The Associate Dean of Nursing reports directly to the Dean of Nursing. The Associate Dean of Nursing has a scholarly vision and exceptional leadership qualities in his/her ability to assist the Nursing Division Dean advance the College's mission and vision, strategic goals, policies and procedures, as well as administrative decisions to the faculty, staff and students. The Associate Dean cultivates constructive working relationships with the Dean, classified staff, full-time and adjunct teaching faculty in the division, and collaborates with Associate Deans and staff in other academic divisions, as needed. As assigned by the Dean, the Associate Dean may act in the Dean's place for routine and specialized administrative and academic tasks and will perform special projects as assigned. NOVA faculty may be assigned to any campus based upon enrollment and staffing needs.
Description of Duties and Tasks:
The responsibilities of the Associate Dean of Nursing include the following:
Assists the Dean of Nursing with creating and developing an effective, collegial environment that fosters innovation and excellence in nursing education, clinical practice, and community service.
Supports the Dean with daily operations, budget preparation, fiscal administration, and overall administrative management of the Nursing Division.
Provides assistance with faculty/staff hiring, mentoring, and collaborates with nurse leaders in the program’s partnerships, community and professional outreach.
Ensures sustainability and provides oversight of Virginia Board of Nursing approval and Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) accreditation of the nursing program.
Minimum Qualifications :
Master's degree with 18 graduate semester hours in Nursing. Minimum of 10 years FT (or FT equivalent) experience in Nursing, which should include progressive academic leadership experience in nursing education. Experience as committee chair, course/program lead and/or other academic leadership positions. Experience with accrediting and licensing agencies.
Doctoral Degree in Nursing.
A minimum of three years in management / administration and experience with specific accrediting and licensing agencies and processes such as ACEN and VBON.Strong leadership and familiarity with community college processes and programs, particularly in a Nursing/medical program. Experience with Associate Degree Nursing programs and curriculum and teaching at the community college level.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.
Internal Number: 32716
About Northern Virginia Community College
Begun in 1964, Northern Virginia Community College offers a quality and convenient educational experience at an affordable price. NOVA is the largest educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprising of more than 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. NOVA is also one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries. Located near Washington, D.C., the College includes six campuses. NOVA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and offers more than 160 degrees at the associate's level and certificate programs.