Essential Functions: Position Purpose:Provide leadership and strategic vision for the office of Faculty Affairs. Assume primary responsibility for faculty orientation, development and retention.Major Duties and Responsibilities:Collaborate with the Dean to provide visionary leadership;Provide leadership for developing and maintaining classroom assignments;Recruit and hire part time clinical faculty;Collaborate with college leadership to:oFoster a climate of academic excellence, collaboration and interdisciplinary initiatives;oAddress student concerns in relation to faculty performance/accessibility;oAssess and address the needs of faculty for development and instructional support;Recommend policy, curriculum and program changes;Conduct annual review of faculty as delegated by the Dean;Collaborate with staff of the Office Student Affairs to develop and maintain academic policies of the College;Coordinate new faculty orientation;Serve as a mentor for new and continuing faculty and support/coordinate faculty development affairs;Participate and contribute to committees outside the College;Administer the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs budget;Implement policies and procedures designed to support and contribute to the achievement of the philosophy, objectives and mission of the College of Nursing;Interpret established policy to promote the efficient attainment of established goals;Plan, coordinate and monitor the personnel activities of faculty and staff to ensure that assigned faculty and personnel are operating in a capable and efficient manner;Make recommendations to hire, promote and terminate faculty and staff and evaluate their work;Actively recruit faculty, determine faculty assignments, stimulate faculty research and provide leadership and management to maintain the excellence and integrity of assigned programs;Act in leadership capacity working with faculty, students, staff and outside organizations to develop and promote understanding and support for CON programs;3Disseminate information regarding program policies and procedures;Actively participate in committees and task forces, maintain professional memberships and attend regional and national meetings to represent the interests of the College and maintain awareness of current and future directions in nursing education; With the cooperation of the Dean and the administrative leadership teams within the College, maintain responsibility for the overall planning, assessment and quality of the faculty clinical activities;Facilitate the recruitment of new faculty and promote the professional development of all faculty;Work with Dean and college leadership teams to foster retention of senior faculty, as well as motivate/encourage faculty to work with graduate students. Stimulate and provide support to increase faculty involvement with undergraduates;Demonstrate the communication and leadership skills necessary to cultivate an environment of excellence and collaboration to augment the college's academic, research, clinical and service endeavors;Demonstrate the understanding of the management issues in a highly complex academic environment;Demonstrate senior-level leadership skills, including strategic partnership, negotiation and change management skills;Demonstrate a high level of diplomacy and establish a culture of integrity; andPerform related work as assigned.
Qualifications: Licensure in the State of Michigan, as a Registered NursePh.D. in NursingPrevious experience as an academic administrator preferred.
Internal Number: 76_206646
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.