• Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs

    Job Location(s) US-AR-Jonesboro
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/2/2018 3:35 PM)
    Job ID
    Academic Affairs
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


    Committed to educating the next generation of leaders and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship, NYIT enrolls approximately 10,000 students on campuses in North America, China and the Middle East. As a forward-thinking institution NYIT has pioneered educational practices to serve student needs since 1955. NYIT offers 90 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in 50 fields of study and is home to students from more than 100 countries and from 50 states. Its seven schools and colleges include: School of Architecture and Design; College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Management; College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the newly formed School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.


    The Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs will be responsible for the oversight of curriculum content and delivery (learning activities) of 1-2 years of the undergraduate medical education continuum, and to assist in implementing curricular revisions designed to provide students with the most modern, effective and highest quality osteopathic medical education. The Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs will work in collaboration with the  the medical school’s Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and report directly to the the Site Dean.


    • Play a leadership role in promoting student-centered, active-learner approaches to medical education
    • Play a leadership role in developing and implementing strategies to assist students in becoming highly competent adult life-long learners with specific emphasis on the acquisition of meta-cognitive proficiency.
    • Play a leadership role in utilizing information technology (IT) and (especially in years 3 and 4) Distant learning (DL) to its full advantage.
    • Collaborate with the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs to develop and implement formative and summative student evaluation methodologies.
    • Advise, counsel and mentor faculty concerning accepted ‘best practices’ in medical education.
    • Assist in providing faculty development opportunities in support of lifelong learning
    • Promote professionalism; cultivate opportunities for faculty to participate in professional society meetings, workshops and other events related to curriculum, teaching and learning.



    • Medical Degree (DO, MD) or a Doctorate (Ph.D) in a medically related discipline and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in medical education, including teaching, curriculum design and implementation and relevant educational administration experience.
    • Research experience – including quantitative data analysis, statistical methodologies and program outcome evaluation
    • Proficiency in applicable IT and DL platforms and methodologies
    • Collaborative working style, excellent verbal and written communication skills






     Please submit cover letter & resume for consideration




    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


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