Reporting directly to the Director, Nursing VN assists with providing leadership in managing and implementing a comprehensive post-secondary adult vocational nursing program for delivery in support of College, campus, and/or departmental goals in order to assure compliance with programmatic accreditation and/or licensure, internal consistency, and graduate outcomes that meet workplace and placement expectations.
Participates in budget preparation and fiscal administration, curriculum development and coordination, determination of teaching assignments, supervision and evaluation of faculty, and selection/coordination of program-specific external clinical facilities and instruction.
Provides professional leadership and support for teaching faculty; serves as a mentor and facilitator for faculty assigned; and enables an environment that fosters creativity, responsiveness, and self-responsibility.
Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience as a registered nurse; one (1) year shall be in teaching or clinical supervision, or a combination thereof, in a state-approved, registered nursing, vocational or practical nursing, or psychiatric technician school within the last five (5) years; or a minimum of three (3) years of experience in nursing administration or nursing education within the last five (5) years.
Leadership knowledge in the program field to cultivate a learner-centered environment and to foster excellence.
Knowledge in technological support and delivery of program areas and services.
Knowledge and evidence of strong supervisory and management skills as applicable to the specialized program areas.
Knowledge of state, federal, and local laws/regulations relating to programs, governmental compliance, and other regulatory standards such as Title IV, ABHES, BVNPT, BPPE, and other accreditation standards.
Knowledge of applicable databases and computer application systems to supply the most accurate information, reports, and projections.
Experience with MS Office.
High school graduate or equivalent required.
Hold a minimum of a baccalaureate degree in nursing or related field from an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency that is recognized by the US Secretary of Education or Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Master’s Degree in Nursing preferred.
Must have completed a course or courses offered by an accredited school with instruction in administration, teaching, and curriculum development
Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse (RN) License required.
Must have approval by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT) prior to assuming the role of Assistant Director of Nursing.
Must possess a Certificate of Completion of a course in teaching methodology of at least 30 hours.