Shoreline Community College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement Shoreline seeks employees who are enthusiastic about working with students, colleagues, and members of the community in an environment dedicated to equity, inclusiveness, and self-reflection.
Shoreline Community College is a place of open inquiry and learning, with leadership that models ideals set out in our Community Standard*. We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all. During the last academic year, the College underwent a collaborative process with participation from over 1,000 faculty, staff, board members, and community members in developing the structure of the College's 2016-21 Strategic Plan. Our focused efforts are propelling us toward a shared picture of our common future. Our Strategic Plan will help the College chart its course and ensure we deliver on the promise our students and community expect from us.
Health Occupations, PE & Business Division trains, retrains, or enhances skills of students passionate about high-demand careers in health and business. Opportunities at Shoreline Community College for students pursuing the field of nursing include the Nursing Assistant Certified program (NAC) and the RN Nursing program. Both programs are approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission, and the Nursing program is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). These programs reflect the mission of Shoreline Community College. The Associate Dean of Nursing will direct administrative and instructional activities of Shoreline Community College's nursing programs. The Associate Dean will provide leadership and management for current and future programs related to nursing. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to supporting the increasing diversity of Shoreline's student body and community, and who have demonstrated a commitment to working with and as part of a multicultural community of trustees, administrators, faculty, students and community members.
Acquires/maintains national accreditation and nursing commission approval for the nursing programs
Maintains Affiliation Agreements with clinical practice agencies that specify expectations for all parties and protect students
Develops articulation agreements with RN to BSN programs
Represents our program as a Nursing Education Partner in Clinical Placement Northwest, coordinating clinical placements and ensuring clinical requirements of faculty and students are met
Prepares/administers the program budget with faculty input
Monitors/recommends spending from the Shoreline Foundation nursing funds for scholarships, emergency funds, and professional faculty development
Develops/maintains written policies of the Nursing Program
Analyzes and promotes student success measures
Promotes college initiatives such as enrollment and retention
Monitors and analyzes NCLEX results which are used in program decision-making
Supervises/mentors new staff and faculty; develops and monitors professional development plans
Collaborates with faculty to develop, implement, and evaluate curriculum, incorporating evidence-based standards of nursing practice
Formulates program outcomes and designs curriculum based on end-of-program student learning outcomes, standards, philosophy, mission, and core values of our nursing programs
Coordinates faculty assignments and workload
Please address the following in your letter of interest
REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Master's degree in nursing from a nationally accredited nursing education program recognized by the United States Department of Education
Five (5) years of experience as a RN including two (2) years of experience in nursing education
Current knowledge of nursing practice at the associate degree program level as appropriate
Experience in curriculum development, administration, program development and evaluation
Active, unencumbered license as a registered nurse in Washington State (WAC 246-840-517), or the ability to obtain this license by Fall 2017
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Fostering a climate of equity and belonging through multicultural awareness and competence
Engaging effectively and collaboratively (through oral/written communication) with students, staff, and faculty as well as community partners and the general public
Knowledge of curriculum development, program evaluation, and professional development
Experience with computer systems and clinical simulation related to teaching and clinical nursing practice
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT: Ability to work in a standard office setting, use standard office equipment and physically attend meetings both on and off campus. Ability to communicate in person or through appropriate means. Ability to work weekends and evenings when appropriate or needed is required. Ability to observe faculty in health care settings.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT/SALARY: This is a full-time administrative/exempt annually contracted position with initial salary placement determined by the College dependent upon education/experience. Hiring of this position is contingent upon available funding as determined by the College President.
OTHER CONDITIONS: In compliance with the Immigration and Nationality Act, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire. Other conditions that may apply will be detailed upon the offer of employment. This position is overtime exempt.
*Community Standard Statement "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly ..."
-- Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Shoreline Community College is a place for students, employees, and the community to pursue excellence in education in an environment dedicated to equity, inclusiveness, and self-reflection. We value respectful, dynamic interactions and lively discussion. We strive to create an environment where everyone is supported and valued. Shoreline Community College does not tolerate hateful, violent, or discriminatory actions that target any person or group based on their beliefs, customs, identity, or affiliations. When one of us is diminished, all of us are diminished.
To be considered for this position, please apply online at www.shoreline.edu. Submit the following:
NEOGOV online application/profile
Letter of interest addressing each qualification
Unofficial Transcripts documenting highest degree (official required upon hire)
Please Note: Once application materials have been submitted, you may not modify the application.
Shoreline Community College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Located on 83 acres just 10 miles north of downtown Seattle, Shoreline is situated among native evergreens with a campus full of brilliant colors during spring, summer, and fall seasons.
Shoreline Community College is a place of... open inquiry and learning, with leadership that models ideals set out in our Community Standard*. We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all.