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Dean of Administration

Requisition R041463 Market Colonial Heights, VA Department Hospital Administration - Southside School of Nursing - Petersburg Shift Days/Evenings Schedule Full-time

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Primary Function/General Purpose of Position

The Dean of Administration is the chief administrative officer of the College. S/he is directly responsible to the Senior Vice President and Provost of the College for the areas of accreditation and regulatory compliance, information services, safety, and physical plant operation. The Dean shall appropriately represent the College in relationships with accrediting, governmental, educational, and professional organizations of importance to the College and will ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing higher education.

Essential Job Functions

  • Oversee the development and maintenance of administrative systems with comprehensive policies and procedures that function in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and provide efficient services to the College community.
  • Develop and attain short and long range operational plan and goals and objectives for administration in alignment with the College strategic plan.
  • Assume a leadership role in strategic planning to ensure appropriate allocation of resources to support the College’s priorities.
  • Be a champion of institutional effectiveness by collaborating with the Director of Institutional Effectiveness to ensure institutional reporting capabilities that provide timely and relevant information for management decision-making across campus.
  • Advise the SVP/Provost regarding administrative matters. Participate as an active member of the Administrative Cabinet to establish institutional vision and goals, and to effectively communicate and organize to achieve those goals.
  • Provide leadership for the development and implementation of a comprehensive college-wide security and safety program. Ensure the safety of the campus in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of information sessions for the campus related to emergency management and environmental health and safety in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.

Other Job Functions

Ability to:

  • Effectively manage projects according to timelines and achievement of desired results.
  • Work cooperatively, collaboratively and effectively with individuals as befits a leader.
  • Perform consistently under the pressure of deadlines and other administrative details.
  • Maintain professional competence through participation in continuing education and membership in professional associations.

Employment Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and a master’s in business administration, public administration, health administration or other relevant field is required. Doctoral degree preferred.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years senior higher education administrative experience with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Ability to effectively lead and manage direct reports and work collaboratively with faculty, staff and administrators. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

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Hospital Administration - Southside School of Nursing - Petersburg

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Ashland, Kentucky; Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. RN
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