Unitek Learning, Inc.

Assistant Dean, BSN Program

Job Locations US-CA-Fremont
Regular Full-Time


As a leading healthcare education organization, Unitek Learning’s family of schools helps thousands of students launch and accelerate their careers every year. As a rapidly growing and highly successful company, Unitek is also a great place to pursue a rewarding and challenging career. We offer a competitive salary, generous benefits, unlimited growth potential, and a collegiate work environment.


We are looking for an Assistant Dean to join our team.


Responsible for the site supervision, development, planning, coordination, organization, implementation and evaluation of the nursing program activities. 


  • Plans, develops, manages, updates and evaluates all aspects of the program including but not limited to:                                                      Program budget; Faculty and staff; Curriculum development and implementation; Supplies and equipment to meet program objectives                                                                                      
  • Program compliance with Board rules and regulations; site visits.  Student advocate                       
  • Prepares data and other written materials for all required state and Board requirements: reports, proposals, self-studies, surveys and site visits
  • Ensures that all student and faculty records on site are initiated and maintained in all phases of student academic status; works with Human Resources to maintain required documentation of faculty and staff qualifications
  • Assists with identifying and obtaining outside resources for the nursing program
  • Develops and implements program policies and procedures.
  • Organizes and serves on program committees
  • Oversees admission process and orientation
  • Effectively serves as liaison between community and the college
  • Accepts other duties as indicated to ensure consistency and meeting needs of students and programs
  • Develops and ensures that educational partnerships and contracts with clinical sites are initiated and maintained
  • Performs and/or delegates a clinical site evaluation that includes a thorough assessment on the ability of the agency to provide Clinical experience that meets the objectives for application of theory and clinical course objectives. The assessment includes an analysis of risk, hazards and safety of all students, as well as ensuring adequate staffing to handle clinical objectives
  • Meets with specific clinical faculty or agency educational representative to discuss and confirm number of students, faculty assignments, dates, times, clinical rotations, and clinical objectives
  • Ensures that evaluations by students, clinical sites representatives, and faculty at completion of each clinical rotation and provides summary report to the Dean, Chief Academic Officer, and shares same with Advisory Committee
  • Ensures the minutes of inter-agency meetings are maintained
  • Participates in Nursing faculty recruitment, hiring and orientation
  • Actively participates and or ensures that nursing faculty meetings are conducted on a regular basis and adequate records and minutes of the meetings are maintained
  • Participates in conflict resolution for faculty and students
  • Initiates and maintains community relationships; advocates for and markets the programs
  • Monitors quality of instruction and participates in faculty and program review, evaluation, and strategic planning
  • Maintains membership and participates in activities of professional associations
  • Interacts with other college entities as a representative of nursing interests such as counseling, registration and financial aid
  • Provides advising support and degree planning assistance to potential students
  • Provides input and ensures that students are properly oriented to nursing skills lab and clinical facilities prior to initiating clinical rotations
  • Manages student appeals and grievances per policy
  • Participates in the planning and review process for the recruitment and admission of qualified nursing students
  • Advises and provide academic support to nursing students as indicated
  • Assures that all students have completed the necessary documentation and met the requirements for graduation and licensing exam
  • Student performance in program, NCLEX licensing and job placement rates


  • Must hold a current RN license in the state where the campus is located
  • PhD from an accredited college or University that includes course work in nursing, education or administration
  • A minimum of two years of experience in an administrative position
  • A minimum of two years of teaching experience in pre- or post-licensure nursing programs
  • At least two years of experience as a registered nurse providing direct patient care and/or equivalent experience as determined by the Board
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent skills in oral and written communications
  • Committed to diversity, as defined by state law
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people and institutions
  • Leadership style that emphasizes collaboration, teamwork, and facilitation
  • Ability to utilize computer-based resources
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus
  • Experience in supervision, planning, budget preparation and maintenance

We Offer:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision starting the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment
  • 2 Weeks’ starting Vacation per year.  Increasing based on years of service with company
  • 10 paid Holidays and 1 Floating Holiday
  • 401K with a Company Match
  • Company Paid Life Insurance at 1x’s your annual salary
  • Leadership development and training for career advancement
  • Tuition assistance and Forgiveness for you and your family up to 100% depending on program


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