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Dean of Nursing

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POSITION:                        Dean of Nursing

DEPARTMENT:              Nursing


JOB DESCRIPTION:  The Dean of Nursing is an experienced educator who will provide strategic leadership for the planning, development, assessment, evaluation, and continuous improvement of the Nursing Department.


  • Provides leadership and management for all the areas of the Nursing Department.
  • Develops and maintains relationships and correspondence with IDFPR, ICCB, and Nursing accrediting agencies.
  • Overseas the management of the BNAT program.
  • Improves outcomes assessment activities and retention activities to support student success
  • Align program policies and procedures with college and outside regulatory agencies
  • Ensures program accountability efforts
  • Effectively plans and manages the budget
  • Develops and collaborates with department chair and faculty to create and staff the academic schedule
  • Staffs courses in collaboration with the department chair and faculty
  • Establishes and submits payroll
  • Handles student issues and concerns
  • Organizes the tenure process and faculty evaluations per contractual guidelines
  • Assists and supports instructional technology initiatives
  • Supports faculty in the development and maintenance of the nursing curriculum
  • Coordinates articulation and course transferability
  • Participates in district, state, and community committees and outreach activities
  • Coordinates annual meeting with the Nursing Advisory Board
  • Organizes high-school articulation meetings, open house, etc.


  • Master’s in Nursing required, along with current state nursing license which could be transferable to Illinois;
  • 5 years of college-level teaching experience in nursing required
  • Strong organizational and computer skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Accreditation experience
  • Experience in nursing curriculum development and assessment
  • Experience with clinical arrangements and agreements
  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check


  • Doctorate degree from regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • Previous administrative experience preferred
  • Familiarity with Ellucian a plus;

STATUS/SALARY:                         Annual Salary - $100,000 with Benefits

BEGINNING DATE:                     July 1, 2019

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     April 30, 2019



APPLICATION PROCEDURE:                 Submit letter of application, resume, and transcripts to


3/21/2019                                                             [email protected] or Office of Human Resources, Room 1245




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Job No:
Posted: 4/10/2019
Application Due: 5/15/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Annual Salary - $100,000 with Benefits