This position exists to provide leadership and management of the Inver Hills MANE Nursing Program/Nursing Assistant Program faculty and staff. This individual will work collaboratively with the Dean of Allied Health and Nursing to ensure that the Nursing Program and CNA Program meet regulatory and national accreditation standards, and will lead in collaborative planning with higher education and healthcare agency partners. This position involves significant discretion and substantial involvement in the development, interpretation and implementation of College policy.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides guidance, support and leadership to the IHCCMANE Nursing Program and Certified Nursing Assistant Program in collaboration with the Dean of Allied Health and Nursing
Responsibility for leading assessment and Program Review of the Nursing Program.
Coordinates, implements, and maintains Nursing Program accreditation and approval
Facilitates the development and implementation of college policies and procedures for the IHCCMANE Nursing Program and CNA Program
Prepares and administers the annual and instructional budget for the Nursing Program within budget goals
Maintains professional activities and involvement such as professional competence with nursing skills and licensure; attends professional organization meetings with other educational programs/institutions, regulatory agencies, organizations locally, statewide, regionally, and nationally; participates on college committees and initiatives
Master's degree in Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education, Public Health Nursing or a nursing clinical specialty.
Eligible for licensure in the State of Minnesota as a Registered Nurse
Type and Length of Experience:
Recent nursing experience
3-5 years of experience in administration of collegiate nursing programs
Administrative nursing experience
Commitment to the community college mission, goals, and philosophy of education
Demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity
Highly developed interpersonal, communication, organizational, and facilitation skills
Evidence of professional leadership
Experience in fostering collaborative working relationships
Experience with diverse population
Student centered educational philosophy that advocates holistic practices
Demonstrated skills in curriculum development
Experience with information technology or distance education
Experience with accreditation processes
Experience with union contracts
Passionate about nursing education
Founded in 1970, Inver Hills is a comprehensive community college offering 40 program options and degrees including the Associate in Arts (A.A.), a liberal arts education degree that leads to transfer to four-year colleges; the Associate in Fine Art (A.F.A.) degree in studio arts; and the career-related Associate in Science (A.S.) and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees in leading occupational areas such as nursing, paralegal, computer networking, law enforcement, human services, business, emergency medical services, teacher education, and more.
Located 10 minutes from downtown St. Paul, scenic Inver Hills Community College serves over 9000 credit students annually. Many Inver Hills students are first generation. The student of color population has increased from 28 to 33% in the last four years. 30 percent of students are low income and eligible for Pell grants. Inver Hills strives to reflect a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds among administrators, faculty and staff. Inver Hills is committed to quality improvement, Learning Communities, campus-wide assessment, innovative instruction, integrating technology in instruction, collaboration with Pre-K-12 for college readiness and access, and civic engagement.
The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. For more information on insurance benefits, please visit https://mn.gov/mmb/segip/.
Desired Start Date: 04/01/2021
Internal Number: 1587
About Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College endeavors to serve students within nearby communities, as well as those coming from countries around the world. The majority of students work toward degrees and diplomas in a variety of programs to prepare them for employment. However, the college is also proud of its general education department, whose courses are part of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. As members of a student-centered organization, all employees, faculty members and administrators are focused on ways to continuously improve student learning within the college's mission. Along the way, DCTC has become a leader in delivering sustainable technologies, service-learning opportunities, and community engagement into the curricula of most programs.