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Employment Opportunities - Assistant Director, Nursing

Assistant Director, Nursing

Date Opened: 2023-03-13
Closing Date: Until Filled

Position Overview

Grade 59

This position is under limited supervision, assists in overseeing and directing all activities and staff of the nursing program; and participates in a collaborative capacity in institutional activities. In the absence of the Director of Nursing, assumes full responsibilities and duties of the Nursing Department.

Essential Job Functions

• Assists the Director of Nursing to determine and oversee short- and long-term direction and activities for the nursing program.
• Assists in planning and preparing program budgets, financial and related reports and funding proposals and represents the institution at State and other external forums.
• Assists in providing support for faculty in meeting program outcomes in curriculum, assessment, classroom instruction, evaluation, syllabi preparation, clinical collaboration and scheduling, and department
problem solving.
• Participates in professional development planning activities.
• Assists with student recruitment and retention efforts related to the nursing program, including, advising prospective students, planning and conducting student orientation, and contributing to the student
success plan for retention.
• Prepares and presents classroom instruction and implements techniques to facilitate student active learning.
• Prepares and grades tests and student papers; advises and tutors students.
• Assists with institutional, professional and other internal committee activities.
• Establishes and maintains external professional contacts and relationships.
• Maintains currency in health care delivery systems, practices, treatments, drugs, technology, etc.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Knowledge of budget development and administration.
• Knowledge of adult learning theory, curriculum development and classroom presentation techniques.
• Knowledge of counseling and advising methods and techniques.
• Knowledge of research methodology and information resources related to nursing practices and health care delivery.
• Knowledge of supervisory and coaching principles and practices.
• Skill in program development, administration and evaluation.
• Skill in the delivery of nursing care and services.
• Skill in supervising students in clinical settings.
• Skill in preparing and presenting classroom lectures.
• Skill in the use of standard office equipment, including personal computer and standard office software.

Work Environment and Physical Factors

• Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. The worker sits most of the time.
• The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading and visual inspection.
• The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Education, Experience and Licenses

• Master of Science degree in Nursing is required.
• Two years of clinical experience is required.
• Current unencumbered RN license in the state of New Mexico or compact state is required.
• Current CPR for healthcare professional is required.•

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Luna Community College management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

Application Process

Submit LCC application form, letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required prior to employment) to:

Luna Community College
Human Resources
366 Luna Drive
Las Vegas, NM 87701

Phone: (505) 454-2503
Fax: (505) 454-2520

Luna Community College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. A pre-employment drug test may be required.

LCC Application for Employment