Region A Nursing Director (OPEN UNTIL FILLED)

Region A Nursing Director (OPEN UNTIL FILLED)


Haywood Community College
185 Freedlander Drive
Clyde, NC 28721
Phone: 828-627-2821

Job Location

Haywood Community College, 185 Freedlander Dr, Clyde, NC  28779 and Tri County Community College, 21 Campus Circle, Murphy, NC 28906


dependent on education and experience


Full comprehensive benefit package

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Closes: Friday, February 7, 2020

Target Start Date

Monday, March 2, 2020

Expected Work Hours

Varies with needs of the program

Reports to

VP of Instruction at Haywood Community College and VP of Instruction at Tri-County Community College

Employment Type

Full-time faculty

Minimum Qualifications

Per the regulations of the North Carolina Board of Nursing (21 NCAC 36 .0317 Administration), candidates should possess the following qualifications:

1)      Hold a current unrestricted 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 to lead the program to accomplish the mission, goals, and expected program outcomes;
4)      Hold a graduate degree from a regionally-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, as outlined in the NCBON regulations.
6)      Maintain competence in the areas of assigned responsibility; and
7)      Have current knowledge of evidence-based nursing practice for the registered nurse and the licensed practical nurse.
In addition to the NCBON regulations above, applicants should possess:
8)      Commitment to and enthusiasm for student success.
9)      Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
10)    Strong organizational skills.
11)    Strong leadership skills.
12)    Demonstrated skills and progressive responsibility in instruction, technology, budget management, and supervision.
13)    Commitment to the community college philosophy and to teaching traditional and non-traditional students from a variety of backgrounds.
14)    Ability to develop and maintain effective collaborations with faculty colleagues, college support staff, local healthcare providers, community agencies, and four-year colleges and universities.
15)    Ability to hold student, program, and personnel matters confidential.


Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to the required qualifications above, preferred applicants should possess several of the following:

  • Hold a graduate degree in nursing or nursing education from a regionally-accredited institution.
  • Clinical experience as a registered nurse in a medical/surgical setting.
  • Combination of recent teaching, clinical coordination and/or leadership experience in an associate degree nursing program.
  • Recent experience instructing nursing students within the classroom, lab, and clinical settings.
  • Experience, training or certification in high-fidelity simulation as applied to nursing education.
  • Demonstrated success mentoring nursing faculty and/or graduate student nurses
  • Demonstrated success working with a faculty team to align curricula and assessment plans.
  • Recent professional and community activities in the nursing/nurse education profession.
  • Demonstrated experience using instructional technologies, administering computer-based tests, facilitating high-fidelity simulation activities, and utilizing learning management systems such as Moodle or Blackboard.

Position Description


The Region A Nursing Director is the administrator, leader, and advisor of a unique consortium program of study shared by Haywood Community College and Tri-County Community College. 

This is a 12 month faculty position that reports to the Dean of Health and Human Services at Haywood Community College and Vice President for Instruction at Tri-County Community College



  • Ensure continual compliance with North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON) rules and regulations and maintain approval status for the Region A Nursing Consortium (RANC).
  • Maintain and disseminate RANC policies to administration, faculty, and students.
  • Ensure that RANC policies are followed at both schools.
  • Propose changes or additions to RANC policies (based on faculty input, NC BON input, or evolving conditions in the field).  These changes will be presented to the RANC Steering Committee for approval.
  • Coordinate regularly scheduled meetings of the RANC Steering Committee (at least quarterly) and weekly staff meetings.
  • Coordinate the admissions process at both schools to ensure clarity, fairness, and consistency.
  • Ensure that published materials concerning the RANC are consistent, including but not limited to web sites, catalogs, and promotional materials.
  • Maintain departmental syllabi for all RANC courses.
  • Select, with faculty input, all course materials and coordinate with each college on the purchase of those materials by students.  Be responsible for the efficient use of those materials in all courses taught by all RANC faculty members, regardless of location.
  • Present, as is necessary, program changes and program fees to the appropriate body at each college for approval in a timely fashion.
  • Coordinate training for all new faculty members, as well as any ongoing required professional development for existing faculty.
  • Evaluate all RANC faculty members, following RANC policies and procedures.  Provide final copies of those evaluations to the academic vice presidents at each college.
  • Provide assessment data to each college as requested.
  • Oversee program planning and reporting processes at each college and in compliance with NCBON.
  • Coordinate scheduling at each college to maintain consistency.
  • Cultivate and maintain good relationships with all clinical agencies.
  • Maintain up-to-date clinical contracts with all agencies used by the students.
  • Coordinate clinical schedules and student onboarding at assigned clinical sites.
  • Direct the orientation experience for all new RANC students.
  • Maintain a presence and regular office hours at each campus weekly for faculty and students.
  • Teach selected courses on both campuses throughout the program of study as allowed by NC BON regulations.
  • Coordinate student and program events to include the annual pinning ceremony.
  • Certify RANC graduates to the NCBON for testing.

How to Apply

To Apply Submit:

• Official Haywood Community College employment application online found at then select position applying for.

• Application must be complete for consideration- do not reference resume. Unofficial transcripts are required for the application process. Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites.

• References may not be current HCC employee. Must provide 3 professional references with email addresses.  At least one of the references must be a current or recent supervisor.

• College screening committee is responsible for application review, interviews, and recommends the final candidate to HR and the college president for approval.

• HCC is a tobacco free campus.

 HCC is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sex, age, disability, genetic information and veteran status.



Job Post Contact

185 Freedlander Dr

Clyde, NC 28721