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Penn State Health Vice Dean Educational Affairs in Hershey, Pennsylvania

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Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: Day

Recruiter: Please contact Patty Shipton at for additional information


Responsibilities of the Vice Dean for Education include:

• Administrative oversight of, and budgetary responsibility for, offices of medical education, student affairs, graduate medical education, and affiliated academic campuses; direct responsibility delegated to associate deans; oversight of the physician assistant program, the office of global health, clinical simulation center, George T. Harrell Health Sciences Library and the office of medical education research

• Chief Judicial Affairs Officer for the Hershey Campus (nursing, medical and graduate students)

• Provide administrative oversight for medical school curriculum in accordance with LCME Standards

• Ex-Officio member of Committee for Undergraduate Medical Education (CUMED) and the Academic Progress Committee

• Oversight of teaching affiliation agreements with participating institutions

• Preparation of Dean’s letters (one of three individuals who do this)

• Counseling and advising students

• Participate with Academic Team in strategic planning for educational mission


• MD/DO, Ph.D., or Doctorate in Education

• Record of successful administrative experience in an academic medical center in a position such as associate or assistant dean, department chair, or division chief

• Record of scholarship and research accomplishments that would merit the rank of full professor

• Satisfactory credentials as an educator including record of accomplishment in the scholarship of education

• Knowledgeable in the use of technology in the support of educational goals


• Personal commitment to education

• Leadership skills including comfort in exercising authority, respect among faculty and students earned by clinical expertise and enthusiasm for education, ability to nfluence behavior of others, ability to lead by example and professional drive accompanied by personal humility

• Clarity of vision and the ability to articulate the vision and bring it to reality

• Excellent communication skills

• Excellent conflict management skills

• Excellent negotiation skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills; a consensus builder, collaborator, team leader and team player

• Strong sense of integrity

• Ability to embrace and promote diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, martial status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, emailhrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.eduor download ourAccommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF ( for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained

Position Vice Dean Educational AffairsLocation US:PA:HersheyReq ID 2268