The School of Nursing Online Program is seeking applicants for a full-time Program Director, within the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) specialty track. Candidates must possess the ability to teach through an online learning platform a broad range of courses from our online nursing program. Primary responsibilities include teaching nursing students admitted at various entry points (for example, associate degree through post-master's), advising students, course evaluation and development in an online environment, committee work, and service to the department, college and community-at-large. The Program Director manages all aspects of an educational program, in addition to the responsibilities of a faculty member. A doctoral degree in nursing or related field (e.g., DNP/PhD/EdD) is preferred, APRN certification and unencumbered nursing licensure in MA is required. Reports to the Assistant Dean of Online Nursing and works collaboratively with the Dean of Nursing, Assistant Dean of Graduate Nursing and with Graduate Program Directors.
Essential Job Functions
Tracks professional State level and national trends and requirements related to the program and implementing as appropriate
Participates in the recruitment, selection and orientation of new faculty Provides administrative support to faculty teaching in the program Facilitates the production of printed and electronic marketing material
Participates with recruitment, selection and orientation of new students; includes attending virtual open houses
Fosters beneficial relationships with professionals including other colleges/universities, community leaders, professional organizations, and other entities as appropriate
Develops budget for program
Responsible for semester schedules, including courses and faculty
Oversees and supports course/placement coordinators
Evaluation and selection of clinical placements/mentors
Evaluation of full and part-time faculty in the program
Provides summary of course, faculty and preceptor/mentor evaluation to Associate Dean, Online Nursing
Engages an advisory board that informs and shapes the programs
Participates in the Graduate Program Directors meetings
Participates in the Nursing Leadership meetings
Teaches in the program
Coordinates all aspects of curriculum implementation, including, course development and program advancement
Maintains current accurate syllabi for courses
Provides advising and advising support to faculty advising students in the program
Works with the records coordinator (registrar) to assure student progression through the program
Coordinates all aspects of curriculum evaluation
Facilitates and oversees program outcome assessment data
Mentors faculty to maintain quality curriculum
Reviews faculty, course and clinical site/preceptor/mentor evaluations
Participates in ongoing accreditation processes
Participates in the revision of program policies
Collaborates with Associate Dean, Online Nursing and Dean of Nursing in program planning and development
Other as designated by the Associate Dean, Online Nursing and Dean of Nursing
Cooperating in the attainment of the purposes of the College by conducting classes as scheduled with adequate preparation for each course, for the full length of the time prescribed (Included are the first and last days of each semester)
Abiding by the final exam schedule as published annually by the Office of the Registrar
Notifying the Dean of Nursing when absent from class; if absence is due to illness, notification should continue for each day of the duration
Preparing, monitoring of exam proctoring (through online platform), and correcting student examinations; evaluating student achievement in course work; directing and reading student papers and reports; issuing and clearing "I" grades in accordance with the policy in the Academic Catalog
Service on committees including acting as advisors to student organizations such as the Graduate Student Nursing Association
Posting and observing office hours for consultation and guidance of students at times convenient for them for a minimum of three hours per week as posted or by appointment
Submitting all required reports in accordance with administrative and office procedure
Attending all faculty meetings (if absent, notify the Dean of Nursing in advance of the meeting)
Participating in departmental meetings
Contributing to the improvement and development of good public relations
Attending Commencement and Convocations called by the College
Needs a current and active ANCC PMHNP board certification, and have a PMHNP license in the State they practice
An unencumbered RN licenses in Massachusetts (or eligible to obtain one)
Working knowledge of Excel, Word, various learning platforms like Moodle, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and synchronous meetings Active APRN practice in home state
Teaching Experience: Immediate experience in full-time teaching online, 2 years or greater; 2 years in teaching in graduate education
Ability to uphold the University's commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Work remotely, from home. May require annual or periodic travel to campus
Office environment that is private, not subject to extremes in noise, odors, etc.
May spend extended periods at computer, on telephone, or operating other office machines requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran's status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 75621
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