Position TitleDean of Nursing
Fayetteville Technical Community College is seeking qualified applicants for this critical, full-time position. The ability to successfully innovate, develop/update, and manage multiple programs is critical to experiencing success in this position. Expertise in project management and supervision are essential criteria for success. Qualified candidates will possess the ability and experience to engage and collaborate with industry and community partners to create and continually improve programs that train students for employment or advanced training at a 4-year institution. Qualified candidates will provide evidence of a career that demonstrates flexibility and willingness to change; open-mindedness, fairness and the ability to see multiple perspectives; a willingness to take risks, and an ability to pursue and motivate others to grow professionally and personally. The qualified candidate for this position will possess an understanding of academic and labor market data and demonstrate the ability to make data driven decisions to continuously improve upon student success measures used to assess the College’s performance.
The position requires a visionary leader who involves faculty, professional, and support staff in continuous improvement to evaluate student growth and development, and is able to effectively work with other departments of the college and the community to improve social and economic conditions. In addition, the position requires constant monitoring of employer and community needs to identify and evaluate the potential for new programs and coordinate career pathway opportunities with secondary institutions. This individual plans, researches, and provides vision for disciplines and programs within the Division of Nursing. Specific duties include but are not limited to:
Making recommendations for the selection of faculty, professional, and support service staff.
Working with faculty and staff issues to further enhance a positive learning environment.
Responding appropriately and proactively to student concerns.
Supporting quality instruction and effective student learning through established course and program assessment processes.
Program growth and enhancing student retention and success.
Planning and coordinating course and program offerings for concurrent enrollment within the service area, community, and with school districts.
Continuously analyzing and evaluating performance of faculty and staff and makes recommendations for improvement.
Effectively using metrics and academic and labor market data to make decisions that impact departmental programs.
Establishing long and short-range strategic plans.
Promoting, facilitating, and coordinating communication and activities among the instructional and service areas of the College and within the community.
Exploring and developing work-based learning and employment opportunities for disciplines and programs through grant applications and community partnerships.
Overseeing departmental faculty, student, and administrative records.
Preparing reports as needed by the College or other entities.
Keeping abreast of professional development opportunities via professional meetings and review of literature.
Promoting academic areas and the College via publications, presentations, and interactions with various community entities.
Providing general direction over student placement in courses.
Serving on internal and external committees and task forces.
Ensuring all programs are in compliance with College standards, policies, procedures, and program accreditation/reaccreditation requirements.
Performing other related duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university. Minimum of four years successful educational experience with at least two years teaching experience and/or administrative experience at the post-secondary level. Experience working in the nursing field. Working knowledge of community college philosophy, program accessibility, and using alternative and technology rich instruction to improve teaching and learning. Demonstrated ability in instructional leadership and management. Proven ability in program development, planning, and curriculum and budget management. Experienced in working with diverse populations. Successful track record of building and maintaining external partnerships. Exhibits visionary qualities of a forward-thinking leader in an evolving economic and social environment. (Applicants not meeting this minimum requirement will not be considered.)
Full or Part TimeFull Time
College Pay ScaleBased on College scale.
Number of Months12
The Fayetteville Technical Community College is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Employer.
Open Until FilledYes