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Director of Nursing – FA014

Director of Nursing – FA014 Open until filled

Hiring Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

General Information: John Tyler Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and one of the largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian in the metropolitan Richmond area and at off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler Community College provides quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality. The College’s vision is a success story for every student.

Responsibilities: Twelve-month administrative faculty position to provide leadership and support for John Tyler Community College's Nursing programs including Nurse Aide, Practical Nursing and Nursing-RN programs. Responsibilities include day-to-day oversight; evaluation and supervision of full-and part-time nursing faculty; oversight, assessment, scheduling of courses and curricula; academic advising and remedial support for students; ensuring that the nursing programs meet the requirements of the Virginia Board of Nursing and the accreditation standards of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN); representing John Tyler's nursing program to the community; maintaining strong positive relationships with external agencies for clinical practice; and preparing faculty and students for the future of nursing in Virginia. This position reports to the Dean of Science, Health and Human Services and is located in Bird Hall on the Chester campus.

Qualifications: Required: Master’s degree in nursing; eligibility for licensure in Virginia and a current, active, unrestricted license to practice as an RN. Demonstrates a strong commitment to associate degree nursing education and academic progression in nursing; demonstrated ability to provide leadership in instruction, curriculum development, and student and faculty evaluation. Exceptional leadership skills, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of ACEN standards and the VA Board of Nursing regulations is expected. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check will be required. Preferred: Experience teaching at the post- secondary college level; current clinical practice knowledge and experience teaching.

Application Instructions: Acceptable application packages are those submitted through the Commonwealth of Virginia career website located at

REQUIRED: A fully completed state application, CV or resume to include a list of three professional references, cover letter, and copies of all applicable transcripts must be submitted through the career website to receive consideration.

There is a limit on the number and size of attachments that can be uploaded with the application. Documents that are unable to be uploaded in the career website should be sent via email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) immediately after successfully applying to the position. Please do not submit the same document in the system and by email.

John Tyler Community College embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in their academic and professional pursuits. We strive to provide an environment that is enriching to all by understanding and appreciating our dimensions of diversity, becoming global citizens, and welcoming new ways of engaging the unique contributions of all people.

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