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Executive Director of Nursing and Allied Health

Treasure Valley Community College
Ontario, Oregon 97914
  • Job Type
    Employee

The Executive Director of Nursing and Allied Health will be in charge of planning, organizing, and supervising the College Allied Health and Nursing program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

Oversee the degree nursing programs, including the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program, and all of the related courses, to ensure 1) alignment to the College mission and policies, and 2) relevance to the wider community and region. This includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Establish and maintain a long-term vision for the department.
  • Provide department leadership through excellent communication, both within the department and between the department and administration. This leadership may include teaching credits each term, so as they do not exceed the term and annual limitations described in the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Create and maintain an environment conducive to teaching and learning.
  • Coordinate program activities and delegate responsibilities to faculty as appropriate.
  • Create, review, and maintain program faculty handbook.
  • Facilitate program faculty meetings.
  • Direct the development and evaluation of policies and standards for the selection, admission, promotion, and graduation of nursing students.
  • Develop and maintain student advising activities.
  • Coordinate department participation in “Advising Day”.
  • Provide timely information regarding program requirements and other information needed for pre-nursing students.
  • Coordinate with nursing faculty regarding advising needs of nursing students.
  • Work with nursing students to provide necessary documentation for licensure examination.
  • Prepare and update program student handbook.
  • Manage student concerns related to faculty, department, and program.
  • Coordinate hiring, supervision, development, and evaluation of full-time and part-time faculty.
    • Recruit, review credentials, and recommend part-time and full-time faculty to be hired.
    • Serve on screening committees for faculty recruitments.
    • Facilitate and coordinate faculty activities related to academic policies, contractual requirements for workload, personnel policies, faculty development and evaluation, and planning, assessment, and accreditation.
    • Manage department faculty personnel issues adhering to contract, and college policy and expectations.
    • Conduct annual and periodic performance evaluations for faculty in accordance with contract and college policy.
    • Initiate participation in college-wide meetings, in-services, and committees for program enhancement.
    • Promote teaching excellence, professional development, and service to the college and community, keeping updated on nursing standards and college policies.
  • Develop and maintain program curriculum to meet state, regional, national, and local   health care needs.
    • Establish articulation agreements with other institutions of higher learning.
  • Maintain relationships with administrative authorities and other academic and support units for program planning and development.
  • Coordinate development and review of curriculum with members of department.
  • Work with members of department to develop a teaching schedule that considers: faculty and student needs, times of day classes are offered, and day/evening/distance opportunities. Develop schedule for courses for the quarter/year in a timely manner. Prepare and update quarterly/annual class schedule.
  • Maintain ongoing, meaningful, and regular connections with advisory committee and the industries served by department programs.
  • Prepare budget with input from nursing faculty, and administer the budget with approval of the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  • Approve payroll work authorizations for all department faculty and staff.
  • Coordinate student outcomes assessment for assigned areas, and supervise collection of data and maintenance of outcomes records.
  • Coordinate internal and external program review, institutional effectiveness and processes.
  • Assist in program development, evaluation, vitalization, promotion, supervision and review.
  • Oversee accreditation requirements for all health field programs. Assist in the preparation of materials regarding instruction for the college catalog and other publications. Assist with identification and prioritization of equipment needs and purchases for assigned program areas.
  • Serve as contact person/coordinator for the department with regard to state, professional, and accrediting groups, the community, and other external contacts.
    • Maintain program in good standing with accrediting agency(ies).
    • Regularly assess program and course outcomes.
    • Serve as liaison to the accrediting agencies in relation to the program’s continuing compliance with rules and regulations. Complete annual accreditation reporting requirements. Direct the accreditation self-study process for continuing approval. Coordinate accreditation visits.
    • Represent program at local and state level; collaborate with community partners.

The above description covers the most significant duties performed but does not include other related occasional work.

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

This is a full-time, Professional, exempt position with benefits, including family medical insurance, paid leave, and Oregon retirement plan. Annual salary is $85,000.

APPLICATION PROCESS

A complete application file consists of the following:

  1. A letter of interest stating how you are qualified to perform the duties of the position;
  2. A resume;
  3. Two recent letters of recommendation and a minimum of three professional references.
  4. College transcripts, if any (copies are acceptable at this time);
  5. A TVCC application for employment. A pdf fillable application may be downloaded at www.tvcc.cc About TVCC > Jobs at TVCC > Current Openings.
  6. If applicable, a completed DD Form 214 in order to establish veteran preference per OAR 839-006-0445 and OAR 839-006-0450(3).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: First review of complete application packets will take place on May 31, 2019. Position will remain open until filled. All materials should be submitted or mailed to: Human Resources, Treasure Valley Community College, 650 College Boulevard, Ontario, OR 97914.

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

MANDATORY: Master’s degree in Nursing plus no less than five years of nursing experience, three of which shall have been as a nurse educator or administrator of a nursing education program. Educational preparation or experience in teaching and learning principles including curriculum development and administration. Broad knowledge of the budget process. Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

PREFERRED: Multilingual (English and Spanish).

SPECIAL LICENSE: Must have current unencumbered Oregon and Idaho Registered Nurse (RN) licenses with all adult immunizations, titers and be CPR certified; or ability to obtain by date of hire.

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Posted: 2019-04-29 Expires: 2019-05-29

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