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Department Chairperson, RN-BSN Program

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Job Opening ID: 1003480 
Job Description:
The Chairperson is one of three Chairs that report to the Dean of the School of Nursing. The Chairperson provides academic leadership for the School of Nursing Programs. 
Duties & Responsibilities:
•Facilitates development and implementation of curricula
•Communicates with full-time and part-time faculty on curriculum and instruction matters and ensures ongoing development of staff
•Ensures that School of Nursing programs are in compliance with Florida Department of Education and Nursing Education Accreditation 
•Manages program resources
•Secures additional resources to support the programs through grant-writing, partnerships, contributions, and sponsorships
•Maintains data to support systematic program evaluation
•Teaches at least one course within the discipline per academic year
•Hires, evaluates, and supervises full and part-time personnel
•Supervises faculty
•Resolves issues and problems that may arise with faculty, staff, and students
•Devises and supervises student recruitment and retention efforts
•Ensures efficient and effective student advisement
•Provides support and advice in the collective bargaining process, and assures adherence to relevant areas of the collective bargaining agreement
•Works closely with the Dean of the Benjamin Leon School of Nursing and Campus Presidents
•Serves as an integral member of College and Campus administrative teams
•Serves on program, Campus, and College policies, procedures, and guidelines Committees

Minimum Requirements: 
•Florida License Registered Nurse or eligibility as a Registered Nurse (RN) and a Master’s degree in Nursing with five (5) years’ experience in Nursing, administrative experience and teaching college-level courses in an appropriate discipline or relevant clinical experience
•Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and polices and procedures
•Knowledge and understanding of a wide range of instructional systems development, training methods, techniques, and formats
•Knowledge of the requirements of accreditation agencies
•Excellent organizational and communication skills (both oral and written)
•Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
•Skill in budget preparation and management
•Possess computer application skills
•Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community 
•Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors
•Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
•Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions 
•Ability to supervise and train assigned staff including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments
•Ability to travel between program locations