Assistant Dean, Academic Success

US-NV-Las Vegas
Job ID
2017-96464
Institution
Chamberlain College of Nursing
Department
Academics
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Exempt

Opportunity at a Glance

Are you passionate about student success and interested in making a positive impact on future nurses?

At Chamberlain College of Nursing, we believe if we take extraordinary care of our students, we will graduate extraordinary nurses who can have a significant and positive impact on healthcare around the world. This is the concept of Chamberlain Care™. Chamberlain’s Center for Academic Success (CAS) exhibits the Chamberlain Care™ philosophy by providing academic support programs for students during their academic program and as they prepare for success with the NCLEX-RN exam.

 

As the Assistant Dean Nursing, Academic Success, you will manage a team of Professional Nurse Tutors and Peer Tutors that directly support students. In addition, you will oversee the planning, design and implementation of support programs that provide academic instruction, guidance and remediation plans for students as they prepare for academic and professional success. 

Responsibilities

 

In this role, you will:

  • Hire, supervise and evaluate the performance of a team of Professional Nurse Tutors.
  • Collaborate with the Dean of Academic Affairs to set goals for the CAS; develop expected student learning outcomes (SLOs) for the CAS and set appropriate matrixes for measuring the SLOs.
  • Assess learning needs of individual students and develop a plan of instruction based on assessment results.
  • Plan, design, implement, track and evaluate the CAS programs provided to meet the needs of both on-site and on-line students.
  • Oversee the Student Academic Success (SAS) Program for students, working in conjunction with Academic Success oversight and the Academic Success Counselors, to include the development of remediation plans, the recommendation of learning materials and the referral of students to appropriate resource persons.
  • Plan and lead individual and collaborative group sessions that encourage student engagement and academic development.
  • Analyze student academic data for research and assessment purposes.
  • Research and request appropriate academic resources as needed in the CAS.
  • Market CAS services to students on campus including online tutoring services including live chat, recorded mini lectures, etc.
  • Write quarterly and annual reports detailing the challenges and accomplishments of the CAS and provide recommendations for addressing the challenges.
  • Demonstrate passion for education, student success, professional behavior and accountability in meeting service standards.

A flexible schedule with availability in the evening or weekends if needed.

 

Qualifications

 

You are encouraged to explore this opportunity if you have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in nursing and an MSN or Master’s in nursing education - Doctorate preferred
  • A current unencumbered nursing license (RN)
  • At least three years of experience in an academic environment providing classroom instruction or specialized tutoring support.
  • Experience managing day-to-day activities in an academic department preferred, including program development and supervision of service providers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, planning and critical thinking skills.
  • Proficiency with MS Office computer applications.

We are a proud equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

 

Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today. 

 

Who We Are

Chamberlain University is a rapidly-expanding university rich with opportunities for growth and offering competitive wages and benefits. If you enjoy being a part of an exciting team and working in a collaborative, dynamic environment, then Chamberlain University might be right for you.

Through Chamberlain Care®, we believe in taking care of those who take care of others. We offer a wide range of benefits that are intended to meet the diverse needs of our colleagues. Whether it's advancing your career, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefit offerings can help you reach your goals.

As an educational organization, we also support and encourage colleagues to further their educations by offering tuition assistance and seminars through our Leadership Development Center.

If you are ready to join an institution like ours, we welcome you to apply.

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