Classification Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
College/Division: School of Medicine Greenville
Department: SOMG Student Affairs
Advertised Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience
Advertised Job Summary:
ASSOCIATEDEAN OF STUDENTAFFAIRSFORTHEUNIVERSITY OF SOUTHCAROLINA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE OF GREENVILLE & PRISMAHEALTH
Prisma Health, South Carolina's largest not-for-profit health organization, and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville (UofSC SOMG) are seeking a student-centered visionary leader for their next Associate Dean for Student Affairs.
This dual role at two of the nation's premier medical institutions calls for an ambitious leader able to juggle the complexities of such an assignment.
A rare opportunity to demonstrate a wide range of competencies, the
Associate Dean for Student Affairs will make a major impact at both Prisma Health and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville.
Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, the Associate Dean for Student Affairs is responsible for the organization, supervision, evaluation, and fiscal management of the Office of Student Affairs. This position is responsible for all aspects of the student experience including orientation, academic and career advising, progression through medical school, student wellbeing and professional development, the residency match, and graduation. The Associate Dean must be responsive to the dynamic needs of the students, the institution, and the faculty, and be able to establish priorities and develop new initiatives to support student success.
The Associate Dean for Student Affairs will be responsible for the following:
Create and sustain programs and services that foster holistic wellness-based initiatives helping students develop and sustain physical and emotional well-being
Develop and oversee a system of relationship-based advising, coaching and career counseling that focuses on supporting students and connecting with appropriate resources throughout their medical education
Oversee recurring series of workshops to strengthen students' preparedness for NBME and USMLE exams
Ensure effective programs are in place for the early identification of students with academic challenges and timely, effective remediation
Serve as a student advocate and non-voting member of the Student Evaluation and Promotions Committee
Ensure mistreatment awareness, reporting mechanisms, and mitigation policies and procedures
Contribute to the development and monitoring of a reliable system to address student grievances, mistreatment, microaggressions, and bias
Oversee the planning and implementation of student events and programs such as M1 and M2 student orientation, student success and career advising sessions, match day, Gold Humanism Honor Society induction, and graduation
Oversee the ERAS and NRMP match processes, San Francisco match, Urology match, military match, and, when necessary, NRMP Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program
Implement quality improvement strategies to comply with LCME standards related to Student Affairs and participate in the preparation for, and the execution of, LCME accreditation site visits
Promote students' leadership skills through student government, committee representation, engagement in interest groups, and co-curricular groups
Serve as a champion for diversity, equity, and inclusion
Review and edit the student handbook annually to ensure that all information and relevant policies and procedures are up to date
Monitor the budget and finances of the Office of Student Affairs, including forecasting throughout the year to ensure that budgets are followed, meeting with constituents to assess budgetary needs, and working in collaboration with the Associate Dean for Finance and Business Operations to ensure fiscal balance.
Participate in retreats and committees to facilitate optimal integration and representation of student academic and non-academic performance achievements and concerns
Collaborate with those responsible for the academic
program to ensure smooth coordination and optimal student progress
Serve as a resource to students and support approved student initiatives that benefit the learning environment and the local community
Write letters of recommendation as needed and nominate students for honors, scholarships, and special programs
Represent the medical school at national and regional student events/medical education organizations and relevant meetings, including, but not limited to, the AAMC Annual Meeting and AAMC Group on Student Affairs
Serve as a member of the Dean's Executive Leadership Team
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Outstanding interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to aid in developing strong relationships with students, faculty, staff, alumni, external audiences, and potential partners
An empathy for student concerns with a willingness to listen to, understand, advise, and advocate on their behalf
Demonstrated trustworthiness, integrity, and exceptional character
Adept at relationship building and the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external local, regional, and national partners
Doctorate with applicable board certification (MD, DO, PhD, EdD, DPH)
Eligible for licensure in South Carolina
Minimum of 5 years' experience in medical education administration with, for example, a previous role as assistant/associate dean, course director, residency director, clerkship director, or academic advisor/mentor for medical students
Demonstrated passion for medical education and student success
Strong organizational and leadership skills to manage various stakeholders and initiatives
Demonstrated success in collaboration, a strong work ethic, and experience in leadership and supervisory roles
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ANDABILITIES
Effective delivery of student support programs and services for medical students
LCME standards for medical students addressing all aspects of student services
Federal/state regulations pertaining to student equity, student support programs, privacy, and services
Successful interpersonal skills, organizational leadership, team building, staff development, and communication techniques
An attractive compensation and benefits package will be offered commensurate with the candidate's experience.
The University of South Carolina is a globally recognized, high-impact research university committed to a superior student experience and dedicated to innovation in learning, research and community engagement. Founded in 1801, the university offers more than 300 degree programs and is a top-tier Carnegie Foundation research institution. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of 20 locations throughout the state, including the research campus in Columbia. With 60 nationally ranked academic programs including top-ranked programs in international business, the nation's best honors college and distinguished programs in engineering, law, medicine, public health and the arts, the university is helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and around the world.