Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs & Development

Job description

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine seeks a Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development to enhance and provide oversight for all development, personnel actions, and policy issues for faculty in the College. Responsibilities will include oversight of promotion and tenure processes, faculty development programs, faculty recruitment and retention, leadership searches and evaluation, faculty governance, and initiatives pertaining to the faculty well-being for all campus sites.

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Medicine, this position defines the professional, academic, and administrative activities of a medical administrator.This position is being hired at open-rank, and rank and salary will be determined based on qualifications.

Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Please include a CV and cover letter when applying for the position.

Job Title
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs & Development

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Work Location
Lexington, KY

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Required Education

Doctoral Degree required.

Required Related Experience

The applicant should have a working knowledge of health care, education, and research activities and interdependencies, at least seven (7) years of progressively responsible work experience in health care, education, or other related environment. Evidence of experience in leading career and/or faculty development activities, promotion and tenure process, and faculty recruitment and retention. Possesses excellence in attitude, compassion, professionalism, and personal behavior. Strong collaborative, organizational, negotiation, time management, and communication skills. Familiarity with employment and discrimination laws, and Equal Employment Opportunity resources.

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The applicant should have the following qualities:
-Proven ability to provide visionary leadership in a complex environment.
-Demonstrated leadership and effectiveness in building strong working relationships with a collaborative and inclusive leadership style.
-Enjoys interacting with people and can easily connect with faculty and staff in the College and University, across disciplines and among external entities in the community.
-Demonstrates the ability to recruit and retain outstanding faculty; have worked effectively with program leadership; ability to effectively delegate.
-Demonstrated ability to be engaging and persuasive with strong teamwork skills, politically astute, diplomatic, and able to manage by influence.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

MD or DO preferred; board certification desired; demonstrated experience in academic medical center setting, with previous administrative academic and clinical experience.

Open Untill Filled

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

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  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Academic Keys
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/12/2018
    Application Due: 6/11/2018
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