Executive Vice Dean for Academic Affairs/Chief Academic Officer

University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Apr 29, 2021
May 29, 2021
Full Time

Search for The Executive Vice Dean for Academic Affairs/Chief Academic Officer

University of Michigan Medical School, Michigan Medicine

Ann Arbor, MI

Michigan Medicine invites applications and nominations for the position of Executive Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer (EVD-AA). Michigan Medicine (M-M) is the fully-integrated academic medical center of the University of Michigan (U-M), comprised of University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) and University of Michigan Health System. It is one of the nation’s largest clinical, research and medical education enterprises within one of the nation’s top public research universities.

The EVD-AA is an integral member of the collaborative and cohesive executive team that manages the oversight of the medical school and Michigan Medicine. Reporting to the Dean and Executive Vice President, Marschall Runge, the EVD-AA is responsible for the educational mission of UMMS and M-M which includes strategic development, operational oversight, and budgetary accountability. The EVD-AA also provides oversight for faculty affairs and faculty development activities for UMMS. Under the direction of the Dean, the EVD-AA works with the clinical department chairs and designated centers and institute leadership teams to execute strategic priorities including faculty recruitment, selection, retention, and financial plan development. As part of a cohesive leadership team including the Dean, the EVD-AA works collaboratively with the Executive Vice Dean for Research (EVD-R) and Executive Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs (EVD-CA) to integrate the traditional silos of education, patient care, and research to achieve excellence in all missions. The EVD-AA manages a $33.5 million budget and, with their leadership team, a 196 person staff supporting the operations of U-M Medical School and the academic mission of Michigan Medicine. The EVD-AA and the Executive Vice Dean for Research jointly oversee additional financial resources and teams.

The successful candidate will be an institutional thinker, collaborative leader, innovator, and superb communicator, who has a track record of academic accomplishment and administrative leadership as well as demonstrated experience in medical education and training. The EVD-AA will affirm and advance M-M’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and will foster and promote inclusive teams. The EVD-AA will have the ability to traverse the fields of academic medicine and education while building collaborative relationships. The EVD-AA will have a proven capacity to partner and collaborate with other leaders at both the strategic and operational levels as well as extensive experience with medical school administration, faculty affairs, and educational programs.

UMMS has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist with this important search. Jamie Sands and Philip Jaeger are leading this search along with Ernest Brooks. Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed to the search firm in confidence at: https://www.imsearch.com/7899.

The University of Michigan as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.