Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) is a nonresidential two-year institution of higher education that serves Central Virginia - principally residents of the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson. Our scenic campus is located in Albemarle County, Virginia. We are one of 23 community colleges in Virginia that comprise the Virginia Community College System (VCCS).
Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) is a public, open access institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System whose main campus is in Charlottesville, Virginia. As a comprehensive community college, the College provides quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities for the residents of the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. PVCC is known throughout the community and the Virginia Community College System for its exceptional faculty and staff, the quality of its programs and services, and the success of its students. PVCC employs faculty who demonstrate their commitment to the community college mission by providing challenging, engaging, and meaningful instruction in and outside the classroom. PVCC welcomes, encourages, and supports the diversity of our students, faculty, and staff members and seeks to attract and retain individuals who reflect our diverse community.
Piedmont Virginia Community College is seeking an innovative and collaborative individual to join the administrative faculty as an Associate Dean of Nursing Programs. This is a full-time 12-month administrative faculty position that reports to the Dean of Health and Life Sciences. The Associate Dean works to ensure operational effectiveness by providing day-to-day support services to nursing teaching faculty and related campus staff. The Associate Dean assists the Dean in advancing the goals and objectives of the nursing programs and the division.
The Associate Dean provides operational oversight and day-to-day management of the associate degree nursing program (RN), and the licensed practical nursing program (PN), including class schedule development, facility management, the efficient and effective use of learning spaces, teaching modalities, faculty hiring and assignments, and teaching and laboratory workloads. The Associate Dean also assists with establishing and building relationships with employers, community agencies, educational institutions, program accrediting bodies, municipalities, and governmental organizations to foster job placements, to enhance program accreditation standing and transfer opportunities.
The Associate Dean assists nursing students with academic issues, actions, and problems related to their enrollment, progress, and completion of their academic goals, assists nursing teaching faculty in resolving student, campus, and academic issues, assists the dean with course schedule planning, faculty/staff hiring, supervision, development and evaluation including managing the recruitment and selection of teaching faculty (full-time and adjunct) and staff in accordance with the collegeâ™s procedures, and coordinating search committees to recommend candidates for hiring.
The Associate Dean assists the Dean with curriculum development in the nursing areas, as well as budget development and fiscal monitoring, and assists with academic standards and assessment to ensure consistent delivery of quality instruction. The Associate Dean serves on college-wide committees and works with other deans and administrators in a team environment and is responsible for creating and maintaining an open, collaborative, and inclusive college environment focused on student learning and student success. The Associate Dean also serves as a resource to the Workforce Services division Nurse aide program. Approximate Salary range for 12-month administrative faculty: $68,000-$88,000 depending on education and experience.
Specific Responsibilities include:
Ensuring that nursing programs comply with the requirements of the Virginia Board of Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
Coordinating the preparation of licensing and accreditation visits and reports
Overseeing the admission, retention, and recruitment of nursing students
Developing partnerships with other institutions and external agencies
Evaluating facilities for clinical placement of students
Recommending an annual budget for the nursing programs
Providing the leadership in the coordination of student completion ceremonies
Establishing and maintaining the nursing program curriculum advisory committees
Teaching a minimum of three (3) semester hours in the fall and spring semesters
Masterâ™s degree in nursing from an accredited institution, or masterâ™s degree from an accredited institution which includes course work in nursing, education, or administration
Possession of a valid, active, and currently unencumbered Virginia Registered Nursing License
At least one year of experience as a registered nurse providing direct care
Sensitivity to, and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students
Proven ability to work as a team leader, appropriately exhibiting a positive attitude and sense of humor
Excellent skills in oral and written communication
Familiarity with regional accreditation standards as well as specialized accreditation, certification
Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, the comprehensive mission of community colleges
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.