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Practical Nursing Program Chair

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It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Attached transcript must show degree awarded/conferred.

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Position Information

Position Title Practical Nursing Program Chair
Job Description Summary

Responsible for the management of the PN programs.

• Provides oversight management for all SLCC PN Programs.
• Functions as the PN Coordinator for the Lafayette Campus.
• Responds to all LSBPNE communications in a timely manner.
• Assists with the room scheduling of class and skills lab for the Lafayette Campus only.
• Makes rounds to the outer campuses twice a week and as needed.
• Prepares the annual report for the Lafayette Campus, and aids the external campuses with the preparation of their reports.
• Tracks and maintains clinical contracts for the PN program
• Acts as the liaison between the clinical partners and the college for the PN programs.
• Ensures clinical site availability for each semester.
• Tracks end of course evaluations for the PN program.
• Assists in the development and provides orientation for all newly hired adjunct and fulltime PN faculty.
• Addresses health record (Castle Branch) activity for all PN programs and advises PN Coordinators of student deficiencies.
• Plans student service learning activities in conjunction with PN Coordinators.
• Assists in the resolution of all student grievances in the PN programs
• Leads faculty in developing program curricula and identity areas of improvement.
• Reviews booklist and makes program recommendations as needed.
• Manages and supports faculty in their roles as teachers, mentors, and practitioners.
• Attends conferences and stays up to date with issues relevant to the field.
• Provides input into the development and maintenance of the PN budget
• Provides oversight management of the PN Program End of Semester activities. (PN pinning and graduation)
• Assists in the preparation of the admission and graduation records to be submitted to the LSBPNE.
• Schedules PN program advising and orientation
• Tracks student Intent to Return process to ensure appropriate tracking of faculty.
• Schedules monthly PN faculty meetings.
• Attends PN advisory meetings
• Attends program chair and relevant ad-hoc meetings.
• Works with the dean’s office and appropriate staff to determine and communicate staffing, facilities, equipment, and other program needs.
• Provides leadership for program assessment and accreditation.
• Communicates with other chairs to foster effective use of resources around public programs, events and exhibitions.
• Works with academic staff to manage the day-to-day running of the program.
• Coordinates advising needs with the Associate Dean of students for advising.
• Provides the Associate Dean with a timely, accurate course schedule.
• May teach one three-hour theory class as needed.
• Other duties specific to the PN program’s needs, as required.

Qualifications Desired

• Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
• Ability to prepare annual reports
• Excellent written and oral communication skills necessary.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Ability to remain adaptable and flexible to different situations and changes, including learning new systems and processes.
• Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
• Ability to work effectively within a team-oriented environment.
• Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse groups and individuals.
• Ability to problem-solve effectively.

Experience Required

• RN, Associate Degree (Required)
• Current RN Licensure (Required)
• Years of Experience: At least 2-3 years Academia; A minimum of 10 years in Healthcare

Type of Position Professional
Department Allied Health (Academic Affairs)
Full-time or Part-time? Full Time
Status 12 Months
Degree Required Associate
Degree Preferred
Salary $45,358 - $51,506
Estimated Hours per Week 40

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 13-00450
Open Date 01/11/2018
Close Date 01/21/2018
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions Summary

It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Attached transcript must show degree awarded/conferred.

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  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3
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