Job Description

Extended Job Title
GGHSON Associate Dean

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Provides leadership and administration within a designated area(s) of a college or school, in accordance with established guidelines, university policy and/or governmental regulations.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Follows and promotes, in conjunction with the faculty and administration, the vision and strategic plan for the School of Nursing academic mission
  • Provides leadership for the development, implementation, and evaluation of all academic programs within the School of Nursing
  • Leads program approval for state regulatory and accreditation efforts, including coordinating the preparation of various reports for Texas Board of Nursing, CCNE, AACN and SACS COC
  • Facilitates collection, analysis and reporting of statistical program data to ensure compliance with state and institutional accreditation and/or regulatory agencies
  • Engages in teaching and scholarly activities appropriate to faculty rank to include assigned academic course schedule in a classroom, laboratory, and/or clinic/field experience setting as appropriate for the nursing program
  • Oversees the process for course, faculty, and program evaluation and ensure a continuous process of development, revision, implementation and evaluation of curriculum that promotes, consistency, continuity and congruence in all program of study
  • Works closely with Assistant Deans to ensure compatibility and articulation within programs
  • Participates and provides leadership in committee/taskforces/councils, as a member or Chair, relevant to the academic mission of the institution and University
  • Coordinates revisions and consistency of information of the School of Nursing faculty handbook, student handbook, catalog and website
  • Participates in recruitment, selection, orientation, and retention of faculty for the respective program and make recommendations to the Dean
  • Facilitates the coordination between student and the School of Nursing regarding admission, retention, and progression of students
  • Provides leadership in the planning development, and implementation of university sponsored recruitment and retention activities
  • Directs School of Nursing program related grant funded projects as appropriate, and assist in the development of grant proposals and the School of Nursing
  • Leads projects and initiatives as requested by the Dean of the School of Nursing
  • Performs other duties as required

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Accreditation experience, leadership program accreditation and involvement in institutional accreditation
  • National recognition as an educator, clinician, and/or leader within the nursing profession

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Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Business Professionals


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Nursing or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution
  • Texas state nursing license or eligibility for Texas state licensure as a registered nurse
  • Qualifications for faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or higher
  • Three (3) years of teaching experience in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs
  • Academic leadership experience as a department chair, associate dean, or assistant dean in a nursing school or health sciences center

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