Yale University — Assistant Dean, Faculty Affairs YSN

Assistant Dean, Faculty Affairs YSN

University Job Title: Assistant Dean, Faculty Affairs YSN
Bargaining Unit: None – Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)
Time Type: Full time
Duration Type: Regular
Compensation Grade: Administration & Operations
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Work Location: West Campus
Worksite Address: 400 C28 Admin West Campus Drive
Orange, CT 06477
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Searchable Job Family: Administration
Total # of Hours to be Works: 37.5

Position Focus:
Yale School of Nursing (YSN) is seeking an experienced Assistant Dean of Faculty Affairs to join its team of talented leaders. YSN, located on the beautiful and sprawling grounds of Yale West Campus, is conveniently located near major highways. The Yale West Campus has a lot to offer including free parking, woodland walking trail, cafe and terrace dining, farm, The Barn at West Campus for special events, a fully equipped conference center, outdoor space to relax and unwind, wellness events (mindfulness exercise, to nature walks and yoga), and Fitness Center (free for the West Campus community)! Photo Gallery Tour | Yale West Campus

The Assistant Dean would be an integral part of the team, playing a critical role in policy development, implementation, and strategic leadership. The position provides strategic oversight of faculty recruitment and retention, faculty development, promotions and tenure, and faculty policy. The Assistant Dean works closely with a variety of offices at YSN, including the Office of Institutional Research to implement systems that facilitate and track the work and recognition of all ladder and non-ladder faculty appointments. The Assistant Dean develops and leads the team that manages all faculty searches, appointments, and promotions processes at YSN. The Assistant Dean has responsibility for review and re(appointment) process for all clinical and instructional faculty. Represents YSN outside of Yale and at university, provostial, and departmental meetings. Hybrid work models considered. In all work, supports YSN diversity and inclusion values and commitments. A cover letter is required with this application.

Essential Duties:
1. Oversees all administrative aspects of the faculty life cycle including faculty searches, recruitment, retention, development, review, promotion, leaves, retirements, and departures. 2. Reviews all reappointment, promotion, and tenure case files for current and prospective ladder faculty, ensuring procedural consistency and legal compliance. 3. Develops, implements, and evaluates effective systems and solutions for comprehensive workflows. 4. Serves as strategic partner, ensuring that YSN stays current with market demands for recruitment and retention of Nursing Faculty. 5. Serves as primary liaison between the faculty hiring committee and the curriculum committee to facilitate alignment between curricular needs and hiring efforts. 6. Works closely with YSN Division leadership and staff to ensure appropriate onboarding and offboarding of faculty. 7. Oversees office staff, ensuring adequate coverage and organizational effectiveness. 8. Manages visiting faculty, emeritus faculty, and courtesy faculty appointment process. 9. Oversees the processes for the collection of faculty data, including activities, publications, CVs and credentialing, and leave requests; manages processes for compliance requirements such as trainings, conflict of interests, and other required documentation. 10. Collaborates with the YSN Communications Office on faculty information for the YSN website and directory. 11. Manages the budget for the Office of Faculty Affairs. 12. Oversees the creation, revision, approval and application of faculty policies and procedures, including the YSN portions of the Faculty Handbook. Works with YSN Sr. Leadership to propose new or revised policies and liaises with YSN Committees and Provost’s Office and the Office of General Council for execution. Communicates policies and their interpretation to faculty and staff. 13. Serves as primary liaison between YSN Business Operations, Research Administration, Institutional Research, Development, Student Affairs as well as Yale’s Faculty Administrative Services, Office of General Council and the Provost’s Office to ensure a holistic approach to institutional policies and goals. 13. Serves as primary liaison between YSN Business Operations, Research Administration, Institutional Research, Development, Student Affairs as well as Yale’s Faculty Administrative Services, Office of General Council and the Provost’s Office to ensure a holistic approach to institutional policies and goals.

Required Education and Experience:
Master's degree with a minimum of eight years of higher education experience working with faculty and university administration, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Sophisticated understanding of the development and interpretation of faculty search, appointment and promotion policies and practices for all ladder and non-ladder ranks.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Sound judgement and ability to maintain confidential information. Ability to handle challenging and complex situation and create thoughtful, informed and institutionally aligned responses.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Proven ability to articulate ideas in verbal and written communications across a wide audience. Client-centered approach with demonstrated ability working effectively with faculty, staff and administrators.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Demonstrated ability managing teams with a track record of successful supervision and development of staff.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Ability to work both collaborate and independently in a productive manner; self-starter with strong work ethic.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
PhD and three years of experience working in higher education or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with Nursing faculty and/or other health-related faculty and departments.

Drug Screen: No
Health Screening: No

Background Check Requirements:

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement:
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Posting Disclaimer:
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

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