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Director, Nursing Education Program (DNEP)

Aims Community College


Location:
Greeley, Colorado 80634
Date:
04/07/2017
Job Type:
Employee
Categories:
  • Director of Nursing
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Job Details

Aims Community College, locally governed, locally funded, is a progressive community college with centralized administrative services located on the Greeley Campus which supports three additional locations. Situated on the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies, and enjoying 300+ days of sunshine a year, Aims Community College is student success oriented and prepares students for success in more than 160 degree and certificate programs. You are not just a number here at Aims Community College, our wonderful Staff, Faculty, and Administration work as a team to ensure excellent service and offer the most affordable tuition in the Front Range.

The Director of Nursing Education Programs provides programmatic leadership for the Nursing Education Program. The position has responsibility for marketing, management, and assisting in curriculum design of educational programs that serve employers’ and employees’ needs. The Director works closely with health industry partners to determine program development needs, to design innovative curricula that enhance employees’ skills and knowledge and comply with professional accreditation requirements, to comply with Colorado State Board of Nursing and ACEN requirements, to recruit students and faculty, and manage the program’s operational budgets. This position serves as liaison with outside agencies, community organizations, and other constituencies within the College.

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will possess creativity and problem solving skills, strong communication skills in building rapport, collaborative leadership and team building skills.

Duties, Roles & Responsibilities:

Curriculum/Teaching and Student Oversight
• Teaching will include 25% of typical faculty load (75% reassigned time for administrative duties)
• Provide effective and high quality instruction in all levels of health occupations course offerings by continually refining and modernizing curriculum so that it remains educationally sound and meets the high standards the College.
• Apply learning-centered educational practices such as creating and communicating clearly defined outcomes for student learning.
• Support current simulation technology in Nursing.
• Provide competent student advising
• Maintain currency in the faculty member’s field of expertise. 
• Adopt new teaching methodology as appropriate and maintain suitable association memberships. 
• Use alternative delivery technology in lecture and laboratory instruction to enhance student learning.
Plan, monitor, and evaluate instruction with regard to methodology, content, and student learning outcomes and assessment of learning. 
• Evaluate student achievement of curricular objectives/outcomes related to nursing knowledge/practice.
• Design, implement, and evaluate curriculum using written plans. Plan and provide didactic instruction and clinical or laboratory experiences which reflect an understanding of the programs’ mission, objectives and curriculum.
• Develop and coordinating the use of educational facilities and clinical resources.
• Assume primary responsibility for recruitment of students for the Nursing Education
• Program.
• Develop, implement, evaluate, and revise student admission, progression, retention, and graduation standards.
• Oversee the student selection process for the Nursing Education Program.
• Assume a leading role in the advisement of students in the Nursing Education Program and serve as information/resource person for the public.
• Assist students and others with the resolution of concerns and complaints.
• Perform duties of club advisor for Student Nurses Associations 1 and 2.
• Maintain with assistance of the Staff Associate student nurse clinical templates.
• Work closely with the Clinical Site Coordinator in arrangement of clinical sites and student compliance in My Clinical Exchange.

Accreditation
• Oversee and advance academic assessment in coordination with academic assessment efforts at the College.
• Insure and document the Nursing Education Program’s compliance with the State Board of Nursing (SBON) Rules and Regulations and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing ( ACEN) Standards and Criteria and all other state and/or federal guidelines. Act as a liaison with the Board (SBON).
• Conduct clinical site visits to evaluate student progress, clinical instructor evaluation, and maintain relationships with clinical agencies.
• Review programmatic data and oversee program reviews for the programs, collaboratively design and implement initiatives to assist with student success.
• Maintain compliance with the provisions of the College’s full-time faculty position description
• Maintain and revise Nursing Education Program handbooks
• Develop and maintaining the relationship between the Nursing Education Programs and the Governing Body, including but not limited to acting as liaison with other programs within the Governing Body and with other Nursing Education Programs.
• Developing and maintaining ongoing relationships within the community, including fostering the Nursing Education Program’s responsiveness to community/employer needs.

Supervising
• Providing a current written job description for all faculty and staff positions.
• Demonstrating leadership within the faculty for development, implementation, and evaluation of the curriculum and other Nursing Education Program components.
• Recruiting and selecting faculty for employment, designing and monitoring development plans for faculty, conducting performance reviews of faculty, and participating in faculty promotion and retention.
• Determining the need for additional faculty release time for administrative duties.
• Interview, recommend, orient, mentor and supervise full-time and part-time faculty and staff as assigned.

Student Oversight
• Assume primary responsibility for recruitment of students for the Nursing Education
Program.
• Develop, implement, evaluate, and revise student admission, progression, retention, and graduation standards.
• Oversee the student selection process for the Nursing Education Program.
• Assume a leading role in the advisement of students in the Nursing Education Program and serve as information/resource person for the public.
• Assist students and others with the resolution of concerns and complaints.
• Perform duties of club advisor for Student Nurses Associations 1 and 2.
• Maintain with assistance of the Staff Associate student nurse clinical templates.
• Work closely with the Clinical Site Coordinator in arrangement of clinical sites and student compliance in My Clinical Exchange.

Budget/Scheduling/Committees
• Oversee the budget Planning process and administer the Nursing Education Program budget.
• Maintain with assistance of the Allied Health Staff Associate student nurse clinical templates.
• Lead all nursing program committees: Faculty, Curriculum, Systematic Program Evaluation, Admissions, Advisory.
• Develop semester course calendars/schedules including theory, laboratory, and clinical courses, and develop student clinical schedule rotations
• Work closely with the Clinical Site Coordinator in arrangement of clinical sites and student compliance in My Clinical Exchange.
• Develop and coordinate the use of educational facilities and clinical resources.
• Participate on College committees or organizations and in community service opportunities as assigned.
• Participate in the integration of liberal arts and career/technical (occupational) education as assigned, including serving on campus-wide committees, including serving as CTE representative for the College Curriculum Committee.
• Oversee the Nursing Education Program websites.

Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

1. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a part/full-time basis.
2. A Master’s degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited college or university with national nursing accreditation.
3. An active unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in Colorado.
4. Two years of full-time (or equivalent) clinical experience as a practicing Registered Nurse (or equivalent).
5. Two years of full-time teaching experience at the Associate Degree Nursing level (or higher) in an approved Nursing Education Program.
6. Documented knowledge and skills related to teaching adults, teaching methodology, curriculum development, and curriculum evaluations
7. Administrative experience, proven leadership skills, and the ability to design and implement effective Nursing Education programs.
8. Excellent written and oral communication skills, and an ability to provide vision for projects while attending to daily operational details.
9. A collaborative leadership style.
Completion of background investigation and drug screens the results of such are satisfactory to College and program requirements.
10. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive, professional, interpersonal relationships with students, faculty, staff, and administrators in all areas of the college and community.
11. Ability to work as a team member with all Allied Health Programs as exhibited by a genuine spirit of cooperation, flexibility and confidentiality.
12. Qualifications required prior to employment OR ability to obtain upon hire: Hold or qualify for CPR certification within three months of hire.
13. Ability to obtain a Post-Secondary Career and Technical Education (CTE)