Central Michigan University, The Hebert H. & Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions
February 12, 2018
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
College / University
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Associate Dean of the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions plays a vital role in leading the College research agenda, securing external grant funding, and in fostering academic excellence across programs within the college. The Associate Dean reports to the College Dean and maintains cooperative relationships with the Department/School Chairpersons, Program Directors, Division Directors, and other members of the College Leadership Team. 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.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collaborates with faculty in planning, implementing and evaluating research/scholarly projects.
Supports faculty and staff in securing internal and external grant funding.
Collaborates with the Director and staff of the Interprofessional Education/Simulation/Standardize Patient center to advance educational activity within the center and among the disciplines.
Monitors faculty/staff workload in the college.
Collaborates with the Director of the Carls Center for Clinical Care and Education to maintain high quality clinical care to the patients, families and the community; and the Coordinator of Mobile Health Central (MHC) to establish strong community partners.
Collaborates with the Healthcare IT team, to ensure the appropriate technology is available to support the educational mission of the college, and the mission of the Carls Center and Mobile Health Central.
Works with the Dean’s staff in planning for future educational needs of the college.
Supervisors are expected to support the Leadership Standards of Central Michigan University and foster a culture that inspires excellence. The Leadership Standards define how we lead and treat others in our teams. As leaders, it is our responsibility to seek input from our teams to continuously improve leadership abilities and demonstration of the standards. Additionally, it is our responsibility to encourage and support the growth and development of those whom we lead. At CMU, we encourage employees to grow both personally and professionally, and thus advance CMU’s culture of excellence.
This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of supervisors to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under their supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.
Earned doctorate in one of the disciplines offered by the college or related field.
Experience and qualifications for appointment with tenure at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, in one of the departments or schools within the college or related field.
Leadership experience in the field of health professions at the level of chair/program director or higher, which includes budgetary experience.
Demonstrated record of peer reviewed scholarly publications.
Demonstrated success in procuring external grants and funds.
Demonstrated experience mentoring faculty at various stages of scholarly development.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Familiarity with both applied and basic science research.
Demonstrated experience in creating and implementing faculty development programs in the area of research, scholarly activity and Interprofessional Education.
Demonstrated experience in mentoring interdisciplinary research groups.
Demonstrated professional experience or close working experience with clinical healthcare.
Internal Number: 69670
About Central Michigan University, The Hebert H. & Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions
Central Michigan University was established in 1892 and is among the nation’s 100 largest public universities. As a tier-one university, CMU serves nearly 20,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus. It also enrolls more than 7,000 students and working adults online and at 50 out-of-state locations.CMU delivers a superior educational experience for students that is built on close relationships with faculty and staff, hands-on learning including undergraduate research, an emphasis on leadership and volunteerism, and a global perspective. With a $440 million budget, CMU offers more than 200 academic programs from the undergraduate to doctoral levels. Premier programs include the sciences, business, accounting, health professions, communications, teacher preparation, educational leadership, engineering, neuroscience, psychology, apparel merchandising design, music, and political science. CMU in 2013 launched the nation’s 137th College of Medicine. CMU offers top NCAA Division I athletics. The university is located in a classic college community in the heart of lower Michigan, where residents find active outdoor features, family attractions and Midwestern life in a vibrant university... culture. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) has a faculty/staff of 35, and an enrollment of approximately 100 graduate students and 200 undergraduate signed majors. CSD’s academic and clinical programs are accredited in both speech-language pathology and audiology by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Over 5,000 clients are seen annually, including 80+ participants in the Summer Specialty Clinics program. The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions consists of four academic units (Department of Physical Education and Sport, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the School of Health Sciences and the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Science). It offers undergraduate and/or graduate degree programs in audiology, communication disorders, community health education, health services administration, school health education, physical therapy, physician assistant, exercise science, substance abuse prevention, health promotion, speech-language pathology, physical education, athletic training, athletic coaching and sport management, delivered by 100+ faculty/staff. CMU's website is www.cmich.edu. The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions website is: www.cmich.edu/academics/health_professions.