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Assistant Nursing Programs Director/Instructor

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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Nursing Programs Director/Instructor
Department Nursing
Position Type Full Time
Position Grade
Position Level (Faculty Only) 4
Step Range 3-10
Salary Range $60,635-$69,180 Plus $20,000 stipend
Pay Basis Annual
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Nursing Programs Director, the Assistant Nursing Programs Director provides assistance in the oversight of the instructional, curricular, operational, and personnel activities of the department and serves as liaison.
The Assistant Nursing Programs Director will represent the Nursing Programs Director and have signature authority, decision making status, attend meetings when the Nursing Programs Director is out of the office.

Position Reports To Director of Nursing Programs
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

1. Ensure the quality of the curricula by monitoring the effectiveness of instruction and the assessment of program and course outcomes. Follow appropriate guidelines to implement changes for courses or degree programs.
2. Assist in the recruitment, interviewing, selection, hiring, orientation, supervision, and evaluation of full-time and adjunct faculty, work-study students, and support staff.
3. Support and promote teaching effectiveness and professional growth for staff and faculty through on-going staff development.
4. Support and promote student success associated with student recruitment, advising, and retention.
5. Mentor, remediate, and communicate student progress to facilitate student success.
6. Provide a safe environment for students and ensure security of assigned equipment, materials, and classrooms.
7. Serve as mediator when conflicts and/or disagreements occur with faculty, students, or staff.
8. Obtain information and prepare reports to be in compliance with educational, funding, IE, and accrediting agencies requirements. Adhere to prescribed deadlines.
9. Fulfill an instructional load and all associated duties required if applicable to area.
10. Establish and maintain external relationships, which benefit instruction, including business and industry, community, secondary and post-secondary institutions, and other appropriate agencies.
11. Ensure compliance of LCC, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools policies and procedures; ensure compliance with related accreditation and institutional effectiveness activities as pertaining to areas supervised.
12. Promote community involvement and support college programs in a positive manner.
13. Perform other duties assigned by the Nursing Programs Director, Dean of Health Sciences, and/or the Associate Vice-President for Instruction.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree with major in nursing and 3 years work experience.
Meet the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) required criteria to be able to teach within the discipline(s) of the department that they supervise and meet the appropriate accrediting agency requirements for the Assistant Nursing Programs Director position.

Preferred Qualifications

A minimum of three years of teaching experience in higher education settings or other relevant professional experience.

Certificates/Licenses

As required by discipline(s). Registered Nurse in the State of Texas

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Leadership and managerial skills
Knowledge of Community College’s philosophy
Team building skills.
Knowledge of curriculum design and evaluation.
Ability to provide service to a diverse population.
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to contribute to instructional vitality and growth
Knowledge of student outcomes assessment and instructional effectiveness.
Cooperative team player.
Must have a student centered philosophy.
Must be computer literate and use a variety of computer software.

Physical Demands

Person must be able to walk, stand, lift, carry and bend.
The person is required to lifte items weighing up to 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision Exercised

Full-time and adjunct faculty, department secretaries, clerks, lab instructors, student workers, and assistants.

Work Environment

Inside Work-in a well-lighted and air-conditioned area most of the time or Outside will be exposed to all types of weather, noise and vibration from equipment.

Safety

Required to work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Special Conditions

Other duties may be assigned by immediate supervisor. May be required to work outside regular working hours. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to work at a different college work sight or campus as needed.

EEO Statement

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Laredo Community College is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Laredo Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 00034
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 03/18/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

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Foreign Degrees

Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an approved stated education agency or having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to your online application at the time of applying. For your convenience, we have provided the following links to assist you in complying with this requirement. However, you may use any other certified transcript evaluation service. http://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Educators/Certification/Out-of-State_Certification/Foreign_Credential_Evaluation_Services/ http://www.naces.org/members.htm

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Laredo Community College requires a background check for all positions which means a Criminal Background Check and references are required. Are you willing to have such checks conducted in order to be considered for employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have the required education in the related area as stated in the job posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * List the Diploma/Degree(s) related to the position you are applying for.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have the required experience as per the job description
    • yes
    • no
  5. * Please describe, your skills and the number of years of experience as they relate to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts/Certificates
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae