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Associate Dean
The Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON) seeks a dynamic, visionary leader to serve in the position of Associate Dean of Innovative Partnerships and Faculty Practice.

This is a new leadership position within the MNSON, which brings exceptional opportunities for providing strategic vision and leadership for faculty practice and community and academic practice partnerships at the local, regional, state, national, and global levels.
The Associate Dean of Innovative Partnerships and Faculty Practice is responsible for the following areas:

Mission:  Supports the mission of the MNSON and leads development and implementation of vision and strategy for mission-congruent initiatives related to partnerships and faculty practice; contributes to the MNSON and University goals for inclusive excellence and antiracism.

Strategy and Oversight: Provides strategic direction, operational oversight and guidance for faculty practice, community and academic-practice partnerships, and global initiatives.

Communities of Interest:  Establishes and fosters interprofessional practice relationships internally and externally; collaborates with communities of interest to advance MNSON practice and community engagement initiatives.

Practice Initiatives: Develops faculty practice opportunities and programming with new and established community and clinical partners; creates synergistic research, practice scholarship, and educational initiatives.

Collaboration and Mentoring:  Collaborates with Chairs and Associate Chairs in facilitating and mentoring the development of clinical scholarship; facilitates scholarly dissemination of MNSON faculty practice initiatives.

Funding: Facilitates attainment and management of funding to support faculty practice and community partnership initiatives.
Candidates for the Associate Dean of Innovative Partnerships and Faculty Practice will possess:
  • Eligibility for licensure as a Registered Nurse in Illinois
  • Eligibility for appointment to the rank of Associate Professor or higher
  • A record of interprofessional collaboration and scholarship
  • Experience in developing faculty practice initiatives
  • A record of practice scholarship
The Loyola University Chicago MNSON, a leader in nursing education for more than 85 years, is a community of 71 full-time faculty in two departments,19 staff, and over 1400 students. Programs include a BSN degree with 4 study options, an MSN degree in nursing and healthcare administration, a DNP degree with tracks for preparation in nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist roles, and a PhD in Nursing degree.
All applicants will be required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and an Inclusive Excellence statement addressing past efforts and future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.
Questions about this position may be directed to Dr. Lee Schmidt, Associate Professor and Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and Chairperson of the Search Committee at lschm3@luc.edu.  Link to access application portal: https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/15102
Position: Associate Dean
Organization: Loyola University Chicago
Location: Chicago,  IL 
United States
Posting Start Date: 3/25/2021
Date Posted: 3/25/2021
Status: This listing expires on: 4/24/2021
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Loyola University Chicago

Chicago,  IL 
United States
Dr. Lee Schmidt, Associate Professor and Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs