The Program Coordinator provides support to the nursing program in managing instructional and administrative leadership functions under the supervision of the Program Director (who serves as the designated Chief Nursing Officer/CNO for the program). This position will serve the nursing program college wide and will have an office at our Spring Valley campus in Glenwood Springs.
The Program Coordinator serves as clinical coordinator, teaches in the program in a limited capacity, and serves as back up to the CNO in his or her absence, or as delegated for specific functions.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: ensuring that offerings of the program articulate with CMC’s mission, vision, strategic plan and institutional learning outcomes as well as state and national standards; assists with managing budget, coordinating and overseeing hiring and support of faculty, coordination of program accreditation applications/renewals and program activity reporting, leading program advisory committee meetings when needed, outreach, marketing, & recruiting activities, and assists with program assessment.
This position coordinates clinical experiences for program students, in compliance with all program requirements and guidelines.
This position is a year round administrative, non-faculty staff position with limited teaching responsibilities, up to six credits per academic year. The incumbent must be qualified to teach in the assigned areas, however, is not assigned a faculty rank.
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Pre-Requisites for the Position (Qualifications Standards)
Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position. Examples of qualifications include: a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Nursing, two years teaching full time in an approved nursing education program at or above the Associate’s Degree level, two years of full time clinical experience as a practicing registered nurse, an active license in good standing to practice as a registered nurse in Colorado or the ability to be licensed in Colorado, or equivalent education and experience necessary for the requirements of the position.
Experience managing faculty and staff essential.
The incumbent must also be credentialed to teach in the program or eligible to be credentialed. Experience must include a minimum of one year teaching/training experience or the equivalent in part time roles.
Special Skills or abilities directly applicable to the position: knowledge and skills related to teaching adults, teaching methodology, curriculum development and curriculum evaluation. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to work effectively with administration, staff, faculty, students, and clinical facilities. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and evaluate complex programs and processes, demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and projects, knowledge and proficiency in current technology used in nursing as well as generally expected office technology and software.
Knowledge of and experience with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) is desired.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, and community members having diverse backgrounds.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.
To Apply: Please submit the required letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.
External Applicants: Apply Online
Internal Applicants: Please proceed to the HR page of Basecamp for instructions on applying for a full time position as an internal applicant.
Review of application material will begin July 15, 2020.