Located in Springfield, Virginia, NOVA's Medical Education Campus (MEC) is a technologically sophisticated and specialized campus dedicated to the education and clinical preparation of Healthcare professionals. As the academic leader of the Nursing and Clinical Services Division, the Dean reports directly to the Medical Education Campus Provost. The Dean of Nursing and Clinical Services has a scholarly vision and exceptional leadership qualities in his/her ability to advance the College's distinctive mission and vision, strategic goals, and policies and procedures, as well as administrative decisions, to the Nursing and Clinical Services Division faculty, staff and students. Creates and develops an effective, collegial environment that fosters innovation and excellence in nursing education, clinical practice, and community service. This position will be responsible for daily operations, budget preparation, fiscal administration, and overall management of the Nursing and Clinical Services Division.
Description of Duties and Tasks:
As the academic leader of the Nursing and Clinical Services Division, the Dean reports directly to the Medical Education Campus Provost. The Dean ensures program innovation, implementation, and evaluation; faculty/staff hiring, mentoring, fiscal management, and collaboration with leaders in the program's partnerships; and community and professional outreach. Will oversee and sustain full Virginia Board of Nursing approval and ACEN accreditation of the nursing program as well as specialized programmatic accreditation of other clinical services programs. The Dean will participate in new program development, curriculum management, assessment of student learning outcomes and will assure compliance with all college and programmatic accreditation requirements.
Minimum Qualifications :
Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field; Current Virginia nursing license (or eligibility to obtain license); Valid driver's license, this position requires frequent travel within the service area ; Eligible to operate a state vehicle (car, small van)
Minimum qualifications and significant experience as an academic leader of a clinical program ; previous experience as a site visitor for a specialized programmatic accreditation authority or for regional accreditation authority. Previous experience with specific accrediting and licensing agencies and processes such as ACEN/CCNE and Virginia Board of Nursing as well as accreditors involved in other clinical programs. Previous experience with and commitment to Associate Degree programs and curriculum and teaching at the community college level.
Internal Number: 23856
About Northern Virginia Community College
Begun in 1964, Northern Virginia Community College offers a quality and convenient educational experience at an affordable price. NOVA is the largest educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprising of more than 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. NOVA is also one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries. Located near Washington, D.C., the College includes six campuses. NOVA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and offers more than 160 degrees at the associate's level and certificate programs.