Director of Nursing

3 months ago
Requisition ID
2017-2364
# of Openings
1
Employment Status
Full Time
Job Family
Faculty
Company
ECPI University
VA
Richmond

Overview

ECPI University, with campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Online, is a recognized leader in awarding STEM+H degrees through innovative delivery of education to meet the needs of military and new-traditional students. ECPI University offers Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degrees, and certification training in Technology, Health Science, Business, Criminal Justice and Culinary Arts. For over 50 years, ECPI University has been helping students achieve their educational and career goals in a hands-on, student-centered environment, while working collaboratively with employers to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. Growth at our university creates the need for dynamic, caring professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in people's lives. 

 

Responsibilities

The Director of Nursing for the Registered Nursing (RN) program is responsible for the administration, planning, implementation and evaluation of the RN program. 

 

Students

  • Oversee the admission, academic progression and graduation of students. 
  • Evaluate student progress and competency based on program philosophy and objectives. 
  • Schedule visits to clinical sites to observe faculty and students at work.
  • Create and maintain an environment conducive to teaching and learning.
  • Participate in academic advisement and counseling of students.
  • Provide opportunities for student and graduate evaluation of curriculum, teaching and program effectiveness. 

Faculty

  • Interview and select nursing faculty who are qualified and contribute to the program and student outcomes. 
  • Supervise and evaluate program faculty including in-class reviews of each instructor. 
  • Leadership within the faculty for the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of the RN program curriculum plan and course content in accordance with program standards and student and University needs.
  • Assist faculty by providing evaluation devices of student learning and clinical experience to measure progress and competency based on program philosophy and objectives. 
  • Orient new faculty to policies and procedures of the University and the RN department.
  • Direct activities of the faculty to insure educational continuity. 

Program

  • Provide evaluation and feedback to the program on course materials, current changes in practice, standards of practice, and student accomplishment of course and program outcomes.
  • Prepare reports necessary for continued approval or accreditation of the RN program.
  • Evaluate and recommend textbooks, reference books and other teaching materials.
  • Plan and lead program Advisory Board meetings.
  • Seek new clinical agencies/facilities as needed to provide quality experiences for students and support program growth.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate the mission, philosophy, program objectives, program outcomes, course outcomes, and systematic evaluation plan on a regular basis.

Professional Development

  • Commit to ongoing professional development; ensure program faculty remain current in trends, issues and practices in the field, as well as effective teaching strategies and assessment methods.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • Masters of Science degree in Nursing required. 
  • Current unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in nursing service or nursing education as a registered nurse which enables the individual to provide leadership and assume the other responsibilities of the position. 
  • Minimum of two calendar years prior full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse or advanced practice nurse.

What does ECPI University have to offer?

  • A focus on students and academic excellence 
  • Small class sizes 
  • Professional work environment 
  • Talented and committed co-workers 
  • An adult-focused accelerated schedule
  • An opportunity to make a difference while expanding your knowledge, skills and professional network 
  • Competitive compensation & benefits plan 

ECPI University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

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