Dean of Nursing and Allied Health Professions

Maryland, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 01, 2020
Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Dean of Nursing and Allied Health Professions provides administrative leadership for the division by managing the health profession programs and demonstrating high-level initiative in alignment with the mission, vision and values of the College.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrating leadership in assessment and academic planning, while utilizing data analytics for decision making;
  • Developing credit and non-credit curriculum via collaboration with faculty on the analysis of needs and delivery of programs and courses including continuing education;
  • Overseeing program review and successful program accreditation;
  • Hiring, supervising, mentoring, evaluating, and fostering professional development for both faculty and staff, and assisting faculty with the promotion and tenure process;
  • Overseeing scheduling development by determining student demand for classes and assigning faculty to classes;
  • Developing and allocating budgets (both credit and non-credit); and maintaining and managing instructional facilities including classrooms, technology, and learning labs, equipment and supplies and auxiliary enterprises;
  • Promoting the use and development of instructional methodologies including current technology and delivery modes;
  • Advocating for students, including processing academic appeals and complaints;
  • Supporting student success by recruiting and advising students in programs and promoting proactive retention strategies and interventions;
  • Implementing College policies and practices related to faculty, staff, students, and community members;
  • Monitoring safety and security risks for students and employees;
  • Serving as a liaison to local health care professionals and organizations;
  • Developing and maintaining memorandums of understanding (MOUs) and articulation agreements;
  • Chairing ad hoc committees, serving on College committees and participating in community outreach and development activities;
  • Performing other duties as assigned, including partnership creation and grantsmanship.

A master’s degree in nursing is required; a doctorate is preferred. Individuals with degrees in similar disciplines may be considered.

The position requires a minimum of each of the following professional experiences:

  • Three years of administrative/management experience in higher education or in the health professions.
  • Three years of full-time experience working as a health care professional in a clinical setting.
  • Three years of college teaching experience; equivalent adjunct experience may be considered

 Other requirements include: 

  • A strong knowledge of nursing and the health professions, and of higher education
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability with assessment and curriculum development
  • Experience with budgeting and grantsmanship
  • Experience with accreditation
  • Experience with personnel development.

Apply online by September 21, 2020.

HCC is an EEO/ADA employer committed to diversity in the College community.