Job Opportunity - Dean: Division of Nursing Education

The SVGCC invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Dean: Division of Nursing Education.


We’d love to have you on board if you:

  • Are passionate, enthusiastic, creative, and committed to excellence
  • Can work independently while being committed to achieving team and organisational goals
  • Are teachable and have high regard for integrity and accountability
  • You are committed to lifelong learning and to helping others to commit to the same

Your technical competencies should include:

  • At least a Master's degree in Nursing Administration, Nursing Education, or any other closely-related field;
  • At least five years’ experience as a Senior Nursing Lecturer
  • At least five years’ experience in a Supervisory or Leadership role within the Nursing field
  • Strong experience in performing administrative tasks such as budgeting, reporting, planning and development

Your soft skills should include:

  • The ability to promote leadership and vision, and to effectively lead collaborative change
  • A demonstrated commitment to student-centred learning, maintaining high academic standards and promoting an innovative educational environment
  • Be adept at developing and maintaining excellent working relationships at all levels built on professional expertise, credibility and trust
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good problem-solving skills and the ability to take the initiative within reason
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great attention to detail and accuracy
  • The ability to operate with emotional intelligence and political sensitivity in dealing with complex and sensitive issues
  • A flexible mindset when seeking to develop and deliver creative and innovative solutions that meet current and anticipated needs


Some of your tasks will include but are not limited to:

  • Setting departmental goals and objectives and supervising their attainment
  • Strengthening and managing the academic offerings of the Division
  • Liaising with external agencies and institutions for the coordination of various degree programmes at the DNE
  • Preparing, managing and monitoring the Division’s annual budget
  • Staff recruitment, onboarding, training and development
  • Managing staff relations, performance and productivity within the Division
  • Monitoring students’ progress towards meeting graduation requirements


If you think that you’re a good fit, then do the following:

  1. Gather the following documents as part of your application:
    • Cover Letter
    • A recent Curriculum Vita
    • Academic Transcripts
    • COVID-19 vaccination card
  2. Submit your application via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with the subject title – Job Application: (Position being applied for). E.g - Job Application: Dean DNE.
  3. Request two professional references - Ask your referees to send letters of reference directly to the HR Manager (using the email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) without waiting to be contacted by the College.

The extended deadline for receipt of applications is Sunday January 22nd, 2023.