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Associate Dean of Nursing
Mt. San Jacinto College in Menifee, California
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Date Posted 08/26/2019
Salary $97,214.08 - $109,415.29 Annually -  
Employment Type Full Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Under the direct supervision of the designated Dean , the Associate Dean of Nursing & Allied Health is responsible for the administration of all Nursing and Allied Health Programs, in accordance with local, state, and national regulatory agencies and guidelines.  Responsibilities include the supervision of clerical and support staff, full and part time faculty, program expenditures, budget management, and campus and clinical facilities for the nursing and allied health  department.  The Associate Dean may assist the Dean with the administration of Allied Health programs as needed.


The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements and duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Assist faculty with the development of:
    • instructional class and clinical site rotation schedules and determines staffing priorities and teaching assignments for the Nursing and Allied Health department
    • program goals and policies; develops new programs and alternative scheduling based on industry, community, and college input
  • Assist:
    • faculty with facilitating developing, implementing, and evaluating of curriculum.  Proposes curriculum revisions based on results of program evaluation, changing community needs, changing national, state and local standards, and accreditation requirements
    • Program Directors/Coordinators with the collection and analysis of data for annual reports
    • in the development and management of all  nursing and allied health program department budgets
    • Program Directors/Coordinators with planning and facilitating all nursing program committee meetings, including but not limited to the Annual Nursing Advisory Committee meeting, Education and Practice Committee meetings, and pre-semester faculty workshops
    • Program Directors/Coordinators with planning and participating in student orientation activities
    • Program Directors/Coordinators with managing all aspects of Self-Studies and re-accreditation processes to maintain continuous accreditation status for all Nursing and Allied Health programs
    • with the development of program goals and policies; develop new programs and alternative scheduling based on industry, community, and college input
  • Develop instructional class and clinical site rotation schedules and determine staffing priorities and teaching assignments for the nursing and allied health courses
  • Coordinate, direct and participate in all activities involved in planning, developing organizing, implementing, evaluating and managing the Allied Health programs and special department projects
  • Evaluate program needs for equipment, facility, and learning resources
  • Produce documents needed to procure equipment and learning resources as well as changes to the facility
  • Participate in the hiring processes for full & part-time faculty with consideration given to diversity in ethnicity, gender, clinical specialty, experience, and regulatory and accreditation requirements
  • Supervise, evaluate, and participate in any disciplinary action deemed appropriate for full & part-time faculty
  • Direct:
    • and facilitate the development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum.  Proposes curriculum revisions based on results of program evaluation, changing community needs, changing national, state and local standards, and accreditation requirements
    • the orientation of new faculty, and coordinate faculty compliance with Board of Registered Nursing & Allied Health regulations
  • Work with faculty to ensure that master course outlines and syllabi are current and consistent with state, college and external regulations
  • Manage disputes, complaints and concerns of classroom and clinical faculty/student issues, including communicating and directing student admission and/or dismissal decisions
  • Serve as the Department liaison, maintain compliance with accreditation and legal standards of the various regulating agencies
  • Maintain ongoing communication with Faculty, Associate Faculty and Classified Employees/Front Office Staff
  • Ensure that all student files comply with applicable third party regulatory agencies
  • Conduct ongoing systematic program planning, evaluating, organizing and implementing assessment of student success
  • Act as the liaison between the Nursing and Allied Health department programs and local schools, colleges, healthcare facilities, professional organization, and community leaders
  • Participate in, and support the faculty in, the continued development, implementation, coordination, and reporting functions of all Nursing and Allied Health programs
  • Travel to all District locations, as needed

The incumbent should possess knowledge of:
  • State Board regulations and requirements for all Nursing and Allied Health Programs
  • Current issues in healthcare and patient care practice standards
  • California Community Colleges' mission and philosophy

The incumbent should possess skills in:
  • Organization and management expertise
  • Working effectively as a team member
  • Meeting schedules and timelines
  • Communicating effectively both orally and in writing
  • Maintaining documentation and records
  • Handling multiple assignments simultaneously and set priorities based on customer needs

The incumbent should possess the ability to:
  • Forecast and plan nursing and allied health academic programs
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others, including those from a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff



  1. A Master's degree; AND
  2. One (1) year of professional experience (within the last five years) in a leadership role reasonably related to the administrator's assignment; AND
  3. Three (3) years of professional experience as an administrator overseeing nursing and allied health programs; AND
  4. Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff

  1. A Master's or higher degree from an accredited college or university which includes course work in nursing, education or administration
  2. Five (5) or more years of professional experience in clinical nursing, nursing administration or nursing education
  3. Three (3) years of documented successful experience related to teaching adults, teaching methodology, curriculum development, and curriculum evaluation
  4. Current/unencumbered California RN license
  5. Three (3) years of professional experience in the management, coordination or leadership of an academic program or services, in a nursing and allied health environment; at a post-secondary setting
  6. Three (3) years of professional teaching experience in Nursing or counseling
  7. Demonstrated ability to manage financial resources with a record of fiscal responsibility and accountability
  8. Demonstrated advocacy for students and students' needs
  9. Familiarity with California Education Codes and California Regulations
  10. Familiarity with accrediting bodies mandates of nursing  and allied health programs

Initial placement on the salary schedule will be commensurate with education and experience, *along with a car and cell phone allowance stipends* (depends on position).  Administrators serve district-wide and may be assigned to the San Jacinto Campus, the Menifee Valley Campus, or any District facility.  Additional openings that become available prior to the end of the hiring process may also be filled from the qualified applicants.   

Academic administrators serve under contract and make contributions toward STRS (a retirement plan).  Benefit package includes comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, life insurance, sick leave, and 22 days of vacation per year.  As a condition of employment candidates will be required to complete a live scan for fingerprint clearance and a Tuberculosis (TB) test/Tuberculosis Risk Assessment form developed by the State Department of Public Health.


  1. Applications must be submitted through our online job board; creating a profile is required
  2. Attach a current resume
  3. Attach official transcripts of ALL college-level coursework (*see transcript tips below)
  4. MSJC application must include details regarding how you satisfy the job requirements; in addition to a thorough history of your work experience; must include a statement of your philosophy regarding education and how you meet the qualifications (thoroughly answering supplemental questions "Personal Qualifications Statement" and "Diversity Statement" on the MSJC application is acceptable, or a separate document may be included in your submission)
  5. Attach three (3) letters of recommendation (if unavailable provide a list of professional references) 

  • For positions that require education, official transcript(s) must be attached to your application submission to verify completion of college-level coursework
  • Carefully review the Application Procedures and Tips for Applying to ensure your submission meets the minimum qualifications
  • If selected for an interview, a presentation and/or teaching demonstration may be required as a part of the interview process.  If applicable, presentation instructions will be included in the invitation to schedule a formal interview.
  • The documents attached to your online application must satisfy the Minimum Qualifications listed for this job
  • Before scanning attachments, remove/redact sensitive, confidential information such as date of birth, social security number, address, photograph
  • If you are employed by the District, it is still the applicant's responsibility to upload the required attachment(s) to each application submission.  The hiring committee does not have access to personnel files.  The hiring committee only has access to evaluate the documents included with your application submission.  You may contact HR to schedule an appointment to view your personnel file if you'd like access to the original transcript documents in your file. 
  • Your application may be marked as incomplete due to an error with your transcript(s).
      • Only official transcripts from an accredited college or university will be accepted
      • **EFFECTIVE 4/1/19 – only a scanned/saved copy or photo of official transcripts will be accepted***
      • Applicant must provide official transcripts; which must include required authenticating factors: college/university seal or watermark, registrar signature, print or issue date, name of student, list of all coursework, degree conferral date, and degree major
      • Transcripts copied and pasted from a website, blurry, unreadable or cut off will not be accepted
      • Transcripts copied and pasted into a program where the text can easily be manipulated cannot be authenticated and are not accepted
      • Electronic/digital transcripts sent by a college are typically official, certified, and restricted electronic documents; and therefore, it's recommended to print and save this type of official transcript to a separate file before attaching to your online profile - otherwise we may be unable to open or view the attachment
      • Foreign transcripts are not considered unless accompanied by an official United States clearing house evaluation report, see Foreign Transcript Tips
      • If you attach documents that contain a personal photograph, it will be deleted from your submission
      • If hired, you must submit official, unopened transcripts prior to employment commencement
  • You must attach all the required documents before submitting your online application; otherwise it will be marked as incomplete
  • If you receive notice that your application was marked as incomplete, you are welcome to reapply as long as the position is still open
  • We do not accept documents submitted separate from the NEOGOV online application system
  • Any documents you want considered as part of your application profile MUST be included at the time you apply through NEOGOV
  • Hiring committees do not allow applicants to share documents during the formal interview (resume, portfolio, reference letters, etc.).  The only exception would be if there are documents explicitly related to instructions included in a demonstration or presentation task.


Mt. San Jacinto Community College (MSJC) is a single-college, multi-campus district that serves the needs of students within a 1,700-square-mile area of western Riverside County.  MSJC is one of the fastest growing community colleges in the California community college system and it is expected to continue growing for some time.  Currently, the District serves nearly 22,000 students a year at the following locations: the San Jacinto, Menifee Valley, San Gorgonio Pass, and Temecula Valley campuses, and several off-site locations throughout the district. 
The District provides a comprehensive education that includes transfer to four-year universities, technical, vocational, non-credit and community service programs.

Mission: "Mt. San Jacinto College offers quality, accessible, equitable and innovative educational programs and services to students aspiring to achieve their academic, career and personal development goals.  We provide students a safe environment in which to pursue basic skills, career and general education pathways. Our programs lead to transfer, associate degrees and certificates, which meet workforce development needs in our diverse communities. Our commitment to learning and achievement empowers students to enrich our communities and participate meaningfully in today's complex world."
Vision: Transforming Learners. Transforming Communities. Transforming Lives.
Values Statement: We are students, employees and a community. We believe that the act of teaching and learning is vital to a thriving community that enriches and, at times, saves lives. We commit to opportunities that inspire the following values in ourselves:
Excellence:  We challenge students by setting high standards for learning and critical thinking, which we model with action.

Collaboration:  We believe the best results are achieved through communication and participation among students, employees, industry and the community we serve.

Relationship:  We nurture a community built on positive interactions and a genuine concern for the welfare of others.

Innovation: We cultivate a creative environment that promotes the development of new ideas for continuous quality improvement.

Relevance: We create educational experiences that have meaningful applications in a local and global context, today and tomorrow.

Access: We ensure equitable rights of all students by removing barriers to a quality education and promoting a network of support that improves learning opportunities.

Leadership: We empower people throughout the community to support and facilitate positive change.

Diversity: We respect and embrace the power of sharing our differences in thought, opinion, culture and background to optimize our collective strength.

Integrity: We believe in being true to our core values by consistently demonstrating our character and an institutional commitment to do the right thing.

The area provides a diverse geography that includes recreational lakes, mountains, desert and wide-open spaces.  MSJC is located about 100 miles southeast of Los Angeles and 50 miles west of Palm Springs.  There is freeway access to ocean beaches, skiing and cultural offerings in San Diego, Los Angeles and Orange County. Weekend recreational opportunities are a few hours away in Las Vegas, Arizona and nearby mountain resorts.  Local theater productions and art galleries provide year-round entertainment, including the famous Ramona Festival and Pageant.
Applicants who need assistance in the application and/or hiring process should contact the Human Resources Department as soon as possible. The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.

The Board assures that all employees and applicants for employment will be provided equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, or veteran status.


Equal Opportunity Employer
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In conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for reasonable accommodations may be made to (951) 487-3161.   For administrative purposes, requests must be made at the time of application.
MSJC will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.  Please access the links from the drop down menu at the top left of the job board web page for further details regarding the E-Verify program. 


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