Associate Dean for Learner Affairs

Job description

Job Title: Associate Dean for Learner Affairs
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 218697
Job Information

Associate Dean for Learner Affairs will be located in Augusta, Georgia and report directly to the Vice Dean for MCG Academic Affairs.

  • Create, evaluate, implement, review, and improve programs, policies, and approaches to activities considered usual and customary for high quality student affairs offices at medical schools in the United States.
  • Act as the institutional office responsible for the NRMP process in the Medical College of Georgia, requiring familiarity with the regulations of the NRMP and ensure that the institution is in compliance with these regulations.
  • Coordinate the residency match process. This includes meeting with each student individually to prepare curriculum vitae's, personal statements, and Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE). Office of Student Affairs is responsible for collecting and transmitting transcripts, letters of recommendations, MSPEs, etc for each student participating in the match. For students who do not match, the office of student affairs' oversees the "scramble" for unmatched positions.
  • Oversee the following major events in the Medical College of Georgia: Orientation for all class years, White Coat ceremony, Match Day ceremony, Cords and Awards, and Hooding ceremony.
  • Counsel medical students for personal issues, academic matters, disciplinary matter, etc.
  • Responsible for an effective advisement system for students enrolled in all phases of the MCG curriculum.
  • Provide data and information for all accreditation reviews and participate in site visits representing the office of student affairs. Assure compliance with all LCME standards relevant to student affairs.
  • Serve as a contributing member of the academic affairs team, GSA representative with the AAMC.
  • Oversee a comprehensive MCG Diversity Plan for the MCG campuses to include goals, policies, and practices as they relate to administrators, faculty, department chairs, fellow, residents, staff, and students.
  • Design innovative approaches to educating the medical school community on issues of diversity and cultural competency in medicine. Partner with the associate dean for curriculum and senior associate dean for graduate medical education to infuse cultural competency.
  • Foster effective and extensive relationships with minority physicians in the community.
  • Support and supervision of the associate deans for wellness, career advising, academic advising and multicultural affairs.
  • Must be available to all student organizations addressing issues of cultural competency; serve as resource to prospective students and physicians for research, clinical experiences, and mentoring.
  • Provide visible presence of MCG at relevant community and national events to include AAMC Group on Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Other responsibilities as defined or modified by the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs.
Minimum Requirements

MD or DO; EdD or PhD degree; Academic qualifications necessary for an MCG faculty appointment; Personal commitment to educational excellence; Enthusiasm to serve as a faculy role model as demonstrated by teaching and mentoring students, engaging in faculty development; 5 years of experience in an academic setting

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Strong interpersonal skills; ability to multi-task; strong verbal/written communication skills, ability to collect and manage data

Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.




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Posted: 12/28/2020
Application Due: 2/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time