Prince George's Community College transforms students' lives. The college exists to educate, train, and serve our diverse populations through accessible, affordable, and rigorous learning experiences.
We are proud to boast of a multi-talented and diverse workforce as well as offering a competitive benefits package and services that will add to your potential and work/life balance. We are looking to attract and retain individuals who are committed to helping our students succeed. In return, you will find PGCC an exciting place to work and grow.
The Department Chair of Nursing plays a critical role in the academic life of the College and is responsible for carrying out the College’s vision and mission as they relate specifically to teaching, learning, and student success. Reporting to the Dean of the Health, Business, and Public Service Division, the department chair is responsible for creating an environment conducive to collegiality, learning, and developing and implementing instructional strategies that support institutional goals and student aspirations. The Chair engages faculty and other internal and external stakeholders to: (1) develop, expand, and continuously improve high-quality programs within the division, designed to address community needs; (2) encourage innovation and creativity in teaching and learning; (3) promote and encourage application of new and relevant knowledge within the departmental disciplines; (4) work collegially with the Health, Business, and Public Service Dean and Associate Dean to ensure student progression, retention and completion within the academic programs within the department; (5) actively promote and advocate for College’s implementation of guided pathways; and (6) support the development of stackable credentials and degrees that provide seamless articulation with secondary and postsecondary partners as well as the College’s noncredit programs and offerings.
- A minimum of five years of full-time teaching experience in Nursing in an accredited institution of higher education at the rank of associate professor or higher.
- Minimum of a master’s degree in Nursing; doctoral degree preferred.
- Academic preparation in administration.
- Previous administrative, supervisory, and/or leadership experience preferred.
- Current license or eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in Maryland.
CRITERIA: The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.
- Previous experience and ability to effectively and consistently lead and motivate others
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse multi-ethnic and multi-cultural community
- Effective and consistent organizational, conflict resolution, and management skills
- Proven teaching success in higher education
- Demonstrated knowledge and achievement in curriculum and program development and management
- Knowledge and understanding of the College’s organization, goals, objective, policies, and procedures
- Knowledge of the requirements of the accreditation agencies
- Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from students, faculty, staff, regulatory agencies, or members of the community
- Ability to establish priorities and make difficult choices among competing demands
- Ability to make decisions in a consultative and informed manner
- Skill in budget preparation and management
- Ability to write and implement grants
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Applicant Instructions: Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum qualification and criteria listed because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Prince George’s Community College is a smoke and tobacco-free college.
Prince George’s Community College supports and embraces cultural diversity, understood as the creation and promotion of an inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for everyone. We accept and value differences, including differences in age, race, national origin, ethnicity, religious affiliation, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic background, and ability/disability. We strive for growth and success for all of our students, employees, business partners, and the community.
Prince George's Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504/ADA Institution. The Chief of Staff, Room 130, Kent Hall coordinates the college’s program of nondiscrimination.