University of Pennsylvania ASST. DEAN INTRAMURAL PRACTICE & EXTRAMURAL EVENTS in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 51-30774


School Name School of Dental Medicine

Org SDM Deans Office

Posted to the Web 01/11/2019

Posted Job/Salary Grade 031

Employment Type Exempt

Hours N/A

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 8-5

Months 12

Position Length Ongoing

Position End Date

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

Established in 1878, Penn Dental Medicine is among the oldest university-affiliated dental schools in the nation. Penn Dental Medicine (PDM) is on a mission to provide the highest quality clinical and research environment for students while shaping the future of care. Join Penn Dental Medicine to live that mission every day by supporting the research and clinical needs of our patients, students, faculty, staff, and community. With PDM, not only can you maximize your career potential at an Ivy League Institution, but you can make a real difference in the lives of our patients and students.


Directly recruit and supervise the dentists and provide clinical direction to the Operations Director and clinical outreach staff. Devise strategies and plans for excellent service and growth. Oversee regulatory compliance, safety and standards of care. Develop, maintain and implement formal clinic policies and procedures. Guide dentists and professional staff to deliver consistent standards of care according to policies. Assure clinical practices are above reproach and of the highest quality. Evaluate the professional staff to insure performance goals related to production, clinical quality and regulatory compliance are met. Participate in management meetings and annual planning processes to support the School’s objectives and implementation of the strategic plan. Collaborate with the Operations Director and other clinic management to ensure smooth operation of clinic and programs including: staffing and patient visit ratios; scheduling; and cost-benefit programs. Advise on facilities and equipment purchases and repairs Chair Dental Advisory Committee to enhance working relationships with referral sources and the University. Conduct quality assurance reviews each quarter. Assisting in the preparation of an operating budget for PDFP in conjunction with the Chief Financial Officer. Assist in the coordination and integration of the School’s dental programs and services for the welfare of the patient and community. Oversee and act as resource advisor to the Dean and management of the School for student extramural events. Provide program oversight, regulatory and contractual compliance, and rigorous review of extramural programs and events (both locally and globally). Provide timely and impactful reporting on key metrics and financial results. Implement empirical based decision making methodologies as part of routine processes. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


DDS or DMD degree requiredCurrent license to practice dentistry. Must be eligible to practice in Pennsylvania without any restrictionsMinimum 7-10 years clinical experience at a dental practice with leadership and direct supervisory, performance management and operational effectiveness experience.Dedicated to ensuring the highest quality of care to patients in an academic environmentExcellent communication skills.Friendly and professional demeanor.Demonstrated ability to work with diverse stakeholders, uphold ethics, compliance and associated laws with respectful behavior in a rapidly changing environment

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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  • Less than high school education

  • High School Diploma or GED

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  • Associate's Degree or Two Year College

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  • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree

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