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Campus Associate Dean- Ashland Campus

Company: OHSU
Location: Ashland
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Department Overview

The Campus Associate Dean is the onsite administrator for nursing operations and implementation of strategic priorities and a liaison between the regional University and the OHSU School of Nursing. This position reports to the OHSU SON Dean on matters pertaining to strategic priorities, organizational structure and functions, philanthropic affairs, human and material resource management, operational efficiencies, and outcomes associated with representing a regional community of interest. The Campus Associate Dean collaborates with, advises, and is accountable to, the Executive Vice Dean/Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs OHSU SON for curricula and program delivery. Based on the complexity of the region and the varying scopes of services covered, the position may include faculty responsibility for teaching, research, or service.

Function/Duties of Position

Regional Leadership and Management

  • Ensures program delivery meets regulatory and accreditation standards, including assessment and evaluation criteria
  • Serves as liaison and campus representative between OHSU SON and the respective regional university campus assigned; includes fostering and developing inter-agency relationships, service on committees and councils, and advancement of relationships between entities
  • Assists with regional recruitment of students to ensure program targets are met/exceeded
  • Initiates and leads the process for local hiring of faculty and staff
  • Supervises faculty, professional and support staff on a regional campus, using a matrix model for input and evaluation
  • Ensures alignment with overall SON strategic, operational, and financial goals and tactics and functions as a SON leader, coordinating and cooperating with other leaders in support of School missions and goals
  • Visits clinical sites and maintains critical relationships with community partners that include, but are not limited to practice and community health agencies, community thought leaders, and others who interface with the SON in order to ensure input from SON communities of interest
  • Advises and assists with philanthropic and legislative endeavors in accordance with planned opportunities
  • Serves as a media spokesperson for the SON at the regional level
  • Ensures that regional characteristics are considered in all SON planned curricular, research, and practice missions

Human and Fiscal Resource Management

  • Meets performance standards and expectations associated with faculty and staff supervision in a matrix with respective Associate Deans
  • Assesses faculty and staff mix needed to ensure that program and curricular objectives are met
  • Assists in recruitment, selection, and evaluation processes in regional areas
  • Monitors faculty and staff productivity to ensure that resources are developed and utilized in the best possible manner to ensure student outcomes and public accountability
  • Provides mentoring and support for early- and mid-career faculty to ensure an adequate faculty workforce

Administrative and Faculty Functions

  • Serves on the SON Leadership Council and other relevant school and/or university councils and committees relevant to the academic and other missions
  • Serves on the Oregon Consortium for Nursing Education (OCNE) Coordinating Council. Collaborates with regional OCNE schools.
  • Leads performance improvement and project management initiatives on a regional or statewide level
  • Models teaching, service, and inquiry through teaching and faculty engagement activities; works collaboratively with other faculty on joint publications and scholarship
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Associate Dean/Dean

Required Qualifications

  • Licensed to practice professional nursing in the State of Oregon
  • Earned doctorate in nursing or related field preferred; with five years of progressive experience in higher education and programmatic leadership; eligible for rank at the Assistant (will be considered if experienced), Associate/Professor (preferred) level
  • Possess a clear understanding of the importance of diversity in nursing and the ability and skill to help lead the school toward achieving its strategic goals for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Experience in and passion for leading change.
  • Knowledge of undergraduate curricula in nursing and pedagogy.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading faculty and staff and in building strong, vibrant community partnerships
  • Ability to connect with and engage with multiple stakeholders and function within a matrix environment
  • Knowledge of and ability to generate revenue and manage budgets with varying degrees of complexity
  • Ability to balance academic decorum with approachability and accessibility for faculty, student, academic, and community stakeholders.
  • Commitment to lifelong learning and continuous improvement.

Preferred Qualifications

PhD or EdD preferred

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or

Keywords: OHSU, Medford , Campus Associate Dean- Ashland Campus, Other , Ashland, Oregon

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