UT Health Associate Professor/Professor - Associate Dean for Faculty Development - Cizik School of Nursing in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Associate Professor/Professor - Associate Dean for Faculty Development - Cizik School of Nursing
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth
Requisition #: 200001J0
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - Cizik School of Nursing (CSON) invites applicants for full time position at the Associate Professor (Associate Dean for Faculty Development) level in the Department of Nursing Graduate Studies.
The AssociateDeanforProfessionalDevelopmentisthechiefadministrativeofficerresponsibleforprovidingleadership,advocacy,support,andassistancetoadministrationandfacultyto recruit, retain, develop, and advance faculty in education, research/scholarship, and service includingdevelopingorenhancingteaching,leadership,communication,research/scholarship,andinterprofessionalactivities.This leadercollaborateswiththeDean, ViceDean,Associate/AssistantDeans,andDepartmentChairstoenhanceprofessionaldevelopmentprogramsandmaintainexcellenceinteaching,research/scholarship,practice,andcareerdevelopment.
POSITION KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Serve as a member of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC)
Provide leadership and work with the Department Chairs on matters related to faculty development including the establishment of programs and processes that support faculty in their academic role
Collaborate with the Faculty Life Council and Faculty Assembly to develop, revise, and implement policies and guidelines that affect faculty life; serves as ex officio member of Faculty Life Council
Assist in faculty recruitment and retention efforts including conducting exit interviews
Plan, implement, and evaluate the faculty orientation process for full-time, part-time, and casual faculty
Develop and update the Faculty Handbook and website
Implement and evaluate a faculty mentoring program to enhance teaching and promote career progression (i.e. individual development plan for research/scholarship, teaching, and service)
Serve as a resource to faculty in using evidence-based, innovative, teaching pedagogy, and instructional supports to promote student-centered learning
Develop advancement strategies for faculty that specifically addresses identified underrepresentation (e.g., by race/ethnicity, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, etc.)
Provide mentorship and professional coaching to faculty seeking promotion, advancement, leadership opportunities, and tenure
Develop the strategic plan for and oversee a revenue-generating program of continuing education through expansion of high-quality courses and educational sessions
Facilitate preparation of internal and external faculty awards and nominations process, promotion portfolios, mid-rank reviews, and fellow applications at the local, state, and national level
Provide periodic reports to the Dean, ELC, and Faculty Assembly on activities related to leadership and professional development
Work with the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs to support faculty in developing and implementing evidence-based educational initiatives and evaluating their impact on academic outcomes
Serve as a member of the Appointment, Promotion, Tenure and Review Committee (APTR), the CSON Advisory Council, and other committees, councils, and task forces as directed by the Dean
Collaborate with UTHealth Associate Vice President and the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development to represent CSON regarding UTHealth professional development and faculty affairs initiatives
Eligible for licensure or licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas
Doctoral Degree in nursing or related field (MSN in Nursing if non-nursing doctorate
Eligible for or achieved rank of Associate Professor or Professor
Familiarity with academic roles, rules, policies, and procedures
Proven expertise in academic leadership and professional development
Prior experience successfully creating opportunities to support a culture of diversity and inclusion
Professional experience related to faculty development
Experience in the development and evaluation of professional continuing education programs
Collegial leadership skills
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
At least two years of experience in a formal leadership role in research/scholarship, practice, or education
One year of teaching experience preferred.
Experience in higher education in a School of Nursing preferred.
Experience with a course management system preferred.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with students and faculty
Proficient with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Visio, Publisher).
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