Academic Chair, Nursing Studies ADM-012-18

Job Detail

Company: Algonquin College
Industry: Educational Institutions
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Ottawa, ON
Highest Level Of Education: Master
Job Posting Date: 03-Apr-2018
Apply by: 24-Apr-2018

Job Description:

Job Opportunity with Algonquin College

World Skills Employment Centre is working with Algonquin College to recruit for the position of Academic Chair, Nursing Studies ADM-012-18.

World Skills is not hiring for this position. If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow these steps:

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·         Late applications will not be accepted.

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Job Description

Reporting to the Dean of the Faculty of Health Public Safety and Community Studies, the Academic Chair is responsible for providing academic leadership in the management and administration of faculty, support staff and students in the Nursing Studies and establishing a strategic direction for the department that is aligned with the College’s strategic plan and Faculty goals.

The Academic Chair provides broad academic leadership in curriculum development, design and evaluation, applied scholarship, and experiential learning to meet the needs of a diverse student population. The incumbent has knowledge of and experience in the delivery of classroom and online curriculum using a wide range of technologies.

The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that the offerings are responsive and relevant to the needs of the students and the community at large, developing and implementing new initiatives, as required, to reflect changing technology, economic and market influences and employment opportunities.


 Required Qualifications

·         Minimum of a Masters’ degree in Nursing, Health Administration or directly related field of study

·         Minimum of nine (9) years of relevant work experience in a professional healthcare environment. This must include a minimum of six (6) years of experience in increasingly responsible roles, including three (3) years spent in a supervisory/senior level leadership and management role

·         Demonstrated management style which nurtures individual initiative and creativity, within the context of organizational goals

·         Current member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario

·         Experience managing personnel in a unionized environment

·         Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

·         Excellent group facilitation and conflict resolution skills

·         Demonstrated superior organizational, planning, and financial management skills

·         Demonstrated ability to engage the external community and develop partnership linkages

·         Experience working in an adult education setting either as a result of prior teaching, curriculum development, and/or educational consultancy

·         Demonstrated understanding and commitment to student success, teaching excellence, quality education and applied research, preferably within an applied post-secondary environment