Program Director, Nursing

Colorado Mountain College   Glenwood Springs, CO   Full-time     Nursing
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Posted on November 21, 2020

Program Director, Nursing
Colorado Mountain College
Spring Valley
Glenwood Springs

This position serves as a Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for the Colorado Mountain College Nursing Program, overseeing faculty and all aspects of the program offered in multiple locations.

The CNO is a Program Director, and provides instructional and administrative leadership and support to the program and all related areas of the College. This position reports directly to the Dean of the School of Nursing, Health Science and Public Safety and works directly with faculty and collaboratively with the campus academic and student affairs supervisors.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: ensuring that offerings of the program articulate with CMC’s mission, vision, strategic plan and institutional learning outcomes as well as state and national standards; handling budget, hiring and support of faculty, coordination of program accreditation applications/renewals and program activity reporting, leading program advisory committee meetings, outreach, marketing, & recruiting activities, and program assessment.

This position is a non-teaching supervisory position for college-wide programs.

Pre-Requisites for the Position (Qualifications Standards)

Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position. Examples of qualifications include: a minimum of a Doctoral Degree in Nursing, two years teaching full time in an approved nursing education program at or above the Associate’s Degree level, two years of full time clinical experience as a practicing registered nurse, an active license in good standing to practice as a registered nurse in Colorado or the ability to be licensed in Colorado, or equivalent education and experience necessary for the requirements of the position. Experience managing faculty and staff essential.

Special Skills or abilities directly applicable to the position: knowledge and skills related to teaching adults, teaching methodology, curriculum development and curriculum evaluation. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to work effectively with administration, staff, faculty, students, and clinical facilities. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and evaluate complex programs and processes, demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and projects, knowledge and proficiency in current technology used in nursing as well as generally expected office technology and software.

Knowledge of and experience with Accreditation Commission for Education In Nursing (ACEN) is desired.

Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment and the ability to work effectively with students, employees, and community members having diverse backgrounds.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.