Closes: Monday, August 1, 2022
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
The education and experiential requirements described here are those that are required by Wilson Community College and the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON). The successful candidate must meet the program director requirements as outlined by the NCBON (21 NCAC 36 .0317) and be approved by the governing agency prior to employment. REQUIRED is a Master’s Degree in Nursing; an active unencumbered RN License or multistate privilege to practice as a registered nurse in North Carolina, and two (2) years full-time experience as a faculty member in a Board-approved nursing program
PREFERRED is coursework in nursing education or nursing leadership with three (3) to five (5) years in a supervisory or administrative level position.
Serves as program director for the practical nursing (PN) and associate degree nursing (ADN) program(s). Manages and supervises instructors in assigned department(s). Coordinates the development of departmental course schedules each semester. Recruits, selects and facilitates orientation of part-time instructors. Establishes and sets goals for the department with input from staff, the Vice President, and the community college system. Assists in identifying staff professional development needs. Develops, monitors, and plans effective utilization of budget resources; administers and approves expenditures from curriculum program budgets. Coordinates with outside agencies such as accrediting bodies, state agencies, and professional organizations. Recommends revisions and changes to curriculum programs and policies to College officials; interprets program policies to instructors, staff, and students. Develops long and short-range plans for the department. Conducts annual performance evaluations for assigned faculty. Coordinates program reviews for assigned programs. Assists with registration processes. Provides input and assistance related to student admissions in Allied Health programs. Coordinates the development and implementation of the Nursing Policy and Procedures Manual. Initiates and maintains clinical facility contracts. Coordinates accreditation efforts for the PN and ADN programs. Participates in recruitment events for Allied Health programs. Serves on institutional committees as appointed. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of: Principles and practices of PC’s and related software. Management and administrative principles and practices. Laws, statutes, rules, and regulations affecting assigned curriculum programs in the community college system. Community college organizational structure including the integration of academic, continuing education, and student services programs. Ability to: Communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Operate a PC and related software. Plan, manage, organize, and supervise instructors in a comprehensive curriculum department. Analyze, interpret, and apply policy and procedural guidelines to resolve problems and answer questions and concerns. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with community organizations, business, faculty, students, staff, and the general public. Demonstrate an awareness of and support for an empowered leadership environment that values the essential worth of all individuals and the dignity of work. Provide leadership in an environment characterized by significant and constant change.