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Associate Dean of Innovative Partnerships and Faculty Practice

Loyola University Chicago
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Feb 17, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Cooperative & Experiential Education, Faculty Affairs, Deans
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Full Time
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Job Title Associate Dean of Innovative Partnerships and Faculty Practice Position Title Associate Dean of Innovative Partnerships and Faculty Practice Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Maywood-Health Sciences & Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campuses Location Code SCHOOL OF NURSING (02400A) Department Name SCHOOL OF NURSING Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities
The Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing ( MNSON ) seeks a dynamic, visionary leader to serve in the position of Associate Dean of Innovative Partnerships and Faculty Practice. This is a new leadership position within the MNSON, which brings exceptional opportunities for providing strategic vision and leadership for faculty practice and community and academic practice partnerships at the local, regional, state, national, and global levels. This is a faculty position that includes teaching, scholarship, and service.

The Associate Dean of Innovative Partnerships and Faculty Practice is responsible for the following areas:

Mission: Supports the mission of the MNSON and leads development and implementation of vision and strategy for mission-congruent initiatives related to partnerships and faculty practice; contributes to the MNSON and University goals for inclusive excellence and antiracism.

Strategy and Oversight: Provides strategic direction, operational oversight and guidance for faculty practice, community and academic-practice partnerships, and global initiatives.

Communities of Interest: Establishes and fosters interprofessional practice relationships internally and externally; collaborates with communities of interest to advance MNSON practice and community engagement initiatives.

Practice Initiatives: Develops faculty practice opportunities and programming with new and established community and clinical partners; creates synergistic research, practice scholarship, and educational initiatives.

Collaboration and Mentoring: Collaborates with Chairs and Associate Chairs in facilitating and mentoring the development of clinical scholarship; facilitates scholarly dissemination of MNSON faculty practice initiatives.

Funding: Facilitates attainment and management of funding to support faculty practice and community partnership initiatives. Qualifications
See Minimum Education and/or Work Experience Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Candidates for the Associate Dean of Innovative Partnerships and Faculty Practice will possess:

•Eligibility for licensure as a Registered Nurse in Illinois
•Eligibility for appointment to the rank of Associate Professor or higher
•A record of interprofessional collaboration and scholarship
•Experience in developing faculty practice initiatives
•A record of practice scholarship

Open Date 02/17/2021 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin in November 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2022. Applicants are asked to submit (1) a cover letter describing interest in and qualifications for the position, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) the names and contact information of three individuals prepared to provide professional references (will be contacted for finalists only), and (4) an Inclusive Excellence statement addressing past efforts and future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion. The Inclusive Excellence statement should address the following:

• Understanding of barriers: Describe your understanding of the barriers that exist for historically under-represented groups (URGs) in nursing. URGs include under-represented ethnic or racial minorities; men; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer individuals; people with disabilities; and undocumented immigrants.
• Past activities: Discuss past activities contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion. Examples may include teaching/curriculum, mentoring/advising/tutoring; outreach efforts; committees, task forces, and boards; scholarship and/or research, and other initiatives.
• Future plans: Describe how you plan to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the MNSON including activities you would pursue and how they would fit into your teaching, scholarship, and service.

Direct applications to:

Inquires about this position may be directed to Dr. Lee Schmidt, Associate Professor and Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and Chairperson of the Search Committee at

For more information about the School of Nursing visit:

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at

As part of our Inclusive Excellence initiative to advance the critical role that diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism play in our ability to reach even higher aspirations, we seek to increase the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students. Broad diversity, including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment, is critical to achieving our mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. In holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees. Quick Link for Posting Job Number 8500284 & 8600257 Organizational Location HEALTH SCIENCES CAMPUS
Posting Details

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 07/01/2022 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Inclusive Excellence Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you currently hold, or are you eligible for, RN licensure in the State of Illinois?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you hear about this position? • Colleague • American Association of Colleges of Nursing • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties • Midwest Nursing Research Society • Southern Nursing Research Society • National Black Nurses Association • National Association of Hispanic Nurses • Philipine Nurses Association of America • American Academy of Nursing • National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education • Chronicle of Higher Education • Other, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

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