Associate Dean for Medical Education

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Posted on Saturday, July 8, 2023

Associate Dean for Medical Education

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To continue our efforts to keep the campus community as healthy and safe as possible, NEOMED will now require COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations as a condition of attendance and employment. This policy will allow for exemption of the vaccination requirement for those individuals with valid medical reasons, sincerely held religious beliefs and matters of conscience.

Posting Details

Position Information
Position Title Associate Dean for Medical Education
Position Type Admin/Professional
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position Summary Information
The Associate Dean for Medical Education provides leadership and oversight for the development of high-quality, integrated curricular content and develops and oversees programs that ensure student success in the pre-clerkship phase of the curriculum and USMLE licensure examinations. Candidates must be faculty-eligible at or above the rank of Associate Professor.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pay Grade: 18
Location: Rootstown, OH

Benefits Offerings Include:
- Hybrid Workplace
- Training Offerings, including LSS Green & Yellow Belt and other professional development
- Competitive Health, Vision, Dental
- Flexible Spending Account
- State Retirement with 14% matching
- Excellent Vacation and Sick Time
- 11 Paid Holiday Days
- Wellness Offerings
- Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
- Long Term Care Coverage Offerings
- Life Insurance
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Principal Functional Responsibilities
  • Oversee the development and delivery of an integrated curriculum in foundational sciences.
  • Develop and deliver pre-matriculation content that supports student success in the early medical school curriculum.
  • Develop and deliver a course for USMLE Step 1 preparation.
  • Develop and deliver a course for USMLE Step 2 preparation.
  • Ensure students have sufficient curricular and co-curricular content that is appropriate and well-aligned with USMLE and NBME content specifications.
  • Champion and facilitate basic science-clinical science integration throughout the curriculum.
  • Provide leadership in identification and problem-solving of student and faculty challenges with curricular content.

  • Lead a team of faculty assigned to advise and tutor students at risk.
  • Assist students who seek help and/or face challenges in the M1 and M2 academic years including preparation for USMLE licensure exams.

  • Serve as administrative chair of the Pre-Clerkship Curriculum Sub-Committee.
  • Advise M1 and M2 course directors with respect to content and format alignment with USMLE examinations.
  • Participates in educational scholarly work.
  • PhD, MD or DO degree required.
  • Must be eligible for faculty appointment.
  • Five to seven years of experience directly related to principle functional responsibilities including but not limited to the following:
    • Experience and activities in teaching, research, administration, and service to qualify for a senior level faculty appointment
    • Experience with graduate medical education, with demonstrated leadership in curriculum development and assessment and medical education, particularly at the undergraduate level.
Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
  • Proven leadership skills with an ability to lead faculty.
  • Requisite attributes will include: demonstrated abilities to inspire others and to work collaboratively, creatively and constructively with others and negotiate skillfully; strong organization skills; recognition as a respected member of the medical education and professional community; and a passion for teaching and learning as well as for the development of students, staff members, faculty members and academic programs.
  • Ability to connect with key stakeholders including faculty, students, and other peers.
  • General understanding of accreditation principles in the area of curriculum.

Core Competencies
  • Leadership: NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care.
  • Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all.
  • People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution.
  • Talent Management: NEOMED leadership strives to align department and individual talent management efforts with the university strategic plan and objectives through workforce planning, recruiting the right talent onboard and helping develop employees to their optimal potential and capabilities.
  • Operational Excellence: NEOMED will create a culture of operational excellence by establishing clear administrative practices and eliminating waste. Leaders strive to meet customer expectations through a continuous improvement of the operational processes and creating a culture of employee empowerment to achieve objectives.
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Requirements
Must be able to utilize a phone, computer and screen and other office equipment. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear and occasionally stand, walk, reach, stoop, or kneel. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.
Posting Detail Information
NEOMED EEO Statement
NEOMED is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, NEOMED also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. In compliance with Title IX (20 U.S.C Sec. 1681 et seq.), NEOMED prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment.

For concerns regarding discrimination, please contact:
Molly O’Malley
Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & Title IX Coordinator
Northeast Ohio Medical University, G-212B
4209 St. Rt. 44, PO Box 95, Rootstown, OH 44272

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Notification of Annual Security Report.
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The annual security report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, authority of university police and security officers, crime reporting policies, and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.

Additionally, the report contains information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by NEOMED; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

If you would like a paper copy of this report, please email or call the Department of Public Safety at 330.325.5911 to request a copy.

This information is required by law and is provided by the Northeast Ohio Medical University Department of Public Safety.
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document