Director of Nursing

Lee College
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 16, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Director of Nursing

Posting Number: 0001006

PS Position#:

Position Status: Full-Time

Salary: $100,000/year

Department: Nursing

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Director of Nursing is responsible for the administration of the LVN, ADN, and ADN Transition programs.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervise and evaluate nursing faculty.
  • Recruit, hire, and train new faculty.
  • Provide academic leadership to faculty, students, and the institution that supports active teaching and learning among students and faculty.
  • Provide leadership in planning and administration of the Nursing program.
  • Develop and execute plans to revise the nursing curricula to meet the requirements and expectations of the Next Generation NCLEX Project.
  • Evaluate, and continuously improve the Nursing curricula.
  • Develop and maintain contractual arrangements with clinical facilities.
  • Facilitate compliance with external regulatory agencies (i.e., The Texas Board of Nursing).
  • Write periodic state, national, and institutional reports.
  • Represent the College in a positive manner to employees, students, visitors, and the general public.
  • Participate in the Nursing Advisory Committees.
  • Collaborate with Nursing faculty to develop, implement, and coordinate the Nursing program admission policies and procedures.
  • Assist in marketing the Nursing program.
  • Support recruitment and advisement of Nursing students, including student success planning.
  • Consult with the Registrar in the review and approval of transfer credits.
  • Supervise the orientation processes for incoming Nursing students.
  • Serve as the contact for Nursing student complaint resolution and/or grievances.
  • Verify students' completion of program requirements and submit the affidavit of graduation to the Texas Board of Nursing.
  • Collaborate with the Dean of Nursing and Allied Health in the preparation of the annual Nursing budget and monitor expenditures throughout the year.
  • Purchase and maintain equipment to meet student learning needs.
  • Develop class and room utilization schedules in collaboration with Nursing faculty, College administration, and support staff.
  • Promote department compliance with all College policies.
  • Participate in Instructional Council and other voluntary and assigned college committees.
  • Work cooperatively with the Center of Workforce and Continuing Education programming to ensure service to the needs of community health organizations.
  • Maintain currency in Nursing by participating in professional development activities, to include attendance at state and national regulatory agency meetings.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, including evenings and some weekends.
  • Teach no more that three (3) clock hours per week.

Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Excellent college benefits accrue with this full-time position. This is a security sensitive position.

Review of applications will begin on 11/30/2020. The posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Lee College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s (or higher) degree in Nursing
  • Must hold an unencumbered current license or privilege to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas
  • Two (2) years of teaching experience in a professional nursing educational program
  • Three (3) years of work experience as a licensed nurse
  • Experience with budgeting, departmental evaluation, and management of faulty and personnel
  • Demonstrated knowledge of curriculum development, instructional methodologies, and clinical nursing practice
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Next Generation NCLEX Project
  • Experience working effectively in teams across multiple areas of an organization
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty and staff
  • Ability to work with culturally diverse populations
  • Possess a working knowledge of computers and educational technology
  • Leadership skills related to ACEN accreditation skills
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in both vocational and associate degree nursing programs
  • Previous experience as a coordinator/director of nursing in the State of Texas
  • Previous experience teaching in a nursing program in a community college
  • Demonstrated experience in the design and implementation of policies to ensure equity in educational programs
  • Demonstrated experience supervising faculty, building effective teams, and managing conflict

Campus/Location: Main Campus - Baytown, TX

If other, provide location:

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin on 11/30/2020. The posting will remain open until the position is filled.

This position requires applicants to attach the following documents: resume, cover letter, and copies of transcripts for all completed college work. (Official transcripts required upon employment.)

In addition, applicants must include a minimum of three (3) professional references on the online application.

Please do not mail, email, fax, or deliver any documents outside of the electronic application process.

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Lee College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, which encourages applications from qualified females, minority groups, veterans, and disabled individuals. It is the policy of Lee College to fully comply with the equal opportunity provisions of all applicable regulations and not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status in areas such as recruitment, selections, training, promotion, demotion, layoffs, terminations, rates of pay, or any other forms of compensation or benefits.