Director, Nursing Programs

Director, Nursing Programs


Nash Community College
522 North Old Carriage Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Phone: 252-443-4011

Job Location

Rocky Mount, NC


Commensurate with experience


State Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Closes: Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, December 11, 2023

Expected Work Hours

M-F 39 hours per week

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution. Must have a current license as a registered nurse in North Carolina. Must have a minimum of five years of experience in teaching at or above the level of the program, and a minimum of two years of full-time employment as a registered nurse in direct patient care in the area of medical-surgical, maternal-child, and/or psychiatric nursing.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

Responsible for providing administrative oversight of the nursing programs (Associate Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing Diploma programs).

Essential Responsibilities


  • Develop, submit for approval, and implement a curriculum which is in accordance with standards set forth by the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS), the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON), and North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC –title 21, chapter 36, Section .0317).
  • Maintain knowledge in NCCCS, SACSCOC, NCBON and other pertinent regulatory standards and communicate and coordinate regulatory and accreditation activities, including submission of fees and documentation required to demonstrate compliance with established criteria with the Dean of Curriculum CTE.
  • Oversee, secure, and manage adequate resources (budgeting, space, supplies, equipment, personnel, and clinical agency contractual agreements) for faculty to provide effective and safe learning experiences for students using a variety of teaching methods, contribute to the development and implementation of student-centered education and utilize available educational resources for the improvement of instruction and creation of teaching material.  
  • Demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relations throughout NCC and community; respect social, cultural, spiritual, and intellectual diversity.
  • Oversee, manage, and process program and College related records, assessments, reports and other required documentation accurately and timely in collaboration with program faculty and other College representatives in support of NCC and program strategic planning and assessment initiatives.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of principles of adult education and student-centered active learning strategies. Coordinate and participate in on-going training related to competent nursing practice, leadership, technology, and instructional quality through on and off campus professional development opportunities supporting College, program and individually developed professional development plans.
  • Coordinate personnel needs by following procedures in the selection of full-time and part-time faculty and make recommendations to the Department Chair.
  • Supervise and coordinate faculty assignments, advisement of students, mentoring or professional development activities, approved leave, periodic instructional assessment and evaluation processes to ensure effective College and program operations and high quality instruction, and make appropriate recommendations to the Department Chair.
  • Supervise and assist faculty in the development and revision of course outlines, syllabi, curriculum plans, competencies, textbook selection and other instructional documentation required to meet program objectives, for enforcement of College and program policy and procedures, and for compliance with other institutional/clinical agency rules and regulations pertinent to classroom and clinical instruction and general employment.
  • Supervise, assess, and assist program faculty in the coordination and implementation of the clinical education component of the curriculum.
  • Coordinate, organize, plan and prioritize activities with the Department Chair, other institutional departments or programs, and with program related agencies outside the institution in addressing and enhancing the strategic plan of NCC and other program matters, including recruitment, admissions, retention, advisement, grant opportunities, networking and public relations initiatives.
  • Coordinate and prepare curriculum semester schedules in collaboration with other departments, considering enrollment and staffing, and communicating such in a timely manner for securing student supplies and textbooks.
  • Supervise and evaluate personnel in the department and make appropriate recommendations to the Department Chair.
  • Develop and submit up-to-date course outlines to Dean of Curriculum CTE prior to the course being taught.
  • Recommend program advisory members annually and ensure the effective functioning of the advisory committee for the program, including at least one annual meeting. 
  • Perform any other activity assigned, which enhances the nursing program’s effectiveness in meeting NCC and program missions.
  • Perform and adhere to the essential requirements of a nursing instructor.
  • Participate in professional development activities provided by NCC. 
  • Attend annual graduation exercises.
  • Participate in College events and activities.
  • Maintain regular and consistent on-site attendance during normal hours of college operations in fulfillment of duties not inconsistent with the expectations for full-time employees and College policies and procedures.
  • Serve on various committees as assigned.
  • Participate in and support ongoing assessment, planning and evaluation to improve student learning.
  • Initiate and answer telephone calls and video conference calls.

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. Employees may request reasonable accommodation(s) if necessary to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Maintain stationary position, sitting or standing, for extended periods of time.
  • Operate a computer and other office machinery.
  • Occasionally lift, move, transport, install, or remove items weighing up to 15 pounds. 
  • The ability to communicate information so that others understand.
  • The ability to observe details.  
  • Occasionally move to different classrooms across campus to provide instruction, advising, and instructional support. 
  • Drive to remote instructional sites or other locations in performance of the duties listed in this job description.


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