Program Manager, Nursing

Cleveland, OH
Feb 02, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Department Name Nursing Admin

Campus or Location College-wide, Metropolitan Campus

Vacancy Number 148-17

Reports To Associate Dean

Recruitment Type External/Internal

Job Category Professional

Position Type Full-Time

Union Position Non-Union

Number of Openings 2

Job Description Summary

In collaboration with program manager peers, oversees and manages the organization, administration, periodic review, planning, development and general effectiveness of the nursing programs.

Job Responsibilities


Recommends adjunct faculty for hire

Creates and manages the academic and clinical schedule for the nursing program

Prepares course schedules and makes instructional assignments in collaboration with the Lab Director and Program Managers

Collaborates with faculty to manage full time and adjunct faculty workload, and to determine appropriate clinical affiliate sites each semester

Works collaboratively with Program Managers, Project Specialist, peers and office staff to oversee, monitor, maintain and revise the division student database

Tracks, advises and admits applicants to the nursing program

Works collaboratively with clinical coordinators in oversight of clinical adjunct faculty

Prepares and presents the nursing program review to College administration according to the review cycle

Provides input related to yearly annual reports for program accreditation and Ohio Board of Nursing

Assembles and leads the nursing advisory board committee meetings

Maintains communication with clinical affiliate liaisons to inform, manage and resolve programmatic concerns

Markets program and recruits students. Participates in division, college and professional activities/events

Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications



Master's degree in a Nursing and a minimum of five years of demonstrated experience as a registered nurse, two years of which have been as a faculty member in a nursing program

Completion of an approved professional nursing education program

Current active licensure as a non-restricted registered nurse in Ohio

Demonstrated experience supervising, planning, assigning, scheduling and ensuring the quality of the work of others

Demonstrated experience effectively making decisions that have major implications on the management and operations within a department

Demonstrated effectiveness in a role requiring dynamic and abstract problem solving methods in adaptive situations


Possess comprehensive knowledge of Nursing theories, concepts and practices with the ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations as it pertains to the departmental focus

Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently

Excellent organizational and prioritization skills with demonstrated attention to detail

Ability to be creative and exercise initiative

Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Possess strong organizational and time-management skills

Works accurately with great attention to detail

Ability to adjust to changing priorities and respond appropriately to deadlines

Proven leadership skills and the ability to promote collaboration, foster a team environment and involve all stakeholders in decision-making processes

Demonstrated basic Project Management skills

Demonstrated Intermediate-level proficiency with Microsoft: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity

Ability to collaborate, persuade and gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas on significant projects

Ability to collaborate, negotiate and resolve conflicts on major projects

Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality

Possess sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population





Service Focus
Quality of Work


Time Utilization
Continuous Improvement

Preferred Qualifications



Demonstrated extensive higher education experience

Work Schedule

Standard College business hours, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm. Evenings and weekends as needed.

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

Special Note

Please note that there are two openings for this position.

Posting Open Date 12/02/2016

Repost Date

Posting Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

For full consideration, apply by this date

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this position?
    • The Cleveland Plain Dealer
    • Tri-C web site
    • Tri-C employee referral
    • LinkedIn
    • City News
    • Search Firm/Agency
    • Other publication
    • Other web site
    • Career Fair
    • Conference
  2. * Do you possess a Master's degree in Nursing and a minimum of five years of demonstrated experience as a registered nurse, two years of which have been as a faculty member in a nursing program?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Have you completed an approved professional nursing education program?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you possess current active licensure as a non-restricted registered nurse in Ohio?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcript 1
  4. Transcript 2
  5. License/Certification
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 3


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