The Dean will provide strategic vision and operational leadership for the academic and scholarly program, creating an environment and community that supports the school's faculty, research agenda, students, residents and patient care in its clinical facilities. The Dean, with the faculty, will define the standard of excellence for faculty recruitment, promotion and retention. Supporting the University's research mission and the opportunities for clinical research with affiliated partners, the Dean will advance the scholarly activities of the faculty, including opportunities that interdisciplinary approaches afford.
The successful candidate must possess: -MD, MD/Ph.D. or equivalent degree. -Be board-certified and be able to obtain a medical license in the State of Ohio. -National recognition for achievement in clinical, educational, and/or research pursuits. -Demonstrate broad progressive administrative leadership experience within an academic or similarly complex institution and possess a deep understanding of community-focused medical education.
The search committee welcomes applicants from a diversity of backgrounds and experiences and will consider the factors listed below in evaluating candidates for this important leadership role. While no single individual will possess all the desired experiences and qualifications, the successful candidate should possess many of the following characteristics: -Demonstrate effective relationships/collaboration with clinical care, education, and research community partners. -Experience working in a community-focused medical school. -Broad understanding of current national health policy and future challenges to academic medicine. -A national recognition for achievement in clinical, educational, and/or research pursuits that would warrant appointment as a full professor. -Ability to effectively represent a public academic entity on a regional, state, and national level. -Expertise in management techniques, financial management, clinical operations, and oversight of a large distributed infrastructure. -Balanced commitment to educational, clinical and research missions. -Commitment to employee, environmental and patient safety and quality initiatives. -Commitment to an inclusive health care and learning environment. -Philanthropy, alumni relations, and development experience. -Community and government relationship experience.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
Implementation of a vision: Collaboratively develop and implement a vision for the future of the BSoM and in its relationships with the rest of the University that will enable responsiveness to future opportunities in education, research, patient care and services. (20%)
Strategic alignment of school and clinical partners: Lead the academic (teaching and research) and clinical (patient care) programs and services within the BSoM; advancing the responsible growth for Wright State Physicians while continuing to support the meaningful alignment of the common interests between the School and the clinical partner sites throughout the region. (15%)
Grow scholarly activity: Support the fundamentals of BSoM's founding charter as a primary care focused medical school while growing the education and research scholarly activity including increases in external funding of basic, translational and clinical research programs. (10%)
Coordination of clinical teaching programs and continuing medical education: provide for and control the clinical teaching sites and program activities for medical students and residents in the patient care facilities. Provide leadership for development, management, review and coordination of extramural education and research activities including continuing medical education and clinical research by University faculty. (5%)
Representation of BSoM to others: Act as an effective advocate and spokesperson within the University, to the community, region, state and nation, including state and federal regulatory and research agencies. Communicate effectively and consistently with various publics, including the state legislature in sharing the BSoM successes, relevance to the state and its citizens and the plans for the future. (5%)
Promotion of diversity: Consistent with the University's commitment to inclusive excellence, provide leadership in the realization of diversity of faculty, students and staff. (5%)
Administration of Facility Resources: Oversee facilities planning/utilization for all education, research and clinical activities; periodic review of space utilization, establishing guidelines for retention or reallocation of space based on faculty productivity. (5%)
Development and philanthropy: Substantial responsibility for development activities within the University as they relate to the BSoM (all in partnership with university development professionals). (5%)
Social mission: support the BSoM's passion and commitment to the mission of serving the community. (5%)
Board leadership: serve as chair of Wright State Physicians' board of directors and serve on other boards of affiliated organizations as requested and appropriate. (5%)
Business/Financial leadership: Develop and implement a thoughtfully aligned budget that maximizes support for all related programs and the long-term strategic goals of Wright State University. Conduct periodic reviews of academic units relative to mission, administration and finances, making recommendations for improving performance.
Wright State University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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Effective July 1, 2017, per Policy 7230 Wright State University is tobacco-free. Tobacco use, including the sale, advertising sampling and distribution of tobacco products and tobacco related items is prohibited in all university facilities, on all university owned or leased grounds, university owned or operated residence halls and apartments, and at all university sponsored events regardless of location. Tobacco use is also prohibited in all university vehicles or on any equipment owned, leased or operated by Wright State University. This policy applies to anyone on campus including students, faculty, staff, visitors, consultants, vendors, patients, volunteers, and contractor employees.
Wright State University serves nearly 18,000 students and offers more than 230 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degree programs through eight colleges and three schools. Located in the city of Fairborn in Greene County, Ohio, Wright State is conveniently situated adjacent to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and is less than 10 miles from downtown Dayton. One of our eight colleges, Wright State University–Lake Campus, is a university-operated regional campus on the shores of Grand Lake St. Marys in Celina, Ohio. The Wright State alumni community is more than 109,000 strong. For more information please visit www.wright.edu.