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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 for Inclusive Excellence.

This is a new leadership position within the MNSON, which brings exciting opportunities to create a collaborative vision for inclusive excellence in the MNSON that transcends all aspects of the school.
The Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence is responsible for the following areas:

Mission:  Supports the mission of MNSON and leads implementation of vision and strategy for supporting MNSON commitment to inclusive excellence.

Initiatives:  Develops and implements evidence-based inclusive and equitable initiatives to enhance recruitment, retention, and success of a diverse body of students, faculty, and staff; develops and sustains initiatives to broaden inclusion of diverse voices in curricula, policies, and initiatives.

Communities of Interest:  Collaborates with university offices, community partners, faculty, administration, staff, students, and alumni to promote a welcoming and inclusive environment, a diverse body of students, and enhance the MNSON reputation as a partner for inclusive excellence.

Benchmarking and Accountability:  Promotes accountability for inclusive excellence through benchmarking with internal and external data.

Funding: Facilitates attainment of funding to support diversity, equity, and inclusion programming and initiatives.
Candidates for the Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence will possess:
  • Eligibility for appointment to the rank of Associate Professor or higher
  • An in-depth understanding of the complex, multi-dimensional, and intersectional nature of diversity, inclusion, and equity
  • Experience leading diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives
  • A record of scholarly work in diversity, equity, and inclusion
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 the application portal: https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/15149
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