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Assistant Dean of Student Affairs - School of Medicine
Tufts University

Date Posted Jul. 12, 2021
Title Assistant Dean of Student Affairs - School of Medicine
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Dean
  • Medicine - General

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs – School of Medicine – (21001546)


The Office of Student Affairs is responsible for all enrollment management, student services (including all academic support) for students, advisors and faculty coach support services. In addition, the OSA is responsible for developing, maintaining and implementing student affairs policies and in overseeing the proper implementation of University-wide policies for students. Together with the combined Registrar’s Office, the OSA provides services to over 850 students, faculty members, the TUSM clinical affiliates, Maine Track and TUSM academic and administrative offices. The OSA oversees all academic support services for students (including tutoring, board preparation and general academic support), oversees Learning Communities, Student Council and Student Interest Groups/Clubs.

In addition to primary work in the OSA, collaborates with the Offices of Educational Affairs (OEA) and Multicultural Affairs (OMA) to implement institutional commitments to advance equity and belonging in all MD student-facing mission areas. Contributes to the accomplishment of institutional goals by providing guidance to MD students and those who support them academically (administrators in the OSA , OEA and OMA), primarily around issues related to equity, belonging, pre-faculty development and other related initiatives. Creates and applies policies/procedures to equitably support all students including those from groups underrepresented in medicine in ways that help learners thrive academically and socially during their journey through medical school. Provides feedback and support to curricular initiatives in the Office of Educational Affairs, focusing on applying an anti-racist lens to the curriculum and works collaboratively with the Office of Multicultural Affairs to share ideas and engage mutually in efforts to support students.


Basic Requirements:

Knowledge and skills as typically acquired through completion of M.D. or Ph.D (or other doctoral level terminal degree), with least 5 years of experience in student affairs.
Preferred Qualifications:

Student affairs position at a medical school preferred.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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