Dean of Allied Health
Pay Grade Level
Health, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability
insurance, flexible spending and dependent care accounts, health
savings accounts, Michigan Public School Employees Retirement
Systems or TIAA 401(a) 12% employer contribution, TIAA 403(b),
generous sick and vacation time, paid holidays, modified summer
schedule, YMCA membership, Wellness Program, tuition reimbursement
and professional development support.
Job Summary/Basic Function
This position requires a commitment to excellence and the provision
of leadership in the management and vision of academic degrees and
certificate programs in all areas of Allied Health including
nursing, both practical and registered nursing, EMT /Paramedic,
Certified Medical Assistant, and related health fields. The major
areas of responsibility for this position are budgeting; planning;
scheduling; evaluation of faculty; and developing, coordinating,
and evaluating the instructional programs and services of Allied
• Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or
• Five years of administrative management experience
• Five years’ experience as a Registered Nurse
• Two years’ experience in continuous improvement
• Knowledge of various assessment instruments
• Experience in analyzing and preparing budgets
• Effective communication skills
• Effective supervisory skills
• Firm commitment to philosophy/mission of the community/technical
• Must hold a current valid Michigan license as a Registered
• Must meet the minimum qualifications for the Board of Nursing and
• Doctorate degree in nursing or other Allied Health field from an
accredited college or university.
• Three years’ teaching experience at the community college
• Previous experience as a Dean of Allied Health
Months Per Year
Hours Worked Per Week
Typical hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with an hour lunch
Supervises Administrative Assistant, Allied Health Coordinator,
Medical Assistant Program Director/Simulation Coordinator, and all
full-time and part-time faculty associated with the programs.
Works under the general supervision of the Vice President of
Business, Technology, Allied Health and Workforce Training.
Work environment characteristics 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. While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but
may be loud in areas of equipment operation.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by personnel assigned into this
classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list
of all job duties performed by personnel so classified. Job related
functions may be performed with or without accommodations.
The physical 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. While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger,
handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and
arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or
hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or
move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job
include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral
vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Travel to the West Campus once per month or as needed. Regular
personal visitations of clinical sites is an essential job
Set goals and objectives and delegate tasks and functions for
Provide assistance and support for all employees/faculty supervised
and promote professional development and a collegial environment
within the faculty of Allied Health.
Provide leadership for the strategic development of programs and
curriculum design and development.
Maintain current knowledge of national and local trends,
accreditation, and innovations in Allied Health programs.
Membership/participation in local, state, or national organizations
and participate in Advisory Board meetings and other
program-related associations/organizations as they relate to Allied
Health curricular areas.
Recruit and select faculty members with academic qualifications and
proven teaching competence and provide orientation and training
activities appropriate to the position hired.
Provide leadership in developing and communicating standards,
goals, and definitions of learning outcomes and division teaching
Observe and evaluate faculty performance in instructional and
Make affiliation visits on a regular basis to provide instructional
support and determine agency needs.
Prepare and administer annual budgets, monitor expenditures, and
assure effective administrative and resource management.
Develop and manage class schedules, including clinical sites, and
faculty assignments in accordance with faculty contracts.
Assure compliance with health education licensing and accreditation
Participate in campus and community organizations, committees, and
Develop and maintain articulation agreements with area high
schools, colleges, universities, and affiliating agencies.
Develop and implement effective methods and tools for measuring
learning outcomes and student career preparation including
compliance with accreditation and licensing requirements.
Review and evaluate teaching and learning methods and assure
comparability to professional standards.
Direct needed improvement activities to assure program
effectiveness and efficiency.
Develop with faculty and staff necessary reports and submit by
deadlines and maintain licensure requirements with the Michigan
Board of Nursing and applicable accreditation bodies such as HLC,
ACEN, CoAEMSP and MAERB .
Recruit students to apply for entry into the division’s programs
and assist students to be successful in their academic performance
to retain them in their program selection.
Provide access to tutoring and/or remediation services when
Demonstrate professionalism in being an effective role model.
Project a positive image and communication skills conducive to open
and supportive dialogue.
Any other duties as assigned.
Beth Berube, Director of Human Resources
Melissa VanBrocklin, Human Resources Specialist
Posting Detail Information
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. The position will be
open until filled.
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Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter
- Other Document
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- Associates Degree
- Bachelors Degree
- Masters Degree
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