Director of the Masters Program in Nursing

Washington D.C., United States
May 20, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs

Trinity in Washington, a comprehensive university in the nation’s capital, seeks an outstanding academic leader as the Founding Director of the Masters in Nursing Program in the School of Nursing and Health Professions.

Position Highlights:

The Director of the Masters in Nursing Program works with the faculty and administration to develop and monitor an innovative, socially responsive curriculum, promotes practice partnerships and excellent environments for learning, admits a diverse student body, and assures program quality in a cost and resource efficient manner. Internally, the Director of the Masters of Nursing Program reports directly to the Chief Nursing Officer of the nursing program.  Externally, the Director interacts with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, and other national leadership groups to enact a broad vision of graduate nursing practice, and ensures the Program maintains a mission-driven focus of nursing education.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with the administration and other divisions and departments within the University.
  • Provides administrative leadership, coordination, and planning to the Masters in Nursing Program (online and on ground)
  • Ensures compliance with appropriate program accreditation standards and guidelines.
  • Assures availability of properly credentialed faculty to meet curriculum delivery requirements.
  • Makes recommendations in the areas of staffing, scheduling, curriculum development and improvement, and clinical practicum management.
  • Provides input and support for enrollment management initiatives.
  • Serves as a spokesperson for the master’s in nursing degree to assist in the recruitment of qualified program applicants.
  • Works collaboratively with the Chief Nursing Officer and the School of Nursing and Health Professions Dean to insure the Masters in Nursing Program is appropriately promoted; helps identify potential target markets and provides marketing support targeted to both internal and external audiences.
  • Maintain excellence in teaching in nursing and community service.
  • Provides direct oversight of the Masters in Nursing Program.
  • Provides a system of records and reports essential to the operation of the Masters in Nursing program to any accrediting agencies.



  • Current RN licensure in the District of Columbia required.
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication, networking and relationship building skills at all levels of the organization and with external constituents required. LI-EL1
  • Graduate degree in nursing and an earned doctorate in nursing or a related field required.
  • National Specialty Certification as appropriate is desirable.
  • Evidence of administrative responsibility, project and/or program development required.
  • A record of excellence in teaching, including experience with advanced students required.

Trinity Washington University Highlights

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application addressing qualifications for the position along with a complete C.V. to: Include names and contact information for at least three professional references along with a recent writing sample. Please include the candidate’s last name and the reference “Director of Masters in Nursing Program” in the subject line.

Trinity is an Affirmative Action/Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty and staff. Trinity is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

Position will remain open until filled.