The Assistant Dean, Advanced Practice Division will report to the Associate Dean of Advanced Practice & Clinical Partnerships and, in conjunction with other School of Nursing (SON) administrators, is responsible for the control, planning, development and implementation of the Division which includes MSN, Post-Master's Certification and DNP programs. Primary responsibilities are administrative with faculty responsibilities including teaching (as needed), scholarship and service.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Administrative Leadership: In collaboration with faculty, SON administration and staff, the Assistant Dean:
Collaborates with faculty, SON administration and staff to implement strategic plans and assure ongoing quality improvement and integrity of the Division and its programs.
Facilitates open communication with faculty across and between programs and encourages Division faculty and student participation in SON activities.
Prepares course schedules in collaboration with the Specialty/Program Directors and registrar.
Establishes course and faculty assignments to meet student academic and Divisional demands.
Oversees notification of students regarding policy changes, academic and clinical warnings, academic probation and progression.
Assists Divisional Senior Associate Dean with development of Division and Specialty Director mMeeting agendas as requested.
Chairs Divisional meetings as requested.
Facilitates recruitment, hiring, retention and evaluation of adjunct/PTL faculty in collaboration with Specialty/Program Directors.
Interacts with units across the SON and larger University.
Assumes other responsibilities or duties as assigned
Submits reports to the Divisional Senior Associate Dean as required/requested.
Academic Leadership: In collaboration with faculty, SON administration and staff, the Assistant Dean:
Oversees admission process for the Division.
Completes admission review/facilitates scheduling for non-degree program applicants.
Mentors, advises and assists Division faculty to execute their educational duties.
Supports faculty to address academic, clinical, classroom and on-line student concerns.
Supports adjunct/PTL faculty regarding onboarding, orientation and addressing systems challenges in collaboration with Specialty/Program Directors.
Collaborates with Specialty/Program Directors in the oversight of student academic and clinical experiences.
Collaborates with SON administration, faculty, students and alumni to develop, implement and evaluate Division curricula, faculty and programs.
Oversees formative and summative evaluation of program and student outcomes.
Assists with CCNE accreditation-related activities and reports.
Maintains current and extensive knowledge of the scientific and academic information provided in the various program curricula.
Regularly attends conferences and seminars to enhance and develop current and new/novel Advanced Nursing Practice Programs.
Participates fully in SON faculty educational programs, committees and initiatives.
Adheres to policies and procedures of the SON, University, academic partners and clinical institutions as appropriate.
Understands and adheres to the compliance standards of Rutgers University as they appear in the Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct, and Conflict of Interest Policy.
Fulfills the role of faculty member in teaching, scholarship and service.
Assumes other responsibilities or duties as assigned.
Rutgers School of Nursing is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive community and seeks faculty and staff who embrace this commitment. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Doctoral degree (PhD or DNP) required.
Prior experience in academic administration / leadership
Minimum of 3 years academic nursing teaching experience
Eligibility for RN Licensure in New Jersey
Adaptable, team player who has a strong collaborative style
Creative thinker with high energy and enthusiasm
Strong interpersonal and team skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
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Posting Number: 21FA0336
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 128531
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