This is a full-time administrative position with faculty rank that reports directly to the Dean. The Associate Dean serves as the senior level administrator in the Dean’s absence. Primary responsibilities include implementation and assessment of academic programs and oversight of faculty development, student progress and accreditation. The Associate Dean is the administrative member of the Curriculum Committee and the Student Progress and Awards Committee.
Qualifications include a DDS/DMD degree from a CODA accredited program; an Illinois dental license or eligibility for such license; and prior teaching, research/scholarship and administrative familiarity. Knowledge of the accreditation process, prior leadership and knowledge of curriculum planning and outcomes assessment are preferred.