Minimum Qualifications: Medical Degree or the equivalent, (MD, MD/PhD, PhD or equivalent); Scholarly and professional achievement meriting the academic rank of Professor with a continuing appointment (a continuing appointment is equivalent to tenure) in an appropriate clinical department; Knowledge of and experience in the support and conduct of research; Knowledge of and experience in faculty development; Knowledge of and experience in recruitment of a diverse faculty; Knowledge of and experience in medical curricula and education; Demonstrated administrative ability, including planning and timely and effective execution; Knowledge of VA healthcare and teaching; Decision-making in complex environments; Understanding of and experience in fiscal management; Experience in dealing with contemporary healthcare issues including a big data strategy and the latest information technology; Leading or significant participation in institutional strategic planning; Experience in and ability to manage the clinical activities of the medical faculty; Demonstrated leadership in an academic medical center as a department chair, senior dean or other relevant position; Interpersonal skills that support an open, inclusive, transparent process that invites participation and effective collaborative relationships with colleagues within and outside Upstate Medical University; Ability to set and clearly articulate an academic vision; Record of integrity, ethical behavior, and treatment of others with respect, fairness, and concern for their welfare; Respect and advocacy for diversity of culture, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and perspectives; Experience in setting fundraising goals and participating in fundraising; Ability to build consensus among relevant and diverse constituencies; The university seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: The Senior Vice President and Dean (SVP/Dean) is the principal leader and advocate for the College of Medicine's programs. The SVP/Dean serves as a member of the President's University Executive Committee and, as such, participates in providing direction related to the university-wide institutional vision, mission, values and strategic direction of SUNY Upstate Medical University. She/he is responsible for the definition and implementation of strategic priorities for the College of Medicine and also for the development of mechanisms to review performance in achieving the objectives of those priorities. The SVP/Dean is expected to work constructively and collaboratively with faculty and other leaders to achieve the overall institutional goals. The SVP/Dean is responsible for the oversight and evaluation of the medical school education programs for medical and graduate programs. The Dean is responsible for all activities related to the accreditation of graduate medical education and medical student degree programs and ensuring their successful re-accreditation, by agencies such as the LCME. The Dean is also responsible for oversight and evaluation of graduate education leading to the Ph.D. and MD/Ph.D., working cooperatively with the Dean of the Graduate School. The SVP/Dean provides oversight of the research agenda for the College of Medicine, supports the conduct of research and ensures the continuing review of the research programs within the college. S/he works cooperatively with the Vice-President for Research. The SVP/Dean provides leadership for the clinical mission of SUNY Upstate with oversight over clinical practice plans of the faculty of the College of Medicine, the services of University Hospital, and other programs, by working collaboratively with leaders of the medical service groups, the University Hospital and others in the community. The SVP/Dean is responsible for the fiscal integrity of the College of Medicine and leadership for global finance and budget that leads to alignment of the academic and health services delivery goal of a well-integrated health system. Active fundraising to support aspirational goals is also part of the Dean of the College of Medicine's responsibilities. The SVP/Dean is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the ongoing collaboration with our strong affiliate, Syracuse VA Medical Center, toward their shared mission of providing an excellent educational experience for students and Residents/Fellows; an excellent teaching environment for affiliated Attending MDs; collaborative Research endeavors; and excellent care and outcomes for the Veteran patients.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.