Assistant Dean for Practice
Assistant Dean for Practice
College of Nursing
College of Nursing
Advertised Salary Range
$125,000 - $150,000
Location of Vacancy
Hours per week
Hours per year
Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Job Search Category
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.
Benefits for Temporary Positions
The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.
Advertised Job Summary
The Assistant Dean for Practice reports directly to the Dean and is responsible for the oversight of all practice-related activities of the school. The Assistant Dean provides strategic vision and leadership with the College of Nursing's faculty practice initiatives to include the faculty practice plan, nurse managed clinic (Carolina Family Practice), practice related contractual agreements, and faculty scholarship in practice. The Assistant Dean will devote 40% administrative effort, 20% practice, 25% teaching, 15% scholarship/service.
•Assures compliance with regulatory, legal and fiscal standards for faculty practice contracts.
•Develops, implements, and evaluates individual and group faculty practice activities and contracts.
•Works with Business Director to oversee the fiscal operation of the faculty practice plan and Carolina Family Practice.
•Assures compliance with regulatory, legal, and fiscal standards for the CON managed Carolina Family Practice.
•Oversees the Carolina Family Practice to ensure clinical effectiveness, quality patient outcomes, meets federal/state reporting requirements and fiscal solvency.
•Serves as liaison with Palmetto Health-USC with existing and future contractual agreements.
•Assists the Dean in establishing, implementing, and evaluating practice policy and standards for the CON.
•Approves, guides, and mentors individual faculty in developing practice roles.
•Collaborates and engages with community/regional clinical partners to identify faculty practice opportunities and innovations in health delivery.
•Collaborates with Associate Dean for Research in identifying research and funding sources for practice activities.
•Collaborates with Associate Dean for Academics and Assistant Deans to ensure all practice sites provide educational opportunities that meet academic clinical experience needs standards.
•Guides and mentors clinical faculty in pursuing scholarly endeavors that support practice activities in collaboration with Associate Deans.
•Oversees all administration aspects of practice related to contractual agreements.
•Participates in the development and implementation of the CON and Carolina Family Practice strategic plan.
•Works with the Dean on special projects.
•Participates in recruiting and interviewing of prospective faculty candidates.
•Participates in appropriate school and university committees and activities.
•Work with clinical partners to optimize APRN roles in settings across South Carolina, including residency programs, infrastructure development to optimize practice; stakeholder education on nursing practice, APRN scope of practice, barriers to practice, and solutions for 21st-century nursing practice models.
Earned doctorate in nursing, preferably advanced practice nurse. Eligible for licensure in South Carolina. Meets rank for Clinical Professor; Clinical Associate Professor at minimum. Experience with scholarly peer reviewed publications. Experience managing faculty practice contracts and clinics preferably in academic settings.Preferred Qualifications
Experience with regulatory, legal, and fiscal standards of nurse managed clinic preferred.
Posting Detail Information
Desired Start Date 07/01/2018 Job Open Date 01/12/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/24368 EEO Statement
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.
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