Thursday, January 16, 2014

Director of Nursing

Requisition Number: 131107*

Location: SAC - San Antonio College

Department: SAC - Nursing

Minimum Education

Master's degree in Nursing.

Minimum Experience

Five years of experience in college administration management or nursing program development, including teaching at the college level with a record of increasingly broad responsibilities, and must meet requirements for "Director" according to Board of Nursing regulations.

JOB TITLE:Director of NursingGRADE: S21


Responsible for the coordination, administration, and operation of the Nursing program. The Director will provide leadership and assume responsibility for evaluation of the Nursing program continuing education curricula as required by various licensing and accrediting agencies.


Leads the administration and operations of the Registered Nursing program, including courses and clinical facilities in order to maximize the learning opportunities for students. Develops, evaluates, and revises curricula of the nursing, program for compliance with licensing, accrediting, agencies, and College policies and procedures. Updates the nursing program in order to meet community and student needs.
Provides technical program information and assistance to faculty, administrators, staff, clinical agencies, and health facilities to promote the nursing, programs. Disseminates research findings on health education issues to the faculty and staff and other agencies as appropriate.
Assists with the promotion and marketing of the College image and articulation of the programs in the College service area. Maintains close liaison and harmonious relationships with area hospitals, related health care facilities, other Alamo Colleges nursing programs and educational and public agencies to foster strong working relationships.
Prepares and reviews state and national reports required by accrediting and governmental agencies, including but not limited to the Board of Registered Nursing, approval authority to maintain and enhance the standards of the programs.
Oversees evaluation of student files for individuals entering the nursing program, including advising and notifying students of entrance status to the programs.
Oversees the hiring process, supervision and evaluation of the recruiting of faculty and classified staff for the nursing program.
Develops and administers the annual budget, maintains cost control of the budget and seeks additional funding sources. Prepares and administers grants, as appropriate.
Represents the College in local and state meetings related to the nursing, program, standards, and accreditation.
Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Master's degree in Nursing.

  • Five years' of experience in college administration management or nursing program development, including teaching at the college level with a record of increasingly broad responsibilities.

  • Must meet requirements for "Director" according to Board of Nursing regulations.


Must possess and maintain a valid, active Registered Nurse license issued by the Texas Board of Registered Nursing.

Must possess and maintain a valid Texas Driver's License. Must be insurable through Alamo Colleges' insurers.


Knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations applicable to Texas Community Colleges and Nursing/Nursing Education.

Knowledge of the teaching-learning process with special knowledge about vocational educational programs.

Knowledge of Texas Board of Nursing rules and regulations and national accrediting bodies accreditation guidelines.

Ability to provide leadership, stimulate cooperation and collaboration of instructional staff and participate in professional organizations in health care and education.

Demonstrated ability to lead the administration of a nursing program, including supervision, evaluation of staff.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with vocational advisory committees, College committees, and accrediting and licensing agencies.

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, and to work effectively with students, colleagues, staff, and others is essential.

Ability to work with students who have a wide range of skills, motivation, and academic, or vocational goals.


Supervises more than 5 employees.


Work is performed within routine office environment with no exposure to hazardous or unpleasant conditions. Physical demands are usually limited to sitting or standing in one location much of the time. Some stooping, lifting or carrying objects of light weight may be required.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or change the duties of the position at any time.

The Alamo Colleges is an equal opportunity employer committed to student success and achieving excellence in every aspect of our colleges through diversity, including employment. We seek applications from all qualified persons who share this goal, to include minorities, women, persons with disabilities and members of other protected groups. Applicants selected for employment may be required to undergo a pre-employment criminal history background check and possibly a pre-employment drug test.

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