Reporting directly to the Dean of Nursing, the Associate Dean, Academic Affairs is an innovative leader responsible for working collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, and administrators. The Associate Dean will join a strong team of nurse educators that values interprofessional education in a time of substantial growth and new leadership for the College.
The new Associate Dean will be responsible for accomplishing the mission, goals, and program outcomes for the academic programs in the College, as well as assisting with the recruitment and retention of nursing faculty. S/he is expected to participate on doctoral student project committees, scholarly activities, and service commensurate with criteria for faculty rank.
â¢ Earned Doctoral degree
â¢ Must meet the criteria established by the Ohio Board of Nursing for a faculty and administrative appointment (detailed in Chapter 4723-5 Ohio Administrative Code)
â¢ Possess or be eligible for current valid RN licensure in Ohio
â¢ Meet background check requirements according to the State of Ohio and the University of Toledo.
â¢ Evidence of ongoing scholarship and scholarly productivity. Must meet requirements for achievement of tenure at UT at the Associate or Full Professor rank
â¢ Broad knowledge of undergraduate and graduate level academic nursing, common university academic standards, and of student and program academic requirements.
â¢ Expertise in meeting CCNE accreditation requirements and processes.
â¢ Previous academic teaching experience is required including experience in undergraduate and graduate education with knowledge of current educational technologies, including simulation, online, and distance education.
â¢ Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills incorporating creativity, innovation, kindness, and flexibility with strong nurturing, coaching, mentoring philosophy.
â¢ Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, etc.) are required.
â¢ Possess strong organizational, time management and project management skills
â¢ Expertise in utilizing and understanding appropriate software and information applications.
College of Nursing
The mission of the College of Nursing is to improve the human condition; to educate professional nurses in a manner that engages and serves a diverse learner population as part of a larger metropolitan university, to discover and disseminate nursing knowledge that informs evidence-based practice for quality patient outcomes, and to address the service needs of our stakeholders through innovative programs and entrepreneurial initiatives.
Nursing courses are taught by qualified UT faculty who are experts in clinical practice and research and who are excellent teachers and leaders in their profession. Registered nurses who seek the BSN can take courses at UT or at outreach sites via online classes. Courses in the BSN and MSN programs are also offered in a traditional classroom and online via computers.
UT is a comprehensive university that offers graduate degrees in the health professions. Graduate nursing students enroll at UT and graduate with a Master of Science degree in Nursing. Graduates are prepared to function in a variety of positions that require advanced nursing practice. The graduate program serves as a foundation for doctoral education in nursing. All pre-licensure programs of the College of Nursing are approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing. In 2009, the BSN and MSN program earned continuing national accreditation for the maximum ten-year period by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The DNP, Master's and Bachelor's Degree programs are nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Graduates of advanced practice programs are qualified to take national certification examinations in their specialty areas and are eligible to apply for Certificates of Authority granted by the Ohio Board of Nursing.
Living in Toledo, OH
This family-friendly, culturally and religiously diverse city offers a cost of living 23.3% lower than the U.S. average. Toledo boasts great restaurants, cultural events, one of the top ten art museums in the country, symphony, theater, children's science center, zoo, and an extensive Metropark system. Within an hour and a half are five major research institutions. Toledo is home to two professional sports teams, motor speedways, and golf courses and its proximity to Lake Erie provides many recreational opportunities. Detroit and Ann Arbor are within an hour drive and Pittsburgh, Indianapolis and Chicago less than four hours. Toledo's relationship with Toledo, Spain represents the world's oldest sister city partnership and is one of many global partnerships at UT.
The University of Toledo has declared a policy of providing equal opportunity in all policies and procedures affecting employment and education. In conjunction with the objectives of the policy and in accordance with the various local, state, and Federal laws, rules and regulations, the University is committed to providing employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and/or the presence of a disability.