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Executive Director, Nursing Program 18000506

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Lone Star College-System Office

Executive Director, Nursing Program 18000506

Position Summary:
Provide administrative oversight by managing staff and/or resources of the Nursing Program. The Executive Director is responsible and accountable for ensuring the fulfillment of educational goals and objectives, and ensuring program compliance with state Texas Higher Education Coordination Board (THECB), as well as maintaining full accreditation through the Accreditation Commission on Education in Nursing (ACEN). Responsible for program success through marketing and enrollment. Fully responsible for budget planning and resource allocation for area. Directs all aspects of the nursing program, including the admission, orientation, advising, progression, graduation and, when necessary, the probation, appeal and dismissal of students.

Job Functions:
Provides leadership in curriculum design, instructional delivery, accreditation, and assessment activities. Applies/adopts best practices to promote effective teaching and learning strategies.  Evaluates adjunct nursing faculty and staff
Employs appropriate enrollment management, retention and completion strategies
Develops, assembles, and recommends annual budgets by researching, reviewing, and analyzing historic information and projecting future needs. Controls and authorizes expenditures within the limitations of approved budgets
Gathers data from program surveys (graduate, employer satisfaction, etc.). Prepares data and college reports for THECB, Board of Nurse Examiners, and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing reports, site visits, and self-studies, and submits as appropriate
Participates in faculty hiring committees and other committees as needed. Serves on all system nursing admissions and grievance committees, and facilitates system- wide nursing faculty meetings
Facilitates the development of revised and new curriculum and program elements that stay current with State requirements for nursing practice
Establishes and maintains collaborative working relationships with business and industry partners, agencies, community organizations and/or education institutions
Works with appropriate personnel to mediate student and faculty concerns and resolve conflicts; follows chain of command; follows college procedures for grievances. Facilitates student appeals; manages student class and clinical issues. Orients all new students to nursing program; coordinates student information and orientation sessions
Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned

$103,082 annually 

Doctorate in Nursing (Ph.D. or DNP) or earned doctoral degree in related field (Ed.D Education, Ph.D Educational Leadership)
Experience in nursing administration, practice, or education in the nursing field within the last 3 years
At least 3 years of management/supervisory experience
Teaching experience in a professional nursing education program
Current Texas R.N. license

How to Apply: 
We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.  
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Lone Star College is an EEO Employer.  All positions are subject to a criminal background check. 




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Job No:
Posted: 7/11/2018
Application Due: 9/9/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $103,082 annually