The Assistant Dean for the School of Nursing (SON) at the Worcester campus provides administrative leadership, oversight, and coordination of the Worcester BSN nursing program.Responsibilities: Participates in the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of the Worcester based accelerated BSN program Works cooperatively with the Dean to coordinate and manage day-to-day issues on the Worcester Campus Ensures compliance with CCNE and other accreditation standards, and the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (MBORN) regulations Provides onsite guidance, mentoring, leadership and professional role modeling to faculty; assists faculty in their growth and development as teachers Conducts formative and summative assessments of student/stakeholder feedback related to Worcester BSN program. Collaborates with the Dean to develop and implement an annual plan for teaching workload responsibilities Engages in implementing strategic initiatives, including new innovative programs, curricular revisions and enrollment targets Provides consultation to the Dean on a regular basis regarding program strength/weaknesses; student feedback; faculty concerns/issues; student concerns/issues; enrollment, etc. Recruits, interviews, and recommends prospective core and adjunct faculty and staff; evaluate faculty performance. Administers university procedures and work rules, and promotes professional development Assists in evaluating faculty and staff Provides daily supervision of all support staff Advises and counsels students Mediates problems between students and faculty and among the faculty Develops, coordinates and maintains relationships with internal and external constituencies Demonstrates the ability to teach courses across the BSN curriculum, serving as course faculty or course coordinator Participates on the SON Academic Standing Committee Recommends short and long range operational and strategic plans for the nursing program, and related policies/procedures to the school Dean Recommends curricular nursing program development, innovations, modifications, and revisions to the Dean Collects and maintains data which supports the University?s long-term strategic plan as well as the AACN accreditation standards Participates in select committees within the shared governance model of the School of Nursing Assists the Dean and others in the SON leadership group in evaluating overall SON program outcomes Participates in University events such as new/transfer student/parent recruitment and orientation sessions. Demonstrates judgment, planning, organization, effective problem solving, initiative and creativity in dealing with a variety of situations involving the day-to-day and semester calendar challenges Assists the School Dean with preparing and submitting required reports Reviews all course reports and works with faculty in the spirit of continuous quality improvement Collaborates within the SON as well as with schools/programs across the university in providing innovative inter-professional education to BSN studentsAdditional responsibilities may be assigned by the Dean.Qualifications:Required: A Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate and a master's degree in nursing Current license or eligibility to practice nursing in Massachusetts A minimum of five years prior teaching experience in a Baccalaureate Nursing program Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Strong interpersonal skills Effective communication skills Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines Ability to work effectively with a culturally and academically diverse student population Commitment to undergraduate education and student successDesired: Previous experience with Blackboard platform Previous online teaching experience Previous experience working with nursing accrediting agenciesPhysical requirements: Sufficient strength and mobility to work effectively with patients/students and to carry out related nursing care responsibilities including lab activities. Examples: lifting and positioning (up to 50 pounds); carrying (up to 25 pounds), walking, preparation and administration of medications (oral, injection, intravenous, including hanging IV bags at shoulder height), bending and stooping. Ability to sit for extended periods of time, key board, and to ambulate between classes and buildings on campus. Ability to be physically in attendance at designated worksite during scheduled work hours Normal range of vision and hearing (with or without correction)MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical and dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards.ApplyTo apply, please visit www.mcphs.edu/careers. Attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University?s diversity are encouraged to apply.About UsMCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston?s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public. In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset. Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit Careers at MCPHS.
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