The Associate Dean reports to the College Dean and works with Department/School Chairpersons, Program Directors and other members of the College Leadership Team. The Associate Dean deals directly with individual members of the College, i.e., faculty, staff, and students, as the occasion warrants. The Associate Dean serves as a Senior Officer of Central Michigan University and as the chief academic officer of the College in the absence of the Dean. The Associate Dean provides support to the Dean in areas such as, but not necessarily limited to: curriculum; budgeting; planning; program development; space allocation and remodeling; faculty Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion actions; faculty development; recruiting of new faculty and staff; Enrollment Management; the acquisition of development monies; facilitating of research and grant writing; and supervision of college staff. The Associate Dean will be assigned leadership responsibility in some of these areas, as determined by the College Dean. The Associate Dean may be assigned other duties, reasonably related to the operation of the College, at the discretion of the College Dean.
Terminal degree in health-related field with academic credentials sufficient to be tenured at the level of associate or full professor in a department/school within the College of Health Professions; demonstrated history of high quality teaching, scholarship/creative activity, and service; familiarity with both applied and basic science research; experience in curriculum development, program evaluation/assessment, accreditation and affiliation agreements; ability and willingness to represent the interests of the College to all constituencies; demonstrated commitment to collaboration with members of the College and University community; demonstrated successful interpersonal skills; demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion; demonstrated commitment to a global perspective within the College; well-developed verbal and written communication skills; demonstrated history of, and commitment to, working successfully as part of a team; demonstrated leadership skills; successful prior administrative experience; experience with academic budgeting and planning; and demonstrated commitment to Shared Governance.
"CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie)."
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About Central Michigan University
Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a major, national university with 26,000 students, more than 30 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, and 225,000 alumni worldwide.CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs considered among the best in the nation, such as engineering, information systems, neuroscience, physician assistant, physical therapy, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting. Central has been a pioneer in extended learning for nearly 50 years, and its online programs for undergraduates and the military, as well as its online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders, are nationally ranked.Central Michigan University expands its academics with immersive, hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences. The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfil...ling unmet needs continues today through many newer programs, including our College of Medicine, which in May 2017 graduated its first class of doctors dedicated to serving medically underserved communities.Employees have access to fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.With student-athletes who are expected to perform equally well in the classroom and on the field, CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. CMU Athletics regularly earns accolades for student excellence in the classroom (almost 30 percent of our students were honored in spring 2017 for GPAs of 3.5 or higher) and on the field, with frequent men’s and women’s championship seasons in sports such as football, basketball, gymnastics, field hockey, soccer, baseball and softball, and wrestling. Central is located in a quaint, tight-knit community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Our community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions, restaurants and brew pubs. Mount Pleasant’s small-town life is complemented by cultural activities on campus, including concerts, plays and guest speakers. Mount Pleasant is an hour or two from most Michigan destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as the state’s sunset beaches, golf and ski resorts, and our famous “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.