Dean of Nursing, Health & Public Service

Jul 28, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description: POSITION: DEAN, NURSING, HEALTH & PUBLIC SERVICES AFNURS-DEAN01 STATUS: Full time DEPARTMENT: Nursing, Health & Public Services DIVISION: Academic Affairs CLASSIFICATION: Exempt UNION: Non-union REPORTS TO: Vice President, Academic Affairs PLACEMENT: Administrative Grade 14 MINIMUM PAY RATE: $99,891 annually Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff. POSITION SUMMARY The Dean of Nursing, Health, & Public Services is the chief support and administrative position for programs that lead to an Associate of Applied Science degree or certificate in nursing, health-care or public service fields and reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs. This position supervises and coordinates curriculum development and evaluation, academic planning and outcome assessment, program review and program evaluation, strategic planning for the department, staffing, execution and evaluation of the academic course schedule, and develops and administers program budgets. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Coordinate programs and curriculum with licensing boards and regulatory agencies, implementing rules and regulations. Lead the process of program accreditation and preparation of reports for visits. Provide leadership and oversight for continuous improvement as indicated by external accrediting bodies. 2. Plan and supervise continuing education classes and programs offered for continuing education credit in nursing, allied health, and public services programs. 3. Maintain contractual relationships and obligations with local health care and public services organizations. Provide oversight of clinical agreements for health occupations programs and facilitate the development of new clinical opportunities for students. 4. Work with academic department chairs to facilitate scheduling of classes to maximize course availability. 5. Engage in professional development activities, including representing the college at regional and national conferences and meetings and staying current with trends and research in the areas of the division including veterinary technology, Emergency Services, higher education, and community colleges. 6. Identify, develop, and implement new health career programs which are consistent with the mission of the College and which meet the evolving needs of the community and its students. 7. Oversee and participate in advisory committee meetings and maintain strong community ties for division programs. 8. Maintain an on-going divisional plan which provides for adequate staff, equipment and facilities, including plans for repair, replacement, modification, and refurbishment of facilities and equipment. 9. Assist with the development and maintenance of partnerships with external agencies relevant to the Nursing, Health & Public Services area, including the development of effective articulation with area school districts and universities. 10. Manage approval of courses and faculty and ensure appropriate assessment and evaluation are occurring for Dual Credit courses in the Nursing, Health & Public Services area. Maintain relationships with staff at participating high schools and vocational centers. 11. Promote the assessment of student outcomes in order to determine the effectiveness of student learning and student development programs within the area. 12. Prepare and assist in reports as necessary for the vice president. 13. Ensure the integration of career and general education courses and programs. 14. Work with the college grant writer to develop appropriate grant opportunities and collaborative projects. 15. Call and preside over regular divisional meetings, and special meetings, providing an agenda and reasonably prompt minutes to academic employees, classified staff, and administration. 16. Serve as representative of divisional concerns and needs, communicating both individual and collective concerns to the Vice President. 17. Demonstrate support for college staff diversity plan. 18. Support college core values, goals, and objectives. 19. Perform related job duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 1. Master's Degree. 2. Three (3) years of experience in academic administration including any combination of service as a program coordinator, department chair, associate dean, or other. 3. Must have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students. 4. Demonstrated ability to work well with various groups internally and externally. 5. Demonstrated excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. 6. Demonstrated excellent organizational and time management skills. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 1. Earned Doctorate. 2. Three (3) years of experience teaching in a Nursing, Health or Public Services program in a community college or other post-secondary setting. PHYSICAL DEMANDS 1. Normal office physical demands. 2. Ability to travel between campus locations and to and from community events. 3. Ability to travel in state and nationally. WORKING CONDITIONS 1. Duties are performed indoors in the usual office environment. Application Procedures: "Apply to this Job at" Application Deadline: Open until filled All offers of employment are contingent upon the following: * Satisfactory results of a background check * Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity. ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN "ON CAMPUS" STUDENT HOUSING Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in "on campus" student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website : along with other safety information. If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses. This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.