POSITIONSUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Dean of the Academic Division of Nursing, serves as the Assistant Dean of Nursing for daily operations of the Quincy College nursing programs at the Plymouth Campus; supports the development and coordination of the nursing curriculum; helps to review, evaluate and process nursing student issues, including but not limited to academic misconduct, student discipline, and student complaints; helps to establish and monitor academic clinical standards for the nursing programs and assists in ensuring that the clinical curriculum meets all applicable regulatory or accreditation standards. Other responsibilities include creating an atmosphere conducive to scholarly pursuits; preserving academic standards; planning and goal setting; leading and directing the work of others; assisting in the implementation of the College’s Strategic Plan; participating in meetings Nursing Program monthly department, Advisory Board as well as college wide committees.
Work in collaboration with the Assistant Dean of Nursing for Clinical Experiences and the Supervisor of Laboratory Experiences to plan and monitor Clinical and Laboratory Experiences that ensure consistency in program implementation of class, laboratory, and clinical experiences at the Plymouth campus. Will be responsible for the organization, placement and supervision of nursing students in clinical settings as well as for the recruitment, placement and evaluation of clinical faculty. The incumbent will coordinate classroom, laboratory, and clinical teaching assignments for students and adjunct faculty. He/she will contribute to the assessment and evaluation of all faculty in the clinical setting. He/she is also responsible for the oversight of student compliance with requisite clinical requirements (immunizations, vaccinations, drug screening, CPR certification, and Criminal Background Checks). The incumbent will perform other duties as assigned by the Dean; and must demonstrate leadership and management of the nursing programs, to include initiative in maintaining and improving the quality of instruction and program outcomes through active participation in ongoing Systematic Evaluation Plan (SEP) activities.
EDUCATIONALEXPERIENCE: Master’s Degree in nursing from an accredited college or university required; Current Massachusetts RN license in good standing. Preferred: entry level doctorate in nursing.
Possess an earned master’s degree in nursing or an earned entry level doctorate in nursing
Possess a minimum of five years (5) full-time nursing experience, or its equivalent, within the last eight years, with at least three years’ of full-time teaching in an academic nursing program
Experience in curriculum development, nursing regulatory and accreditation standard adherence, and use of multimedia teaching strategies is preferred
Maintain expertise appropriate to administrative responsibilities
Understanding of the registered and practical nursing roles and demonstrated commitment to Associate Degree and Practical Nursing
Ability to commit to flexible work arrangements
Current CPR certification
Ability to meet clinical site CORI requirements pursuant to licensing and CHSB regulations
Health requirements: Two MMR’s or positive titers indicating immunity, Completed Hepatitis B series and/or positive titer indicating immunity, Varicella antibody titers, TD within 10 years, Annual negative PPD or Chest X-ray within 7 years for positive responders, Annual flu shot; and fully Covid-19 vaccination
Successful completion of Quincy College’s certification program (Canvas, Quality Matters, TSR) for teaching or, in the sole determination of Quincy College, the equivalent of that program
Qualified applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodations
SUPERVISORYRESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for oversight of the Nursing programs on the Plymouth Campus, organization, training, assessment and placement of clinical faculty and instructors and student clinical assignments as delegated by the Dean of Nursing.
TRAVEL: Assignment/ travel between clinical sites and the Quincy and Plymouth campuses are required.
Manages and oversees daily operations of Nursing for Plymouth Campus
Focuses extensively on ensuring the implementation of the clinical, laboratory and the academic program(s) leading to achievement of student learning outcomes
Provides clinical faculty with appropriate performance feedback and ensures student receipt of clinical formative and summative performance feedback
Helps Dean to review, evaluate and process student issues, academic misconduct issues, student discipline, and student complaints as relates to clinical and laboratory experiences
Demonstrates leadership and knowledge in the program field to cultivate a learner-centered environment and to foster excellence
Serves as a mentor and facilitator for assigned clinical faculty; and promotes an environment which fosters creativity, responsiveness, and self-responsibility
Participates with other members of the division in planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating nursing courses and clinical arrangements
Acts as a liaison between the Academic Division of Nursing and clinical agencies
Conducts routine and problem related clinical site visits
Collaborates with course faculty to assign and schedule students and faculty to clinical courses and sites
In collaboration with the Dean of Nursing, Assistant Dean for Clinical Experiences, recruits, hires and provides orientation to clinical and laboratory faculty/staff in collaboration with the Human Resources Department
Provides mentorship to faculty
Evaluates clinical and laboratory faculty/staff as designated by the Dean of Nursing
Assists in the assessment and evaluation of full time and contract faculty in the clinical/laboratory settings
Assesses student performance issues in clinical/laboratory settings and refers to the Dean of Nursing as needed
Assists faculty who conduct student clinical failure meetings and refer to the Dean of Nursing as needed
Works collaboratively with course faculty to provide appropriate clinical/laboratory experiences related to course outcomes
Provides assistance to course faculty in maintaining attendance and clinical records for assigned students and faculty
Maintains communication with members of the Division of Nursing on both the Quincy and Plymouth campuses
Maintains open lines of communication with the Dean of Nursing and the Dean of the Plymouth campus
Collaborates with college personnel and staff of health care agencies
Assists in the preparation of inter- and intra-communications
Demonstrates motivation, self-direction, and perseverance toward achieving the philosophy and mission of the College and the Nursing Program(s)
Continues to improve expertise in professional nursing through academic study, clinical practice, and other appropriate activities;
Attends Mass/Rhode Island League Nursing (MARILN) meetings as directed by the Dean of Nursing
Collects data as requested by the Dean of Nursing for SEP, accreditation and self-study reports
Participates in meetings of the Nursing Program Advisory Committee and other nursing/college committees as needed
Maintains a consistently high level of performance and professional development in the position
Participates in mandatory training/coursework. Including but not limited to:
o Title IX and Sexual Misconduct
o Non-discrimination and Sexual Harassment
o Security Policy and Notification of Security Reporting
o Municipal Ethics Law;
Assumes other duties as assigned
Quincy College is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. Quincy College is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.
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