The Director for Nursing provides day-to-day, positive leadership and coordination of the College’s nursing program, including ensuring program quality compliance in meeting national accreditation standards set by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The Director works closely with the faculty and the Dean to meet nursing program outcomes by evaluating and modifying curriculum needs including program development, course development, curricular mapping and updating; hiring, orienting, supervising and evaluating adjunct faculty and program clinical sites; and assessing and maintaining/improving student learning outcomes by overseeing admission, progression, and graduation of students.
In addition to primary responsibility for the nursing program, the Director for Nursing Education will work closely with the Director for Allied Health Professions to assure compliance with the Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON) for all continuing education nursing programs including nurse refresher, certified nursing assistant and other continuing education programs requiring MBON approval.
The Director for Nursing Education collaborates with faculty and staff to maintain standardization and efficiencies for all nursing and allied health program processes including courses, schedules, labs, simulations and clinical sites; and provide assessment of overall program quality, efficiencies and support of students. The position works closely with the Dean to address faculty/staff and student concerns while always interacting with faculty, staff, and students in a collaborative and collegial manner to facilitate and maintain a positive departmental culture.
The Director of Nursing Education assists the Dean in budget development and management including grants and serves as project director for nursing program grants.
This is an exempt, administrator position.
Employees of Harford Community College, including instructors for online and virtual courses, must be residents of Maryland or the contiguous states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia; non-residents are expected to relocate to meet this requirement.
A master’s degree in Nursing and a minimum of three years of college teaching experience and three years of clinical experience are required.
Other requirements include:
Understanding of the Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON) in terms of compliance and in relation to continuing education nursing programs.
Understanding of the standards set by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
Experience advising nursing students.
Ability to manage budgets and grants.
Apply online by November 15, 2022.
Harford Community College is committed to the principles of Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity. It is the policy of Harford Community College not to discriminate against applicants on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law with regard to any employment practices. HCC is an EEO and ADA/ADAA employer that values, embraces, and supports diversity in the College community.
Harford Community College has served as an anchor institution in Harford County since its inception in 1957. We are a mid-sized, comprehensive college committed to serving our community through high caliber educational offerings and cultural events.HCC’s mission of “Grow. Achieve. Inspire. Contribute.” and our vision of continuously striving for satisfaction, completion, and success throughout the College community is demonstrated by our shared organizational values of Agency, Equity and Inclusion, Communication and Collaboration, Respect, and Innovation. Harford Community College is an Achieving the Dream institution, joining a network of higher education institutions and partners to enhance community college student opportunity, access, and success.Our beautiful, 352-acre campus is conveniently located near Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE. We offer more than 80 affordable degree and certificate programs to nearly 2,000 full-time and 7,500 part-time students, as well as a wide variety of noncredit continuing education courses to nearly 11,000 students per year.