We have just begun the search for an assistant dean for a new four-year regional campus as part of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. The campus is located in Highland Heights, Kentucky about 6 miles from Cincinnati, OH. Our first class of 35 students starts this July. Please forward to anyone you know who might be interested.
Assistant Dean for the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky Campus
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine seeks an assistant dean for the Northern Kentucky Campus. Below you will find additional information about the position, necessary qualifications, and details to apply. Should you have any questions, please contact Steven Haist (firstname.lastname@example.org or 859 448-8786).
Purpose: To work with the associate dean and the appropriate staff at the Northern Kentucky Campus as well as staff from the Lexington Campus to plan, implement, and evaluate the curriculum at the Northern Kentucky Campus with an emphasis on the third and fourth year. Recruitment and development of faculty to oversee the clerkships and teach in the clerkships and other clinical rotations and evaluate the effectiveness of the faculty as teachers will be paramount. Additional major responsibilities include assist in overseeing the administrative functions of the office and interacting with our partner organizations.
This position reports to the associate dean of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky Campus. Over time the management duties may expand and include managing staff, evaluating staff, and outreach activities. This position will also assist in the admissions process and student services associated with the clinical rotations.
The assistant dean will:
Ensure comparable curriculum between the Northern Kentucky Campus and the Lexington Campus and the other regional campuses.
Recruitment of physicians to serve as clinical adjunct and voluntary faculty.
Oversee the appointment process of clinical adjunct and voluntary faculty involved with the third and fourth year curriculum and the teaching of medical students.
Plan and implement appropriate faculty development activities to support individual faculty by providing or enhancing specific knowledge, skills, and attitudes for individual courses or various teaching environments such as small group, lecture, or bedside teaching.
Oversee the evaluation of and providing feedback to the clinical adjunct and voluntary faculty with recommendations regarding replacing specific teachers or providing remediation if needed. Specific attention needs to be directed toward identifying and mitigating mistreatment of medical students by faculty and/or residents.
Teaching physical examination and medical interviewing as part of the pre-clinical curriculum.
Supervise medical students as part of the third-year curriculum in their specialty.
Provide some didactic teaching related to their specialty.
Plan, develop, implement, and assess the effectiveness of simulations including those utilizing standardized patients and function as a liaison between the UK College of Medicine, Northern Kentucky University, and St. Elizabeth Healthcare regarding simulations.
Coordinate, implement, and evaluate the Entrustment in Clinical Medicine curriculum of the Northern Kentucky Campus.
On-going monitoring of the clinical environment including the adequacy of patient numbers and variety including impact of learners from other institutions.
Oversight of the evaluation of the students during their third and fourth years; assure final grades are available to the Office of Medical Education in a timely manner. Specific attention needs to be directed toward identifying and mitigating burnout or the consequences of burnout.
Work closely with the assistant dean for clinical education and counterparts from the other regional campuses to assess and then plan for curricular changes to the third and fourth year.
Oversight of the evaluation of the curriculum and work with the other campuses to compare student outcomes across campuses. Provide curriculum reports in a timely fashion to the Office of Medical Education.
Interview prospective medical students and yearly assess the interview policies and procedures and the effectiveness of those policies and procedures in securing a capable medical school class.
Participate in all major functions of the Northern Kentucky Campus including the white coat ceremony, graduation, orientation, and the early assurance program boot camp.
Participate in College of Medicine committees such as admissions committee, curriculum committee, and student progress and promotions committee.
Serve on various division, department, college, and University committees; represent Northern Kentucky Campus at appropriate College of Medicine and University committees, councils, events, etc.
Provide leadership in establishing campus objectives and goals; develop and manage resources essential to the achievement of campus objectives and goals.
Managing full- and part-time staff including clerkship coordinators.
Cultivate a culture that embraces diversity and inclusivity.
Support efforts to support student growth and well-being during their third and fourth year.
Provide career counseling to medical students and recruit other physicians to provide such counseling.
An MD, MBBS, or DO degree and the academic rank of assistant professor or above is preferred. Candidates must be board certified and must have a Kentucky medical license before starting. They need to have had at least five years of experience teaching medical students. They need to possess strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as the highest professional standards to function as a role model for medical students and residents.
Preference will be given to those possessing:
Understanding of the issues facing medical education including the complex issues facing medical schools and their clinical partners.
Significant experience implementing, leading, and operating a medical education program.
Experience in curriculum assessment and implementation.
The capacity to develop and enhance mechanisms for student support, retention, and evaluation.
Familiarity with community-based medical school campus structures.
An innovative and creative leader committed to continuous improvement in medical education, student life, and student services.
A collaborative leadership style that integrates flexibility, creativity, inclusivity, integrity, transparency, a collaborative style, and a supportive attitude that readily engenders confidence and trust.
A demonstrated commitment to diversity and demonstrated success in working with diverse communities.
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills to enable productive teamwork and to communicate effectively with broad audiences inclusive of senior leadership, physicians, boards, or other governing bodies and local business and government groups.
Familiarity with accreditation requirements and reporting.
"The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women."
Steven Haist, MD Associate Dean University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky Campus
Internal Number: FE01882
About University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky Campus
The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women. All applications must be submitted online through the UK job portal and the listing for the Assistant Dean of the Northern Kentucky Campus is located at: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/222591. Position is open until filled. Thank you.
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