Assistant Dean of Nursing/Clinical Coordinator
The Assistant Dean of Nursing/Clinical Coordinator serves as the clinical liaison between the Department of Nursing and clinical agencies. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, developing, seeking and maintaining appropriate acute care and community clinical sites; liaising with clinical programs and facilities to facilitate agreements for learning opportunities that are congruent with program outcomes and maximizing faculty productivity and student learning; spearheading the development and utilization of mechanisms to maintain timely processing of clinical site affiliation agreements; in collaboration with course faculty, the Associate Dean and clinical facility, spearheading the orientation, coaching, supervision and evaluation of new and existing adjunct clinical faculty; assisting in the recruitment of new adjuncts; in collaboration with course faculty, creating and distributing student clinical rotation lists and pertinent information to clinical facilities; communicating results of clinical site evaluations; creating and distributing reports; collaborating with Student Health Services, office of the Associate Dean and faculty to verify that student requirements are up-to-date and maintaining student compliance records and database; participating in program accreditation process, assuring compliance with College program, NJ Board of Nursing and accrediting agency policies; participating in department meetings, committee work and making site visits; performing additional tasks or duties as assigned.
Required: Master’s degree in Nursing and current New Jersey RN license are required. Must have a minimum of 3 years of clinical teaching experience in an academic setting; this qualification may be waived for an individual with appropriate alternate experience. The review, analysis and evaluation of academic outcomes assessment is highly desired. Must exhibit strong skills in building relationships, organizing, planning and coaching/mentoring; must be customer and student focused demonstrating commitment to provide excellent customer service with ability to handle inquiries of diverse and multicultural students, staff, faculty and visitors with sensitivity and diplomacy; must possess strong level of interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; must demonstrates understanding of the community college mission and practice an open door policy; must have ability to manage multiple projects and possess a team approach to problem solving; must be detail oriented, self-starter with ability to work independently with little to no supervision and as a team in a collaborative manner; must have excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint); must have ability to exercise good judgment, as well as, ability to understand and follow established protocols. Evening availability is required with occasional Saturday or Sunday availability. Must have a valid driver’s license with the ability to drive in New Jersey and must have own transportation for clinical affiliation visits.
Application materials will be accepted until position is filled. All interested candidates should send a letter of intent (including the job code NURSING ASSISTANT DEAN) curriculum vitae, transcripts, salary requirements, and three professional references with current contact information. Send materials by email with the appropriate job code in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bergen Community College
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400 Paramus Road, Room A-316
Paramus, New Jersey 07652
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