Head of Department, Nursing needed at Miva Open University

3 weeks ago

Job title : Head of Department, Nursing

Job Location : Abuja

Deadline : March 09, 2024

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OVERALL FUNCTION

  • As the Head of Department for Nursing at Miva Open University, you will lead and oversee the Nursing department.
  • You will be responsible for providing strategic direction, managing academic programs, and fostering a dynamic learning environment.
  • The ideal candidate should possess strong leadership skills, extensive knowledge of Nursing principles, and a passion for delivering high-quality online education.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide visionary leadership to the Nursing department, ensuring alignment with the university’s mission and goals.
  • Develop and implement academic strategies and policies in line with industry standards and emerging trends in Nursing.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of high-quality online Nursing courses and programs.
  • Manage and mentor a team of Nursing faculty members, promoting excellence in teaching, research, and curriculum development.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure interdisciplinary integration and program coordination.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment for students, promoting their academic success and professional growth.
  • Stay updated with advancements in the field of Nursing and incorporate relevant topics into the curriculum.
  • Lead accreditation efforts and ensure compliance with relevant educational regulations and standards.
  • Engage in ongoing assessment and evaluation of departmental programs to drive continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate with industry partners and business organizations to facilitate internships, networking opportunities, and industry collaborations.
  • Participate in recruitment efforts to attract and retain talented faculty members.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • A Ph.D in Nursing or a related field.
  • University teaching experience, with a minimum rank of Senior Lecturer.
  • Proven experience in a leadership role within an academic institution, preferably in an online distance learning environment.
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in Nursing principles, practices, and theories.
  • Strong understanding of curriculum development and instructional methodologies in Nursing education.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and mentor faculty members, promoting excellence in teaching and research.
  • Familiarity with online learning platforms, instructional technologies, and learning management systems.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • A passion for online education and a commitment to providing high-quality learning experiences for students.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested candidates should apply by sending their CV to jobs@miva.univeristy

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