The Associate Dean of the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions plays a vital role in leading the College research agenda and in fostering academic excellence across programs within the College. The Associate Dean reports to the College Dean and maintains cooperative relationships with the Department/School Chairpersons, Program Directors, Division Directors, and other members of the College Leadership Team. The Associate Dean serves as a Senior Officer of Central Michigan University and as the chief academic officer of the College in the absence of the Dean.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collaborates with faculty in planning, implementing and evaluating research/scholarly projects.
Collaborates with the Director and staff of the Interprofessional Education/Simulation/Standardize Patient center with advancing educational activity within the center and among the disciplines.
Collaborates with the Director of the Carls Center for Clinical Care and Education to maintain high quality clinical care to the patients, families and the community through the integration of multiple disciplines.
Collaborates with the Coordinator of Mobile Health Central (MHC) with the management of the MHC and the establishment of community partners.
Along with the Healthcare IT team, ensures the appropriate technology is available to support the educational mission of the college, and the mission of the Carls Center and Mobile Health Central.
Works with the Dean’s staff in planning for future educational needs of the college.
Supervisors are expected to support the Leadership Standards of Central Michigan University and foster a culture that inspires excellence. The Leadership Standards define how we lead and treat others in our teams. As leaders, it is our responsibility to seek input from our teams to continuously improve leadership abilities and demonstration of the standards. Additionally, it is our responsibility to encourage and support the growth and development of those whom we lead. At CMU, we encourage employees to grow both personally and professionally, and thus advance CMU’s culture of excellence.
This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of supervisors to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under their supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.
Earned doctorate in one of the disciplines offered by the College or related field.
Experience and qualifications for appointment with tenure at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, in one of the departments or schools within the College or related field.
Leadership experience in health professions at the level of Chair or higher.
About Central Michigan University, The Hebert H. & Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions
Central Michigan University was established in 1892 and is among the nation’s 100 largest public universities. As a tier-one university, CMU serves nearly 20,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus. It also enrolls more than 7,000 students and working adults online and at 50 out-of-state locations.CMU delivers a superior educational experience for students that is built on close relationships wi...th faculty and staff, hands-on learning including undergraduate research, an emphasis on leadership and volunteerism, and a global perspective. With a $440 million budget, CMU offers more than 200 academic programs from the undergraduate to doctoral levels. Premier programs include the sciences, business, accounting, health professions, communications, teacher preparation, educational leadership, engineering, neuroscience, psychology, apparel merchandising design, music, and political science. CMU in 2013 launched the nation’s 137th College of Medicine. CMU offers top NCAA Division I athletics. The university is located in a classic college community in the heart of lower Michigan, where residents find active outdoor features, family attractions and Midwestern life in a vibrant university culture. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) has a faculty/staff of 35, and an enrollment of approximately 100 graduate students and 200 undergraduate signed majors. CSD’s academic and clinical programs are accredited in both speech-language pathology and audiology by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Over 5,000 clients are seen annually, including 80+ participants in the Summer Specialty Clinics program. The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions consists of four academic units (Department of Physical Education and Sport, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the School of Health Sciences and the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Science). It offers undergraduate and/or graduate degree programs in audiology, communication disorders, community health education, health services administration, school health education, physical therapy, physician assistant, exercise science, substance abuse prevention, health promotion, speech-language pathology, physical education, athletic training, athletic coaching and sport management, delivered by 100+ faculty/staff. CMU's website is www.cmich.edu. The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions website is: www.cmich.edu/academics/health_professions.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.