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Dean of Nursing & Health Sciences and Director of Nursing

Lees-McRae College, May School of Health Sciences

Job Title: Dean of Nursing & Health Sciences and Director of Nursing
Job Location: Banner Elk , NC
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Deans, directors, registrar
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2019-04-08
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description





Dean of Nursing & Health Sciences and Director of Nursing
Lees-McRae College

Dean of Nursing & Health Sciences and Director of Nursing Position at Lees-McRae College

Lees-McRae College, in Banner Elk, NC invites applications for the position of Dean of Nursing & Health Sciences and Director of Nursing within the May School of Health Sciences. The May School is recognized for its outstanding programs in Health and Wellness, RN-BSN online, RIBN and LPN-BSN, BSN (traditional seated program), and Emergency Medical Services Management. Our programs, specifically our nursing programs, have received many state and national accolades, including being rated as one of the top 40 nursing programs in North Carolina in 2018 according to the Nursing Schools Almanac. Our graduates are accepted into Magnet status institutions and upper tier graduate schools across the country.

Lees-McRae College is seeking an individual of distinguished achievement and administrative accomplishment to expand the outstanding programs currently in place. Ideally, this individual will have the capacity to clearly articulate and coordinate a microscopic curricular view and a macroscopic programmatic view within May School as well as integrating and executing the College’s strategic plan. The person selected for this position will be able to lead efforts in partnering with community organizations, will build and maintain collaborative partnerships with other academic units across campus, and will provide strategic leadership for the May School and for the Lees-McRae campus at large.

The Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences/Director of Nursing will share LMC’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, experiential learning, and community engagement.

Essential Functions

  • Provide short and long-range planning and oversight for nursing, emergency medical services, and health sciences programs
  • Maintain and improve the quality of all health science programs within the May School
  • Advocate at the program, school, college, and state level for students, staff, and faculty
  • Lead the vision for community engagement for all programs within the May School
  • Supervise and mentor faculty, staff, and students within the nursing program and all other programs within the May School
  • Provide leadership in directing and leading the faculty and staff to achieve the vision, mission, goals, and objectives of both the May School and Lees-McRae College
  • Work with college officials and community partners to ensure delivery of high quality programming

Competencies

  • Demonstrates a transparent leadership approach that promotes participatory exchange of information amongst all school constituencies
  • Exhibits ability to provide supervision of faculty and staff through regular performance appraisal, orientation, professional development, and appropriate hiring practice.
  • Develops and maintains clinical affiliation relationships and contracts for the purposes of fulfilling curriculum requirements
  • Plans, prepares, and executes management of budgetary allocations
  • Assists advancement staff with fundraising initiatives directly related to the May School
  • Maintains personal professional development by remaining current with the body of knowledge in nursing and evidenced based practices
  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to provide classroom instruction
  • Demonstrates ability to achieve program compliance with accrediting and regulatory agencies
  • Exhibits ability to maintain required programming data and assessment reports
    Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD in nursing or nursing education from an accredited institution
  • An MSN degree is required
  • A current NC nursing license or be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in North Carolina
  • A minimum of three years of experience teaching in Pre- or Post-licensure nursing programs
  • A minimum of one year of experience as a Registered Nurse providing direct patient care
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task

Application Deadline: Ongoing; Interviews will begin immediately.

Start Date August 1, 2019

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in nursing or nursing education from an accredited institution
  • An MSN degree is required
  • A current NC nursing license or be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in North Carolina
  • A minimum of three years of experience teaching in Pre- or Post-licensure nursing programs
  • A minimum of one year of experience as a Registered Nurse providing direct patient care
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task

Information and Application Process Instructions

Method of Application: Submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and a list of three references with complete contact information to: https://www.lmc.edu/employment/index.htm

Application Deadline: Ongoing; Interviews will begin immediately.

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Lees-McRae College and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

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