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Assistant Dean, Faculty Development (Part Time)

Job Description

Assistant Dean, Faculty Development (Part Time)
The Office of Faculty Affairs provides oversight for all faculty and academic personnel actions in the College of Medicine such as recruitment, appointments, and promotions and tenure. It develops and coordinates activities that enhance the work-life and professional development of faculty, including faculty diversity initiatives. The office serves as a resource for administrators in the interpretation and application of faculty related policies and guidelines.

The Assistant Dean, Faculty Development, will lead a comprehensive faculty career development program open to all College of Medicine ? Tucson faculty. The program includes a leadership program, mentoring activities, new faculty orientation, and various workshops on a wide range of topics.

This part-time position will be at .3 FTE .

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead a comprehensive faculty career development program in support of the College?s mission to advance health and wellness through education, research and patient care, in collaboration with other College of Medicine leaders.
  • Create and/or implement programs that build professional skills and knowledge.
  • Develop, promote, and implement initiatives focused on college wide and departmental level faculty development, mentoring, and succession planning and retention.
  • Work with department leaders to promote collaboration and dialogue regarding faculty development and retention.
  • Partner with Banner and UA campus leaders to integrate faculty development and promotion activities.
  • Manage design and delivery of programs, seminars, symposia, workshops, faculty learning communities and roundtables to support and improve research and professional and leadership development for faculty.
  • Collaborate with program directors, chairs, and other college administrators to identify faculty development needs.
  • Serve as Co-Chair of the Dean?s Council on Faculty Affairs. The council works to 1) develop and implement programs that will enhance faculty life; 2) develop policies pertinent to the faculty; and 3) advise the Dean on faculty affairs matters.
  • Support the Women in Academic Medicine ( WAM ) grass-roots organization. This College of Medicine group is open to all genders and provides an opportunity to network with other faculty members, share interests related to academic medicine, and to learn about issues affecting women faculty.
  • Serve as Ex-officio Member of the Faculty Diversity Advisory Committee.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Minimum Qualifications
  • Doctorate degree and at least 5 years? experience working within an academic medical center setting.
  • At least two years of successful leadership experience in an academic/clinical setting.
  • Evidence of experience in leading career and/or faculty development activities.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Established expertise working with diverse communities.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Understanding of the unique aspects of the UA/Banner partnership.


Full Time/Part Time
Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week

Job Category
Administrative and Professional

Benefits Eligible

Posted Rate of Pay

Type of criminal background check required:
Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)


Assistant Dean, Faculty Development (Part Time)