Richmond CC service area
- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Thursday, January 19, 2023
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
Minimum Education and Experience: as required by the NCBON
- Hold a current unrestricted license or multistate licensure privilege to practice as a registered nurse in North Carolina;
- Have two years of full-time experience as a faculty member in a board approved nursing program;
- Be experientially qualified to lead the program to accomplish the mission, goals, and expected program outcomes;
- Hold a graduate degree in nursing (MSN) from a regionally accredited institution;
- Have preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, appropriate to assignment, as defined by the NC Board of Nursing.
- Maintain competence in the areas of assigned responsibility; and
- Have current knowledge of components of the nursing practice for the registered nurse and the licensed practical nurse.
Director of Nursing is a 12 month position. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
In addition to the duties assigned to an instructor, the Department Chairperson's responsibilities and duties include:
- Serves as a member of the Instructional Leadership Team and participates in institutional planning, academic and administrative decision-making within the Instructional Area.
- Serves as the communication liaison among the appropriate Dean, the Lead Instructors and the Department faculty.
- Oversees the planning and maintenance of annual student learning and program outcomes within the department's programs for review in the College’s strategic planning and evaluation process.
- Oversees department equipment and supply purchases and budgets and recommends expenditures to the appropriate Dean.
- Coordinates the development of the semester schedule in accordance with the Curriculum Schedule Timeline in collaboration with the Registrar’s office and the appropriate Dean and Vice President for Instruction/Chief Academic Officer.
- Reviews annually the curriculum standards for each program within the department, ensuring the college is compliant with NCCCS and other applicable agency standards.
- Ensures appropriate courses of study, ICRs and rubrics are updated as needed and that current syllabi are available through the College website.
- Supervises and assesses scheduled curriculum program reviews and enrollment management reports.
- Plans and completes partnership events with local schools and employers and other initiatives to support the program.
- Conducts evaluations and supports all nursing faculty while overseeing the selection of new faculty.
- Serves as communication liaison for other departments and administrative offices requiring information, opinions, or recommendations on matters relating to the department or its students.
- Ensures the timely selection of departmental texts and the purchasing of textbook orders and ancillaries.
- Coordinates program advisory committees within the department.
- If governed by outside agencies, department chairs will ensure the department’s programs meet that agency’s requirements and compliance.
- Accepts other duties as assigned.
North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON) Responsibilities: Nursing Department
- Ensure that the College maintains program compliance with the NC Board of Nursing (NCBON).
- Represent Richmond Community College at NCBON, various healthcare boards, NC RIBN Collaborative Leadership Team, and other program meetings.
- Evaluate new, and maintain current, clinical sites, and ensure clinical site and student compliance with facility and NCBON requirements.
- Ensure that all nursing faculty—including adjuncts--meet current NCBON requirements.
- Review student applicant files—including students articulating to other institutions—and determine eligibility for, and progression in, Nursing Programs. In addition, coordinate Nursing Student Orientation and ADN Pre-Nursing sessions.
- Meet at least annually with clinical facilities representatives to review current and future clinical/preceptorship experiences, and collect data related to student and program performance.
- Reviews all student evaluations of instructors to determine trends and areas needing improvement.
- Complete required Program Descriptive Report for the NCBON site visit.
How to Apply
Application Process: To apply for a vacant position, complete the Richmond Community College application and submit it with photocopies or unofficial copies of your College transcripts. For positions where a high school diploma or equivalent is the highest required degree, then proof of high school/equivalency is required. Application and review process can be found on the RCC website. No action will be taken on submission of a resume or letter of interest only. Incomplete files will not be considered. Successful applicant must pass a complete background check.
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