Director of Faculty Affairs, Department of Internal Medicine
Date: Jun 17, 2021
Cincinnati, OH, US
University of Cincinnati
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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century - building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, . Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what's Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America's top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as "the most ambitious campus design program in the country.
As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients The Department of Internal Medicine supports this transformation by hosting an active faculty and staff dedicated to excellence and diversity in all activities.
The Department of Internal Medicine is seeking a Director of Faculty Affairs to serve as the department's centralized resource for advancing faculty success in the clinical, education and research missions. In this position, the candidate will establish standards for faculty recruitment, selection, onboarding and development within the Department of Internal Medicine. The selected individual will facilitate a culture of excellence to increase faculty engagement to aid in improved retention, performance and satisfaction.
Develop principles and tools for faculty recruiting and ensure high standards throughout the department. Create robust policies and procedures based on internal and external best practices.
Oversee high profile and senior-level faculty recruits and joint spousal/partner hires. Coordinate with the College of Medicine (COM), UC Health and other areas of campus for an efficient and seamless hiring process.
Create guidelines for screening, interviewing and evaluating candidates. Advance the university's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Ensure clarity among department and division leadership in defining annual recruitment needs and individual candidate attributes.
Engage with department and division leadership to source candidates through a variety of recruitment techniques, including print advertising, direct mail, specialty specific lists and similar resources.
Maintain a database of applicants and faculty candidates to track recruiting activity. Foster excellence in faculty affairs by monitoring key performance indicators. Present results to department leadership and work collaboratively to develop strategies to further improve faculty success.
Interact with health system to ensure early success of clinical programs. Include research administration in onboarding process for identified faculty to reduce time between initial hire and early milestones of research activity.
Serve as a department resource on the appointment, reappointment, promotion and tenure processes and support career development goals.
Provide or connect identified faculty with leadership coaching to improve performance.
Ensure department policies and practices promote a culture that values wellness, work-life balance and resiliency while also supporting innovation, productivity and career advancement. Connect faculty members to internal and external resources.
Interact with new faculty members, particularly during the first year of employment, to identify and remedy early warning signs. Connect at-risk faculty with available resources and communicates trends to division and department leadership.
Encourage departing faculty participation in COM exit interview process and provide feedback to HR regarding factors influencing retention.
Represent department at relevant COM, UC Health and university meetings or committees.
May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Healthcare or related field.
Seven (7) years of human resources, organizational development, executive coaching or other relevant work experience.
Exceptional interpersonal, organizational and managerial skills.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Experience in academic medicine.
Experience and/or certification in executive coaching.
Prior experience with recruitment, onboarding and organizational development at a large institution.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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