FULL-TIME DIRECTOR OF NURSING EDUCATION PROGRAM - Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill Massachusetts

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Northern Essex Community College

Haverhill, Massachusetts

United States
(POST #49827)

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Detailed Job Description

FULL-TIME DIRECTOR OF NURSING EDUCATION PROGRAM:  Division of Health Professions (Non-Unit Professional) Anticipated start date January 2, 2015. Lawrence Campus. Reports to the Dean of Health Professions.  Hiring contingent on available budget resources.

Director of Nursing Education Program oversees the strategic goals and day to day operations of the academic program for the associate degree nursing and practical nursing options.  The Director supervises recruits, evaluates, and recommends for hire program personnel.  The Director is responsible for maintaining accreditation and compliance with all pertinent regulations relative to the nursing program. Among primary job objectives, the Director of Nursing Education is the center of the relationship with clinical sites and with matriculated students.

Sample of Specific Duties:

  • Ensures the integrity of the nursing curricular offerings and services within the framework of Academic Affairs.  Ensures ongoing programmatic accreditation and compliance with regulations promulgated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (BORN) and Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
  • Develops a recommended annual capital and operating budget.  Administers approved budget.
  • Initiates nursing personnel searches, selects and recommends candidates for hire. Supervises, guides and mentors nursing faculty members to achieve their highest potential in providing quality instruction.
  • Develops nursing courses for master schedule; assigns teaching workload to cover all courses.
  • Ensures curricular content in compliance with ACEN, BORN and current practice.  Incorporates College mission, teaching and learning initiatives in nursing curriculum.
  • Represents the Nursing Program to internal and external entities.
  • Collaborates with other departments and college programs for student recruitment and successful student retention.
  • Collaborates with college staff in preparing grant proposals, reports and summaries for internal and external agencies.
  • Other duties as assigned.


An earned Master’s degree in nursing or an earned entry level Doctorate in nursing from a regionally accredited institution required. Must have a current Massachusetts Registered Nursing License in good standing. Must have a minimum of five years full time nursing experience, or its equivalent, within the last eight years, with at least three years’ experience in nursing education. Maintain expertise appropriate to administrative responsibilities. Excellent teamwork, communication and organizational skills. Demonstrate initiative and flexibility to accommodate to program and college needs in fulfillment of learning objectives.  Three years of full-time teaching experience in a community college setting or the equivalent of part-time experience. Strong practice background required. Must have excellent technical/computer skills.


  • Previous teaching experience in the Massachusetts Community College
  • .Terminal degree in nursing

Salary: Anticipated starting salary $75,000.00 – $95,162.00 annually, commensurate with education and experience. With a complete fringe benefit package.

Deadline Date: October 17, 2014

POST #49827

Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

Keyword Phrases

  • Health Professions
  • Prizes, Initiative, Innovation
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Diverse Workforce
  • Academic Administration
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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