Director of Nursing


Ann Arbor, MI

Industry: Education.


5 - 7 years

Posted 214 days ago

  by    Megan Keefer

This job is no longer available.

Washtenaw Community College (WCC) is proud to offer a competitive total rewards package designed with your health, wealth and well-being in mind. 

These include:

? Competitive salary and total compensation

? Comprehensive and affordable medical, dental and vision benefits

? Extensive paid time off ? includes vacation, 16 holidays (including the last week in December), personal and sick time

?Before-tax spending accounts

? Retirement savings plans ?Pension/defined contribution plan, or defined contribution plan with 12% college contribution

? Life insurance

? Short- and long-term disability insurance

We also invest in your wellness and quality of life by offering:

? Free WCC classes for you, spouse and any dependents 

? Tuition reimbursement plans available outside of WCC

? Health club discounts

? Family resource programs

? Legal assistance

? Identity Protection

? Continuing education programs and certifications


? Discounts on insurance, cell phone service, and much more

The Director of Nursing position will plan, organize, and supervise the college nursing programs and offers an opportunity to play a major role in the success of our students and staff

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities 

? Ensure that college nursing programs function within and according to the college?s mission and policies.

? Provide department leadership and relationship building through excellent communication within the department, college and community.

? Create and maintain a learning environment conducive to excellence in teaching and learning.

? Coordinate department activities, delegating responsibilities to faculty as appropriate.

? Demonstrate appropriate follow up on any delegated duties given to staff or faculty.

? Ensure relevant and current nursing student and faculty handbooks.

? Direct the development of policies and standards for the selection, admission, and graduation of students.

? Coordinate hiring and supervision of full-time and part-timefaculty.

? Manage student concerns related to faculty, department, and program.

? Facilitate and coordinate faculty activities related to academic policies, contractual requirements for workload, personnel policies, faculty development, course assessment, program reviews, center of excellence and accreditations.

? Participate in college-wide meetings, in-services, and committees for program enhancement.

? Remain current in state and national laws and regulations in regards to nursing education and the nursing profession.

? Coordinate development of non-credit nursing courses.

?Work withfaculty to create and manage nursing budgets.

? Possess a high level of professionalism, as this position will represent the nursing department within the college as well as within the community. 

? Coordinate the nursing course schedule.

? Communicate on a regular basis with the Dean of Health Sciences 

?Other duties and responsibilities as delegated by the dean.

The following attributes and behaviors are identified as examples of expected professionalism:

o Display empathy and positive regard for others in written, verbal and non-verbal communications. Including community members, staff, faculty and students.

o Work effectively with colleagues and students by practicing punctuality, respect for deadlines, collaborative problem-solving and honest communication.

o Build trusting relationships by acting with integrity, courtesy, and responsibility, even during stress or demanding workplace conditions.

o Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with key departments throughout the college.

o Dress appropriately for a workplace with frequent customer service and community interaction. 

o Maintain highest standards of confidentiality, FERPA and HIPAA.

Minimum Qualifications:

? Master?s degree in Nursing.

? Minimum of 6years full-time nursing experience, with a minimum of at least 3years as FT nursing faculty and 2years as FT department chair/nursing administrator in academia or in a patient care setting. 

? Must have current unencumbered Michigan Registered Nurse (RN) license and be CPR certified.

?Experience with ACEN accreditation.

Physical demands:

? Ability to lift, carry, push, pull, or move objects up to 20 lbs. 

? Ability to stand and walk frequently.

? Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00pm (with occasional evenings and weekends for special events)

? Occasional travel for conferences.

$90K - $110K