Program Director, DMS Health Professions

Job Details


This full-time, 12-month staff member is responsible for the structure as well as the daily operation of the program, including organization, administration, periodic review and evaluation, continued development, and general effectiveness of program curricula. The DMS Program Director will ensure that the effectiveness of all clinical affiliates/clinical education centers is maintained. The Program Director must have a record of effective teaching, a commitment to diversity, and strong leadership skills

Examples of Duties

  • Leads the delivery of learner-centered academic instruction for the program.
  • Promotes and supports the value of diversity and cultural sensitivity in all aspects of learning and teaching.
  • Assist in construction, administration, assessment, and revision of the student learning activities and evaluation in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical settings.
  • Responsible for the structure and daily operations of the DMS program including organization, administration, periodic review, continued development, and indications of general effectiveness.
  • Teaches DMS courses, as well as interdisciplinary courses, within the Department, as appropriate.
  • Communicates with program personnel on student progression and level of competence in cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domains prior to graduation.
  • Participates in the processes associated with student recruitment.
  • Recommends yearly budgetary expenditures, ensuring adequate program resources.
  • Coordinates activities with clinical agencies, including student rotations, affiliation agreements evaluations and maintaining effective interpersonal relationships with agency personnel.
  • Prepares semester class schedules, and plans, approves and coordinates equitable faculty schedules and submits them to the Dean of Nursing and Health Professions for approval.
  • Responsible that program policies, procedures, and practices provide compliance with accreditation policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for the development of the self-study report for the accrediting body.
  • Submits yearly documentation of continuing educational activities sufficient to ensure current knowledge in the area of expertise and to meet state and or national licensure / certification requirements.
  • Prepares reports each semester, annually, and as needed to adhere to institutional and accrediting agency requirements.
  • Organizes bi-annually advisory committee meetings with student representative’s adjuncts, clinical instructors, affiliates personnel, medical director, stakeholders and the Dean of Nursing and Health Professions.
  • Maintains inventory of classroom equipment, ultrasound units, simulators, models and computers.
  • Participates with local, state and national organizations for quality improvement and best practice clinical application activities and accreditation regulations.
  • Participates in a reasonable number of Divisional and College activities and committees which may include; the College Assembly, the Faculty Senate, search committees, divisional committees, program assessment and review, and college accreditation.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree with eighteen (18) graduate semester hours in discipline or related field.
  • Graduation from an accredited DMS program.
  • Previous record of teaching excellence in a community college or similar environment. Minimum of five years teaching experience required.
  • Possess the appropriate credentials specific to the concentrations of the program, i.e., general, abdomen, and obstetrics/gynecology.
  • Current knowledge of JRC-DMS/CAAHEP accreditation standards
  • Proficient in data collection and reporting to stakeholders and accreditation agencies.
  • Previous experience in a successful JRC-DMS accreditation site visit.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively with students, college staff, and the public
  • Prior experience utilizing innovative teaching methods, incorporating the use of technology and online resource strategies.
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to communicate the vision of the college for all clinical affiliates.
  • Fairness and flexibility in understanding and working with a wide variety of students and assisting them with adjusting to the intellectual environment and requirements of a college academic community
  • Demonstrated success in collaborating with all levels of the institution, and ability to work effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community with a strong commitment to a comprehensive community college philosophy and a student-centered learning environment
  • Supplemental Information

    COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for all positions at Rowan College of South Jersey. New hires are expected to be fully vaccinated before beginning work at the College. For more information about RCSJ’s vaccine requirements, visit the RCSJ Coronavirus Updates website for the latest information.
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical activity of the position:
    • Stooping
    • Kneeling
    • Crouching
    • Reaching
    • Standing
    • Walking
    • Pushing
    • Pulling
    • Lifting
    • Grasping
    • Talking
    • Hearing
    • Repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers such as picking, pinching, typing
    Physical requirements of the position:
    • Heavy work- exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly
    Visual acuity requirements of the position:
    • The worker is required to have close visual acuity
    Workplace conditions of the position:
    • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
    Women and Minorities Encouraged to Apply
    Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.


    Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ) is a publicly supported two-year institution, fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Formed July 1, 2019, Rowan College of South Jersey is a new regional college, academically designed to transform higher education in New Jersey.

    For more than five decades, Rowan College at Gloucester County and Cumberland County College have provided students with affordable and accessible options to prepare them for careers within their chosen field. On July 1, 2019, these two colleges merged to mark an important milestone in the history of community colleges — the creation of a regional college in southern New Jersey. Together these two campuses offer more than 120 unique degrees and certificates, combining 100 years of experience to provide a variety of degree selections, cost-saving initiatives, and scholarship and internship opportunities, at one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.

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