Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs College of Veterinary Medicine LIU Post
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Long Island University (Post Campus) invites applications for the position of Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs.
As a senior member of the administrative team, the Associate Dean will provide visionary academic leadership for development of an accredited veterinary program. The successful candidate must be able to promote LIU-CVM’s mission of enhancing veterinary medical education through excellence in teaching, research and service to a variety of stakeholders.
Reporting to the Dean, the Associate Dean is responsible for coordination and oversight of all academic activities of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program from recruitment to graduation. He/she will:
• implement, coordinate and assess a cohesive, integrated curriculum from basic sciences through clinical training, • create, implement and manage academic policies and administer all matters related to academic standing, • assist students with academic, personal, social and health concerns and make referrals to appropriate on and/or off-campus services, • provide guidance and mentorship to faculty in support of teaching, curriculum development, innovation in outcomes-based education and veterinary education research, • meet reporting requirements for accreditation.
The Associate Dean will work closely with the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs to ensure rigorous evaluation of the clinical curriculum in terms of quality, content, consistency, objectives and outcomes. To that end, these academic leaders will develop assessment and communication strategies to ensure that students and educators clearly understand the expected learning outcomes and the grading practices for each clinical experience.
The Associate Dean will be an integral member of the senior leadership team and work in collaboration with this group in order to oversee and maintain the academic programs of the College. S/he will participate in annual faculty evaluation for merit increase and promotion.
The successful candidate will have excellent academic credentials; a DVM or equivalent degree, or a degree from a health profession, and a PhD, other earned doctoral degree and/or specialty board certification. The candidate will have substantial academic administration experience and expertise in curricular design, implementation and assessment. The candidate will have exceptional leadership and management abilities, a strong commitment to professional and graduate student education, professional development of faculty and staff. S/he will have the proven ability to promote a culture of diversity and inclusiveness and will interact well with University administration, the veterinary education community, faculty, students, and alumni. Additional information may be obtained from Dr. Carmen Fuentealba (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications will start January 15th and will continue until a suitable candidate has been hired. Anticipated starting date is on or around April 1st 2018. Long Island University conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
How to Apply: Applications should be created through LIU On-Line Application portal (http://apptrkr.com/1147137). To receive full consideration, the following documents should be uploaded by January 7, 2018: (1) a letter of intent summarizing professional experience, teaching philosophy and including names and email contact information for three references, (2) curriculum vitae.
This is a full-time position with rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
LIU is an equal opportunity employer. LIU is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. LIU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.