Program Coordinator, Practical Nursing

Program Coordinator, Practical Nursing


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: Monday, March 6, 2023
Closes: Sunday, April 30, 2023

Target Start Date

Thursday, June 1, 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 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. Must have five years of teaching experience in an approved Associate Degree or Practical Nursing program. Two years of management or supervisory experience preferred.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

*** Position will be posted until filled***

Responsible for coordination of nursing programs to support student success by creating an optimal learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses that support a comprehensive nursing curriculum, demonstrating and modeling employability and professionalism skills, maintaining collaborative, respectful working relationships, providing effective instruction consistent with established objectives, effective advisement of students, accurate and timely record keeping and reporting, on-going curriculum and course assessment and improvement, supporting college and program administrative requirements, and maintaining competency and current knowledge in nursing practice. 


Essential Responsibilities


  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding and commitment to the mission and philosophy of the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON), North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS), Nash Community College, the Nursing Programs, and all other applicable regulatory standards.
  • Coordinate with Department Chair to 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), North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC –title 21, chapter 36, Section .0317) and other accreditation bodies. 
  • Assist Department Chair with accreditation activities to include pre-accreditation applications, self-studies and coordination of onsite evaluations.  
  • Provide input to programmatic assessment process to the Department Chair including curriculum matters, instructional design, faculty performance and budgetary considerations.
  • Assists in recruitment efforts and selection of qualified nursing faculty. 
  • Assists in the orientation of new adjunct and full-time faculty in coordination with Department Chair.
  • Coordinate the development and revision of course outlines, syllabi, curriculum plans, learning objectives, program assessment and evaluation, and other instructional documentation required to meet program objectives. Ensure students are provided with an ADA compliant syllabus which identifies measurable learning objectives and expected student outcomes following a designated and approved template from NCC or other regulatory entity, and coordinate with the Department Chair, Nursing the submission of course syllabi to the designated College representative prior to the courses being taught.
  • Coordinate the division of course content among teaching faculty and ensure that program outcomes are met.
  • Coordinate NCLEX mentoring component of program to ensure faculty and student compliance.
  • Assist Department Chair in oversight of test development to ensure program outcomes are met. 
  • Enforce College and program policy and procedures and comply with all other institutional and professional rules and regulations related to classroom, laboratory and clinical instruction and general employment.
  • Provide effective learning experiences for students using a variety of teaching methods, contribute to the development and implementation of student-centered education, utilize available educational resources for the improvement of instruction and creation of teaching material, and demonstrate the ability to work with students based on the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) in an effort to increase student retention, success, and completion.
  • Schedule regular student conference hours, be available out of class to students requiring additional assistance, and serve as curriculum student advisor as assigned and as otherwise requested or needed by College representatives and individual students.
  • Support institutional and program endeavors by participating in registration and recruitment activities, program Advisory Committee meetings, student organizations and community outreach activities, community partnership initiatives, College committee assignments and meetings, graduation/recognition ceremonies and other special appointments, including events outside typical working hours for the position.
  • Maintain office, classroom/laboratory and student records, assess on a regular basis the performance of students, and process reports, forms, attendance and other required documentation accurately and timely in collaboration with the Department Chair in support of College and program strategic planning and assessment initiatives.
  • Assist the Department Chair and College administration in the safeguarding of inventory and identification, preview and acquisition of educational resources needed to support the delivery of a comprehensive nursing curriculum.
  • Participate in on-going training related to current practice, regulatory requirements and instructional quality through on and off campus professional development opportunities supporting College, program and individually developed professional development plans. 
  • Maintain proper communication and supportive relations with students, colleagues and community partners and provide assistance to carry out respective functions.
  • Assume other necessary responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the Department Chair other College administration in meeting the missions of the program and institution.
  • Meet the physical demands (with our without reasonable accommodations) of a nurse educator: ability to stand, walk and engage in the classroom environment for up to four (4) hours and in the clinical environment for up to twelve (12) hours; ability to transition in and out of postures including sitting, standing, and squatting; ability to lift or reposition objects up to 50 lbs; visual and hearing acuity to accurately measure, assess, and document student performance and client-related status;  gross and fine motor abilities to perform required job functions of a clinical nurse; ability to travel as needed.
  • Exhibit institutional values of professionalism by demonstrating the following attributes and behaviors: display empathy and positive regard for others in written, verbal, and non-verbal communications; work effectively with colleagues and students by practicing punctuality, individual and collaborative problem-solving, and honest communication; build trusting relationships by acting with integrity, courtesy, and responsibility, even during incidences of high stress or demanding workplace conditions; dress appropriately within College guidelines, clinical policy or as appropriately indicated for situational activities; meet all required standards of confidentiality and safety and maintain a clean and orderly work environment.
  • Attend annual graduation exercises.
  • 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 faculty and College policies and procedures. 
  • Fulfill other responsibilities as assigned by the Department Chair and Chief Academic Officer.   Participate in professional development activities provided by NCC. 
  • 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. 
  • Initiate and answer telephone calls and video conference calls. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned which contribute to the efficient and effective operation of NCC. 
  • Serve on various committees as assigned. 
  • Participate in and support ongoing assessment, planning and evaluation to improve student learning.

 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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