1 POSITION DESCRIPTION Position Title: Director - Date: May 19, 2005 Job No. Nursing & Health Occupation Programs Jan. 02, 2009 (Revisions) March 2011 (Revisions) Reports to: Director of Career/ Department: Instruction Technical Education Programs FLSA Status: Exempt Non-Exempt Reporting Positions: All Faculty of the Nurse Education Program, This assignment will include program coordination Part-time faculty in the and teaching responsibilities areas of EMT, Medical Assistant, and Nurse Assistant programs, Administrative Assistant, and Classroom Assistants 1. BASIC FUNCTION: Reports to the Director of Career/Technical Education Programs. Plans, develops, implements, and directs the Nurse Education programs. Works closely with the Oregon State Board of Nursing to ensure state directives, administrative rules, and statutes for nursing education program are followed. Follows through in conducting, completing, and submitting all required studies, reports, and projects related to the nurse education programs. Follows accreditation standards and requirements. Participates in the College s master, strategic, and course scheduling plans. Directly responsible for various administrative aspects of the nursing program including, but not limited to, curriculum development, fiscal management, reporting efforts, public awareness building and program promotion, and academic leadership. Responsible for training, developing, disciplining, and evaluation of program faculty and staff. 2. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master s degree in Nursing with documentation of preparation and/or experience in curriculum and teaching. Current, unencumbered licensure to practice as a registered nurse in State of Oregon. Minimum five years experience in nursing, of which two years shall have been in a teaching or administrative position in a nursing education program. Ability to effectively apply specific job skills required of an administrative nurse. Ability to demonstrate professional competence in nursing and education through such activities as nursing practice, continuing education programs, academic courses, internet and other web-based opportunities. Strong interpersonal skills to develop effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and professional outside of the College and to promote cooperative learning and working environments. (CONTINUED... )
2 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Continued) Ability to provide inclusive learning and working environments that promote sensitivity to and respect for individuals of various cultural orientations, lifestyles, learning styles, and learning needs and from various socio-economic, cultural, and educational backgrounds. Ability to represent the College in a professional manner when working with community partners, representatives of the Contracting College, as well as other contacts and entities. Ability to make public presentations to audiences of various sizes. Ability to effectively interact in a professional manner with individuals. Ability to effectively extend information to students, using different delivery methods to accommodate learning styles. Ability to provide effective administrative leadership to faculty and staff in the forms of selection, training, development, disciplining, and evaluation. Ability to analyze, trouble-shoot, resolve conflict creatively and apply policies on a consistent basis. Working knowledge of computer software applications for spreadsheet, word processing, presentation, and database management purposes. Strong organizational skills to multi-task, maintain records, meet deadlines, and process work with attention to detail. Ability to complete grant applications and technical report documents in a timely manner. Ability to maintain flexibility in the work environment. Strong writing skills to develop effective, informative, and accurate reports, program materials, policies, procedures, proposals, and curriculum. Strong oral communication skills to make public presentations, accurately relay information, and effectively communicate with individuals via various means. Ability to travel to meetings and workshops at various locations. Ability to work evenings and weekends. Successful completion of a criminal records check Possession of current healthcare provider CPR certification At start of assignment possession of current, valid Oregon driver s license
3 3. PRINCIPAL DUTIES - The following represent the major duties of the position, however they are not intended to be all-inclusive. The College reserves the right to change, reassign, or combine job duties at any time. PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT 1. Implements new programs for the College related to nursing and occupational health education. 2. Develops student-related policies concerning program marketing, student recruitment, admission, advising, performance assessment, retention, and graduation requirements. 3. Coordinates and chairs advisory committee meetings. 4. Coordinates the design, preparation, and distribution of program marketing materials. 5. Promotes the Nursing Program by making presentations at industry conferences and meetings, community events, high school programs, and regularly scheduled college information sessions. 6. Provides academic and career advising for potential nursing program students. 7. Responsible for the oversight and operational coordination of the Nursing Program laboratory, classrooms, storage areas, and equipment at new OCCC campus site. 8. Works in collaboration with Dean of Instruction, Director of Career and Technical Education Programs, and faculty to plan, develop, review, and implement policies related to curricula and other academic matters. CURRICULA 9. Participates in meetings of the OCAP. 10. Coordinates systematic curricular revision to ensure compliance with accreditation standards. 11. Provides leadership and works collaboratively with the contracting college on curricular issues. 12. Maintains current and accurate syllabi and course outlines for all health occupation courses.
4 REPORTING RESPONSIBILITIES 13. Makes periodic visits and presentations to the Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN). 14. Prepares for and coordinates accreditation and site visits with the OSBN and other accrediting entities. 15. Submits all required notices of program changes (i.e. proposed changes to curricula, faculty, etc.) to the Contracting College, Oregon Department of Education, and the OSBN. FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES 16. Identifies program s needs and possible sources of support. 17. Develops and maintains program s College budget. 18. Works closely with College s Business Office in developing, tracking, and maintaining program budget. 19. Participates in the preparation of grant proposals and development activities for long-term funding strategies. Projects costs of all budget items of grants, including staff/faculty salary, benefit costs, and equipment and facility maintenance. 20. Ensures appropriate ordering of program equipment and supplies, complying with College s purchasing policies and procedures. PROGRAM PROMOTION / DEVELOPING PUBLIC AWARENESS 21. Organizes and implements program s promotional activities and public awareness campaigns regarding educational opportunities. 22. Works with high schools and universities to develop articulation agreements. 23. Works with College s Development Director to explore funding options through the College s Foundation, including student scholarships. 24. Enhances effective professional relationships with the community at-large, agencies, stakeholders, and the general public.
5 CLINICAL OVERSIGHT 25. Establishes relationships and arrangements with hospitals, long-term care facilities, and other health providers in Lincoln County for students clinical experiences. 26. Provides orientation, direction, and oversight to clinical instructors and faculty. ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP 27. Provides positive leadership in caring out all administrative responsibilities. 28. Monitors, evaluates, and participates in the student admissions process. 29. Recruits and advises LPN students, advanced placement students, and others by conducting self-assessments and providing advice regarding career paths in health occupation careers. Develops student retention strategies. Supervises student progress matriculation. and 30. Plays an active role in the processes of faculty, staff, and student recruitment, selection, development, evaluation, and discipline. Prepares job descriptions for staff positions. 31. Understands, develops, and provides a learning environment that supports diversity and incorporates sensitivity to diversity in the workplace. 32. Responds to and investigates student concerns and complaints. 33. Facilitates a cooperative learning and working environment among students, faculty, and staff. 34. Develops and maintains effective partnerships with academic and industry-wide entities. 35. Assures effective communication at all levels of responsibility. 36. Embraces use of technology to promote effective learning and the efficient flow of work. Regularly attends classes and seminars to improve and enhance skills in the use of various tools and equipment, including computer software. 37. Participates in the College s planning for its master and strategic plans. Schedules classes and staff assignments. 38. Teaches classes and/or substitutes as a clinical instructor, as needed.
6 ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP (Continued) 39. Assesses and evaluates effectiveness of program delivery and student performance. 40. Actively attends and participates in instructional and management meetings such as those held by the Council of Curriculum and Instruction (CCI) and the Instructional Coordination Group (ICG), etc. 41. Maintains an effective and safe work environment for faculty and students. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 42. Performs other essential and non-essential projects and tasks as assigned.
7 4. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Activity No. of Hours Frequency: Daily Weekly Monthly Standing - normal surface conditions 1.25 Sitting - normal facility 6.5 Walking - normal surface conditions.25 Talking - producing coherent information Light Lifting (10 lbs or less) Normal Lifting (10 lbs to 20 lbs) Heavy Lifting (20 lbs or more) Overhead Lifting of 20 lbs or less Carry objects with both hands and arms Pulling - constant force Have visual acuity at 20 inches or less 3.0 Continuous finger and hand movements 1.0 Discrimination of speech 2.0 Receive and understand written and/or oral communication 2.0 Give written and/or oral instruction 1.0 Calculate mathematical problems EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS Equipment / Tool No. of Hours Frequency: Daily Weekly Monthly Multi-line telephone 2.0 Copy Machine.10 Fax.10 Computer and related equipment 4.0 Laboratory equipment 2.0
8 6. WORKING CONDITIONS Majority of time will be spent working in a normal office and classroom environments, however, there will be time spent working in simulated clinic and laboratory environments. Regular travel by car to various meetings throughout Lincoln County and the state. Employee will be required to frequently sit, bend, kneel, reach, and stand for extended periods of time on a daily basis. Daily requirement of carrying objects with both hands and arms. Normal lifting (10 to 20 lbs.) on a daily basis. Daily requirement to lift, push, pull, carry, or support patients weighing more than 50 lbs. Regular, overhead lifting of objects, weighing 20 lbs. or less. Ability to travel to classroom, laboratory, and clinic locations. Mobility to move between offices, classrooms, and floors. Ability to hear the conversational voice and effectively communicate responses. Visual acuity to read text from a computer monitor. Regular travel by automobile.
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