Associate Dean, Nursing

  • Mohawk College
  • Sep 14, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description

Status: Full Time 

Hours: 35 hours/week

Campus: Institute of Applied Health Sciences

Pay Band: 13 

Rate of Pay: $103,229 - $137,636/year 

Posting Date: September 13, 2021

Closing Date: September 27, 2021 at 7:00 PM EST

Associate Dean, Nursing

Mohawk College is currently recruiting for an Associate Dean, Nursing in the School of Health and Community Services.

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Mohawk College educates and serves more than 31,700 full-time, part-time, apprenticeship and international students at three main campuses in Hamilton, at learning hubs across Hamilton through City School by Mohawk, and at the college’s Aviation Facility at Hamilton International Airport. Mohawk has ranked first among all Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area colleges in student satisfaction for six consecutive years and first in graduate satisfaction for the past four years. Mohawk ranks 10th among all colleges in Canada for applied research activity and has been named among Canada’s greenest employers for 6 consecutive years and the region’s top employers for 7 consecutive years.

Reporting to the Dean, School of Health and Community Services, the Associate Dean provides academic and administrative leadership to a cluster of programs within the School of Health and Community Services– including (but not limited to):

  • Personal Support Worker
  • Practical Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing (a McMaster/Mohawk/Conestoga consortium)
  • RPN to BSc.N

Some of the programs offered have multiple intakes and are delivered at multiple campuses.

The incumbent will be responsible within their portfolio for the supervision and management of full and part-time Faculty and Support Staff, they will ensure that the current and future educational needs of students are met, will support and facilitate strategic and research initiatives, and will promote community ventures and educational pathways. The incumbent will facilitate the on-going review of existing programs, academic quality and integrity, student success, faculty performance and the development of new programs and courses to reflect market changes and the employment needs of learners and industry. This position will have an emphasis on outreach to the community, business and industry for the purposes of promoting positive community relations, partnerships, research, and work integrated learning.

The successful candidate will have the capacity to demonstrate a high level of management and leadership skills within a complex organization.  They will have the ability to implement programs and services to meet the current and projected education and training needs of students and employers and to provide leadership in curriculum and academic policy development. In addition, they will also be able to demonstrate a commitment to maintaining a collaborative and productive working environment as articulated in the Vision, Mission, Values and Strategic Directions set out by Mohawk College. This position will also require the participation and leadership to engage faculty and enhance the learning experience for students.

The incumbent will provide leadership in project management for key strategic and research activities within their area as well as supporting the faculty in the planning, development, delivery and on-going review of the strategic plan to ensure the programs are aligned with student and employer needs.

The successful candidate must have, at minimum, a Master’s degree, combined with being currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the province of Ontario. The ideal candidate will also have several years of teaching, coordination and/or management experience at the post-secondary level, combined with several years of industry related experience.  Preference will be given to individuals with additional credentials / certification / designation in the Health Sciences and/or relevant Community Studies field.

This position requires a minimum of seven (7) years of progressive experience in administration or management, preferably within the community college system and/or the health sector, and knowledge of the issues affecting the programs included in the Health and Community Studies sectors.  The incumbent will need to be organized, and able to multi-task. The incumbent must be a self-directed team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills; possess a solid background in creating and maintaining effective relationships and working partnerships within and outside the organization; negotiation and problem-solving skills gained from collaborating across multiple constituencies and/or within a unionized environment are essential.

 This position will also require a strong working relationship with other Associate Deans across the college including the Associate Deans within the School of Health and Community Services.

Mohawk College is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Mohawk College thanks all applicants for their interest in employment; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Mohawk College is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please contact the HR Department at 905-575-2047.

Job Category

Associate Dean