee to develop curricular innovations using multiple learning
formats including online learning technology. Collaborate with the
Curriculum Committee throughout curriculum planning, development,
implementation, and evaluation. Ensure that all directives of the
committee are implemented. Ensure that Faculty Development supports
a scholarly approach to developing medical educators and advances
educational research. Support faculty education programs that
elevate the skills of SOM faculty to meet organizational objectives
and nationally accepted accreditation standards and requirements.
Organize and track all faculty development activities for paid and
- Oversee the Deans of Student Affairs and the Office of Student
Affairs and Alumni Engagement. Ensure that student-related policies
and procedures foster inclusion and equity, and are clearly
communicated and consistently implemented. Lead a culture of
professionalism, wellness, equity and inclusion for student
organizations and activities. Provide administrative support for
student health insurance, student health and wellness programs.
Provide support for student organizations and activities. Provide
support for the RowanSOM Alumni Association, and maintain effective
communications and relationships with the alumni community.
Maintain related databases for outcomes assessment and reporting.
Plan and implement student events throughout the year.
- Oversee the administrative activities of Academic Affairs
including budget development and management, as well as operations
issues, working with the administrator of Academic Affairs.
- Lead RowanSOM's implementation of the strategic planning goals
pertaining to student education.
- Demonstrate a commitment to advance the schools efforts in
diversity, equity and inclusion.
- Encourage development and publication of educational research
and scholarly presentations of all leaders within Academic
- Evaluate staff and faculty to develop/enhance social justice
and cultural competencies and recognize successful efforts in
advancing equity and inclusion.
- Mentor assistant and associate deans and directors.
- Represent the school in University activities related to
Academic Affairs issues.
- Develop Inter-Professional education opportunities.
- Interface with students and student leaders to seek feedback
about the school's programming. Provide academic and career
counseling as needed.
- Other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified applicants
must be a DO, MD, EdD or PhD with 10 years of experience in
undergraduate medical education and at least five years of academic
administrative leadership experience at a senior level which
includes budget management, and has their own academic portfolio
(research, peer-reviewed publications, etc.). Ability to work with
people from diverse racial, ethnic, gender identity, and
socioeconomic backgrounds and adapt a flexible leadership style for
multiple cultural environments with a strong knowledge of racial
health disparities. Excellent written and verbal communication
skills with ability to present to diverse audiences. Outstanding
leadership, interpersonal communication, collaboration,
team-building, and negotiation skills with a varied constituency
(students, faculty, chairs, staff) are essential. Experience with
the osteopathic medical school landscape is preferred. Experience
in education, admissions, academic accreditation, student affairs,
management and administration strongly preferred. Advertised: Nov
24 2020 Eastern Standard Time
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