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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Associate Dean of Student Success, School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia

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Associate Dean of Student Success, School of Medicine

The Emory University School of Medicine is a leading institution with the highest standards in education, biomedical research, and patient care. We are committed to recruiting and developing a diverse group of students and innovative leaders in biomedical science, public health, medical education, and clinical care. We foster a culture that integrates leading edge basic, translational, and clinical research to further the ability to deliver quality health care, to predict illness and treat the sick, and to promote health of our patients and community.

Position Summary:

Emory University School of Medicine invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean for Student Success. This position reports directly to the Executive Associate Dean, Medical Education and Student Affairs, School of Medicine

The Office of Student Success provides academic support, registration/student data support and financial aid assistance, career and counseling support services to MD program and five (5) Health Professions Programs in the school of medicine.

The Associate Dean of Student Success works closely with the • Assistant Dean, Student Affairs and Clinical Services and the Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs to provide optimal services and resources for medical students from the Foundation, Applications and Translation Phases of the MD curriculum.

• Assistant Dean for IPE and Health Professions Program and the five Health Professions Program Directors to provide optimal services

and resources to the students in all phases of their curriculum.

• Associate Dean, Curriculum Design and Simulation

• Senior Associate Dean, Innovation and Translation

• Associate Dean, Medical Education –UME

Major Responsibilities:

The Associate Dean of Student Success will be responsible for the development and organization of a student support office that fosters a safe, healthy and supportive learning environment for all students in the school of medicine. Responsibilities include planning for and monitoring of the following areas for students in the MD program and the 5 Health Professions Programs:

• Student learning support and advising for all SOM students

o Tracking academic success of students and identifying resources to provide ongoing support (time management, study skills, test taking skills, etc.)

o Career advising services

• Student counseling and mental health services- internal and external providers

• The planning and execution of the recurring cycle of academic events including:

o Incoming student orientation

o Commencement

o Student Award Ceremonies

• School of Medicine Financial Aid and Registrar Services

• Admissions Teams for the degree programs

• Progress and Promotions

• Title IX Office Liaison


• An MD, PhD, or equivalent with leadership experiences in medical school student affairs are preferred.

• Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience

• Demonstrated creative communications and organizational skills.

• Demonstrated ability to work with individuals in the medical academic community.

• Excellent skills to work collaboratively and act deliberately in sensitive situations, skills in conflict management techniques.

Additional Professional Experience & Skills

• Demonstrated commitment to advance a culture of diversity and inclusion; ability to work with and support a diversified student body

• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work with members of the academic and clinical community.

• Demonstrated ability to lead and develop professional level staff teams

The above statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the individual in this position. Rather, this position description highlights the general nature and primary aspects of the job.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 89921

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: OMESA: MedEd Dean

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable