Director of Associate Degree Nursing

Director of Associate Degree Nursing


Blue Ridge Community College
180 West Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Phone: 828-694-1700

Job Location

Hendersonville, NC


Starting at $64,346.40 Annually


Standard Benefits Package

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, September 2, 2022
Closes: Friday, September 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Saturday, October 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

VP of Instruction

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

The Purpose

The Director of Associate Degree Nursing serves as a faculty leader and faculty member with administrative oversight for the program on a variety of student, faculty, budget, planning and personnel issues. Administrative oversight includes the coordination and development of long and short range plans for the nursing program, evaluating and giving feedback to faculty on instructional performance, and development of initiatives to ensure faculty remain current in their respective disciplines as well as college policy and procedures. As a faculty member, the Director performs the instructional and reporting expectations of faculty.

Why it’s Important

The Blue Ridge team is excited by every opportunity to be creative, innovative, and engaging. We do this by working alongside our Staff and Faculty to ensure we provide a modern, technologically advanced institution for the community. We are here to support our Students to ensure they reach their highest potential. Our team engages with the community to ensure that we are consistently meeting standards and then rising above them. Guiding students along their educational journey is our calling and we are looking for like-minded teammates to help us serve our community. Whether a student is entering the workforce for the first time, entering a new profession, or just expanding their knowledge, we are here to provide the necessary tools to accomplish all their goals. Working together, no elevation is too high, and no summit is unreachable.

What You'll be Doing


  • Ensures that regulatory and accreditation standards for the Associate Degree Nursing Program and faculty meet the criteria of the appropriate regulatory and accreditation agencies.   


  • Ensures that marketing, recruiting, and retaining students are expectations for all members of the department. 
  • Collaborates with all programs within Health Sciences to promote supportive pathways for student progression.
  • Coordinates the development of the course schedule for each semester. 
  • Serves on committees for selection of full-time instructors. 
  • Recruits, selects and orients part-time instructors in assigned areas.  
  • Establishes and sets goals for the department with input from faculty, department staff, the Dean of Health Sciences, the VP for Instruction, and the NCCCS. 
  • Leads and supervises instructors in the assigned department to ensure deadlines and curriculum requirements are met.
  • Develops, monitors, and plans effective utilization of budget resources for the department. 
  • Develops classroom instructional content and delivery methods for classes taught; monitors student progress in the courses; administers tests or other evaluative methods to students; grades and gives feedback on learning activities, homework assignments and exams;  recommends revisions and changes to curriculum program services and policies to the Dean of Health Sciences and Vice President for Instruction. 
  • Interprets program and college policies to instructors and students.
  • Advises students in the areas of academic planning and learning support and oversees/supports pre-ADN advising.
  • Ensure compliance with policies of the College, NC Community College System, and applicable State and Federal agencies.


  • As assigned by the Dean of Health Sciences 


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Education & Experience

1) hold an active unencumbered license or multistate licensure privilege to practice as a registered nurse in North Carolina;

(2) have two years of full-time experience as a faculty member in a Board-approved nursing program;

(3) be experientially qualified, having clinical nursing experience, experience as a faculty member in a nursing program, and academic or nursing leadership experience to lead the program to accomplish the mission, goals, and expected program outcomes;

(4) hold either a baccalaureate in nursing or a graduate degree in nursing from an accredited institution

(5) prior to or within the first three years of employment, have education in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, appropriate to the program director role


Skills and the Know-How

  • Knowledge of management and administrative principles and practices.  
  • Knowledge of laws, statutes, rules, and regulations affecting assigned curriculum programs. 
  • Knowledge of community college organizational structure including the integration of academic, continuing education, and student services programs.  
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken English. 
  • Ability to operate a PC and related software.  
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with community organizations, business, college staff, and the general public. 
  • Ability to provide leadership in an environment characterized by significant and constant change.
  • Strong personal and professional integrity, work ethic, and a commitment to safety.
  • Student-centered mindset.
  • Solution-centered, growth mindset, works well in a team setting.
  • Team player who contributes to a positive environment and a department workplace emphasizing institutional core values.
  • Flexible schedule- is available in the evenings and on weekends as needed.

Additional Information

Physical Demands

The ability to perform all duties associated with the position including, but not limited to lifting, prolonged standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and operating or performing work with associated tools and machines.

Blue Ridge is an Equal Employment Opportunity Institution

Job Post Contact

Teisha Baynard