Quinnipiac University

  • Associate Dean for Education

    Posted Date 8 months ago(8/23/2017 12:32 PM)
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    School of Medicine - Administration
  • Overview

    Quinnipiac University’s Frank H. Netter M.D. School of Medicine invites applications for an Associate Dean for Education. Reporting to the Dean of the School of Medicine, The Associate Dean for Education will be responsible for providing overall leadership and oversight of the educational program leading to the M.D. degree of the School of Medicine and all graduate medical education programs sponsored by the School of Medicine. Working with the Dean and the Director of Finance, you will obtain and allocate required resources for the programs so as to ensure their programmatic quality, maintain appropriate accreditation, be responsive to the needs of the students and faculty, and attentive to local, national, and global trends in medicine.


    About the School of Medicine:


    The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University graduated its inaugural class of medical students in May 2017. The school was founded with the aim of educating diverse, patient-centered physicians who are partners and leaders in an interprofessional primary-care workforce. Our primary-care mission has expanded to include institutes for rehabilitation medicine and global public health. Our innovative integrated curriculum focuses on student–centered, active and engaged instructional excellence.


    About Quinnipiac University:


    Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.


    Undergraduate Medical Education – Educational Program Leading to M.D. Degree

    • Support faculty in the ongoing development and implementation of the educational program, ensuring it meets the mission of the school, and occurs in a learning environment that emphasizes student-centered learning, professionalism, and inclusion
    • Oversee and have overall responsibility for the education program and ensure that it meets LCME standards and elements
    • Serve as chair of the Council on Curriculum Oversite
    • Appoint faculty to serve in leadership roles for ongoing development and implementation
    • Continually assess the relevance and quality of the educational program in light of the needs of the learners, as well as the needs of the regional, national, and world health care systems
    • Assess the operational needs of the educational program and develop an appropriate annual budget
    • Oversee and have overall authority for the School of Medicine’s CQI processes as they relate to the educational program and related LCME accreditation standards and requirements

    Graduate Medical Education

    • Oversee and have overall responsibility for the graduate medical education programs sponsored by the School of Medicine at affiliated hospitals to ensure they meet all ACGME and RRC requirements
    • Appoint faculty for leadership roles for ongoing development and implementation
    • Serve as chair of the Graduate Medical Education Committee
    • Oversee and have overall responsibility for the School of Medicine’s CQI processes as they apply to the graduate medical education programs and ACGME and RRC accreditation standards and requirements


    • Assist all reporting individuals in the execution of their respective duties as necessary and appropriate
    • Review the performance of all reporting individuals on an annual basis
    • Recommend to the Dean any staffing requests for reporting offices and units
    • Oversee the Office of Medical Education and Office of Educational Assessment and Program Effectiveness
    • Assure the timely completion of all education-related reports and surveys of the reporting programs to required University, local, regional and national offices and organizations
    • Participate in strategic planning activities of the School of Medicine
    • Work collaboratively with the Associate Deans for Student Affairs, Admissions and Faculty Development
    • Work collaboratively with the Senior Associate Dean for Strategic Relationships to identify and secure and retain high quality clinical placement sites
    • Serve as a member of the Dean’s Cabinet
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Dean

    Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

    • Doctoral degree: M.D. or Ph.D required
    • 10 years of experience in medical education with at least 2 years of demonstrated success in developing, coordinating or implementing medical education programs
    • Board certification in an appropriate medical specialty and good standing with state and local licensing and credentialing boards and minimum
    • Understanding of medical education organization and structure
    • Knowledge of LCME and related review committees, accreditation requirements, policies and compliance
    • Strong proficiency in use of personal computer software and databases
    • Ability to use electronic educational technologies for distributing and storing teaching materials
    • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to relate to diverse groups
    • Demonstrated project management and organizational skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Critical thinking skills and ability to analyze complex data sets
    • Ability to manage multiple demands and competing deadlines
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work with members of the academic and clinical community
    • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality

    Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.


    Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form. 


    Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.


    Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Job Code: 2017-2262


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