Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences

Cloquet, Minnesota
$61,950.00 - $99,124.00 annually with full State benefits package
Jun 18, 2018
Jul 18, 2018
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time


The Dean ensures the compliance of nursing and health sciences programs and meets the expectations of all components related to nursing program accreditation, including student learning assessment; admission to and progression through the nursing program; data analyses, evaluation, and data-informed decision making; leading a systematic evaluation plan; and building an environment of continuous improvement. Evaluates curriculum with faculty and develops best practices to assure accreditation standards are met. Leads, supervises, and directs department personnel. Recruits, advises, and evaluates students. Develops, implements, and manages the Nursing and Health Sciences budget ensuring objectives are met and programming is appropriately resourced with equipment, technology, and development opportunities. Expands the health occupation programming to provide FDLTCC students options to the growing demands in the healthcare industry. Participates in collaborative relationships with community partners, healthcare organizations advisory boards, Minnesota Board of Nursing, ACEN Accreditation, and other relevant organizations. Serve as a member of the FDLTCC leadership team. Provides leadership and works in concert with the president, administration, staff, and faculty to support student academic success and meet the educational needs of a diverse student body. Participates in the strategic planning for the College to ensure growth and sustainability. Effectively collaborates with local, state, and national health organizations to ensure strategic and operational levels are met. Partners with community and regional health related organizations and other Minnesota State and/or private educational institutions. Other duties as assigned.


  • Master's Degree in Nursing.
  • Registered Nurse, CPR.
  • Minimum of three year's nursing experience at the professional level.
  • Minimum of two year's college teaching experience.


  • Doctorate in Nursing Education.
  • Simulation Certification.
  • Experience with nursing accreditation.
  • Experience with nursing curriculum development and related evaluation practices.
  • Experience working with faculty in a continuous improvement environment.
  • Experience working with tribal communities and/or culturally and philosophically diverse student populations.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills appropriate to a professional academic environment.

You must apply online and attach the following to your online application in order to be considered for this position.

  • Cover letter outlining how you meet the minimum qualifications of the position,
  • CV or resume, and
  • Copy of your transcript(s)

Paper applications and resumes will not be considered.

We offer excellent benefits including health and dental insurance, personal days and sick leave, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, pre-tax benefits, defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans, 457(b) and 403(b) retirement savings plans, and tuition waiver for employees and dependents.

Interview travel expenses are the responsibility of the candidate.

Application Procedure:
Apply online at The position will remain open until filled. Mailed applications will not be considered. Questions about the position may be directed to the Vice President of Academic Affairs, Anna Fellegy, Ph.D., at (218) 879-0878 or

Visit  to learn more about Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College.

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College is a member of Minnesota State and is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Educator committed to the principles of diversity. We actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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