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Director of Nursing Education
Iowa Lakes Community College

Date Posted Jan. 9, 2019
Title Director of Nursing Education
University Iowa Lakes Community College
Emmetsburg, IA, United States
Department Nursing
Application Deadline Feb. 1, 2019
Position Start Date Feb. 1, 2019
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  • Nursing - General
This is a full-time position primarily located on the Emmetsburg Campus. The Director of Nursing Education is responsible to plan, develop and administer the nursing program in accordance with state, national and College policies and procedures. The individual in this position must meet the standards of the Iowa Board of Nursing.


1.     Constant
(67-100%)          1.     Direct, coordinate and supervise all activities and personnel of the PN and ADN programs.
2.     Establish and maintain standards relating to accreditation.
3.     Monitor and evaluate personnel.
4.     Serve as contact for student complaint resolution and/or grievances.
5.     Serve as contact for faculty concerns.
6.     Conduct nursing program meetings, such as Program/Curriculum, Faculty, Advisory, and Due Process meetings.
7.     Develop class schedules along with room utilization schedules.
8.     Assist Admissions in acceptance of prospective nursing students.
9.     Build, maintain and balance budgets to support the programs and the institution.
10.     Collaborate with nursing program specialist regarding daily operations of the program.

2.     Frequent
(34-66%)          1.     Assist instructors in developing, revising and updating instructional materials and curriculum in cooperation with appropriate academic committees of the College.
2.     Establish and maintain a process to insure optimal communications with faculty as well as administrative and support staff of the College.
3.     Evaluate compliance of student requirements.
4.     Coordinate clinical sites for student experiences.
5.     Collaborate with faculty for student clinical placement.
6.     Assist students with individualized plans of study.
7.     Collaborate with registrar in the review and approval of transfer credits.
8.     Work cooperatively with internal stakeholders.
9.     Ensure state of the art program facilities and equipment to industry standards.
3.     Occasional
(10-33%)          1.     Assist in recruitment and advisement of students.
2.     Attend Success Planning meetings as needed.
3.     Recruit and hire qualified nursing faculty and part-time clinical instructors.
4.     Coordinate orienting and monitoring of new nursing faculty.
5.     Coordinate NCLEX preparation by providing information to students.
6.     Collaborate with the nursing program advisory committee.
7.     Participate in professional development activities to maintain currency in health field.
8.     Participate on various voluntary and assigned committees.
9.     Compile and submit reports for the College and accrediting agencies.
10.     Assist in marketing efforts of the College.

1.     Possess a working knowledge of computers and educational media equipment and technology.
2.     Represent the College in a most positive manner to employees, students, visitors, and the general public.
3.     Be a creative, energetic and self motivated individual with strong organizational skills.
4.     Assume responsibility, deal effectively with problems and exercise independent judgment when making decisions.
5.     Establish and maintain good working relationships with instructional staff, students, support staff, colleagues and administration.
6.     Read, understand and express oneself clearly and effectively in oral and written communications.
7.     Possess strong leadership and human relation skills and the ability to effectively relate to diverse personalities.
8.     Possess a strong general knowledge of health occupations and the health industry.

Sedentary to light work. Position involves sitting most of the time, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally (10-33%). Stooping, crouching , pushing, pulling, carrying and repetitive motion occasionally (10-33%). Walking, lifting, and grasping, frequently (34-66%). Talking, hearing, and viewing various types of close visual work constantly (67-100%). Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and provide proof of insurance. Required to travel utilizing personal vehicle.

Employment with Iowa Lakes Community College is dependent upon successful passage of a criminal background check.

*     May potentially be exposed to bio-hazardous waste, hazardous chemicals, fumes and odors.
*     Persons must satisfy OSHA requirements for Bloodborne Pathogens training or complete the College’s program.
*     Comply with Iowa Administration Code Rules regarding health exam and tuberculin test.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential functions, job duties/responsibilities, and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s or Doctoral degree with a major in nursing at either level at the time of employment. Supervisor experience plus a minimum of two years experience in clinical nursing and two years in nursing education required by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Need to possess a current Iowa RN license.

SALARY: Commensurate with education and related experience.

FRINGE BENEFITS: Paid sick leave and personal leave. Employee health, dental and vision insurance. Employee life and disability insurance. Employee retirement package.

APPLICATION PROCESS: The following items must be included in your application packet before it will be considered a complete application:

•     Employment Application form
•     Applicant Confidential Information form (This data is used to comply with government required affirmative action record keeping only and is not used for applicant screening purposes.)
•     A letter addressing your qualifications for the position
•     A resume
•     A copy of transcripts, with originals due upon hiring

  • Non-Discrimination/Equal Opportunity Statement
    It is the policy of Iowa Lakes Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).
    If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Kathy Muller, Equity & Title IX Coordinator, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334, 712.362.0433,, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576.
    A formal discrimination complaint process is published in the Student Handbook, Employee Handbook, and the Affirmative Action Plan of the College.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Amanda Fuhrman
    Human Resources
    Iowa Lakes Community College
    19 S 7th Street
    Estherville, IA 51334
  • 712-362-0409


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