Dean of Nursing – REVISED

Dean of Nursing



Description Of Position:

The Dean of Nursing is an experienced educator who will provide strategic leadership for the planning, development, assessment, evaluation, and continuous improvement of the Nursing Department.


  • Provides leadership and management for all the areas of the Nursing Department.
  • Develops and maintains relationships and correspondence with IDFPR, ICCB, and Nursing accrediting agencies.
  • Overseas the management of the BNAT program.
  • Improves outcomes assessment activities and retention activities to support student success.
  • Align program policies and procedures with college and outside regulatory agencies.
  • Ensures program accountability efforts.
  • Effectively plans and manages the budget.
  • Develops and collaborates with department chair and faculty to create and staff the academic schedule.
  • Staffs courses in collaboration with the department chair and faculty.
  • Establishes and submits payroll.
  • Handles student issues and concerns.
  • Organizes the tenure process and faculty evaluations per contractual guidelines.
  • Assists and supports instructional technology initiatives.
  • Supports faculty in the development and maintenance of the nursing curriculum.
  • Coordinates articulation and course transferability.
  • Participates in district, state, and community committees and outreach activities.
  • Coordinates annual meeting with the Nursing Advisory Board.
  • Organizes high-school articulation meetings, open house, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s in Nursing required, along with current state nursing license which could be transferable to Illinois.
  • 5 years of college-level teaching experience in nursing required.
  • Strong organizational and computer skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Accreditation experience.
  • Experience in nursing curriculum development and assessment.
  • Experience with clinical arrangements and agreements.
  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Doctorate degree from regionally accredited institution of higher education.
  • Previous administrative experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with Ellucian a plus.


Annual Salary – $100,000 with Benefits

Beginning Date:

July 1, 2019

Application Deadline:

May 15, 2019

Application Procedure:

Submit letter of application, resume, and transcripts to:

Office of Human Resources
Room 1245
South Suburban College
15800 South State Street
South Holland, IL 60473

or email to:

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