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Assistant Dean of Nursing

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Dean of Nursing
Department Nursing Department
Position Category Staff - NonClassified
Job Summary

In conjunction with the dean of Health and Rehabilitative Sciences, is responsible for the academic administration of the Nursing Programs at a multi-campus community college.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Commitment to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college personnel, students and the community served by the College.
• Provide leadership in preparation for specialty accreditation for the Nursing programs.
• Monitor national, regional and local trends in Nursing – including adherence to accreditation standards – for the health care system and interpret the significance of such trends to the administration and faculty.
• Develop new programs as indicated; responsible for credit and non-credit Certified Nurse Assistant programs, as well as Nursing curriculum.
• Assist the dean in the selection of faculty; participate in the orientation of new Nursing faculty.
• Support the Department Chairpersons in the administration of the Nursing Program.
• Make recommendations to the dean regarding faculty professional development; assist in the development of promotional plans.
• Assist in the review of Nursing faculty and department chairperson evaluations.
• For all Nursing faculty, review the following and make recommendations to the dean of Health Sciences:
—teaching loads for compliance with the faculty bargaining unit agreement
—promotion requests
—requests for leaves of absence
—grievances
• Monitor statistics on enrollment trends and program outcomes.
• Develop agreements with cooperating agencies for clinical placements.
• Evaluate admission criteria for selection of students in Nursing programs; serve as a resource person in matters related to Nursing for the Admissions Office, College staff and applicants.
• Work with Marketing & Communications and develop recruitment brochures and catalog updates.
• Serve on college-wide committees and other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Must hold a graduate degree with a major in Nursing from an accredited institution.
• Experience in curriculum development, teaching, and regional and national accreditation requirements.
• At least three (3) years of experience in higher education administration in a multi-campus system required.
• Strong interpersonal and communications skills essential.
• Demonstrated commitment to the community college mission and its diverse student populations preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

• Supervisory experience in a unionized environment highly desirable.
• Demonstrated commitment to the community college mission and its diverse student populations preferred.

Reports To Dean of Health & Rehabilitative Sciences
Campus Location Multi-Campus Locations
Work Schedule Calendar
Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information Non-Standard; 35 hours per week
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time
Permanent/Limited Position Permanent
Benefits Yes
Name of Bargaining Unit Union Non-Union
Pay Grade BOE 15
Salary Range Range begins at $67,471
Additional Salary Information

Hiring salary commensurate with education and experience

Civil Service List position No
Licenses, Tools and Equipment

• Must be experientially qualified, meet governing, accrediting and state requirements, including holding current licensure and be eligible to be licensed in Rhode Island.
• Must be computer literate in areas such as production of reports, and analysis, student monitoring and scheduling.
• Must have access to and use of own transportation.

Environmental Conditions

• This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Desired Start Date asap
Position End Date (if temporary or grant)

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Application Open Date 09/12/2017
Application Close Date (includes the grace period) 10/02/2017
Open Until Filled No
Comments
Special Instructions to Applicants

The closing date to apply for this position is 10/2/17. This date includes a five-day grace period. Application materials will not be accepted after 11:59pm EST on 10/2/17.

To apply for this position, complete CCRI’s online application, and attach a cover letter and resume by the closing date. You do not need to complete the ‘Education History’ or ‘Employment History’ sections within the application if you are attaching a resume that includes the same information. Please include name and contact information for three references within the application. Finalists will be required to provide official college transcripts.

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY: 401-825-2313.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you hold a graduate degree with a major in Nursing from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please list your degree(s) earned.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have experience in curriculum development, teaching, and regional and national accreditation requirements?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least three (3) years of experience in higher education administration in a multi-campus system?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have supervisory experience in a unionized environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Where did you first learn of this job opportunity? (web site, advertisement/publication, agency referral, personal referral, other). Please be specific when using web site or publication names.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document