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Yancey School of Nursing Dean – Faculty Position
A full-time faculty position in the School of Nursing. The position has primary administrative responsibility for the operational aspects of the Yancey School of Nursing.
Reporting Relationship: The administrative position of Yancey School of Nursing Dean reports to the Associate Vice President of Health Sciences and works closely with all administrative divisions, operational units, and academic departments. At least fifty percent (50%) of the dean’s time shall be available to complete administrative duties as specified in the Kentucky Board of Nursing Administrative Regulations.
An earned doctorate in nursing or a related discipline from a regionally accredited institution.
Licensure: The Yancey School of Nursing Dean must hold a valid, non-restricted license or temporary work permit to practice as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
At least five years of nursing experience within the past 10 years, experience in academic administration within a university of nursing and a minimum of two years teaching at the BSN level or higher. Other qualifications include educational preparation or experience in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development and administration, and at least two years of clinical experience and current knowledge of APRN practice.
The Yancey School of Nursing Dean must be sympathetic with the mission and purpose of Kentucky Christian University and enthusiastically support the university’s core values. The Yancey School of Nursing Dean must be a self-starter who inspires excellence in others by her/his own work ethic. The Yancey School of Nursing Dean must accept ownership of her/his area of responsibility and provide leadership throughout the Yancey School of Nursing.
Conditions of Employment:
- The successful candidate shall enthusiastically support the University’s tenets of faith, be active members of an evangelical Christian church, and demonstrate spiritual maturity.
- Full-time faculty position on a 12-month contract, salary-exempt.
- Salary Range: based on credentials and professional experience.
- Benefits included. Contact the HR Office for details (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Duties & Responsibilities:
As the nurse administrator of the Yancey School of Nursing, the dean has the following responsibilities and authorities:
- As a full-time faculty member, the Dean is expected to teach up to fifteen credit hours per fiscal year.
- Provide leadership to the Yancey School of Nursing.
- Coordinate the operations of the Yancey School of Nursing. This would include preparation and administration of the budget, develop and implement program policies, develop and negotiate contracts with clinical facilities, serve as a spokesperson for the Yancey School of Nursing and provide leadership within the larger academic and professional associations.
- Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with the administration of the university, other divisions and departments within the university, related facilities, and community.
- Participate in the Institutional Advancement Administrative Area as requested by the VP of Advancement related to annual fund raising and marketing efforts.
- Insure that the Yancey School of Nursing complies with all Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) regulations and standards of accreditation.
- Take an active leadership role in the recruitment and retention of Yancey School of Nursing students. This includes personal involvement as well as ensuring appropriate levels of involvement by the Yancey School of Nursing faculty members.
- Promote coordination of KCU’s institutional strategic plan to the strategic planning efforts related to the Yancey School of Nursing.
- Maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the Kentucky Christian University Faculty Handbook, the KCU Way, and the Kentucky Christian University Yancey School of Nursing Handbook.
- Additional duties that may be required or assigned.
Authorities of the Yancey School of Nursing Dean:
1. Authorities of the Yancey School of Nursing Dean are outlined in various policies included in the Kentucky University Faculty Handbook.
2. Appoint, supervise, coordinate, assign activities, and evaluate the performance of all individuals directly reporting to the Yancey School of Nursing Dean.
Procedures for Application:
To be considered for this position, a complete file must include:
1. letter of interest;
2. a current resume/vitae;
3. a completed Kentucky Christian University Academic application (copy may be found on-line at www.kcu.edu);
4. three current references;
5. complete authorized (official) copies of transcripts verifying all degrees and coursework;
Members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Send all materials to:
Dr. Mitch Marshall
Associate Vice President of Health Sciences
Kentucky Christian University
100 Academic Pkwy
Grayson, KY 41143-2205
Date of Employment:
Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.