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Senior Assistant Dean of Academic Operations

Employer
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Location
Denver, CO

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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Description
University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

College of Nursing, Office of Academic Programs

Job Title: Senior Assistant Dean Academic Operations (Faculty Administrative Position)

Position #: 00634141

*Open to current CU employees only* 

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

 

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

 

Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

Denver: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

  • Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.
  • Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.
  • Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The CU College of Nursing is seeking a strong faculty leader to serve as the Senior Assistant Dean of Academic Operations as a faculty administrative appointment. The ideal candidate would be qualified to hold a faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or higher with dedicated time for the Senior Assistant Dean of Academic Operations administrative faculty appointment.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The College of Nursing is seeking a Senior Assistant Dean of Academic Operations, faculty administrative position that is responsible for the integration of human relationships and technological systems within the College of Nursing, Office of Academic Programs. The Senior Assistant Dean is accountable for leading a team responsible for workflow processes that support the strategic initiatives of the college of nursing, with primary responsibility to Office of Academic Programs (OAP), Instructional Design and collaboration with Experiential Learning Team (ELT) and other college and university units. The Senior Assistant Dean will focus on improving outcomes related to providing quality academic nursing programs while staying abreast of current issues and trends within nursing education.   This position will lead the development of systems to support faculty to innovate curricula that meet the diverse needs of the 21st century graduate nursing student and will ensure a student-oriented, positive educational experience.

The Senior Assistant Dean of Academic Operations reports to the Associate Dean for Academic Programs. S/he collaborates with the Assistant Deans, Specialty Directors, Director of Admissions and Student Affairs, Experiential Learning Team, and college, university and community leadership as appropriate.

Responsibilities of the Position

  • Promotes co-creation of interconnections to streamline flow of knowledge, nurture talent, and optimize use of resources within Office of Academic Programs and Instructional Design.
  • Identifies educational, professional, and technological trends impacting nursing education.
  • Demonstrates a command of student-centered, educational pedagogies, including those associated with superior web-based/online learning strategies that enhance learning outcomes.
  • Oversees use of TAMs, InPlace, and other systems to improve workflow and efficiencies in operations to provide key information necessary to meet strategic objectives.
  • Oversees collaborative team effort to assure compliance with accreditation, certification, and regulatory requirements. 
  • Contributes to innovative academic/practice partnerships with goals focused on preparing competent, diverse entry and advanced level nurses to assume transformational roles within complex adaptive healthcare systems.
  • Provides visionary academic leadership in collaboration with faculty and the Associate Dean of Academic Programs to support development of curricula and programs that efficiently meet student, professional, and workforce needs.
  • Develops and monitors metrics for evaluating the efficacy and efficiency of designated curricula, programs, and clinical experiences; recommends and implements revisions as needed.
  • Develops and monitors metrics for evaluation of student outcomes. 
  • Ensures a student-oriented educational experience by monitoring and maintaining high levels of student satisfaction. 
  • Collaborates with ELT, faculty, staff, and clinical partners to expand the working relationships and build clinical sites and qualified preceptors for College of Nursing.
  • Collaborates with the Associate Dean of Academic Programs and Division Chairs in planning of course schedules and faculty workload assignments.
  • Serves as Ex-Officio member on designated faculty committees.
  • Prepares reports in accordance with internal and external requirements.
  • Participates in teaching within the College of Nursing, serving as a role model for professional and educational excellence.
  • Define the goals, objectives, and deliverables/outcomes for process improvement to ensure efficient operations for Academic Programs within the College of Nursing; Communicate as needed with stakeholders on project progression, resource allocations as well as communicating delays, barriers, or other difficulties related to Academic Programs.
  • Manage the coordination and planning of course schedules and faculty assignments for Main Campus and Extended Studies courses. Use course assignment and scheduling management software to ensure the accuracy of assignments, and workload reporting, based on the workload expectations.
  • Organize the use of information technology and corresponding data bases to streamline the work of the Academic Programs unit within the College. Analyze course, student and faculty metrics including enrollment, student headcount and credit hours, admissions, completion rate, student demographics, and other information to help guide business decisions within the Office of Academic Programs.
  • In collaboration with the Associate Dean of Academics, provides oversight and direction for staff professional positions and collaborates with the CU Nursing Human Resources Team on personnel related functions within the Office of Academic Programs.
  • Provides direct supervision of four University Staff positions, including the Undergraduate Program Manager, the Graduate Program Manager, the Manager of Instructional Design, and the OAP Systems Support Specialist in accordance with University and College human resources policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Engages in other activities and responsibilities as delegated by the Associate Dean of Academic Programs.
This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right

 

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring range for this position has been established at:

  • $110,000 - $130,000 annually at Associate Professor
  • $130,000 - $160,000 annually at Professor
This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please contact [email protected] for information on disability accommodations

Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.



Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

Associate Professor

  • Eligible for licensure as an RN in the state of Colorado.
  • Current CU College of Nursing Faculty Member at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in IRC or Tenured.
  • An earned doctoral degree in Nursing or a related field in accordance with the Board of Nursing requirements.
  • Experience in teaching and curriculum development.
Professor

  • Eligible for licensure as an RN in the state of Colorado.
  • Current CU College of Nursing Faculty Member at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in IRC or Tenured.
  • An earned doctoral degree in Nursing or a related field in accordance with the Board of Nursing requirements.
  • Experience in teaching and curriculum development.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience serving in an Assistant Dean administrative faculty position related to Academic Programs (e.g. Undergraduate Programs, Master’s Programs, DNP Programs, PhD Programs)
  • Experience leading teams within an academic medical campus.
  • Experience with regulatory, accreditation, certification compliance.
 

Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to provide effective leadership to achieve strategic objectives.
  • Ability to critically think and problem-solve to achieve program objectives.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships; strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership qualities, including a participatory leadership style that fosters respect and collegiality; openness to the ideas of others and to constructive feedback.
  • Supports teamwork, empowerment, quality, innovation within fiscally responsible framework.
  • Demonstrates effective, collaborative, and civil communication patterns with students, stakeholders, faculty, and staff.


Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Part-time
Posting Date: Oct 5, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing
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