The University of Pikeville's Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (UP-KYCOM) invites applications for the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Under the supervision of the Dean of KYCOM, the Associate Dean is directly responsible for the administration of all aspects of the KYCOM academic programs.
Manage and evaluate the Academic Affairs staff
Prepares and recommends a departmental budget
Serve as Chair or Co-chair of the KYCOM Curriculum Committee
Oversee the creation and management of daily class schedules for first and second year KYCOM classes
Oversee the block exam testing process for first and second year classes
Oversee the composition of Medical Student Performance Evaluations (MSPE) for KYCOM students
Assist KYCOM students in preparation for COMLEX Level 1 and 2CE and advise the Dean on the purchase of board preparation materials for KYCOM students
Assist in the preparation of materials and documentation required for COCA and SACS accreditation
Work closely with other assistant and associate deans to ensure coordination and continuity in the daily operations of KYCOM
Provides counseling and guidance to students.
Serves on assigned KYCOM and UPIKE committees
Attends Commencement, White Coat Ceremony, new student orientation, and University of Pikeville Opening Convocation
Assists in the selection of students to attend KYCOM
Other duties as assigned by the KYCOM Dean.
Earned Doctorate degree is required
Previous academic and administrative experience preferably with an osteopathic institution.
Skills and Abilities:
Must have excellent verbal and writing communication skills
Strong critical thinking, anticipatory problem solving and attention to detail is required
Ability to plan, prioritize, and organize work to complete assignments accurately and within reasonable timeframes
Must have current knowledge and skills in utilizing Microsoft Office Applications, including but not limited to Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
Must be able to learn and utilize Learning Management Systems such as Canvas; and the University online platform and systems
Must demonstrate cooperation, courtesy, and consideration when working with the professional community, KYCOM and UPIKE communities, faculty, students, and the public
Must be able to work independently and also as a member of a team
The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b) retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.
Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.
The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.
The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.
For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.
About University of Pikeville
The CollegeFounded in 1889 by Presbyterians, the University of Pikeville is committed to offering a broad liberal arts and sciences education. This foundation provides opportunities for students to develop their full academic and personal potential and prepare for specific careers. Working for the University of Pikeville"At Pikeville, it's all about the students and our dedicated faculty and staff provide the strong foundation that makes this institution work and grow. Our professors have a passion for learning and scholarship that is key to our students' success. Equally important is the commitment of our dedicated staff, who work hard to make the student experience a positive one," said Patton.The University of Pikeville is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified persons. We will not discriminate in any area on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin or qualified disability. This policy applies to all areas such as hiring, promoting, transferring, training and development, as well as compensation and benefits.The Administration of this College is dedicated to carrying out this policy, and will continue to inform any r...ecruiting sources used now or in the future, including the various State Employment Services, of our non-discrimination policy and our commitment to equal opportunity.LocationThe University of Pikeville is located in Pikeville, a vibrant community in East Kentucky. Pikeville is one of the state's leading financial centers and has been ranked as one of the "100 Best Small Towns" in America. AccreditationThe University of Pikeville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate, baccalaureate and doctoral degrees. The University's program for the associate degree in Nursing is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing and programs in Teacher Education are approved by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board. The KY College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of Pikeville is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association's Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation.Academic ProgramsThe University of Pikeville offers an outstanding liberal arts education with 26 majors, six pre-professional programs and a graduate program culminating in the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree (D.O.) from the College of Osteopathic Medicine.Degrees offered : A.S., B.A., B.S., B.B.A., B.S.N., M.B.A., M.S., D.O.Campus FacilitiesThe facilities are constantly being updated as the University grows and changes. Recent renovations included the Wickham dormatory, the UPike South Housing Facility, and the Coal Building. The nine-story structure known as the Coal building was constructed alongside the college's historic 99 steps to house the KY College of Osteopathic Medicine. The new facility will includes two lecture halls, a gross anatomy lab, two research labs, offices, small group classrooms and student study space. Also, a clinical skills training and evaluation center houses 12 specially-equipped examination rooms and serve as training and testing centers for students in programs using standardized patients and high-fidelity robotic patient simulators. The expanded osteopathic manipulative medicine lab and clinic provides learning opportunities, as well as housing KYCOM's free community clinic.