Director II - Nursing Education Program
Provide educational and administrative leadership to the Nursing Education division.Responsibilities
- Provide educational and administrative leadership to the Nursing Education division and disseminate pertinent information to all division members. Develop and manage division budgets. Oversee the recruitment and admission of students, supervise staff, implement college policies and procedures, address students' concerns, and communicate division needs to the college's administration. Schedule classes, instructors, and facilities to effectively meet the needs of students and best utilize the resources of the institution for the academic year including the summer, both day and evening.
- Formulate, develop, and revise nursing curriculum in conjunction with nursing faculty. Assist and coordinate with faculty to develop course outlines including learning outcomes, syllabi, and textbooks.
- Participate in the selection, orientation, evaluation, development, supervision, and/or continued employment of faculty and staff members, both full and part-time, on and off campus, including clinical settings.
- Inform division staff on college and departmental procedures and regulations including certification of attendance, purchasing, inventory, accreditation and transfer requirements and safety requirements.
- Implement the program review process and the assessment of learning outcomes for programs within the division. Maintain accreditation standards by providing information to accreditation bodies.
- Organize duties to anticipate necessary relationships with hospitals and medical care personnel, visit clinical sites, and monitor contacts with facilities and provide direction to contract personnel. Represent the division on college committees at state meetings and with the Nursing Accreditation Board.
- Perform other duties commensurate with the functions and level of the position to include participating in committee assignments and the recruitment and retention of students.
EDUCATION: Master's Degree in Nursing and an active RN license in good standing
EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of direct patient care and a minimum of two (2) years teaching nursing in an academic setting.
DESIRABLES: Previous administrative experience (i.e. charge nurse, department manager, nursing director).
DEADLINE: August 1, 2019
Applications must include the following documents to be considered:
Copies of transcripts should reflect completed course work and conferred degrees. All academic course work and degrees must be from a regionally accredited college or university or be certified by an acceptable agency that the institution is recognized by the appropriate governmental agency in its home country (this is generally stated in the degree evaluation).
Transcripts issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a full translation (word for word) by an acceptable translator. Additionally, each foreign transcript must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited course work by an acceptable agency such as those agencies certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
Applications containing foreign transcripts that are not accompanied with the above required documentation, will not be considered.
The level of background verification for this position is: Standard level.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to apply a variety of management, supervisory, and leadership techniques to ensure effective and efficient operations.
- Knowledge of nursing instructional program development, planning, evaluation, and review with the ability to produce new, imaginative, or innovative solutions different from traditional approaches.
- Knowledge of specific processes, policies, and procedures of office management and workflow procedures to include effective management of workload, i.e. prioritizing, and organizing work.
- Knowledge and skill in managing departmental budgets. Ability to estimate materials, equipment, and labor costs, and develop and maintain budgets.
- Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, and regulations regarding area of practice.
- Knowledge of enrollment management.
- Knowledge of methods of faculty and staff development and evaluation.
- Knowledge of current teaching methodologies and trends in the use of classroom technology.
- Knowledge of the policies and procedures of the licensing and accreditation agencies.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with staff, community leaders, faculty, students, and the public. Skill working in a diverse multi-ethnic, multi-cultural population.
- Ability to work independently and as a member of a team in accomplishing tasks.
- Ability to analyze situations, develop solutions, and make independent decisions based on established guidelines.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with College staff, faculty, administrators, and outside contractors.
Significant Level Interpersonal Skills - Position engages in or requires some or all of the following: Develops, motivates, assesses, conducts performance reviews, and rewards other employees; Has significantly high interactions with student, program participants, and/or the public; Provides in depth counseling; May teach in an open-classroom environment where students are free to confront concepts and question theories; Works with highly confidential information; and/or Interacts on a regular basis with high profile individuals where interactions require well-developed understanding of human behavior and the ability to apply those skills in situations where the outcome is unpredictable.
Duties require little physical effort in work with light (up to 10lbs), easy to handle materials. Duties performed causes light fatigue of eyes, fingers, or other facilities due to long periods of standing, sitting, and repetitive motion.
Job is performed in general office or comparable working area with occasional distractions such as noise, interruptions, or congested work areas with exposure to some disagreeable elements.