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Divisional Dean - Nursing

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Job # 11024500
Date Posted: 06-04-2018
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The Dean will provide leadership in the ongoing development of an innovative and current curriculum that prepares students for transfer and career opportunities. In addition, s/he will foster collaboration across disciplines to promote faculty partnerships and deep learning through learning communities, service and cooperative learning and other proven pedagogical strategies. S/he will provide administrative and instructional leadership to the faculty in the respective division and serves in an advisory capacity in all matters relating to the curriculum and the instructional process.

• Serves as liaison with the National League of Nursing and Texas Board of Nursing, and maintains a healthy relationship with those agencies
• Supports an ongoing relationship with the community to establish clinical affiliates and to ensure responsiveness to community needs 
• Provides for an adequate number of qualified faculty to teach in the nursing program 
• Directs the following phases: approval of teaching staff; selection of appropriate clinical sites; admission, progression, probation, dismissal of students; provision of evidence of faculty expertise and knowledge to teach curriculum content; maintenance of evidence of faculty qualifications, including ongoing validation of current licensure or privilege to practice nursing in Texas and changes in educational credentials; and completion and submission all required reports to the Board office by required dates 
• Coordinates the development of new curricula and the revision of curricula as needed
• Coordinates the preparation and periodic revision of division course syllabi 
• Coordinates the preparation of course offerings for credit, dual credit, and continuing education classes
• Recommends division course offerings and teaching assignments for each term
• Coordinates the division’s evaluation of instructional effectiveness and student progress
• Provides assistance to and promotes professional development among faculty and staff in duties such as teaching classes, conducting orientation programs, and scheduling events
• Promotes effective integration and use of technology in all aspects of teaching and learning
• Provides opportunities for faculty and staff to participate in professional development
• Evaluates faculty and staff performance
• Collaborates with Department Chairs, faculty and staff to develop and execute enrollment management strategies to affect recruitment, retention and student success
• Plans, administers, and controls budgets; maintains financial records; and produces financial reports
• Represents the District and/or the campus at community or college meetings or events
• Participates in faculty and committee activities
• Establishes operational policies and procedures and makes any necessary modifications, based on District policy, analysis of operations, demographics, and other research information
• Confers with other academic staff on admission requirements and course credit policies to ensure consistency in application
• Provides guidance to Department Chairs in matters of teaching and learning
• Uses analytics and assessment to ensure operational effectiveness and student success
• Employs ethical standards and inclusive practices to ensure faculty, staff and student engagement
• Participates in professional development activities
• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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Gyna M. Bivens
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