Program Administrator for Bachelor in Science Nursing program

first_imgPreferred Qualifications: Job Description:Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is pleased to inviteapplications for the position Program Administrator for its nascentBachelor of Science in Nursing program. We seek an experiencedacademic leader who is committed to excellence in nursing educationand the success of students in the program.The Program Administrator will work collaboratively with the Deanand Vice President of Academic Affairs to develop and implement anundergraduate curriculum, recruit faculty, and steer the programthrough the program approval and accreditation processes. TheProgram Administrator will report to the Dean of AcademicAffairs.Work Schedule:This position is a 12-month full-time staff position; limitedteaching opportunities may exist upon program approval.Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe Program Administrator will direct the planning, implementationand operation of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program: The Program Administrator will also provide dynamic leadershipto: About Massachusetts College of LiberalArts:At MCLA, we’re here for all – and focused on each – of ourstudents. As a 2019 Top Ten Public College, classes are taught byeducators who care deeply about teaching, and about seeing theirstudents thrive on every level of their lives. Nearly 93% of ourgraduates land competitive jobs or are accepted by some of the bestgrad schools in the country. We engage in the most nationallyrelevant conversations by hosting some of the most celebratedthinkers and speakers on our campus in the Berkshires ofMassachusetts, an area known for its mountain ranges, hikingtrails, and panoramic views. Our home town of North Adams isbrimming with young, creative energy and the regional economy isbooming as a result. In nearly every way possible, the experienceat MCLA is designed to elevate you as an individual, a leader, anda communicator, fully empowered to make your impression on theworld. Develop and implement a comprehensive nursing curriculumplanRecruit and hire faculty and staffAcquire program approval from the Massachusetts Board of HigherEducationAcquire program approval from Massachusetts Board ofRegistration in Nursing (BORN)Acquire and maintain state and national programaccreditationTeach in academic programsApprise administration of any changes to requirements of anyprogram approval or accreditation.Systematically evaluate the program in accordance with nationalstandards, insuring complianceStay current with industry standardsLocate, coordinate, and monitor student clinical sites andschedulesDevelop, plan, and manage department budgets andpurchasingMaintain industry and community support for nursingprogramsAdvise and inform the administration and department faculty andstaff on department mattersRepresent the college in internal and external communityactivitiesParticipate in college committees, guide faculty meetings andrelated activities Additional Information:This is a full-time (37.5 hour/week), 12-month, fully benefitedposition in the APA Bargaining Unit. Salary range for this positionis $95,000-$110,000 per year.Priority will be given to applications received February 28,2021.For questions regarding your application or specifics of thisposition, please contact [email protected] College of Liberal Arts does not discriminate on thebasis of sex in any education program or activity that theyoperate, which extends to admission and employment at MCLA. MCLA isrequired by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“TitleIX”) to not discriminate in such a manner. Inquiries about theapplication of Title IX may be directed to each respective MCLA’sTitle IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary of the Departmentof Education Office for Civil Rights, or both.Nicole ComstockTitle IX Coordinator and Equal Opportunity OfficerPhone: (413) 662-5571Email: [email protected] Address: 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA 01247U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights33 Arch Street, 9th Floor Boston, MA 02119-1424Telephone: (617) 289-0111; FAX: (617) 289-0150; TDD (877)521-2172Email: [email protected]center_img Experience retaining and mentoring diverse faculty andstudentsExperience developing strong clinical partnerships locally tosupport the academic programsExperience with innovative, evidence-based, and technologicallyrich teaching strategiesExperience with accrediting organizations for nursing educationprograms, preferably the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education(CCNE) and/or the Board of Registration in Nursing (BORN) Application Instructions:Interested candidates must apply electronically and should submit aletter of interest and resume by clicking on the APPLY NOW buttonbelow. Supervise and mentor staff and faculty; develop and monitorprofessional development plans that enable faculty to use bestpractices in the classroomMonitor and address student success and progression ratesProvide guidance and direction for students and graduates topass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)Work with the Director of Assessment to develop robustassessment tools at the course and program level; work with facultyand staff to implement and follow through on assessment activitiesat the course and program levels.Work with the Director of Academic Technology to facilitate thecreation and offering of online and hybrid courses that complementon-campus coursesPromote participation of the Nursing department in collegeinitiatives such as student success, degree completion, anddiversityCreate an educational environment that affirms MCLA’scommitment to equity, diversity and inclusionNurture an environment of collegiality and transparencyPromote connections to other departments that affirm MCLA’sLiberal Arts mission Requirements:Master’s Degree in Nursing, Doctorate preferredEligibility for RN licensure in Massachusetts.Minimum of 5 years of experience as a registered nurseMinimum of 3 years nursing education experience at thebaccalaureate level that includes teaching, educational theory andmethodology, instructional design and methodology, studentevaluation and outcomes assessmentMinimum of 2 years academic administration experience or othersignificant academic/educational nursing leadershipexperience.Evidence of excellent consultation, interpersonal, andcommunication skills.Demonstrated ability to lead development and implementation ofmission-centered, innovative, cost-effective curriculaDemonstrated ability to work successfully with students, staff,and community from diverse backgrounds and a commitment to aculturally diverse work environmentlast_img read more