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Founding Program Dean – Physician Assistant Program

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Chamberlain University seeks a Physician Assistant (PA) Program Dean with a doctorate degree to lead the creation, implementation and operation of its new Physician Assistant program based in Chicago. 

Chamberlain University’s purpose is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. The University’s mission is to educate, empower and embolden diverse healthcare professionals who advance the health of people, families, communities and nations. Chamberlain Care® distinguishes the University. The Program Dean will develop and implement short-term and long-term strategic plans for PA program effectiveness and growth consistent with the mission, vision and values of Chamberlain University. 

As a founding Program Dean, this critical role will provide executive leadership over Chamberlain University’s PA program from creation to launch of the program. The Program Dean will supervise the medical director, principal and instructional faculty and staff in all activities that directly relate to the PA program. He or she will provide effective Leadership and Management of the program to ensure a solid operational foundation. The Program Dean will manage all issues related to personnel, program and institutional processes and allocation of resources. Specifically, the Program Dean, with support from the University, will be responsible for curriculum design, course selection and program assessment, the hiring of faculty and staff and leading the program in receiving ARC-PA accreditation.

The Search Committee is partnering with Russell Reynolds Associates to conduct the search. Prospects nominated and/or those who wish to be considered, on a confidential basis, by the Search Committee should provide an electronic version of their curriculum vitae as well as a brief bullet point summary of administrative roles they have held and their accomplishments in each to Russell Reynolds Associates at [email protected]. The review of candidate materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.




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Posted: 6/25/2019
Application Due: 8/24/2019
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