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Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Development

Company: University of Massachusetts T.H. Chan Medical Scho
Location: Worcester
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School (UMass Chan) in Worcester, MA, is recruiting a full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor to Full Professor level as the Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Development (AVP). Under the direction of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, the AVP will be responsible for leading the faculty professional development initiatives for the University as well as the end-to-end execution of process improvement projects, quality initiatives, and other projects. The AVP will also be responsible for defining and executing enterprise-wide organizational development strategies, policies, and practices based on strategic goals and talent needs. The AVP will develop and implement initiatives to increase high potential talent recruitment, retention, succession planning, and engagement. The AVP will continue to lead existing programming such as the new hire orientation and onboarding, learning, leadership and professional development, and individual faculty mentoring with the goal of ensuring that the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School is an Employer-of-Choice.- A successful candidate will possess experience working in an academic medical institution with demonstrated skills in faculty mentoring, development, and coaching, as well as experience in identifying strategic gaps and/or opportunities within organizations as it relates to faculty and faculty development. PhD or advanced degree with equivalent faculty experience in a medical school environment is strongly preferred. This position will work closely with the Offices of Diversity and Inclusion and Health Equity to help promote and realize the strategic goals within the University's IMPACT 2025 strategic plan.- UMass Chan is a world-class research institution, consistently producing noteworthy advances in clinical and basic research. The UMass Chan faculty at large in 2021 was over 3,400 faculty, of which approximately 1,800 were actively employed by the institution and/or its clinical partner (UMass Memorial Health). In 2020, UMass Chan ranked 21st in the National Institutes of Health Blue Ridge rankings among all 140 United States medical schools. These rankings place our school 2nd in New England and 8th among all public medical schools in the U.S. UMass Chan also is routinely ranked by the magazine U.S. News & World Report in the top 10 percent of the nation's medical schools and schools of osteopathic medicine, for its excellence in primary care education.- Our research programs are central to the Massachusetts Life Sciences Initiative. UMass Chan Medical School is one of five campuses in the UMASS system and there are extensive inter-campus collaborations with the Amherst, Dartmouth, Lowell, and Boston campuses. UMass Chan is located in the heart of New England, in Worcester, MA. The second-largest city in Massachusetts, Worcester is rich in history and cultural diversity and provides a myriad of social, cultural, and recreational amenities.- Inquiries, but not application materials may be directed to Michelle Landry, MPH at Michelle.Landry@umassmed.edu. This position will be posted until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as they are received. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMass Chan recognizes the added value of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. Applications should be submitted through AcademicJobsOnline.org HERE YourMembership. Keywords: Chief Academic Officer, Location: Worcester, MA - 01655

Keywords: University of Massachusetts T.H. Chan Medical Scho, Worcester , Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Development, Other , Worcester, Massachusetts

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