Academic Dean, School of Nursing & Health Science

Position ID: 41683
Gordon State College
Gordon State College
School of Nursing & Health Science
Branch Campus: 
Barnesville, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Dean, Academic
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Job Summary/Basic Function:

This position is responsible for directing the operations of the School of Nursing & Health Sciences.

• Serves as the administrative head of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences; oversees daily operations in accordance with University System of Georgia and college policies and procedures;
• Manages faculty recruitment and development; supervises and evaluates faculty; coordinates faculty teaching assignments.
• Manages curriculum planning, curriculum development and course scheduling.
• Coordinates the articulation of school mission and goals; coordinates school committees to promote programs and student success.
• Reviews faculty portfolios; meets with faculty members regarding tenure and promotion; coordinates faculty professional development strategies; recommends faculty for tenure and promotion.
• Prepares and submits annual reports to the Provost & Vice President of Academic Affairs.
• Develops budget proposals and manages assigned budgetary funds.
• Meets with students to resolve curriculum and degree completion issues; mediates and resolves disputes involving faculty members and students.
• Coordinates academic advising; develops and implements student retention plans.
• Oversees the maintenance of accreditation reports and prepares for accreditation reviews.
• Promotes programs and enrollment through orientation or recruitment programs.
• Teaches one class each semester as workload permits.
• Performs related duties as assigned.

Annual Salary is $90,277.81.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Knowledge of the field of nursing and health sciences.
• Knowledge of program accreditation requirements.
• Knowledge of program assessment and strategic planning strategies.
• Knowledge of budget development and management principles.
• Knowledge of college program requirements.
• Knowledge of classroom practices, teaching methodologies, assessment systems, and educational technology.
• Skill in the delegation of responsibility and authority.
• Skill to make timely decisions.
• Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.
• Skill in decision making and problem solving.
• Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
• Skill in oral and written communication.

• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a doctoral degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
• Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
• Possession of or ability to readily obtain state certification as a Registered Nurse.

CIP Discipline Code: 
Nursing/Registered Nurse
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator