Program Coordinator, Nurse Aide and Health Occupations

Program Coordinator, Nurse Aide and Health Occupations


College of The Albemarle
1208 North Road Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Phone: 252-335-0821

Job Location

Multiple On-Campus Locations


Commensurate with experience


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, January 19, 2024
Closes: Monday, February 19, 2024

Target Start Date

Friday, March 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean, Health Sciences and Wellness Programs

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Current unencumbered NC State License as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Healthcare Provider CPR/BLS
  • Credentials to meet college, accreditation, DHHS, and NCBON criteria for teaching assignments
  • Two years of work experience as an RN (4000 hours) in the US
  • Completion of a course in teaching adults, OR Experience in teaching adults, OR Experience in supervising nurse aides

Preferred Qualifications


  • Master's degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited college or university
  • At least one year (2000 hours) of RN experience in the provision of long-term care facility services in the US demonstrated by:
    • working in a long-term care facility licensed as a skilled nursing facility or a skilled nursing facility which is a distinct part of a hospital; or
    • supervising or teaching students in a long-term care facility licensed as a skilled nursing facility or a skilled nursing facility which is a distinct part of a hospital.

Position Description

About COA:

College of The Albemarle, located in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, is the state's first community college, founded in 1961. We strive to transform lives by inspiring and empowering individuals and communities of our seven-county service area. Through our four locations, we provide quality college transfer and career and technical education to residents in northeast North Carolina. 



Examples of Duties

The role of the Program Coordinator, Nurse Aide and Health Occupations is to supervise and coordinate all activities (student, faculty, and instructional) associated with the credit and non-credit Nurse Aide & Health Occupations programs and courses at all college locations.

The Program Coordinator, Nurse Aide and Health Occupations receives supervision from the Dean, Health Sciences and Wellness Programs.


  • Teach and maintain responsibility for overall effectiveness and coordination of credit and non-credit health and wellness-related programs, including Nurse Aide, Health Occupations, Health Science specialty College Success coursework.
  • Provide new opportunities for health occupation programs/courses to be offered for credit and non-credit in continuing education by exploring health care facilities and employees' continuing education needs.
  • Coordinate a Health Sciences Academy for high school students in the health careers pipeline to get career information on health science occupations and programs/courses.
  • Prepare and submit the annual program budge request for part-time faculty, instructional supplies/equipment and travel needed to accomplish the programs' objectives.
  • Manage the budget for the programs maintaining security of all program equipment.
  • Submit a recommended annual schedule of programs and program courses, including instructor assignments; preparing various reports/program reviews.
  • Maintain Full Approval Status by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for NA I and the NC Board of Nursing (NCBON) for NA II.
  • Coordinate membership and keep the nurse aide programs' advisory committees apprised of the current status of activities within the NA program and other health-related programs.
  • Develop, implement, evaluate and revise the NA/Health Occupation Program's curriculum in accordance with the N.C. DHHS, NCBON and the N.C. Community College System.
  • Participate in the selection and evaluation of clinical learning resources; establishing cooperative relationships with staff at clinical agencies; corresponding with clinical facilities in preparation of clinical rotations for health students and faculty, including criminal background checks, drug screens, orientations, etc.
  • Provide orientation for faculty and students of specific clinical facilities' computer documentation programs.
  • Communicate to staff at clinical agencies regarding objectives for student learning experiences and schedule of clinical assignments.
  • Provide current clinical rotation schedule to appropriate persons. Collaborate with instructors to inform students of their progress regarding classroom/lab expectations and clinical expectations.
  • Maintain responsibility for oversight of patient care by students during clinical; remaining responsible at all times for oversight of patient safety while students are assigned to patient or any program-related experience in the clinical setting.
  • Develop and monitor student learning and program outcomes for NA I and II. Remain on-call/available for instructors during NA classes, labs, and clinicals for all campus locations.
  • Perform other duties and assigned.

Job Post Contact

JaQuay Sutton

Human Resources Generalist

252-335-0821 ext. 2388