Excelsior College, a regionally accredited, nonprofit institution and a leader in distance education is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Dean for the RN-BS and MS Programs within the School of Nursing. Excelsior is institutionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and all the degree programs at the School of Nursing are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The School has twice been designated a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing and as the Best School for Men in Nursing by the American Assembly for Men in Nursing. It is also home to the Tau Kappa Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing.
This position located in Albany NY, is a non-tenured, full-time, year-round administrative position with competitive compensation.
The Assistant Dean for RN- BS and MS Programs is a member of the Nursing Faculty and assists the Associate Dean in responding to administrative issues as well as management and oversight of the delivery and development of the curriculum for the specified program(s).
The roles and responsibilities of the Assistant Dean include:
- Curriculum development, delivery, implementation and evaluation
- Project manager
- Human resource manager
- Fiscal manager including preparing budget and monitoring expenditures
- Participant in professional development and community activities
- Supervision of respective team (for the Assistant Dean of the associate degree program this includes Regional Performance Assessment Centers directors)
The Assistant Deans work closely with all other School of Nursing Staff and faculty and supportive units of the college such as the Center for Educational Measurement and the Center for Online Education and Learning Services to ensure quality of the respective program and services. Staff and faculty include Directors of Advisement and Evaluation, Associate Deans and the Dean, the Assistant Director of Research and Program Evaluation, faculty program directors, support staff, and consulting faculty members who support curriculum development and delivery, including Nursing Faculty Committee members, Curriculum Committee members, and adjunct faculty.
The Assistant Deans report to an Associate Dean of the School of Nursing or designee. Travel is required of all faculty and administrative personnel. The amount of travel varies by position and may be extensive.
For a detailed description of the duties and responsibilities, please visit our employment page at http://www.excelsior.edu/staff-and-faculty-openings .
A Master’s Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution is required. An earned Doctorate or significant progress toward completion of doctorate is preferred for the undergraduate program and required for the graduate program. Other qualifications include:
- A license to practice nursing in the state of New York
- Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication
- Ability to work with diverse constituencies and staff
- Demonstrated commitment to non-traditional education
- Experience in nursing education and curriculum development appropriate to program level
- Experience in on-line education required.
Application Information: The formal screening process is beginning immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Excelsior College offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package that includes paid time off, retirement and excellent health insurance. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, salary history, and the names of three professional references. Please submit requested information to firstname.lastname@example.org , or mail to:
Assistant Dean of Nursing Search
Excelsior College – Office of Human Resources
7 Columbia Circle, Albany NY 12203-5159