Full-time Director, Health Education Programs, Economic & Workforce Development # 575

Full-time Director, Health Education Programs, Economic & Workforce Development # 575


Forsyth Technical Community College
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Phone: 336-723-0371

Job Location

Main Campus


The salary is based upon experience and academic credentials.



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Closes: Thursday, August 31, 2017

Target Start Date

Monday, July 3, 2017

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in nursing. Note: Degrees and hours must be from a college accredited by a United States
Department of Education accepted accrediting agency such as SACSCOC.
• Two years experience as a registered nurse.
• Registered Nurse in North Carolina with an unencumbered license.
• One year of experience in the provision of long-term care facility services or one year of experience supervising or teaching students in a long-term care facility or one year of work experience in a skilled nursing facility which is a distinct part of a hospital.

Preferred Qualifications

• Masters’ degree in nursing education or a related discipline.
• Experience in developing professional networks and collaborative health programs.

Position Description

The Director of Health Education Programs will market, schedule, and administer continuing education open enrollment and customized health courses, and recruit, hire, and train part-time instructors. Other duties include budget oversight and long-term planning.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties as assigned.
• Treat others respectfully, speaks to others courteously, and behaves in such a way that creates a workplace environment that is marked by trustworthiness, honest but polite communication, and interpersonal interactions that are both personally cordial and professionally appropriate.
• Model an understanding of and commitment to the comprehensive community college philosophy and mission.


• Supervise a staff assistant and part-time and full-time instructors.
• Set performance expectations, maintain performance standards, and conduct performance reviews of full-time staff.
• Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate instructional personnel.
• Ensure that personnel have adequate opportunity to participate in professional development activities and that personnel have the appropriate combination of degrees, certifications and experience.

Management of Instruction:

• Maintain awareness of current and emerging trends in health care and guide the development and implementation of new programs and services responsive to the needs of constituents.
• Develop and maintain a professional relationship with health care organizations, serving as a primary college contact to market customized continuing education courses and curriculum programs.
• Administer continuing education open enrollment and customized health courses and the delivery of customized curriculum health programs.
• Develop an annual schedule of open enrollment health and related courses in collaboration with appropriate continuing education and curriculum representatives and as approved by the Dean of Health and Emergency Programs.
• Incorporate community service health related courses as part of open enrollment courses.
• Utilize continuing education and curriculum instructional resources to develop and conduct customized programs and courses.

• Oversee development of marketing materials, and directly market and promote courses and programs.


• Ensure that all programs are conducted according to NCCCS and Forsyth Tech policies and state audit criteria.
• Maintain positive relationship with Division of Health Service Regulation and other agencies and ensure compliance of health programs.
• Ensure that all program reports are completed in a timely and correct manner.
• Administer program budgets and ensure that contracts, requisitions, and budget reports are accurate and completed according to policies and procedures.
• Ensure that class visits are made according to the Forsyth Tech Community College Class Visitation
• Other duties as assigned.

Teamwork and Quality Management:

• Serve as team leader responsible for integrating curriculum, continuing education and other college resources to effectively plan and implement health and health-related continuing education courses and curriculum programs.
• Foster teamwork among college staff and faculty and community partners.
• Continually evaluate and enhance the quality of programs, systems, and services.
• Treat others with professionalism and courtesy.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Is frequently required to stand and walk.
• Is able to hear audible equipment indicators and verbal communications in the environment.
• Is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
• Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
• Sees with sufficient close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception and focus adjustment to differentiate light/color intensity and evaluate perceivable changes in the environment.
• Has moderate sense of smell to determine danger indicators such as smoke.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters in a typical college office environment and occasional work in clinics. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.
• Encounters low to moderate exposure to blood borne pathogens and biomedical materials.
• Encounters low noise levels in the work environment.
• Are you able to perform each of the essential job functions listed for the position with or without accommodation {_) yes { } no
• If you can perform the job functions with an accommodation, please describe how you would perform the functions and with what accommodations.

Job Post Contact

Forsyth Technical Community College
Main Campus - Allman Building
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC  27103
Phone: 336-734-7302
Fax: 336-761-2309
Email:  forsythtechhr@forsythtech.edu