Essential Functions: Provide institutional leadership in the areas of advanced educational theory, best educational practices, and professional development for faculty.Serve on various committees, including the Curriculum Management Committee, UME Leadership Committee, and Academic Advising Committee. Develop and maintain strong, collaborative working relationships with faculty and staff throughout all WSU-SoM academic offices and committees, including Admissions, Student Affairs, Academic & Student Programs, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.Identify and develop a critical mass of educational professionals both to support the medical education enterprise.Manage continuous professional development, internal collaborations and external networks, in order to contribute to service quality, research excellence and innovation.Help define, implement, and enforce academic policies and give support to faculty, advisors, and departments.Provide ongoing assessment of OLT to determine organizational or strategic opportunities needed to improve services and deepen the office's commitment to a culture of inquiry.Engage in and promote others' engagement in the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL).Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Hold a PhD or MD with advanced training in areas related to learning and teaching.Minimally, 5 years of experience relevant to the varied functions of the position.Demonstrate experience in medical education both regarding faculty development and student support.Demonstrate a vision of effective service, possess strong leadership, management and supervisory skills, and have experience in providing academic services to students and faculty.Demonstrate experience and commitment to the development of a continuous learning and service culture.Have experience with a diverse workforce where goals are frequently achieved through use of influence rather than direct supervision.
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.