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Associate Dean for Academic Advancement
Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing is conducting a national search for an Associate Dean for Academic Advancement who is a leader and champion in supporting diverse faculty as they develop their scholarship and leadership and prepare NHWSN nursing students to work collaboratively and effectively in complex and evolving health care systems.

Reporting directly to the Dean of the School of Nursing and as a member of Leadership Council, the Associate Dean thrives on academic entrepreneurship, embraces the energy of change and innovation, values and champions diversity and inclusion, and is committed to ensuring that faculty are prepared to advance nursing education, research, practice, and service.
The Associate Dean for Academic Advancement engages in four broad areas of responsibility:
Faculty Recruitment
Recruits, hires, and develops a diverse faculty to meet the strategic initiatives of the school in collaboration with the Faculty Search Committee, Associate and Assistant Deans, and Dean.
Faculty Development
Supports the advancement of a diverse interdisciplinary faculty, across all tracks, and promotes an inclusive environment for students, faculty, and staff.

Assures that new and continuing faculty are fully engaged in teaching, scholarship and service to the university.
Faculty Mentorship
Plans, implements and evaluates the faculty mentoring program for its support of diverse faculty progression.
Leadership and Administration
Contributes as a leader in the Dean's Leadership Council, providing broad collaborative leadership, intellectual vision, and oversight of the school's strategic plan and its development goals.

Represents the School of Nursing on academic affairs within the Provost’s Office working closely with the Council of Associate Deans.

The Associate Dean should have the following qualifications and attributes:
  • Earned research doctorate. A terminal degree at the PhD or PhD/DNP dual degree level.
  • Eligible for a faculty appointment at the Associate or) Full Professor (preferred) level and meets requirements for tenure at Emory.
  • Eligible for RN License in State of Georgia based on educational background.
  • A strong record of scholarship supported by extramural funding.
  • Experience developing and mentoring faculty in the areas of leadership, professionalism, and career development.
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Experience leading and navigating within a matrix organization.
  • Demonstrated experience working with a diverse community of faculty, staff and students as a faculty member in a university.
  • Ability to conduct difficult conversations that maintain dignity and respect.
  • Possess a good sense of humor, empathy and self- confidence.
To review complete job description and apply: https://faculty-emory.icims.com/jobs/78547/job
Tricia Benson, Search Committee Chair | tricia.benson@emory.edu
Chief Engagement Officer | Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
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Position: Associate Dean for Academic Advancement
Organization: Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Location: Atlanta,  GA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 10/29/2021
Date Posted: 10/29/2021
Status: This listing expires on: 12/28/2021
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Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

Atlanta,  GA 
United States
Tricia Benson, Search Committee Chair