The Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (SADAA) serves as the Chief Academic Officer within the School of Nursing with responsibility for high quality programs of teaching and learning. The SADAA provides thought leadership and strategic guidance to program directors and faculty in the development, implementation and evaluation of the curricula. The SADAA has the opportunity to influence the full spectrum of teaching and learning, including education technology, interprofessional education, and clinical simulation in a school nationally recognized for innovation and collaboration. The SADAA oversees program evaluation and quality improvement, collaborating with academic and advisory councils in assuring program quality. The SADAA is responsible for statewide coordination across degree programs, and between the SON and University Academic Affairs. The SADAA reports directly to the Dean of the School. As a member of the deans executive team, the SADAA also works closely with the Executive Associate Dean and the Schools other Senior Associate Deans to provide collaborative leadership of the School.
The duties of this position includes:
Strategic Leadership of the Academic Mission
Sets an aspirational vision for a portfolio of innovative academic programs that meet the needs of citizens within and beyond Oregon.
Collaborates with program directors, campus associate deans, and faculty to develop and sustain curricula based on stakeholder needs and emerging trends and issues.
Collaborates with school and university leadership to develop and execute comprehensive systems that facilitate the interprofessional academic mission and ensures integration of academic systems across programs and campuses.
Aligns complex organization systems for strategic change and improvement in the academic mission.
Creates shared value through academic initiatives between the School and other partners, within the university and health system, and around the state.
Seeks funding to advance academic programs and student opportunities.
Establishes and maintains academic policies, procedures, and standards.
Informs the Schools strategic agenda, with regard to the Schools academic mission.
Represents the school on relevant committees, councils, and boards.
Leads the SON Office of Academic Affairs.
Academic Program Development
Collaborates in establishing performance standards and aligns the academic mission with University and School strategic and operational goals.
Monitors regulations and standards governing professional nursing education and higher education to ensure compliance and influence change.
Oversees the implementation of a School-wide assessment and evaluation plan that informs continuous systems improvement and compliance with national and state academic standards and mandates.
Optimization of Human and Fiscal Resources
Supervises and coaches the Schools Program Directors as they manage their programs and work together for the good of the School.
Recommends standards, policies, and procedures for faculty hiring, workload, and evaluation.
Supports systematic faculty development in teaching and learning to optimize the strength of our human resource potential.
Collaborates with program leaders to create sustainable and cost-effective models.
Participates with School senior leadership in resource management.
Earned doctorate in nursing or related field with at least five years of progressive experience in higher education; eligible for rank at the Associate or Professor level.
Oregon RN License.
Experience in academic administration, maximizing human and fiscal resources, strongly preferred.
Experience in leading change; knowledge of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral curricula in nursing and pedagogy.
Commitment to a culture of diversity and inclusion.
Experience in setting performance standards, developing metrics, and evaluating program outcomes.
Able to inspire change and create a learning community within an academic health science center across the care continuum, and rural and frontier communities.
Able to balance academic decorum with approachability and accessibility for faculty, student, and community stakeholders.
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