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Department Chairperson, Nursing
Miami Dade College

Date Posted Sep. 9, 2022
Title Department Chairperson, Nursing
University Miami Dade College
Miami, FL, United States
Department School of Nursing Programs
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Administration - Academic Unit

Miami Dade College, Medical Campus is now accepting applications for Department Chairperson, Nursing. The Chairperson is one of three Chairs that report to the Dean of the School of Nursing. The Chairperson provides academic leadership for the School of Nursing Programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates development, implementation, and evaluation of curricula
  • Communicates with full-time and part-time faculty on curriculum and instructional matters
  • Ensures ongoing professional development of faculty/staff in the School of Nursing
  • Ensures that the School of Nursing programs are in compliance with Florida Department of Education, Florida Board of Nursing, and Nursing Education Accreditation Body
  • Oversees program alignment with the college strategic plan and nursing standards
  • Works with Dean of Nursing to distribute program resources in conjunction with the School of Nursing Budget Manager
  • Collaborates with the Dean of Nursing to secure additional resources to support the programs through grant-writing, partnerships, contributions, and sponsorships
  • Participates in the preparation of required reports
  • Works collaboratively with staff and faculty to collect, evaluate, and maintain data to support systematic program evaluation
  • Teaches required points within the discipline per academic year
  • Participates in the hiring and onboarding for new faculty and staff
  • Supervises faculty per the collective bargaining agreement; ensures the effective implementation of the faculty advancement processes
  • Leads the development of strategic course scheduling, innovation in program and course development and the faculty assignment process; ensures that course schedules meet student needs and productivity expectations
  • Plans and supervises student recruitment
  • Works with faculty related to retention efforts for the School of Nursing
  • Facilitates efficient and effective student advisement by Academic Advisors and assigned Faculty
  • Provides support and advice in the collective bargaining process
  • Works closely with the Dean of the Benjamin Leon School of Nursing and Campus Presidents
  • Serves as an integral member of College and Campus administrative teams
  • Serves on various Program, Campus, and College Committees


  • Florida License Registered Nurse or eligibility as a Registered Nurse (RN) and a Master’s degree in Nursing with five (5) years of experience in Nursing, administrative experience and teaching college-level courses in an appropriate discipline or relevant clinical experience

  • Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.

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