Assistant Dean, Academic Success

Chicago, IL
Apr 11, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Are you passionate about student success and interested in making a positive impact on future nurses?

At Chamberlain College of Nursing, we believe if we take extraordinary care of our students, we will graduate extraordinary nurses who can have a significant and positive impact on healthcare around the world. This is the concept of Chamberlain Care™. Chamberlain's Center for Academic Success (CAS) exhibits the Chamberlain Care™ philosophy by providing academic support programs for students during their academic program and as they prepare for success with the NCLEX-RN exam.

As the Assistant Dean, Academic Success, you will manage a team of Professional Nurse Tutors and Peer Tutors that directly support students. In addition, you will oversee the planning, design and implementation of support programs that provide academic instruction, guidance and remediation plans for students as they prepare for academic and professional success.

In this role, you will:

    Hire, supervise and evaluate the performance of a team of Professional Nurse Tutors. Collaborate with the Dean of Academic Affairs to set goals for the CAS; develop expected student learning outcomes (SLOs) for the CAS and set appropriate matrixes for measuring the SLOs. Assess learning needs of individual students and develop a plan of instruction based on assessment results. Plan, design, implement, track and evaluate the CAS programs provided to meet the needs of both on-site and on-line students. Oversee the Student Academic Success (SAS) Program for students, working in conjunction with Academic Success oversight and the Academic Success Counselors, to include the development of remediation plans, the recommendation of learning materials and the referral of students to appropriate resource persons. Plan and lead individual and collaborative group sessions that encourage student engagement and academic development. Analyze student academic data for research and assessment purposes. Research and request appropriate academic resources as needed in the CAS. Market CAS services to students on campus including online tutoring services including live chat, recorded mini lectures, etc. Write quarterly and annual reports detailing the challenges and accomplishments of the CAS and provide recommendations for addressing the challenges. Demonstrate passion for education, student success, professional behavior and accountability in meeting service standards. Maintain a flexible schedule with availability in the evening or weekends if needed.

You are encouraged to explore this opportunity if you have:

    A Bachelor's Degree in nursing and an MSN or Master's in nursing education - Doctorate preferred A current unencumbered nursing license (RN) At least three years of experience in an academic environment providing classroom instruction or specialized tutoring support. Experience managing day-to-day activities in an academic department preferred, including program development and supervision of service providers. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent organizational, problem-solving, planning and critical thinking skills. Proficiency with MS Office computer applications.
We are a proud equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.


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