The Department of Family and Community Medicine is seeking a faculty provider to serve as the Vice Chair of Academic Affairs. The Vice Chair of Academic Affairs of the UK Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) will fulfill essential executive, scholarship and leadership responsibilities related to the academic programs for a vibrant and growing department in the College of Medicine. This individual will report to the Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine.
Specific responsibilities will include: assisting the Chair with consultation of programmatic leads, organizing and coordinating the UME, GME, CE academic strategy as part of the Strategy Map for the Department of Family & Community Medicine, as well as assisting in succession planning. The Vice Chair will also work to establish a cohesive, well-functioning work group for programmatic leaders that encourages educational excellence. This position will also: manage the operations of the academic affairs for the DFCM, support the programmatic leaders, such as clerkship and residency program directors, to ensure strategic plan-based goals are achieved, manage all academic metrics for the DFCM, and serve in a supporting role for faculty in academic leadership career tracks.
Additional duties will include: develop, implement, and manage the DFCM Faculty Development and Mentoring programs, promote educational scholarly activities in the DFCM, and develop and implement a leadership skills program for academic and clinical staff with a goal to increase diversity and inclusivity of underrepresented minorities and/or those from rural areas in staff leadership roles and positions.
To apply, please include a CV and cover letter along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.