Director, Nursing Program

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
LSC-Tomball Health Science
Closing date
Aug 17, 2021

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Job Details

Job Title: Director, Nursing Program
Location: LSC-Tomball Health Science
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 34800
Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning

The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance.

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-Health Science Building

Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.

LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

The LSC-Tomball Health Science Building is a 60,000-square-feet three-story complex that houses the Surgical Technology, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Nursing and Pharmacy Technology programs. The facility provides numerous classrooms, a medical library, simulation labs, an operating room, a clean room, a sterile room and additional educational resources.

Campus address is 700 Graham Dr., Tomball, TX 77375.

Job Description PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Director, Nursing Program is responsible for managing staff and/or resources of the Nursing program to provide specific program or service offerings to internal or external stakeholders. Responsible for program success through marketing and enrollment, and budget planning & allocation. The Director directs all aspects of the LVN & ADN program including admission, orientation, advising, progression, graduation and, when necessary, the probation, appeal and dismissal of students.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Gather, collate, and disseminate program outcome data. Prepare and submit reports to Texas Board of Nursing for MEEP and ADN programs, Accrediting Commission for Nursing Education (ACEN) for ADN program, National League for Nursing (NLN), The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), and othersMonitor the quality of all instruction including program review and strategic planning. Evaluate nursing faculty and staffMaintain approval and accreditation standards, preparing for self-studies, site visits, and follow-up reportsEnsure all applicants are qualified by meeting program admission requirements for respective program. Ensure that students meet graduation and licensure requirementsParticipate on college and system-wide hiring and other committees as needed. Serve as facilitator on all system-wide nursing committees and chair of campus specific nursing committees. Participate in and attend all advisory committee meetingsSchedule classes and clinical sites for respective college, using agreed upon system rotation. Schedule full time and adjunct faculty to appropriate workload and clinical sites based on clinical expertiseWork with academic affairs to establish and maintain affiliation agreements with clinical sites and universitiesMediate concerns between students and faculty. If conflict is unresolved, follow college procedures for grievanceMaintain community relationships, effectively communicate with community partners, participate in marketing, and advocate for the program in the community. Work with academic affairs to establish and maintain affiliation agreements with clinical sites and universitiesEnsure that all admitted students receive adequate orientation to program and provide information sessions as needed for potential applicantsDevelop and maintain current degree plan, keeping website and printed materials currentEnsure that all graduates meet the TBON standards for graduation and licensure requirementsEvaluate adjunct faculty as per system policy- in conjunction with Dean, evaluate full time faculty per system policyResponsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Demonstrated leadership skillsExcellent skills in oral and written communicationCommitment to diversityAbility to work effectively with a wide variety of people and institutionsLeadership style that emphasizes collaboration, teamwork, and facilitationAbility to utilize computer based resources. Demonstrated ability to build consensus

PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:

Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipmentInterface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the positionWork is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Master's degree in Nursing and at least 5 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experienceExperience must include at least 3 years of teaching in a professional nursing education programMust have been employed in the nursing field within the last 3 yearsCurrent Texas R.N. license by application review date

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience as the Director of a nursing programExperience with a multiple-campus programExperience with an integrated nursing programExperience in supervision and teachingBilingual (English/Spanish)

Salary

Hiring salary range is $79,960-$91,954.

Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.

Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed:

  1. Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
  2. If the position was full time or part time
  3. If the position was paid or unpaid
  4. Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree

Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition waiver, professional development opportunities and more.

Special Instructions Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume.

If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.

How to Apply

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

Organization

Working at Lone Star College

Lone Star College continues to be a leader in higher education while experiencing unpreceded growth. Lone Star College is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation and is always seeking qualified and dedicated people to join our team. Our employees take advantage of state of the art learning and technology centers that focus on student success. It’s no wonder LSC continues to be recognized as a Top 10 degree producer by Community College Week.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Lone Star College. We’re redefining the community college experience for our students, and our community. LSC created the Honors College for high achieving students in 2013 to push beyond just offering a limited number of honors courses. The Center for Civic Engagement launched in 2015 to increase student civic responsibility and help make our community a better place to live. We continue to expand and refine our workforce education and career training programs in partnership with regional and global employers and a rigorous alignment to their needs. LSC leads statewide reverse transfer, student success and pathway projects to increase student completion rates and improve learning outcomes.

And we’re increasing our international focus to support the increasingly global nature of our workforce.

At Lone Star College, tomorrow starts today.  LSC is building the community college of tomorrow by taking action today.

Visit www.LoneStar.edu to learn more about how LSC is changing the way people think about community colleges.

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