||#2013-082 Associate Dean, Degree Nursing Program
Within the School of Health Sciences, the Division of Nursing offers a collaborative nursing degree program with the University of New Brunswick. In addition, Humber College also offers degree completion opportunities for Registered Practical Nurses and for baccalaureate degree holders who want to access nursing education through its Second-Entry Nursing Program.
Reporting to the Dean, Health Sciences, the successful candidate, will play a critical role in the ongoing development and management of the collaborative degree program offered in partnership with the University of New Brunswick. To meet the increasing demand from practicing diploma-prepared RPNs for degree completion opportunities, the successful candidate will also be responsible for the continued success and growth of the University of New Brunswick Bachelor of Nursing degree program for RPNs. Moreover, to meet the growing demand from learners with a baccalaureate degree in related subjects to access nursing education, the successful candidate will be responsible for the continued success and growth of the Second – Entry Program.
As a member of the senior leadership team in the School of Health Sciences, the successful candidate will lead a progressive team of nursing educators and practitioners who have tremendous depth and breadth of expertise in their fields. These faculty prepare entry-level nurses in developing careers in advanced practice. Additionally, the successful candidate will be responsible for academic management, administrative leadership and human resource development in the Division of Nursing that fosters both a rewarding work environment and excellence in student-centered services. In this capacity, collaboratively with the University of New Brunswick, the successful candidate will focus on the academic planning, review and development of new and existing curriculum that ensure relevance to the changing community and student needs, the monitoring of academic quality, the development of faculty assignments, the promotion of applied research initiatives and the development and monitoring of budgets.
The successful candidate will have graduate qualifications (Ph.D. preferred) in Nursing with a minimum of five years of progressive leadership experience, preferably in a post-secondary academic environment. The successful candidate will also have recent nursing practice experience and be registered, in good standing, with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching and experience in curriculum development is also coupled with excellent leadership, teambuilding, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills that will facilitate collaboration within and outside the School of Health Sciences. The ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously, as well as demonstrated creative problem-solving skills are essential. The successful candidate must also have a strong commitment to ensuring an environment of education and employment equity as well as a broad understanding of cultural diversity and needs of special populations, including learners for whom English is a second or other language.
The ideal candidate will have the vision and energy to take a leadership role in building on the success of the existing collaborative (UNB-Humber) partnership and in developing new programs that meet the changing needs of the ever changing health care environment of the 21st century.
||The School of Health Sciences
||Dean, School of Health Sciences
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.
Humber is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our city. We actively seek qualified individuals with demonstrated skill and knowledge to deal with all aspects of diversity in a post-secondary environment. This document is available in alternate format on request.
All candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to HR Services by applying online at www.humber.ca/careers.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59PM BEFORE THE DATE INDICATED.