Job ID: 192533577
POSITION OPENING: FULL-TIME ASSISTANT DEAN OF NURSING AND HEALTH PROFESSIONS: Division of Health Professions; 37.5 hours per week; Non-Unit Professional
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
ABOUT THE COLLEGE:
Northern Essex Community College serves approximately 6,000 credit students each semester on two campuses located in the beautiful, historic Merrimack Valley region of northeast Massachusetts. Our suburban Haverhill campus sits on 106 acres near Kenoza Lake and features a Technology Center and an award-winning Student One-Stop Center. Our urban Lawrence campus is growing rapidly, including a Health Technologies Center and additional leased space at Riverwalk Properties. Both campuses are a short drive to Boston and to the beaches and state parks along the coast.
NECC has been building an organizational culture that prizes initiative and innovation, and seeks to identify and develop the strengths in students, faculty, staff, and programs in order to grow and improve. We are also committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Our Lawrence campus was the first college in New England designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. We have significantly increased the diversity of our faculty over the last ten years, and are one of four Massachusetts colleges participating in the national Achieving the Dream initiative, which aims to improve success for low-income students and students of color at community colleges.
Assistant Dean of Nursing and Health Professions oversees the strategic goals and day-to-day operations for the associate degree nursing and practical nursing options including attention to contractual provisions such as evaluating faculty, scheduling courses, and recruiting instructors. The Assistant Dean is responsible for maintaining accreditation and compliance with all pertinent regulations relative to the nursing program. Among primary job objectives, the Assistant Dean of Nursing Education is the center of the relationship with clinical sites and with matriculated students. In collaboration with the Dean, the Assistant Dean provides intellectual leadership, strategic planning, and visionary direction while fostering a positive atmosphere that emphasizes learning-centered teaching and professional growth for the Division of Health Professions.
Sample of Specific Duties: Ensures the integrity of the nursing curricular offerings and services within the framework of Academic Affairs. Ensures ongoing programmatic accreditation and compliance with regulations promulgated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (BORN) and Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). In partnership with the rest of the Division leadership, works collaboratively to provide strategic direction and innovation to Health Professions programs.
The Assistant Dean:
An earned Master’s degree in nursing or an earned entry level Doctorate in nursing or education from a regionally accredited institution is required.
SALARY: $95,000-$105,000 annually with complete fringe benefit package.
DEADLINE: August 22, 2018