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Senior System Dean for Nursing - Menomonee Falls

Senior System Dean for Nursing - Menomonee Falls

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Herzing University is currently looking for a new System Dean of Nursing in Menomonee Falls, WI ( located just outside of Milwaukee ). This is an administrative position within the academic system administration and reports to the Vice Provost. The duties of the System Dean for Nursing are both instructional and supervisory in nature and encompass all courses and programs related to nursing within the University. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervisory Provide functional supervision to the Nursing Program Directors for all nursing programs within the University. Assist Campus Deans and Presidents in the recruitment and hiring Nursing Program Directors. Establish and monitor faculty and staff performance standards and goals. Participate in annual performance reviews as outlined in the employee and faculty handbooks. Participate in the orientation and mentoring of nursing program directors and faculty as appropriate. Develop and lead Program Advisory Board meetings as they relate to the nursing curriculum and program development. Exhibit Herzing's PRICE of Success Model. Administrative Serve as a resource for nursing program directors in the completion of requires reports to approval and accrediting bodies. Serve as a resource for nursing programs directors in the development of class schedules in accordance with course requirements in consultation with the Dean or Campus President. Advise the Provost and other system administrative personnel in the following areas: Policy development as it relates to University Policy and Nursing policy guidelines published by the Boards of Nursing and nursing accrediting bodies. Nursing Policy as defined by states, BONs, and nursing accrediting bodies. Makes recommendations, in consultation with nursing program directors, in the determination of needs for facilities, equipment, materials and supplies, textbooks, and other materials as used for instruction and learning resources on campuses. Enforce the University's rules as published in the Herzing University Catalog, Faculty Handbook, Student Handbook and Employee Handbook. Communicate effectively with various constituencies within the University, community, states as needed to promote nursing in the areas served; meets regularly with the Provost, Associate Provosts, VP or Academic & Regulatory Affairs, and the Director of Evaluation. Serve as a liaison with relevant professional associations and state and national regulatory and accrediting agencies. Ensure consistency in policies and practices with those of the University and between nursing programs. Hold regular meetings with the Nursing Program Directors and Associate Directors to facilitate communication and sharing across the system. Conduct the Nursing Curriculum subcommittee and all nursing monthly meetings. Work with the Associate VP of Academics & Regulatory Affairs to assure accurate and timely filing of reports, revisions, substantive changes, and approval and accreditation materials to the appropriate bodies. Nursing Instructional Support nursing program directors in the recruitment and selection of teaching staff through establishing the requirements, reviewing applications and interviewing candidates. Reminds directors related to completion of required pre-employment and employment screening requirements. Participate in faculty development for campuses as needed in areas of expertise. Assist in refining instruction evaluation and observation tools for use in nursing programs. Participate with nursing directors, in the development, refinement of, and interpretation of student satisfaction surveys including (but not necessarily limited to) end-of-course critiques, HAPPI surveys and the All-Herzing Survey. Work with nursing program directors and administration to define and revise faculty workload criteria as needed. Recommend, identify, and help the nursing program director identify instructional resources and options for implementation of the nursing programs. Curriculum Assure high academic standards through the establishment of appropriate student evaluation mechanisms. Initiate local and University-wide curriculum development activities in accordance with the University's curriculum development policy and the standards of the profession of nursing. Maintain and use the campus' program advisory committees for the purpose of curriculum and textbook review and direction. Maintain current course and subject outlines for all courses and subjects offered by the college. Keep current with state/accreditation reporting and curriculum requirements related to assigned courses/programs; keeps nursing directors, Provost (and others as needed) of current standards, and ensures appropriate materials are available as required to support any approved changes. Assessment Actively engage in and promote student academic achievement assessment processes and procedures. Use student academic achievement assessment data to improve instructional methodologies. Support ongoing University outcomes assessments as needed. Student Satisfaction and Retention Monitor student and faculty retention and satisfaction. Assist in the nursing program directors in developing action plans for improving student retention/satisfaction. Share best practices for improving student retention/satisfaction with colleagues across campuses. Interact in a fair and impartial way with students and faculty. Listens to and evaluate student problems and concerns in assigned courses and programs, counseling them within the norm of society and the regulations of the University. Assist the Nursing Program Directors in mediating staff-student conflicts in a professional manner. Engage in Scholarship/Community Activities Design and implement scholarly activities in an established area of expertise. Demonstrate qualities of a scholar: integrity, courage, perseverance, vitality and creativity. Draw on extant literature to design evidence-based teaching and evaluation practices. Participate in professional organizations. Participate in continuing education opportunities. Other Duties Performs other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Must be capable of providing leadership and inspiration to faculty. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with others in a matrix organization. Must be highly structured and organized. Must be sufficiently technically oriented to understand the technology objectives of the programs offered. Must be capable of writing in clear and communicative manner and delivering organized, informative presentations and written reports. Experience in curriculum design preferred. High level of initiative, problem-solving skills, and sound judgment. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Must have a minimum of a Master of Science in Nursing or related Allied Health Profession; Doctorate in Nursing or related field preferred. Must have an unencumbered license to practice nursing; eligible for licensure in the state of Wisconsin (may need to obtain licensure in states who are not a part of the nursing compact). Minimum of 3-5 years of teaching experience in a nursing program within the last 10 (ten) calendar years required. Experienced in both classroom and web-based instructional methodologies. 3-5+ years of management/leadership experience preferred. Prior experience with obtaining and maintaining accreditation required. ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description, care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis. #CB


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