Position Overview: The Associate Dean for the Phoenix campus, in collaboration with the College of Nursing (CON) main Omaha campus administration, will provide leadership and oversight for effective administration of the Phoenix campus. Responsibilities will include directing Phoenix, AZ on-site activities related to academic policies, personnel policies, curriculum, resources, services, and program evaluation in accordance with policies and procedures of the College of Nursing. The Associate Dean will coordinate outreach efforts in the Phoenix community to facilitate the development of clinical agency relationships, secure clinical contracts, and oversee clinical placements.
The Associate Dean will collaborate with appropriate administrative personnel to plan for full- and part-time and specialty faculty hiring needs, will provide data and recommendations regarding budgetary needs, and administer and monitor budget allocated to the Phoenix campus. Responsibilities also include overseeing compilation of data required for accreditation and compliance with Arizona, or other, governmental/regulatory requirements.
Potential candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with Creighton’s mission and founding principles http://www.creighton.edu/mission/.
Responsibilities include: 1. Direct onsite activities related to academic policies, personnel policies, curriculum, resources, services and program evaluation in accordance with policies and procedures of Creighton College of Nursing. 2. Oversee student recruitment, local student services, clinical placements and/or other learning experiences, and housing needs. 3. Collaborate effectively with the alliance members and facilitate the program. 4. Coordinate instructional logistics/services and policies. 5. In cooperation with the Associate Dean for Academics, Assessment, and Accreditation, follows appropriate evaluation and assessment policies of the College of Nursing related to faculty and students, including overseeing compilation of data required by accreditation, governmental and regulatory bodies. 6. Assist with the faculty search process including, but not limited to, planning for full-part-time and special faculty hiring needs, collaborating with HR in the search for potential faculty applicants, constituting and orienting search committee members, conducting interviews, and making recommendations to the Dean regarding potential hires. 7. Assist the appropriate program chair with the performance evaluation of faculty member at a minimum annually to ensure standards are met. 8. Participate in activities related to governance of Creighton College of Nursing. 9. Enforce consistent application of Creighton College of Nursing policies. 10. Provide data and recommendations regarding budgetary needs and administer and monitor budget allocated to the Phoenix campus. 11. In cooperation with the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs plan, arrange, and coordinate procedures for pre registration and registration of Phoenix campus students. 12. In cooperation with the Assistant Dean for Students Affairs, ensure students meet appropriate clinical agency requirements such as criminal background checks, drug screenings, functional abilities and health requirements. 13. Teach with expectations as noted in the Board of Nursing rules and regulations. 14. Collaborate with all personnel of CU CON and other representatives of CU to assure quality for the program on the Phoenix campus.
Research/Scholarship: 1. Maintain program of research and scholarly activity consistent with College of Nursing standards for rank. 2. Participate individual or collaboratively in authoring grant proposals, scholarly presentations, and publications Service 1. Engage in local, state, national and international professional service activities 2. Engage in additional responsibilities and committee service as requested by the Dean
Evaluation: 1. The Associate Dean performance evaluation is conducted every three years by the College of Nursing Faculty. 2. Results of the Associate Dean performance evaluation are included by the Dean in the annual (biennial for tenured faculty) faculty evaluation, and for consideration for continued appointment as Associate Dean.
Qualifications: 1. Earned doctorate in nursing or another related field 2. 8 years of work experience in administration in progressively more responsible positions; Experience in an academic setting highly preferred. 3. A commitment to the Mission of Creighton University and the College of Nursing. 4. Current unencumbered licensure to practice in Arizona. 5. Successful undergraduate and graduate teaching experience and previous administrative experience recommended. 6. High Proficiency in the MS Office Suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Internal Number: 200636
About Creighton University
Creighton is preparing students for a workforce that demands innovative care amid a rapidly changing world.
Creighton’s 183,000-square-foot, $100 million health sciences campus — opening in 2021 at Park Central in midtown Phoenix — will serve as a four-year medical school and accommodate nearly 900 students, including future physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, pharmacists and physician assistants.