Director of Faculty Academic Career Support and Advising- Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine
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Reporting directly to the Senior Associate Dean for Academic and Community Affairs, this individual will provide support to faculty at all levels of the academic ladder. This position is part of the Schools commitment and initiatives toward the development of its faculty and provides service to faculty, develops relevant materials and communications, and plans and executes events for the KPSOM community of educators.
- Working in partnership with department leadership and other relevant offices, serve as an academic career coach for KPSOM faculty, which may include guiding the preparation of academic CVs, teaching academic writing, identifying ways to secure funding for scholarly activity, and mentoring faculty on reputation building locally, regionally or nationally;
- Draft reports, serve on school committees, collect data, attend planning meetings, and participate in site visits for WSCUC and LCME accreditation;
- Develop content and manage activities to execute the faculty general orientation program (3 to 4 times per year), including: developing program topics, securing presenters, securing CME credit, managing assistant support of the program, handling orientation logistics and planning, creating agendas, and managing the event onsite or remotely (depending on the modality);
- Develop programming relevant to faculty career development as identified in the faculty development needs assessment and by department and school leadership;
- Lead and manage activities related to the development and analysis of the faculty development needs assessment survey instrument, including: identifying and working with partners in key offices offering faculty development programming, writing survey questions, managing survey input from partner offices, administering the survey, conducting analysis of results, sharing and reporting results;
- Create, develop, and manage with the Office of Faculty Affairs team a bespoke faculty database management system
- Supervise activities of the coordinator supporting this position (event attendance tracking, program development, and implementation logistics, orientation logistics, program calendar management, faculty database management system data input);
- Develop and update the CV template;
- Develop and maintain a library of resources, such as academic listserv communities, conferences, and opportunities to advance scholarly activity;
- Identify potential faculty mentors and facilitate mentorship connections within and outside Kaiser Permanente;
- Serve as liaison to KPSOM department chairs on status and progress of faculty;
- Monitor and review the status of KPSOM faculty through annual academic conferences and annual reports;
- Research new initiatives and trends pertaining to academic and career development;
- Disseminate information regarding programming and other faculty opportunities through a variety of tools, including the faculty portal
- Manage faculty award programs;
- Create, update, and maintain the faculty annual activity report form for faculty annual reviews;
- Serve on the faculty educator development working group and other faculty development groups as appropriate
- Minimum (3) years of experience working directly with faculty in a higher education setting, including experience with academic coaching, faculty appointments and promotions, and career development or equivalent
- Masters degree in a related area OR a minimum six (6) years of experience in a directly related field.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
- Experience developing and managing faculty events
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to multitask
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as exceptional interpersonal skills
- Experience working within a medical education setting
- Experience as a faculty member
- MD or PhD or relevant experience/training
- Evidence of scholarly activity as a primary contributor
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest