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Dean of Nursing

Bushnell University
Job Location:
Eugene, Oregon
Medicine Deans
Position Rank – Commensurate with rank, experience, and education
Department – School of Nursing
Supervisor – Vice President for Academic Affairs
Benefits – Yes
Status – Full-time, 12-month.

Bushnell University’s School of Nursing, located in Eugene, OR invites applications for the Dean of Nursing. This position has a negotiable start date. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for academic and administrative oversight of all nursing programs at Bushnell University.
  • Provides leadership and vision for the School of Nursing.
  • Actively participates in and supports the University’s Strategic Plan Initiatives.
  • Oversees program assessment procedures, program and course review, national accreditation and other approval processes, and ensures compliance with institutional assessment standards.
  • Maintains primary responsibly for delivery of all nursing programs.
  • Develops, implements, and oversees a faculty, staff, and student recruitment and retention plan for the School of Nursing.
  • Develops and administers the School of Nursing’s operating budget.
  • Identifies and actively participates in opportunities for new program development within the School of Nursing.
  • Possess knowledge and experience with grant writing/funding.
  • Supports the missions of the University and School of Nursing.
Position Duties & Responsibilities Specific to this Position
  • Collaborates with Program Directors and nursing faculty to ensure program quality and effectiveness and to promote student learning and satisfaction in all student populations.
  • Collaborates with the University’s Admission, Marketing, and Advancement staff to promote and support activities that promote and enhance the School of Nursing.
  • Works collaboratively with nursing’s Enrollment and Academic Advisors.
  • Ensures all new nursing faculty are oriented to the University and School of Nursing.
  • Assigns faculty workloads in collaboration with Program Directors.
  • In collaboration with Program Directors, supervises nursing faculty and staff, monitors performance, and conducts annual performance reviews.
  • Collaborates with Program Directors and nursing faculty on matters related to Taskstream.
  • Disseminates program and other information, as appropriate, to nursing faculty, students, and community partners.
  • Chairs nursing’s Community Advisory Committee, nurse faculty, and other meetings.
  • Maintains current and cultivates new community partnerships.
  • Serves as a member the Dean’s Cabinet.
  • Keeps professionally current by participating in professional development and other activities.
  • Maintains current credentials or licensures.
  • Creates and maintains a positive, inclusive, collaborative work and learning environment that focuses on safety, respect of students and colleagues.
  • Engages in effective communication, both verbally and in writing, utilizing tact, patience, and courtesy.
  • Carries a regular teaching load of up to 15 credits within the calendar year.
  • Works collaboratively with VPAA to schedule up to 16 hours/month of work release time to pursue advanced education and/or clinical practice opportunities that support current role and professional development.
  • Possesses effective listening skills and the ability to speak and write clearly.
  • Possesses exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Models professional nursing practices and behaviors for colleagues and students.
  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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