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Vice Dean for Educational Affairs

Employer
Washington State University
Location
Spokane, WA

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Employment Type
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Available Title(s):

161-NN_FACULTY - Scholarly Assistant Professor - Career, 162-NN_FACULTY - Scholarly Associate Professor - Career, 163-NN_FACULTY - Scholarly Professor - Career, 164-NN_FACULTY - Clinical Assistant Professor - Career, 165-NN_FACULTY - Clinical Associate Professor - Career, 166-NN_FACULTY - Clinical Professor - Career

Business Title:

Vice Dean for Educational Affairs

Employee Type:

Faculty

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Vice Dean for Educational Affairs (VDEA) in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine oversees the Department of Educational Affairs, which encompasses the Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) educational program, Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs, medical education simulation program and the clinical regional campuses. The role will also foster the development of community partnerships to gain capital support of current and future programs.

This is a 12-month annual, continuous, open rank, career track faculty role with sub-track and rank determined at time of selection based on incumbent’s qualifications. The career sub-track may be Clinical or Scholarly as described in section titled “Sub-tracks for Academic or Extension Faculty” of the Faculty Manual [section number IB1.c)(2)]. To learn more about the rank requirements visit Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine Promotion and Tenure Information.

In accordance with the Faculty Manual, the additional administrative role of Vice Dean is fixed-term and serves at the discretion of the Dean and/or Executive Vice President of Health Sciences regardless of term.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Undergraduate Medical Education 40%

The VDEA oversees the Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) areas and the Associate Deans in Assessment and Evaluation, Curriculum, GME and Clinical Education. The VDEA ensures the UME curricular development meets desired competencies, objectives and accreditation standards and provides strategic leadership and direction in assessment and evaluation procedures to assure educational excellence. The VDEA collaborates directly with all leaders of the Department of Clinical Sciences to ensure alignment and execution of the UME education.

Clinical Campus Partnerships 25%

The VDEA oversees the efforts of the Associate Deans for Clinical Education (ADCE) at the regional campuses in engagement of statewide relationship building, preceptor identification and recruitment, clinical campus operations and the MD student education. The VDEA collaborates with the Departments of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology as well as Speech and Hearing Sciences to ensure program success at the clinical campuses and development of infrastructure for interprofessional education.

Graduate Medical Education 25%

The VDEA is responsible for the strategic management and operational oversight of the College of Medicine Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs. The VDEA oversees the efforts of the Associate Dean for GME with the goal of working with clinical partners to increase the number and capacity of GME programs throughout WA. The VDEA stewards the existing GME program clinical relationships and works strategically with the Associate Dean for GME to identify and create new, fiscally sustainable GME programs particularly in underserved communities.

Development 5%

The VDEA collaborates with the development staff and the WSU Foundation to develop capital resources to support new and existing programs.

Other 5%

The VDEA will provide miscellaneous duties related to the College and University missions as directed by the Dean.

Required Qualifications—All tracks and Ranks:

  • MD, DO, or equivalent degree
  • 5 years of direct experience in leadership of medical school operations and accreditation activities.
  • Over 5 years of experience as a GME program director or equivalent administrative role in a major health system setting or an ACGME accredited medical school.
  • More than 10 years of experience as a licensed and board-certified physician in the direct provision of patient care.
  • Significant experience in the precepting of undergraduate and graduate medical education program students/trainees.
  • Experience in LCME and ACGME accreditation requirements
  • Experience in Curriculum, Evaluation and Assessment
  • Ability to drive and travel for work purposes

Additional Required Qualifications for Candidates in all tracks at Associate rank:

  • Current or previous appointment at the Associate rank or equivalent at a post-secondary institution; OR experience determined to be equivalent.
  • Record of accomplishments applicable to the sub-track in teaching, research, clinical, scholarship and/or service activities commensurate with school, college, and university standards for associate rank.

Additional Required Qualifications for Candidates in all tracks at Full professor rank:

  • Current or previous appointment at the full professor rank or equivalent at a post-secondary institution; OR experience determined to be equivalent.
  • Record of accomplishments applicable to the sub-track in teaching, research, clinical, scholarship and/or service activities commensurate with school, college, and university standards for full professor rank.

Preferred Qualifications —All tracks and Ranks:

  • Extensive experience with LCME and ACGME, including accreditation site visits
  • Experience as an ACGME Designated Institutional Official
  • Experience in Community-based medical school operations
  • Experience as a Regional Medical Campus Dean

Additional Information:

Area/College: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Department Name: Office of Educational Affairs
City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA
Department Link: https://medicine.wsu.edu/

Annual Salary: The base salary for the Career Track position is $218,530 - $350,000 at 100% FTE. The compensation is commensurate with qualifications, earned degree, track and rank determination. In addition to the salary reflected above, while serving as Vice Dean, this position will be eligible for an annual temporary administrative stipend.

In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.


WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.

For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for Faculty visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/2024-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf.

Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/.

Overtime Eligibility: Ineligible for overtime
FTE: 100%
This is a permanent career track position.

Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by March 31, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.
Screening Begin Date: March 21, 2024


Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must upload the following documents to their online application.

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of application describing professional goals, relevant academic preparation, and experience

External candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/CV” section of your application.

Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/Cover Letter” section of your application.

Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

Organization

Working at Washington State University

Founded as the people’s university, WSU embraces its land-grant heritage, seeking to transform lives through education, research, and community engagement and service. The University has been delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to the state, region, nation, and the world for nearly 130 years. WSU enjoys productive partnerships with major industries in the state, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, technology, and construction. The colleges at WSU Health Sciences Spokane have formed robust partnerships across the state of Washington, both with large medical centers and hospitals, as well as a variety of rural and community hospitals and clinics.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

Diversity Profile: Washington State University

As a land-grant institution, diversity, equity, and inclusion serve as core values and beliefs of Washington State University (WSU). At the university, college, or department level, WSU is committed to fostering open, proactive dialogue to create a more inclusive culture at all its locations including the five physical campuses and its online Global Campus, as well as its 39 Extension offices, four research centers, and 25 small business development centers.

Core Belief

WSU is committed to achieving an ethical and socially just society for all. Instituting social change on a large scale begins at home with system-level policies that actively promote equity. The University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout every aspect of its statewide system. We strive to create a climate that enables underrepresented students, faculty, and staff to thrive in communities that foster a sense of belonging in a culture of inclusion. The ultimate goal? Creation of institutional culture in which inclusion and equity are the norms, a model that helps move the world toward a place in which all people are treated with dignity and respect.

Core Value

Equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Promotion of an ethical and socially just society through an intentional commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

WSU’s core ideology can be found in its System Strategic Plan. 

WSU’s Student Body

WSU's student body statewide is ethnically diverse: 31 percent of our students are underrepresented minorities, and first-generation students represent nearly 33 percent of the total enrollment. About 15 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington and about 7 percent are international students. System-wide enrollment reached a record 31,607 students in fall 2019.

Associate Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence Recently Announced

Dr. Lisa Guerrero was recently named associate vice provost for inclusive excellence. Guerrero has been an active advocate for diversity and inclusion since joining the WSU faculty in 2004. She is currently a professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies in WSU’s School of Languages, Cultures, and Race. She will maintain her faculty position, while serving as associate vice provost in a half-time appointment.

Dr. Guerrero will provide leadership to academic affairs in implementing WSU’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. She will help to identify and implement best practices and evidence-based approaches in faculty hiring, tenure and promotion, research support, faculty retention, teaching and mentoring, and curriculum planning. One of her first areas of responsibility will be to oversee the Racism and Social Inequality in the Americas faculty cluster hire program for Fall 2021.

Representative Affinity Groups

Representative affinity groups within the Washington State University system include the following:

WSU Resources and Offices

WSU Human Resource Services supports a climate of integrity and equity that actively reflects open, respectful dialog. Additional resources are available on the Human Resource Services website.

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