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Dean of Nursing and Allied Health Professions

Harford Community College
Job Location:
Bel Air, Maryland
Health Sciences Deans
Starting salary range
Commensurate with education and experience

About Harford Community College
Harford Community College has served as an anchor institution in Harford County since its inception in 1957. We are a mid-sized, comprehensive college committed to serving our community through high caliber educational offerings and cultural events. 
HCC's mission of "Grow. Achieve. Inspire. Contribute." and our vision of continuously striving for satisfaction, completion, and success throughout the College community is demonstrated by our shared organizational values of Agency, Equity and Inclusion, Communication and Collaboration, Respect, and Innovation. Harford Community College is an Achieving the Dream institution, joining a network of higher education institutions and partners to enhance community college student opportunity, access, and success. 
Our beautiful, 352-acre campus is conveniently located near Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE. We offer more than 80 affordable degree and certificate programs to nearly 2,000 full-time and 7,500 part-time students, as well as a wide variety of noncredit continuing education courses to nearly 11,000 students per year.

Job Description
The Nursing and Allied Health Professions division at Harford Community College has vibrant credit and noncredit programs and fourteen full-time faculty. Nursing and Medical Assisting are offered as credit programs; noncredit programs include Certified Nursing Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician and Histologic Technician. 
The Dean of Nursing and Allied Health Professions reports directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and plays an integral role in campus leadership, including serving on the Academic Affairs Leadership Team and Campus Operations Leadership Team. The Dean provides administrative leadership for the division by managing the health profession programs and demonstrating high-level initiative in alignment with the mission, vision and values of the College. 
Duties include: 
  • Demonstrating leadership in assessment and academic planning, while utilizing data analytics for decision making; 
  • Developing credit and non-credit curriculum via collaboration with faculty on the analysis of needs and delivery of programs and courses including continuing education; 
  • Overseeing health profession programs including successful accreditation; 
  • Hiring, supervising, mentoring, evaluating, and fostering professional development for both faculty and staff, and assisting faculty with the promotion and tenure process; 
  • Overseeing scheduling development by determining student demand for classes and assigning faculty to classes; 
  • Developing and allocating budgets (both credit and non-credit); and maintaining and managing instructional facilities including classrooms, technology, and learning labs, equipment and supplies, and auxiliary enterprises; 
  • Promoting the use and development of instructional methodologies including current technology and delivery modes; 
  • Advocating for students, including processing academic appeals and complaints; 
  • Supporting student success by recruiting and advising students in programs and promoting proactive retention strategies and interventions; 
  • Implementing College policies and practices related to faculty, staff, students, and community members; 
  • Monitoring safety and security risks for students and employees; 
  • Serving as a liaison to local health care professionals and organizations; 
  • Developing and maintaining memorandums of understanding (MOUs) and articulation agreements; 
  • Chairing ad hoc committees, serving on College committees and participating in community outreach and development activities; 
  • Performing other duties as assigned, including partnership creation and grantsmanship.

Employees of Harford Community College, including instructors for online and virtual courses, must be residents of Maryland or the contiguous states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia; non-residents are expected to relocate to meet this requirement.  

Required Education
A master's degree in nursing is required; a doctorate is preferred. Individuals with advanced degrees in similar disciplines may be considered.

Required Experience
The position requires a minimum of each of the following professional experiences: 
  • Three years of administrative/management experience in higher education or in the health professions. 
  • Three years of full-time experience working as a health care professional in a clinical setting. 
  • Three years of full-time college teaching experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing the following requirements: 
  • A strong knowledge of nursing and the health professions, and of higher education 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Demonstrated ability with assessment and curriculum development 
  • Experience with budgeting and grantsmanship 
  • Experience with accreditation 
  • Experience mentoring and developing personnel development.
General Weekly Work Schedule
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with additional times as necessary based on the needs of the division and the College.

Posting Number: 2022-005FSFA

Close Date: 02/02/2022
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