Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences - Arkansas

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Our client, The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
(UAMS) seeks a Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Chief
Academic Officer (VCAA/CAO). UAMS is one of the region's major
academic health centers, located in Little Rock, Arkansas, with
outreach programs operating in every county and a regional campus
in Northwest Arkansas. UAMS trains more than 80% of the physicians
in Arkansas as well as the majority of other health professionals.
In addition to its hospital and clinics, UAMS includes five
colleges (Medicine, Nursing, Health Related Professions, Pharmacy,
Public Health) and a graduate school, eight Area Health Education
Centers, and six Institutes of Excellence. Reporting to the
Chancellor, the VCAA/CAO will be the guardian of the academic
enterprise and educational mission. He/she will be a member of the
executive management team and will serve on the Chancellor's
Cabinet. The successful candidate will be an accomplished
professional with a terminal degree in education, a scientific
discipline, a social science or health profession and a broad
background with experience in most of the following domains: adult
learning; faculty development; issues related to faculty, student
and health professions diversity; health systems design;
inter-professionalism and teamwork; global health; student affairs;
use of educational technology; and, applying for and managing
educational grants. Experience in a complex academic healthcare
setting is highly preferred given the unique and varied operational
and personal interactions found in that environment.

The successful candidate will be joining a collegial senior
executive/academic team that is eager to support improvement
initiatives and will inherit a department with strong, responsible
leadership. This position offers a particularly
competitive/excellent salary along with relocation assistance and a
very competitive package of benefits.

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