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Dean of Health Sciences
Bunker Hill Community College

Date Posted Feb. 28, 2018
Title Dean of Health Sciences
University Bunker Hill Community College
Department Health Sciences
Application Deadline Mar. 20, 2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Boston, MA
    United States
  • Dean
  • Health Sciences - General

Bunker Hill Community College (, is accepting nominations and applications for the position of Dean of Health Sciences. This position is a result of the re-structuring of the academic programs at the College. The new dean reports to the Associate Provost of the Chelsea Campus and is part of a team of administrators whose shared focus is the development, implementation and support of innovative academic and co-curricular initiatives that promote student access, equity and achievement. With these goals in mind and with the administrative support of an Assistant Dean and the Director of Nursing, the Dean oversees the administration and leadership of the Departments of Allied Health, Nurse Education, Medical Imaging, Emergency Medical Services, Pharmacy Technology and Surgical Technology. These responsibilities will include planning, new program and curriculum development, program assessment, scheduling, budgeting, faculty development, preparing reports as required by the appropriate accreditation bodies and, agencies and development and maintenance of articulation and clinical affiliation agreements. The Dean’s office will be located on the Chelsea Campus.



Master’s degree in a health-related discipline

Successful academic administrative experience in higher education or equivalent experience in the health field

Experience in a health profession or related field with strong clinical background

Experience with health-related program accreditation requirements

Successful college-level teaching experience

Experience in the recruitment, evaluation, professional development and supervision of faculty and/or staff

Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student population

Demonstrated ability to provide creative and innovative leadership

Demonstrated capacity to foster and manage change in a fast-paced environment

Commitment to the mission of a community college and student-centered learning environment


Doctorate in a health related-discipline

Experience with curriculum development, assessment and/or strategic planning

Proven ability to promote and foster a Learning Community philosophy of teaching

Demonstrated ability to promote the expanded application of technology to teach

Demonstrated commitment to programs leading to student success and completion

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to promote collaboration among departments

Experience in developing and managing budgets effectively

Demonstrated experience in a community college environment

Experience working in a collective bargaining environment

Bunker Hill Community College is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at three satellite locations in the Greater Boston area. BHCC is nationally recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream and is one of four colleges awarded the National Gates Foundation Achieving the Dream Catalyst grant. BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. The College offers more than 100 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than 50 percent are woman.

Bunker Hill Community College is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt-Fennell. Nominations and application materials should be submitted to Cheryl Hyatt at Applications include a letter of interest, a current résumé/cv, copy of transcripts (unofficial is acceptable) and contact information for five professional references and should be submitted in separate documents. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should be submitted prior to March 20, 2018 to receive full consideration. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.

  • Bunker Hill Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Woman, people of color, persons with disabilities and others are strongly encouraged to apply.

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