ASSOCIATE DEAN OF NURSING
MALCOLM X COLLEGE
Malcolm X College is currently seeking an Associate Dean of
Nursing. The Associate Dean of Nursing provides oversight of
Directors and faculty to ensure programmatic, accreditation
standards and state agency requirements are met. The Associate Dean
ensures that the delivery of existing and new program content are
of high quality and in alignment with the pedagogy design of active
and effective learning while supporting the student
The Associate Dean of Nursing also ensures facilitation of faculty
reviews, assessment of staffing needs and preservation of academic
standards. Positions rely on their extensive experience and
judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs related duties as
The City Colleges of Chicago School of Nursing (CCCSON) program
prepares nursing students for the role of the professional
registered nurse. CCCSON combines nursing theory and practices with
general education. Students are provided clinical experiences and
caring for individuals for all ages, through skills lab,
simulation, and clinical settings throughout Chicago and
The mission of Malcolm X College is to provide accessible liberal
arts and health-focused education that fosters personal and
professional achievement. To fulfill this mission, we focus on the
following core values: accountability, community, diversity,
empowerment, learning, and respect.
Education, Training and Experience
- Provides leadership and guidance in support of the college’s
operational and strategic initiatives.
- Implements and evaluates academic and student programs and
ensure the daily operations of these programs are delivered.
- Identifies and recommends faculty and staffing needs to the
Dean of Nursing.
- Provides leadership for faculty with integration of the
programs systematic plan of evaluation.
- Coordinates and directs the evaluation, review and
implementation of innovative curriculum additions and revisions,
course outlines and syllabi and textbook selection in alignment
with state and national standards.
- Develops and implements a comprehensive orientation program for
faculty, in conjunction with the Office of Human Resources at the
College and the District Office.
- Develops and fosters relationships with key stakeholders within
the Nursing community at the local, state and national levels.
- Acts as a hearing officer regarding student complaints and
recommends appropriate procedures for their resolution.
- Serves on college leadership team, community committees and
participates in college governance.
- Oversees annual program review processes, including fiscal
resource planning and management related to the nursing
- Works with the Registrar’s Office to facilitate seamless
registration processes for students consistent with District
policies and procedures.
- Works closely with campus departments to streamline advising
processes, admissions, coding, and overall support of pre-nursing
- Works with the Office of Research to plan and implement routine
research concerning the numbers, status and success of Cluster
course offerings; prepares reports and analyses setting forth
progress, adverse trends and makes appropriate recommendations
- Serves as weekend and/or evening administrator for the College
Knowledge, Skills and Ability
- A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in
Nursing. Completion of a Doctorate degree in a health profession or
Nursing discipline from a regionally accredited institution
strongly preferred (i.e. Ed.D, PhD, Dr.PH, DNP, etc.)
- Active, valid and unencumbered licensure or certification
- Minimum of five years teaching and/or administrative work in a
college setting or healthcare institution
- Minimum of two years of documented successful administrative
experience as Department Chair, Associate Dean, Assistant Dean
and/or Program Director in a health profession academic
- Successful track record in higher education accreditation
procedures, regulatory compliance, articulation processes and
program review strongly preferred
- Must be available to work some evenings and weekends
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,
- Comprehensive knowledge of nursing clinical practice
- Good knowledge of academic administration practices
- Good knowledge of available educational modalities including
online and simulation instructional delivery
- Good knowledge of state and federal laws, regulatory and
licensing agencies relating to nursing programs compliance and
- Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
- Strong administrative and organizational skills
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Strong operational management skills
- Ability to work within a culturally diverse environment
- Ability to mentor nursing students
- Ability to conduct program evaluations and implement corrective
When applying, please attach your professional resume and
Excellent health benefits at a low cost;
Investment plans 403(b) & 457(b); SURS Retirement Plan;
Generous vacation, holidays, personal and sick days; Tuition
Reimbursement. For a more detailed overview of benefits please
visit our benefits page.
For the second time in three years, Malcolm X College was selected
as aPromising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winner!
The award is given by the National Institute for Staff and
Organizational Development (NISOD), a membership organization
committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching and
leadership at community and technical colleges, and Diverse: Issues
in Higher Education, a leading academic publication.
MXC was recognized for its best-in-class student and staff
recruitment and retention practices, inclusive learning and working
environments, and meaningful community service and engagement
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within
6 months of hire.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action
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