Nursing Department Chair

Nursing Department Chair


Wayne Community College
3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Phone: 919-735-5151

Job Location

3000 Wayne Memorial Dr.

Goldsboro, NC 27534


$60,540 - $75,672


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, January 13, 2023
Closes: Friday, June 30, 2023

Target Start Date

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean, Allied Health/Public Services Division

Employment Type

Full-time, 12 months

Minimum Qualifications

A Master’s degree in Nursing with an unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse and two full years of clinical experience is required. Two years of full-time experience teaching in postsecondary nursing education is required.  Preparation in teaching and learning principles including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, or with a willingness to seek continuing education as required by the NC Board of Nursing upon employment is required. The Department Chair must have good oral and written communication skills, be proficient with commonly used computer software, and be organized. The Chair must have knowledge of the national accreditation process.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience as a lead instructor and course coordinator or some aspect of leadership is preferred. Bilingual is preferred.

Position Description

This position provides leadership and management of the associate degree and practical nursing programs including curricula/program development; compliance and evaluation of the program; budgeting and procurement of financial and clinical resources and the planning and accountability of the program. In addition to instructing students, the Chair will supervise student admission, progression, and graduation. The duties also include the recruitment and supervision of faculty in the Nursing Department, overseeing marketing and public relations, and coordination with the Division Dean of Allied Health and Public Services for departmental operations. The Chair must demonstrate a commitment to creating a culture that encourages excellence, professional development, continued competence in areas of responsibility, and an understanding of the diverse backgrounds of students and employees.

If selected for employment, the applicant must submit to a criminal background check and drug screening.
INSTITUTION: Wayne Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community Colleges System. Located in Goldsboro, NC, the college serves Wayne and adjoining counties. Wayne Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. A Tobacco-Free Campus as of August 1, 2009.


How to Apply

APPLICATIONS:  Submit an employment application and all supporting materials, including copies of certifications and post-secondary transcripts via ApplicantOne at No paper applications will be accepted. Applications will be screened and the most qualified applicants interviewed. All applicants will be notified once the position has been filled.

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