Overview

The Nursing Program Director will provide the visionary leadership for the continued development of the Nursing Department, its program, resources, and future direction in compliance with the  Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and college resources. Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Student Success/Dean of Sciences, Health and Public Safety, the Director will represent the Nursing Department as a member of the college’s management staff and will work cooperatively with others within the college and community to achieve successful outcomes. The Director will prepare and administer the Nursing Department budget, pursue new financial resources in support of the department and guide the recruitment, appointment, retention, and long term success of a its faculty, staff and students. The Director will be innovative to maintain excellence of the program while dealing with the challenges of a changing educational model. 

The following are examples of typical duties that may be assigned to positions in this job family. It does not imply that all positions within the job family perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned. Other duties may be assigned.

– Plans, directs, evaluates and oversees administration of the academic program by performing duties personally
– Participates on district committees on various issues related to program
– Directs the planning, implementation and evaluation of courses for the academic program
– Directs and coordinates activities of instructors, administrative staff, and others
– Plans and implements professional development activities for instructors in the academic program
– Supervises the preparation of catalog material for the academic program
– Determines scheduling of courses and recommends implementation of additional courses for the academic program
– Assists in the selection, improvement, and evaluation of instructors; review of credentials, screening of applications, and formulation of recommendations for final interviews with the Dean
– Maintains current knowledge of, and interprets and applies Federal, State, and related legislation. Revises program administration to comply with regulations.

 

Minimum Expectations & Requirements 

– Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution and current nursing license for the state of Arizona (or eligible)
 
– Three years teaching experience in nursing at the associate degree program level or higher
– Two years of experience as a nursing program director at the associate degree program level or higher including responsibility for management of a department budget, personnel, policy and procedure development, and grant writing.
– Experience in nursing program accreditation (ACEN or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education – CCNE)
– Experience in program and nursing curriculum development and instructional design
– Strong organizational, leadership, and computer skills
– An effective communicator with excellent interpersonal and written/oral communication skills
– Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties

 

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About Yavapai College

Yavapai College is a community college located in Yavapai County, Arizona. The main campus is in Prescott, with locations in Clarkdale, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley, and Sedona.