Associate Dean of Extramural Clinics- Dental College of Georgia (DCG)

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

ID: 7254371 (Ref.No. ej-5322341)
Posted: June 11, 2024

Job Description

Associate Dean of Extramural Clinics- Dental College of Georgia (DCG)

Job ID: 273228
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time

Job Summary

Augusta University seeks an Associate Dean of Extramural Clinics for the Dental College of Georgia. This position provides leadership, oversight, and strategic planning for Dental College of Georgia (DCG) clinical activities that are external to the main campus in Augusta. Sites include current clerkship rotations, Ryan White clinics, the development of new DCG external clinic sites, and the DCG expansion to Savannah, Georgia. The position is responsible for direct integrated implementation and evaluation of compliance initiatives and on-going activities for the extramural clinical sites, as well as identifying and securing additional clinical service opportunities throughout the state of Georgia. The position will develop and maintain a proactive approach to quality assurance and compliance within the extramural clinical sites of the DCG. The position is also responsible for establishing calibration training to ensure CODA compliance as it relates to students receiving academic credit for external clinical activities, implementing policy and procedures to ensure that the compliance throughout the extramural sites are effective in ensuring standards of patient care consistent with the DCG clinics and high-quality dental education, and overseeing the federally funded clinical activities both within the DCG and extramurally. The Associate Dean will serve as the primary liaison for the DCG Savannah expansion and will work with the DCG Dean, Augusta University, and Georgia Southern leadership. The position is located primarily in Savannah, Georgia to facilitate this oversight. This position is considered administrative faculty with rank of Associate Professor or Professor. The tenure track (on tenure track or not on tenure track) of this position will be determine based on experience.


1. Implements and monitors extramural compliance in accordance with DCG expectations

2. Ensuring extramural compliance with state and federal regulations regarding the practice of dentistry (ie. DEA, OSHA, GDPH, OSAP)

3. Conducts inspections of extramural clinical spaces.

4. Provides annual compliance and calibration training for extramural adjunct faculty.

5. Actively seeks federal funding to support extramural clinical activities.

6. Serve as the liaison for the DCG Savannah expansion. This includes working with the DCG Dean, AU Leadership, and GSU leadership.

Research/Scholarship - 10%
Funded research

Teaching - 30%
Teaching (not concurrent with patient care) - 20%
Educational Administration - 10%

Service - 10%
Public and Professional service - 5%
Institutional service - 5%

Administration - 50%
General Administration/Other Institutional Support

Required Qualifications

DDS/DMD or foreign equivalent degree required.

Eligible for an unrestricted license to practice dentistry in the state of Georgia.

Demonstrated successful operation of a multi-specialty clinical practice. Possess a minimum of five years of significant management experience.

Associate Professor - Mid level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Assistant Professor with background, education, and training consistent with the following position requirements.

Professor - Senior level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Associate Professor with background, education, and training consistent with the following position requirements.

Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:

-Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;

-Evidence of ability as a teacher;

-Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;

-Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,

-Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications

Proficient in the dental E.H.R. for auditing and reporting functions.

AEGD and/or accredited residency/specialty training and/or healthcare management training is desirable. Current board certification if applicable.

Previously held a significant leadership role in a complex, multi-faceted university, clinical group practice, or dental school with proven ability to provide leadership to other dentists, health care professionals and staff in clinical operations.


This position is fiscal year based and works year-round.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0 and considered full-time.

Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

Associate Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Website:

College/Department Information

The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University, we provide dental education to the next generation of professionals by offering hands-on education through innovative research, patient care, and service. Join other dental providers to improve the oral health of Georgia and beyond. The DCG was founded to provide the people of Georgia with quality dental care by educating students in dentistry. As a patient, you have the option to receive treatment in one of our three different practice models consisting of student clinics, resident care, or in the faculty practice. All dental treatments can be completed by the specialists in our facility. We also serve patients in more than 20 clinics across Georgia.

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other.

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found online at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found online at


Candler Hospital

5353 Reynolds St.

Savannah, GA 31405

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply
To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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