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Associate Dean Teaching & Learning Academic Affairs Mercy in Toledo, OH at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 7/8/2018

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Job Summary

The Associate Dean of Teaching & Learning practices energetic, inclusive, and visionary leadership to advance Mercy College of Ohio’s vision, mission, and strategic goals to advance teaching and learning. The function of this role is to develop and nurture the most effective learning environments, engagement and advancement of scholarship, the assessment and achievement of institutional learning goals, and supporting library and relevant academic resources to enhance student learning.  Using available resources and seeking new revenue sources, the Associate Dean will inspire high academic standards that learners and educators alike aspire to achieve.


Overall responsibility for the development and implementation of all land and distance education delivery standards, library services, assessment, institutional research and effectiveness.

Participates as a member of the VPAA’s leadership team to plan, establish, and implement programs and services that positively impact Mercy College of Ohio’s operation and success in terms of teaching and learning.

Provides year-round leadership, management, and participation in the development and operation of instructional programs and/or instructional support services including day, evening, weekend, inter-session, and summer programs.

Builds and maintains partnerships with the Mercy Health system as well as other colleges, businesses, industry, and community partners.

Undertakes teaching responsibilities as assigned in the General Studies program at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Encourages scholarship and research among students and faculty.

Other academic projects/areas of responsibility as assigned by the Vice-President of Academic Affairs/Dean of Faculty.

Supervises, develops and completes annual evaluations for direct reports, as assigned.

Assist with accreditation, serves on or chairs college and faculty committees, as assigned.

Qualifications - Minimum


Required Minimum Education:

Post Graduate Degree (Ph.D)

Specialty/Major: Instruction Teaching or similar

Preferred Education:

Post Graduate Degree (Ph.D)

Specialty/Major: Educational Leadership

  • Combinator of post-secondary education and experience will be considered in lieu of degree.


5 years of successful regionally-accredited higher education (academic program/division) leadership (i.e., Dean level or higher) Doctoral preparation required (PhD, EdD, DHSc, etc.).

Experience with undergraduate and graduate level academic degree program development (prefer health-science programs); successful academic leadership career path; successful experience in management of academic projects and accreditation processes; successful ability to foster collaborative efforts with key academic leaders; self-motivated, collaborative and creative leadership style characterized by highly ethical practices; ability to maintain confidences.

3-5 years of leadership (i.e., Director level or higher) experience with instructional technology working with health-related degree programs; 3-5 years of regionally-accredited higher education teaching experience.


Hours per pay period: 80

Shift and Job Schedule

Job Shift: Days/Afternoons, Job Schedule: Full-Time

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