Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) invites nominations and applications for the Dean of the School of Dental Medicine (SDM). SIUE seeks a collaborative, strategic, values-driven leader to serve as its next dean at the SDM. The dean will set a bold and ambitious vision for the SDM that harnesses the talent, creativity, diversity, and expertise across the campuses. The dean will be joining SIUE and SDM at an exciting moment with the launch of a new strategic plan under a dynamic new chancellor and a campus committed to an even brighter future. The Dean actively participates in creating, supporting, and operationalizing substantive and transformative action for diversity, inclusion, and equity. The SDM diversity committee includes staff, faculty and students who work cooperatively to build upon the school’s mission, vision, and values. The SDM believe that a diverse community of students, faculty and staff will enrich lives, and create an environment that values and affirms individuals of all identities, backgrounds, and points of view.
The goals are to:
- Create a supportive, welcoming, and inclusive environment Highlight, promote and recognize diverse initiatives Ensure diversity is threaded throughout the curriculum Serve as a resource for diversity within the SDM
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Facilitating and providing management of strategic planning and budget initiatives related to teaching, research, and service within the School; Working with the faculty to administer the policies of the School; Leading fundraising and development initiatives in cooperation with the SIUE Foundation; Facilitating open and effective communication; Acting as a liaison between SIUE, SDM, and professional organizations; Facilitating School's planning process, budget, faculty, and personnel management; Overseeing administration of facilities and equipment, and promotion of academic programs; Managing student and patient issues and public relations. Working with accrediting bodies, fundraising, overseeing clinic operations, student-centeredness, equity-minded leadership, and supporting faculty scholarly activities; The SDM Dean is an active and collaborative member of the SIUE Deans' Council, working to promote the academic excellence of the University; Perform as a liaison between SIUE, SDM, SIU System, and professional organizations; Lead collaborative efforts between SDM and the SIU System.
How to Apply
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and the School of Dental Medicine in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher and Associates, LLC. Interested applicants will be required to submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses how their strengths and experiences match the qualifications for the position; curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, e-mails, and telephone numbers of three to five professional references. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.
Please direct inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:
Joe Stanley, Consultant firstname.lastname@example.org
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, LLC
42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206
Miramar Beach, Florida 32550
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran's status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Acts (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, please call 618-650-2190 or email EmploymentHR@siue.edu.