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Associate Dean of Nursing
Compton College in Compton, California
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Date Posted February 14, 2020
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline 03/30/2020

Req: A1920-013

Location: Compton College

Division: Human Services (Nursing and Child Development)

Position Type: Academic Administrator

Posting Close Date: 03/30/2020

Job Description:


Under the direction of the assigned Dean, the Associate Dean of Nursing coordinates and directs all activities in developing, implementing, and managing the Nursing programs, which include Nursing Assistant, and Registered Nursing. The Associate Dean provides direct oversight of the two nursing programs; program evaluation; grant supervision; budget planning and monitoring; faculty recruitment, supervision, and evaluation. The Associate Dean coordinates and facilitates the movement of nursing students through a curriculum that meets the standards of the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), the Education Code of the State of California and the provisions of the Nursing Practice Act. The Associate Dean of Nursing implements, administers, and evaluates allied health and partnership programs as may be recommended. The Associate Dean of Nursing is directly responsible and accountable for ensuring program compliance with state Department of Education standards and maintaining full accreditation through the BRN. The Associate Dean of Nursing prepares annual reports and coordinates development of self-study reports required for

continued Board of Registered Nursing Approval.


The duties of the Associate Dean of Nursing may include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Provide leadership for the various programs and including Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), maintain program quality, and prepare reports needed for continued approval by their respective agencies.

  • Provide a curriculum that meets the requirements mandated by the appropriate agencies and act as a resource for curriculum development and program evaluation.

  • Maintain secure files for faculty, students, curriculum, continuing education courses, and accreditation.

  • Supervise the timely submission of applications for students taking the state licensing exam.

  • Orient, assign and evaluate all nursing faculty and staff. Report changes in faculty positions and recommend persons for faculty and/or staff replacement to appropriate agency.

  • Plan, review, and revise semester schedule of classes for the nursing programs.

  • Coordinate and administer nursing department budget. Allocate resources of nursing budget to provide for optimum functioning of the nursing department.

  • Apply for, implement and coordinate the provision of any grants, local, state or federal.

  • Gather and share statistical data regarding nursing from governmental and non-governmental sources.

  • Review legislation affecting the healthcare professions and implement changes in laws and regulations, and communicate changes in State and Federal legislation affecting nursing to the appropriate parties.

  • Facilitate communication between the nursing programs, the division office, and other areas on campus.

  • Assist in resolving staff and/or student problems in the nursing programs.

  • Provide opportunities for in-service and conference attendance including identifying the continuing education needs of nursing professionals.

  • Recruit clinical sites from numerous facilities and prepare clinical contracts that continually meet requirements for state regulations.

  • Develop and oversee student recruitment processes including information and orientation sessions.

  • Coordinate and supervise the admission of students into the nursing programs.

  • Develop and implement strategies to support student success.

  • Represent the college as required by the Division Dean, Vice President of Academic Affairs, or the President/Chief Executive Officer.

  • Maintain an advisory committee for the nursing programs and serve as the chairperson.

  • Develop and maintain articulation agreements for the nursing programs with higher education institutions, the district high schools, health care agencies and other community organizations.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:



  • Nursing Practice Act, CA Code of Regulation and Standards of Competent Performance

  • CA BRN and other agencies' approval requirements and standards

  • College-level teaching and learning principles

  • Curriculum development preferably in a community college

  • Coordinating and implementing programs in an educational setting

  • Budget process and grant management/reporting


  • Plan, organize and administer the processes and operations of the District's Nursing Programs.

  • Interpret, apply, and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

  • Understand and practice the principles of administration and supervision.

  • Assess and evaluate programs and personnel.

  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.

  • Collaborate with and coordinate groups of individuals while exercising initiative, diplomacy, tact, creativity, and balance.

  • Work cooperatively with others to meet schedules and time lines.

  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action.

  • Work in a collegial setting with staff at all levels.


  • Master's degree or higher from an accredited college or university that includes coursework in nursing education or administration AND

  • Minimum of one-year experience in an administrative position with direct responsibility for administrative decision-making process of the educational program including budgeting, employing, delegating assignments, planning, evaluating, and allocating resources; AND

  • Minimum of two-year teaching experience in pre-or post-licensure nursing programs; AND

  • At least one-year experience as a registered nurse providing direct patient care AND

  • One-year experience as a registered nurse providing direct patient care in a long-term care facility in addition to one (1) year of experience planning, implementing and evaluating educational programs in nursing.


  • Earned doctorate from an accredited institution

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective programs and services in a collegial atmosphere.

  • Experience in the integration of curriculum development, program planning, program evaluation and student learning outcomes assessment.


SALARY RANGE: $103,697 - $132,819 (depending upon education and experience)

  1. The College provides a diversified insured benefit program for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Dependent medical, dental and vision insurance is available, toward which the College and the employee may contribute.

  2. Paid sick leave is granted equal to one day for each month of service. Sick leave may be accumulated indefinitely. Rather than State Disability Insurance, limited sick-leave benefits are available for days beyond the earned sick-leave days. Long-term disability income-protection insurance is also available.

  3. Full-time employees contribute a percentage of their regular salary to either the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS) or to the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) and Social Security.


Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), transcripts, fingerprint results, and tuberculosis examination as required. Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide verification of work authorization in the form of a passport, valid driver's license, or other equivalent identification, and Social Security card.


To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit:

  • Compton Community College District online application www.compton.edu/district/administration/human- resources/

  • Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications

  • Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments

  • Pertinent transcripts as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple-page transcripts must be loaded as ONE PDF document.

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript-evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript-evaluation services, please visit: http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf

Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position for which you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online. 

Closing Date: March 30, 2020


To be included in the initial screening, application materials must be received no later than 3 p.m. on the closing



Only individuals identified for FINAL interviews are eligible for specified reimbursement. Reimbursement will be limited to economy airfare (to and from point of origin) and for meals and lodging. The maximum allocated for meals, lodging and transportation is $600. Candidate must complete a Travel Request and Reimbursement Form and submit it together with all supporting documentation to the Human Resources Department.



Compton College - Human Resources

1111 East Artesia Boulevard

Compton, CA 90221-5393

310-900-1600, ext. 2142


The Compton Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law.  

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