Coordinator IV - Nursing Assistant Program

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Job Summary

Coordinate activities and functions of the Nursing Assistant Program. Serve all students as a TRUE Learning Community by promoting student success through student learning, student development, and student retention.



  • Coordinate activities and functions of the Nursing Assistant program to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished in accordance with established priorities, time limitations, funding limitations or other specifications. Maintain records and prepares reports for the College and the Arizona Board of Nursing. Participate in the strategic planning process within program guidelines for the Nursing Assistant program. May teach CNA 125 course or CNA 125A up to 7.25 credits as part as their base assignment, as needed.
  • Prepare class schedules including determining classes that are needed, time offered, number of sections, and the proper instructor. Develop course outlines, syllabus, and course materials that promote learning and fulfill the program objectives. Maintain students' records; assist faculty with course processes and concerns. Complete and returns required reports to the appropriate office by due date after review by the Director of Nursing. Share responsibility for maintaining the facilities and equipment in area used. Oversee the program with assistance from the Director of Nursing, as needed.
  • Recruit adjunct faculty. Once recruited, orient adjunct faculty to the program and the site at which the adjunct faculty member will be teaching. Participate in faculty development activities to update knowledge of the subject area and to remain current in the use of alternative teaching techniques and appropriate instructional technology. Complete performance reviews on time and communicates results with Director of Nursing. May substitute to teach classes due to adjunct unavailability.
  • Participate in the development and management of the current budget within established guidelines; participate in planning for next budget period through analysis of costs and past expenditure figures and estimating future costs. The Coordinator IV will work with the Director of Nursing to accomplish preparation of the budget each budget cycle.
  • Maintain up-to-date information of all state and federal guidelines, rules, and regulations pertaining to the Nursing Assistant program, and recommend changes as necessary to ensure that the College is in compliance.
  • Ensure curriculum and courses, faculty qualifications, and administrative support of the program are in compliance with accreditation guidelines. Compile information and coordinate the preparation of reports required for continuing accreditation for the program. Ensure that all courses are approved in ACRES; perform curriculum development and revision for current and future classes.
  • Provide feedback to students regarding personal achievement and academic matters. Meet with students as needed to ensure student success. Assist in the advising of students for enrollment in the Nursing Assistant program to confirm enrollment of the students in the appropriate classes, place book orders in the bookstore.
  • 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: Associate's degree and an active RN license in good standing (minimum)

EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years applicable experience that includes one (1) year of long-term care experience as an RN

DESIRABLES: Teaching experience desired


  • Must be able to drive and travel throughout the District using own transportation.
  • Portions of the job are performed in a classroom and in the clinical site off campus.

Open until filled.

Applications must include the following documents to be considered:

  1. Cover Letter (Letter of Interest)
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Copy of current RN license

Applications not accompanied with the required transcripts will not 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 and skill in the application of the Arizona Board of Nursing (AZBN) requirements for a Nursing Assistant program.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices in administration of a Nursing Assistant educational program in an institution of higher education to include state, federal, and accrediting associations/institutions.
  • Knowledge of instructional program development, planning, evaluation, and review with the ability to produce new, imaginative, or innovative solutions different from traditional approaches.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge and skill in operating a variety of multimedia equipment, computer systems, hardware, and relevant software applications.
  • Skill in dealing with a variety of highly confidential information, records, and sensitive situations in an effective manner as required by the department, college, and the Arizona Board of Nursing guidelines.
  • Skill in counseling students on College policies and procedures as well as excellent customer service.


Duties require physical effort in work with moderate (up to 100 lbs.), cumbersome to handle materials such as mannequins. Duties performed cause eye fatigue, joint and muscle soreness due to long periods of standing, sitting, and repetitive motion, lifting carrying or dragging.


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; 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.


Job is performed partially in general office or comparable working area with occasional distractions such as noise, interruptions, or congested work areas with exposure to some disagreeable elements. Portions of the job are performed in a classroom and in the clinical site off campus.

Central Arizona College (the College) is committed to provide equal employment opportunity in decisions involving hiring, evaluation, promotion, advancement and discipline, and educational opportunity to all applicants and employees. The College will hire without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, military status, genetic test information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.




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Posted: 9/21/2020
Application Due: 11/20/2020
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