Director of Nursing, Open Rank, Tenured/Tenure Track

Victoria, Texas
Jan 20, 2021
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Summary: The University of Houston - Victoria, School of Education, Health Professions, and Human Development invites applications for a visionary leader to serve as administrator of the baccalaureate nursing program in Victoria, Texas. This is a 12-month, tenure-track, open-rank position. The individual will provide full program oversight and development. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a presence on the Victoria campus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Establishes student-centered, innovative nursing curriculum that can be delivered both online and face-to-face

Manages and develops strategies to recruit students into the baccalaureate program

Leads all program evaluation and accreditation activities (CCNE)

Seeks out, develops and maintains positive, collaborative relationships with communities of interest to inform program development and decision-making about the educational preparation of nurses

Recruits, develops, and maintains qualified faculty and staff

Oversees admission, academic progression, and graduation of students

Coordinates with Dean of Education, Health Professions, and Human Development and the Provost and VPAA for all correspondence necessary for the Board of Nursing and other accrediting bodies

Creates and maintain an environment conducive to teaching and learning, including student learning outcomes for program as a whole and individual courses

Directs the maintenance of records, legal documents required by the State or other professional organizations, textbook adoptions, grade reporting, and student attendance, and advising

In collaboration with the school’s dean develops and oversees program budget

Promotes the application and administration of grants

Serves on the Texas Organization of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Education (TOBGNE), Texas Association of Deans and Directors of Professional Nursing Programs (TADDPNP), and American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), representing the Nursing Program

Attends key nursing conferences, including TOBGNE, TADDPNP and the AACN Semiannual Dean/Director’s meetings and other meetings as deemed appropriate to positioning the Nursing Program to accomplish the mission, strategic goals, and expected outcomes;

Seeks external financial support for the RN-to-BSN program, including endowed scholarships and professorships

Required Qualifications:

Doctoral degree from accredited institution

MSN and a minimum of two years clinical practice experience

Experience with CCNE accreditation process

Commitment to the University's mission of creating a destination campus

Knowledge of cutting-edge instructional technologies

Strong experience with Blackboard learning management system

Excellent communication and organizational skills

Clinical and leadership experience and current licensure

Familiarity with transfer agreements from community colleges

Preferred Qualifications:

Three years’ experience as a BSN program administrator, such as course coordinator, teaching chair, program director/coordinator, or department chair

Record of scholarship and service

Rank: Open-rank/tenured/tenured track

Salary: Competitive and negotiable based on experience

Location: This position is in Victoria, Texas

Apply online at and attach current curriculum vitae, cover letter, and list of references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

The University of Houston-Victoria is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Required Attachments by Candidate: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Transcripts, Other

Employee Status: Regular/Benefits

Job Posting: Dec 7, 2020, 11:35:31 AM

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External:Ongoing

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