The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine’s Office of Academic Affairs invites applications for the Community Assistant Dean of the Lansing Community Campus. The college was one of the first community based medical schools in the nation and conducts its clinical training for third and fourth-year students throughout the state in seven communities - Lansing, Flint, Grand Rapids, Midland, Southeast Michigan, Traverse City, and the Upper Peninsula - fulfilling its mission of serving the people of Michigan. The Community Assistant Dean role is the chief academic officer for the community campus and is responsible for developing and maintaining collegial educational partnerships with local and regional health systems. The Community Assistant Dean will administer the medical student education program, manage the community campus team, assure compliance with accreditation requirements, advise students in career and professional development, recruit and support community faculty, work toward advancing inclusion and diversity and responding to the needs of the underserved, and develop community resources to support the undergraduate medical program. The position is 0.5 FTE and academic department and rank will be determined based upon qualifications and experience.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
The successful candidate will have:
A terminal degree including MD, DO, PhD or equivalent;
Experience working within medical education;
Demonstrated dedication to student success and effectiveness working with students at a variety of performance levels;
Collaborative approach to academic governance;
Experience working with faculty teams.
Required Application Materials
A current curriculum vitae,
A statement of interest in this position to include a description of past activities or accomplishments relevant to the position and commitment to diversity and inclusion,
The names of three references. The search committee is committed to respecting confidentiality and references will not be contacted without permission of the applicant.
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