Dean of Nursing

Job description

Dean of Nursing

Department: Division of Nursing

Location: Metropolitan Campus

Reports To: Provost

Recruitment Type: External/Internal

Requisition ID: req1221

Employment Type: Administration and Professionals

Union Position: Non-Union

Work Schedule: M-F, 8:30am-5pm

Number of Openings: 1

Job Description:


Supports Campus Presidents in the successful deployment of strategic initiatives related to Nursing. Promotes the visibility of the College’s programs, fosters creativity, partners with the Foundation Office to expand the College’s endowment, and manages the College’s human, fiscal, and physical resources.


·Interacts closely with leaders of the local health care industry to develop the necessary relationships to ensure that the College cultivates value in its niche communities

·Provides leadership and management for the Division of Nursing

·Leads, directs, and oversees the development, coordination, implementation and enhancement of college-based related programming including strategic growth and retention of participants

·Ensures that all Division of Nursing programming maintains the standards of the College

·Connects, synergizes, and leverages the academic plans with all other activities of the College including related College events, corporate events and community events

·Serves as the liaison to the Ohio Board of Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing; ensures compliance with all rules, standards, and best practices

·Supervises and manages the performance of assigned staff and functional unit

·Collaborates with the Associate Deans to ensure that the College is the premier provider of nursing talent in the North East Ohio region

·Ensures that the College is noted as a premier stakeholder for the nursing industry in the North East Ohio region

·Ensures the communication of plans, activities and expectations of the Division of Nursing both internally and externally

·Collaborates with the college-wide leadership team to ensure strategic deployment of use of College programming and strategic use of College resources

·May be assigned to support college-wide activities as part of executing the College strategic plan

·Collaborates with management and program leaders in other College areas to develop cross functional programs that meet evolving industry needs and reflect cutting-edge industry practices

·Collaborates with the Foundation in the cultivation and development of key industry leaders

·Develops and manages the division’s academic schedule, handles student issues, conducts evaluations and revisions as necessary

·Performs other duties as assigned




·Master’s degree in Nursing

·Current valid license as a registered nurse in Ohio

·Minimum of five years of experience in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse

·Minimum of two years of experience as a faculty member in a registered nursing education program

·Demonstrated experience in a higher education environment

·Demonstrated executive experience planning, assigning, scheduling, supervising and ensuring the quality of the work of others

·Demonstrated experience forecasting, planning, maintaining, preparing, and monitoring a business area’s budget

·Demonstrated effectiveness in maintaining state board of nursing and national nursing accreditation standards

·Demonstrated experience effectively making decisions that have significant, broad implications on the management and operations of a division (or equivalent business area)

·Demonstrated effectiveness in a role requiring dynamic and abstract problem solving methods in adaptive situations


Possess comprehensive knowledge of Nursing theories, concepts and practices with the ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations as it pertains to the departmental focus Possess broad based knowledge of existing and emerging pedagogies and academic delivery systems Possess broad based knowledge of supporting student success Ability to manage and supervise a diverse staff Possess strong management skills Possess a commitment to working with cross-functional teams Possess a commitment to professional development and continuous learning and improvement Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills Possess strong organizational and time-management skills Demonstrated creative thinker and a problem solver Works accurately with great attention to detail Possess advanced-level project management skills Possess basic-level Blackboard skills (or equivalent program) Possess intermediate-level Banner skills (or equivalent program) Possess intermediate-level skills with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Possess basic-level skills with Microsoft Access Ability to independently set goals and determine best course of action to achieve desired results Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity Ability to facilitate top-level collaboration while managing sensitive issues Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality Possess sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population



Collaboration Communications Quality of Work


Service Focus Adaptability


Time Utilization Continuous Improvement


(The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

·The work is performed in a normal, professional office environment;

·The work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated;

·Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the duties of the job and will perform repetitive motions with hands/fingers using a computer mouse and keyboard to type.However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as papers, files, pamphlets, books, etc.;

·Work may also require walking and standing in conjunction with travel to and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the worksite

Special Note:

Special Instructions to Applicants: During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement: Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.




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Posted: 5/10/2019
Application Due: 7/19/2019
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