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Director of Nursing
Eastern New Mexico University

  • Apr. 25, 2017
  • Director of Nursing
  • Liberal Arts and Science
  • Eastern New Mexico University
    Portales, NM
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available Immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Nursing - General
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Position Summary:
Nursing Program Director, 12-month faculty position with ΒΌ administrative release. The Director is responsible for oversight of all aspects of the ENMU BSN Completion and MSN Educator Programs. The Director of Nursing teaches 9 credit hours per semester, 6 credit hours in the summer, and advises students regarding academic plans.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Academic planning, curricular design, and program development
  • Accreditation compliance, annual reporting, and accrediting and re-accreditation activities
  • Budgeting, hiring, financial expenditures, and managing resources for the Nursing Program
  • Program faculty training and annual performance/tenure and promotion reviews,
  • Student outcome assessment and program effectiveness analysis
  • Student recruitment, retention, and completion efforts
  • Marketing, communication and development
  • Affiliation agreement development for student fieldwork/practicum experience
  • Other applicable academic and administrative processes
  • Participation in institution wide faculty meetings
  • Chair program faculty meetings
  • Chair yearly advisory council meetings
  • Chair yearly departmental curriculum reviews
  • Support staff supervision
  • Graduate Assistant(s) supervision
  • Maintenance of scholarship activities as per Health and Human Services Faculty Evaluation Committee guidelines
  • Other duties as required by Health and Human Services Department Chair

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Unencumbered New Mexico RN license or eligible for New Mexico Licensure
  • Candidates must hold a PhD, EdD, or Doctor of Nursing (DNP) degree
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • Minimum of three years teaching experience with demonstrated leadership ability
  • Exhibited strength in program administration, curriculum design, and research
  • Minimum of three years nursing practice experience
  • Experience with nursing program leadership preferred
  • Experience with ACEN accreditation standards preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • An entrepreneurial spirit to develop new and innovative approaches to nursing education and research
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a leadership position with other faculty
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • A proven record in designing and delivering online programs in nursing and the advancement of undergraduate and graduate education to a diverse student body is desired.

Physical Demand and Working Conditions:

  • Work is sedentary in nature that at times requires exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Essential Functions: As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, these include the aforementioned responsibilities, minimum job knowledge, skills, and abilities. This is not necessarily an all-inclusive listing.

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    Eastern New Mexico University
    Portales, NM 88130
  • 575-562-2115


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