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Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

Medical University of South Carolina James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine

The Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine is seeking an Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs (ADCA). This position qualifies as a senior academic and administrative officer and has substantial independence. The ADCA provides strategic leadership, oversight, and guides the College in the operational aspects of the clinical programs of the College. The ADCA is responsible for the clinical education, operational polices, and comprehensive patient care programs in the predoctoral and graduate specialty areas of the college. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs carries out the following essential job functions:

  • Demonstrates an innovative and entrepreneurial ability to improve clinical operational efficiencies while balancing academic excellence with the financial needs of the clinic enterprise.
  • Provides leadership and effectively works with multiple teams to identify clinical improvement opportunities.
  • Demonstrates and advocates for clinical excellence throughout the college.
  • Develops and optimizes regional student educational and faculty outreach initiatives and partnerships in accordance with both the MUSC and College strategic plan. 
  • Builds consensus in the academic setting through outstanding interpersonal, verbal, and written communications.
  • Oversees the College of Dental Medicine patient advocacy program, interacting with faculty, staff, residents, students, the billing office, and patient care coordinator.
  • Monitors student progress and achievement within clinics and coordinates the clinical licensure process for students.
  • Chairs the Clinical Affairs Committee and assures that all HIPPA and clinical/billing compliance regulations are met and exceeded.
  • Carries out teaching and committee assignments as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants must possess a DDS/DMD degree (or equivalent) and be eligible for licensure in South Carolina.

The Medical University of South Carolina is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with the initial reviews for interview starting February 28, 2018.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter with brief intent statement, date of availability, curriculum vitae and their references to:
Shelley Garvin
Medical University of South Carolina
James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine
Dean's Office
173 Ashley Avenue, MSC 507
Charleston, SC 29425
Ph:  (843) 792-3184
Fax: (843) 792-1376

Posted on ADEA DentEd Jobs on December 20, 2017.



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