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The College of Health Care Professions

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Job title: VN Program Director
Job location: Austin, TX 78752 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 09/16/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life, AD&D, Dependent Life offered.

Job Classification


Job Category:Program Director

Job Description


Job description:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Supervise and evaluate instructional staff.
• Direct advisory committee activities for program.
• Ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations. Ensures the consistent compliance with the regulations for the Texas Board of Nursing Examiners.
• Prepares and submits the required documents to the Texas Board of Nursing Examiners.
• Monitor instructor lesson plans and their posting.
• Screen instructional applicants.
• Review curriculum and textbooks with instructors, program managers, advisory board, and Campus President.
• Review student evaluations of instructors and programs, externship evaluations, employer surveys, and graduate surveys with the DOE/EC, and Campus President.
• Interview prospective students during enrollment process as needed.
• Conduct new student orientation as needed.
• Review completion and placement rates with Director of Career Services and Campus President.
• Schedules and conducts in-service training.
• Develops annual start date calendar.
• Assist registrar in maintaining employee and student records.
• Monitor TWC, federal and accrediting standards compliance.
• Adheres to academic policies/procedures for compliance.
• Assist with new program development.
• Assist with student advising.
• Assist Director of Education/Education Coordination with administrative functions.
• Other duties as assigned.

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

• Analytical - Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
• Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.
• Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality.
• Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.
• Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information. Skilled in the writing of funding agency proposals.
• Change Management - Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance.
• Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Aligns work with strategic goals.
• Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures.
• Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.
• Strategic Thinking - Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition.
• Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
• Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.
• Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Requirements


Education, training, experience:
Education/Experience:

Minimum of a BSN in nursing, Master's degree in nursing preferred, with a minimum of one to two year teaching experience in a vocational or professional nursing program. Active, unencumbered license to practice nursing in Texas. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and proven leadership and management skills along with current nursing practice experience.
 
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