This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.
Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance.
Campus Marketing Statement:
Lone Star College-Kingwood
Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.
LSC, which consists of six colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, was named a 2017 Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.
Lone Star College-Kingwood, an innovative and dynamic community college located in the pine-forested suburbs of northeast Houston, has an opening for someone interested in working with a diverse group of colleagues who want to make a difference in the lives of students and grow professionally. Kingwood focuses on fulfilling individual dreams and enhancing community life and offers unique programs in respiratory care, computer gaming and dental hygiene.
Campus address is 20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339.
The Director, Nursing Program is responsible for managing staff and/or resources of the Nursing program to provide specific program or service offerings to internal or external stakeholders. Responsible for program success through marketing and enrollment, and budget planning & allocation. The Director directs all aspects of the LVN & ADN program including admission, orientation, advising, progression, graduation and, when necessary, the probation, appeal and dismissal of students.
Gather, collate, and disseminate program outcome data. Prepare and submit reports to Texas Board of Nursing for MEEP and ADN programs, Accrediting Commission for Nursing Education (ACEN) for ADN program, National League for Nursing (NLN), The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), and others.
Monitor the quality of all instruction including program review and strategic planning. Evaluate nursing faculty and staff.
Maintain approval and accreditation standards, preparing for self-studies, site visits, and follow-up reports.
Ensure all applicants are qualified by meeting program admission requirements for respective program. Ensure that students meet graduation and licensure requirements.
Participate on college and system-wide hiring and other committees as needed. Serve as facilitator on all system-wide nursing committees and chair of campus specific nursing committees. Participate in and attend all advisory committee meetings.
Schedule classes and clinical sites for respective college, using agreed upon system rotation. Schedule full time and adjunct faculty to appropriate workload and clinical sites based on clinical expertise.
Work with academic affairs to establish and maintain affiliation agreements with clinical sites and universities.
Mediate concerns between students and faculty. If conflict is unresolved, follow college procedures for grievance.
Maintain community relationships, effectively communicate with community partners, participate in marketing, and advocate for the program in the community. Work with academic affairs to establish and maintain affiliation agreements with clinical sites and universities.
Ensure that all admitted students receive adequate orientation to program and provide information sessions as needed for potential applicants.
Develop and maintain current degree plan, keeping website and printed materials current.
Ensure that all graduates meet the TBON standards for graduation and licensure requirements.
Evaluate adjunct faculty as per system policy- in conjunction with Dean, evaluate full time faculty per system policy.
Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Demonstrated leadership skills
Excellent skills in oral and written communication
Commitment to diversity
Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people and institutions
Leadership style that emphasizes collaboration, teamwork, and facilitation
Ability to utilize computer based resources. Demonstrated ability to build consensus
The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.
Work Schedule & Conditions:
Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards
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Duration of Job Posting:
Position posted until filled
Master’s degree in Nursing and at least 5 years of related work experience
Must have been employed in the nursing field within the last 3 years
Must have a minimum of 3 years teaching experience in a professional nursing education program
Current Texas R.N. license by application review date
Experience as the Director of a nursing program.
Experience with a multiple-campus program.
Experience with an integrated nursing program.
Experience in supervision and teaching.
Benefits Marketing Statement:
By joining our top notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization recognized for the 3rd year in a row as a "Great College To Work For". We offer a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition reimbursement, participation in the TIAA-CREF retirement plan and more.
How to Apply:
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY!
We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.
Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).
If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.
Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.
Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.
Internal Number: 19000326
About Lone Star College
Lone Star College is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation. Not only great in size, LSC is a key driver and growing contributor to the local and regional economy with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.