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Division Dean of Health Sciences

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Stockton, CA

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San Joaquin Delta Community College District Division Dean of Health Sciences Health Sciences Division Salary Range: $108,456 - $ 124,937/annually (With earned Doctorate: $110,583- $127,064) Application Deadline: April 3, 2009, 5:00 pm DESCRIPTION The Division Dean of Health Sciences provides leadership to the nursing and health science programs which presently includes Associate Degree Nursing, Licensed Vocational Nursing, Psychiatric Technician, Nurse Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician, Radiologic Technology and Speech Language Pathology Assistant. The Dean is responsible for fiscal and administrative management of all division programs. The Division Dean of Health Sciences reports to the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Division Dean of Health Sciences serves as an educational administrator. This individual has reporting responsibility for multiple major programs and may supervise other managers and may oversee or assist in overseeing the delivery of all division programs. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Working with faculty and department will ensure maintenance of accreditation by regulatory bodies, such as the Board of Registered Nursing, Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. 2. Provide leadership to interact with state regulatory organizations including but not limited to California Board of Registered Nursing, California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians and the Department of Health Services to ensure program compliance with established rules and regulations. 3. Provide leadership in the development of a dynamic curriculum that complies with regulatory and employment mandates through planning, implementation and evaluation of instructional courses, programs, and policies and procedures. 4. Create a climate of open communication which provides opportunity for faculty and staff to participate in the decision making process for the division and the District. Promote Health Care to the general public through community contacts, partnerships, and participation in community activities. 5. Participate in ongoing, systematic program evaluation and in the assessment of student success. 6. Initiate and maintain contractual agreements with healthcare facilities. Develop and maintain positive relationship with managers and staff at clinical facilities where health science students are placed for their clinical rotations. 7. Supervise, direct and evaluate faculty and staff. 8. In collaboration with faculty, facilitate the District Program Review process and formulate reports for the Instruction Office. 9. Directly responsible for the recruitment and application process, enrollment and matriculation of Health Science students. 10. Oversee all departmental operations that support the educational goals of the program. 11. Develop and recommend the program budget, supervise expenditures and payroll, maintain fiscal controls, and manage assigned facilities, equipment and maintenance. 12. Pursue grant opportunities, partnerships and collaborate in the implementation of current grants, partnerships and funded projects. 13. Uphold an understanding of current ideas, research and practices pertaining to the areas of responsibility for this position. 14. Promote and support recruitment and development of division faculty and staff. 15. Carry out such other duties as may be assigned by the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Ability to: • Use organizational skills that enable performance of duties in a timely fashion with attention to detail. • Effectively communicate orally and in writing. • Manage financial resources effectively including determining how best to utilize resources and managing budgets and expenditures. • Use personal computers utilizing typical office software applications, including the Internet; work hands on using typical business application such as student information and financial systems. • Travel throughout the District to carry out responsibilities and functions. • Work effectively with managers, faculty and staff in a participatory governance environment to accomplish the goals and objectives of the college and the assigned divisions or areas. • Exercise good judgment. • Communicate effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities. • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; develop and implement grant-funded projects. • Promote collaboration among the college, nursing and health science department, and community health care services. Knowledge of: • Computer-based technology for management of the division, for use in instructional programs, and support services • The goals of shared governance; principles and practices of administrative organization and management. • Planning, supervising and evaluating the work of others, • Employee motivation and training • Applicable federal, state, local, District and college laws, rules and regulations, and collective bargaining contract provisions; • Complex reporting and presentation writing skills. • Regulations, licensing processes and requirements of the California Board of Registered Nursing, Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, and Department of Health Services. • Current and emerging issues in Health Sciences. • Funding, writing and implementation of local, State and Federal grants • Health Science programs assessment, analysis and evaluation. Education and Experience: Master's degree or higher in Nursing from an accredited college or university which includes coursework in nursing, education, curriculum development and administration. Hold or be eligible for, California state licensure as a Registered Nurse. A minimum of one year of experience in an administrative position in a registered nursing program and a minimum of two years of academic teaching experience in nursing education within the last five years are required. At least two years of continuous experience in the practice of professional nursing, providing direct patient care, is also required. Teaching and administrative experience in a community college is desired. License/Certification: A valid Class “C” California Driver’s License. For minimum qualifications, job description and application, please refer to www.deltacollege.edu/dept/hr Copyright ©2009 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency

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Full-Time

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Academic Dean

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Health Sciences

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$108,456 - $ 124,937/annually

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Graduate Degree

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2.00

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Human Resources

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Yes

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1/30/2009 5:00 PM
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