Department Chairperson, RN-BSN Program

Job description

Job Title Department Chairperson, RN-BSN Program
Job ID 996767
Location Medical Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Job Details

Job Family
ADMIN - Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC)
$82,649 - Flat Rate
School of Nursing
Reports To
Dean, School of Nursing
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation

Job Summary

The Chairperson is one of three Chairs that report to the Dean of the School of Nursing. The Chairperson provides academic leadership for the School of Nursing Programs. This is a Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College's District Board of Trustees.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Facilitates development and implementation of curricula
  • Communicates with full-time and part-time faculty on curriculum and instruction matters and ensures ongoing development of staff
  • Ensures that School of Nursing programs are in compliance with Florida Department of Education and NLN-AC requirements
  • Manages program resources, supervises faculty and resolves issues and problems that may arise with faculty, staff, and students
  • Secures additional resources to support the programs through grant-writing, partnerships, contributions, and sponsorships
  • Maintains data to support systematic program evaluation
  • Teaches at least one course within the discipline per academic year
  • Hires, evaluates, and supervises full and part-time personnel
  • Devises and supervises student recruitment and retention efforts
  • Ensures efficient and effective student advisement
  • Provides support and advice in the collective bargaining process, and assures adherence to relevant areas of the collective bargaining agreement
  • Works closely with the Dean of the Benjamin Leon School of Nursing and Campus Presidents
  • Serves as an integral member of College and Campus administrative teams
  • Serves on program, Campus, and College policies, procedures, and guidelines Committees
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Florida License Registered Nurse or eligibility as a Registered Nurse (RN) and a Master's degree in Nursing with five (5) years experience in Nursing, administrative experience and teaching college-level courses in an appropriate discipline or relevant clinical experience
  • All educational degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and polices and procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of a wide range of instructional systems development, training methods, techniques, and formats
  • Knowledge of the requirements of accreditation agencies
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
  • Skill in budget preparation, management and possess computer application skills
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Ability to supervise and train assigned staff including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to travel between program locations
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments
  • Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format





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Job No:
Posted: 4/3/2018
Application Due: 6/2/2018
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