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Requisition # 73842

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Thursday, November 7th, 2019
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Medicine Administration



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Part Time
Position Description:

INTERNAL SEARCH – ONLY CURRENT UNIVERSITY OF IOWA EMPLOYEES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. Job applicants who presently work at the University of Iowa are advised that their names and application materials are subject to disclosure upon request pursuant to the Iowa Open Records law.



Serve as the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development in the Carver College of Medicine advising the Dean, Executive Dean, Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education and other senior staff regarding issues related to faculty. This position will be responsible for providing leadership and creating policies and guidance on the lifespan of a faculty member’s career overseeing faculty appointments, onboarding, annual reviews, promotions and tenure and career completion.   The office guides processes related to faculty disputes and works closely with other CCOM and University leaders to develop management plans in collaboration with the legal team and other institutional leaders.  The Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development is responsible for leading faculty development activities through programming, recognition events and individual guidance.  This position requires strong organizational and communication skills, integrity, and the ability to work across departments and throughout the hospital, college and university. The Associate Dean will serve in a 50% position with the remainder of their time spent as a faculty member at the University of Iowa. 

  • Directs the operational, fiscal, and programmatic aspects of the Office of Faculty Affairs.

  • Advances and expands faculty development in relationship to the research, education, and service missions of the College through development of new processes for engaging faculty, developing programming that builds leadership skills and guides the lifespan of a faculty member’s career.

  • Ensures all efforts are aligned with both the College and University’s Strategic Plans.

  • Is closely engaged with the faculty and department chairs as well as others in the institution providing programming and leadership on faculty appointments, annual progress reviews, promotions and tenure.Some activities are provided one-on-one and others in group settings.

  • Handles disciplinary issues, resolves disputes and develops management plans for faculty affairs in collaboration with other collegiate and institutional offices.

  • Leads the Executive Committee for appointments and promotions; oversees elections and departmental reviews.

  • Advises DEOs, Deans, and other Institutional groups regarding faculty affairs issues in Carver College of Medicine.

  • Partners or collaborates with Health Care and University of Iowa Human Resources on issues involving faculty and staff.

  • Advocates for CCOM Faculty (i.e., nominates faculty for local and national awards); serves as a resource for DEOs/department administrators on issues related to creating an environment that enhances faculty success.

  • Creates and analyzes data through faculty surveys, institutional surveys and data sets.Share data with other institutional and national groups (AAMC FAMOUS process, UI HR, Provost Office).

  • Creates new policies that guide faculty advancement and ensures these policies adhere to current University guidances and policies.New policies will typically require strong endorsement by the Faculty Senate and other shared governance groups.

  • Serves on relevant University and College committees (i.e UI Associate Deans for Faculty,)

  • Represents the College with local, state, and national associations and networks geared towards faculty affairs and development.

  • Provides support for accreditation process (e.g., Liaison Committee on Medical Education) with annual updates, preparation for site visits, etc. Prepares reports and proposals as requested by executive leadership of the College and University.

  • Participates in White Coat Ceremony, Commencement, Investiture Ceremonies, and other ceremonial and celebratory events during the academic year.


Establishes and maintains standards of collaborative interaction among peers and employees that is characterized by respect, honesty, and service; assures that all unit members are held to similar standards and ethics.

Manages the talents, strengths, and behaviors of each individual in a diverse work group while providing each employee with the opportunity to contribute to the goals of the unit. Works to assure that all employees are respected and treated consistent with University policies in regard to equal employment opportunity and diversity.

Inspires and motivates others to high performance by exercising strong stewardship of University resources, setting expectations, measuring success through individual performance evaluations, and driving organizational results.

Identifies opportunities for and creates development plans that encourage employees to attend to the growth of their personal and professional capacity; engages self and staff in collective reflection of the University’s greater role in society.


Supervision is received from the Executive Dean. Effective collaboration is necessary on a regular basis with the Dean and other Associate/Assistant Deans, Institutional leaders and DEOs.

Required Qualifications:

  • Has achieved academic rank of full professor

  • A track record of progressive institutional leadership experience is required.

  • Demonstrated experience creating and maintaining an inclusive and welcoming environment.


Desirable Qualifications:

  • A track record of peer reviewed scholarship is desirable.

  • Experience in all three missions within the College of Medicine is desirable (research, education, and clinical service).

  • Service with University of Iowa and/or Carver College of Medicine faculty committees is desirable.

  • Experience with creating, enacting, and enforcing new policies and/or guidelines is desirable.

  • Experience creating new faculty enrichment activities is desirable.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.

Additional Application Materials

Materials:Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter describing their qualifications, as well as a resume or CV.

The materials listed above are not part of any online process. Please send the materials to the contact information below.

Contact Information

Contact:Sasha N Alexander - sasha-alexander@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Medicine Administration
College of Medicine Administration Building
451 Newton Road
216 CMAB
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-4736
Department URL: https://medicine.uiowa.edu/facultyaffairs/

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