Dean School of Nursing
Galen College of Nursing

Dean School of Nursing Richmond, VA

Full Time Richmond, VA 66681 - 85919 USD ANNUAL Today
Job description


Are you passionate about delivering superior work outcomes? At Galen College of Nursing, we are committed to a single purpose: offering excellence in nursing education. Our staff and administration live out our vision! We change the life of one to care for the lives of many. Jump-start your career as a Dean School of Nursing today with Galen College of Nursing.


At Galen College of Nursing, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a comprehensive package of medical, dental, and vision plans along with unique benefits, including:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our students’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Dean School of Nursing to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Dean at Galen College of Nursing you will provide accountable leadership for the academic programs, community, and hospital partnerships, and serve as an integral member of the College and Campus management team. This position will also ensure teaching excellence, faculty and student engagement, and student success in accordance with established regulations, accreditation standards, and the mission of Galen College of Nursing.

What you will do in this role:

Program Administrator

1. May be designated as nursing program administrator role for regulatory agencies, state boards of nursing, and programmatic accreditors (see addendum).


1. Directs, leads, and supervises all academic aspects of the campus.

2. Creates and is accountable for the strategic direction and vision for the delivery of quality, responsive curriculum and programs.

3. Develops, maintains, and monitors fiscal resources and secures funding to support educational initiatives.

4. Provides leadership to ensure that students and graduates achieve the student learning outcomes, program outcomes, and role-specific graduate competencies.

5. Provides leadership to ensure that the systematic plan for evaluation is implemented.

6. Provides leadership to ensure that aggregated and trended evaluation findings are used to inform decision making for the maintenance and improvement of the student learning outcomes and program outcomes; shares these findings with communities of interest.


1. Provides leadership to ensure that the number of full-time faculty is sufficient to ensure that the student learning outcomes and program outcomes are achieved within budgetary guidelines.

2. Ensures the availability of resources required for faculty (full and part-time) to maintain expertise in their areas of responsibility.

3. Provides leadership to the program director(s) to ensure that faculty maintains expertise in their areas of responsibility and performance reflects scholarship and evidence-based teaching and clinical practices.

4. Ensures that the number, utilization, and credentials of staff and non-nurse faculty are sufficient to achieve the program goals and outcomes.

5. Ensures the availability of adequate resources to orient and mentor faculty (full and part-time) in their areas of responsibility.

6. Ensures the timely and systematic assessment of faculty (full- and part-time) performance; offers guidance to program director(s) when faculty performance requires improvement.

7. Collaborates with online leadership to ensure the availability of adequate resources for faculty (full- and part-time) to engage in ongoing development and receive support for instructional and distance technologies.


1. Provides leadership in the development of policies for students, ensuring that they are congruent with the College, publicly accessible, and non-discriminatory.

2. Ensures the appropriate application of student policies and the correct implementation of related procedures by program directors, faculty, and staff.

3. Ensures the availability of adequate resources to provide student services that are commensurate with the needs of students, including those receiving instruction using alternative methods of delivery.

4. Provides leadership to ensure the implementation of policies and procedure that allows program complaints and grievances to receive due process and include evidence of resolution.

5. Ensures that orientation to technology is provided and technological support is available to students.


1. Provides leadership to ensure that the curriculum is developed by the faculty and regularly reviewed to ensure integrity, rigor, and currency; ensures that accreditation standards and criteria are used as they relate to curriculum.

2. Provides leadership to ensure that practice learning environments support the achievement of student learning outcomes and program outcomes.

3. Provides leadership to ensure that learning activities, instructional materials, and evaluation methods are appropriate for all delivery formats and consistent with the student learning outcomes.


1. Provides leadership to ensure that fiscal, physical, and learning resources are sustainable and sufficient to ensure the achievement of the student learning outcomes and program outcomes.

2. Provides leadership to ensure that fiscal, physical, technological, and learning resources are sufficient to meet the needs of the faculty and students engaged in alternative methods of delivery.


1. Participates in governance activities; ensures the availability of representation by the program director(s) and faculty in governance activities; ensures opportunities for student representation in governance activities.

2. Ensures that communities of interest have input into the program processes and decision making; facilitates the implementation of recommendations and input as appropriate.

3. Works collaboratively to establish and maintain partnerships that promote excellence in education, enhance the profession, and benefit the community.

4. Orients and mentors the program director(s) to the role.

5. Provides leadership to the program director(s) and has shared responsibility for the development and administration of the program; ensures that the program director(s) has adequate time and resources to fulfill the role responsibilities.

6. Provides leadership to the program director(s) in the preparation and administration of the program budget; ensures faculty input.

7. Provides leadership in the development of policies for faculty and staff to ensure that they are comprehensive and provide for the welfare of faculty and staff.

8. Ensures the timely submission of reports and documentation appropriate regulatory agencies, accrediting bodies, and/or State Board(s) of Nursing.

Community Outreach

1. Conducts Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) Meetings according to the committee description outlined in the Faculty Handbook. Facilitates active participation from the committee members (students, graduates, professional nurses, mid-level and senior level nursing administrators.

2. Engages with members of the healthcare community to gain insight about emerging nursing education and workforce needs.

3. Engages with community and nursing leaders to build collaborative relationships that help expand Galen’s nursing programs.

What qualifications you will need:

Graduate Degree in Nursing, Doctorate preferred.

Applicable state unencumbered Nursing Licensure

Other Requirements: Five (5) years of senior level experience in higher education and possesses a distinguished record of excellence in teaching and nursing; clinical practice in Nursing as noted in CV. Demonstrated success in development of community relationships; experience in planning and budgeting; excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a record of professional involvement as evidenced in CV.

Physical/Mental Demands and Work Environment: Position requires critical thinking, reading, planning, preparing, evaluating, and decision making. Physical demands in classroom and office are minimal and considered sedentary work with occasional lifting and/or carrying such articles as records, files, and books (10 pounds maximum). Operation of standard office equipment such as phone, computer, classroom projector, Scantron, and printer/scanner, occurs on a frequent basis. Physical demands in the clinical area may include lifting, pulling, pushing, kneeling, stooping, crouching and bending or any other related activity. Travel may be required.

Degree of Supervision: Minimal.

Occasional/ Intermittent Travel Required

Galen College of Nursing is a college focused on expanding access to quality nursing education. Our culture is at the forefront of everything we do. We offer a unique educational experience called Pure Nursing. With a focus on nursing education, our knowledgeable and caring faculty and staff take personal interest in helping our students achieve their goals. Galen is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master's Degrees. Our baccalaureate degree in nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and the associate and master’s degree in nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). At Galen we change the life of one to care for the lives of many.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications for our Dean School of Nursing opening. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in nursing education!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Dean School of Nursing
Galen College of Nursing
Louisville, KY
Mark A. Vogt
$1 to $5 million (USD)
501 to 1000 Employees
College / University
Colleges & Universities
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