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Associate Dean for Undergraduate Nursing Programs

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Location: Great Falls, MT

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UNIVERSITY
OF GRET FALLS: SCHOOL OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS


Associate
Dean for Undergraduate Nursing Programs


 


The University of Great Falls is a four-year, private,
Catholic liberal arts university with a main campus located in Great Falls,
Montana offering both face to face and online programs. The University is
committed to its mission of educating students for living and making a living.
Founded by the Sisters of Providence, the University is a ministry of
Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH.) Shared Providence values of respect,
compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship shape the missions of both the
University and PSJH. Applicants must possess a personal philosophy compatible
with a Catholic university environment.


 


Job title:                     Associate Dean for
Undergraduate Nursing Programs,


School of Health Professions


 


Reports to:                 Dean
for Nursing & Clinical Programs


 


Supervises:                 Academic faculty


 


Wage category:
        Full time, benefit-eligible,
Salaried


 


Start Date:                  August 5, 2017


 


Job summary


Under the direction
of the Dean for Nursing & Clinical Programs, the Associate Dean for
Undergraduate Nursing Programs (Associate Dean) is responsible to lead, plan, develop,
and evaluate UGF undergraduate nursing programs: an existing RN-BSN program as
well as future pre-licensure BSN programs starting with an accelerated BSN. The
Associate Dean provides leadership to ensure all undergraduate nursing programs
are high quality and maintain/receive national accreditation by the Commission
on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) as well as state nursing board approval.
This includes academic assessments, leading curriculum
design sessions and ensuring a continuous process improvement practice for all
programs. The Associate Dean is responsible for the operations, including
fiscal responsibility and faculty recruitment for all undergraduate nursing
programs. This position is viewed as a respected leader and works collaboratively
with key PSJH system office and regional nursing departments, as well as on-campus
departments to ensure a seamless process for all undergraduate nursing
programs. The Associate Dean is a full-time Administrative, non-tenure position
that is located off-campus (home office).


 


Key Relationships:


Reports
to the Dean for Nursing & Clinical Programs. Works closely with the Admissions
Office, Registrar’s Office, IT Department, Finance and other administrative
staff within the School of Health Professions. The Associate Dean works closely
with key PSJH departments, including the Office of the Chief Nurse Officer and
other system wide and regional nursing departments and councils.  Interacts with PSJH staff at all levels of
the organization, including key internal and external stakeholders and
communities of interest.


 


KEY POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES




Job Requirements

Qualifications:


Education



 


Experience



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities




 


 


Typical physical activity



 


Typical environmental conditions


Home office
environment; occasional outdoor activity during program orientations and annual
events. Travel may involve driving in inclement weather on occasion and long
work hours.


 


Travel requirements


Position
may require 30% of time spent on travel that may include but is not limited to
branch campuses, student face-to-face orientations and other meetings within
and outside of MT.


 


Disclaimer


The above
statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being
performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended
to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or
skills required of all personnel so classified. This job description is not an
employment agreement and/or an expressed or implied employment contract.  Management has the exclusive right to alter
this job description at any time without notice.


 


SEND RESUME, COVER LETTER AND REFERENCES TO: Dr.
Victoria Hays, Chair for Nursing & Health Programs – [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]


 


The RN-BSN Completion Program is nationally
accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.


 


The University and Providence St.
Joseph Health seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse
faculty of the highest caliber.





AN
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER



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BY THE MONTANA VETERANS’ AND HANDICAPPED PERSONS’



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