Associate/Assistant Professor, Director, Clinical Nurse Leader Program
Location: Weston, Massachusetts
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: 109112
Director, Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Program is an eleven-month faculty position. The Director of the CNL program holds a faculty appointment and is responsible for administrative duties in the CNL Program. The Director of the CNL Program reports to the Associate Dean of Graduate Nursing and is responsible for advancing the mission of the college by providing administrative leadership, management, and coordination of the program. The Director will participate in scholarship and service and teach in his/her areas of expertise.
Effectively administer and grow the CNL Program in conjunction with the Associate Dean. This includes responsibility for budget, strategic planning, and assessment of program outcomes, curriculum development, student registration/advisement, community relations and campus relations.
Effectively communicate and coordinate CNL Program issues between the college and the partnership hospitals/health care settings, and/or appropriate clinical faculty.
Support the CNL Program designed to achieve student completion rates, certification rates, and employment rates as outlined in the comprehensive plan of evaluation.
Demonstrates leadership and management of the CNL Program to maintain and improve quality of instruction.
Fosters a departmental climate that supports collegiality, professionalism, and development of faculty, staff, and students.
Leads and collaborates with faculty to develop and revise courses as needed. Participates in the orientation and mentoring of new faculty and staff. Collaborates with the Associate Dean to develop course schedules for nursing faculty.
Assists the Associate Dean with formative and summative evaluation of faculty and staff and provides appropriate guidance to improve the quality of teaching and learning experiences.
Monitors student progression and program retention and makes recommendations for student support and improvement of retention. Implements and monitors remediation plans for students, as necessary.
In consultation with faculty, recommends CNL Program textbooks, software, hardware, lab supplies, and simulation equipment.
Addresses student and faculty issues related to the CNL Program, in consultation with the Dean/Associate Dean, where indicated.
Maintains accurate program records. Assists the Dean/Associate Dean in generating data and preparing annual reports to the college, reports to the State Board of Nursing, and other reports for accreditation.
Assists in updating catalogs and student policy handbooks.
Pursues grants and outside funding for major projects, equipment, and scholarships in collaboration with the Dean and the Director of Foundation and Government Relations.
Promotes and participates in scholarly activities and research.
Participates in local, regional/state, national and/or international meetings and conferences.
Performs other duties as assigned.
As determined with Associate Dean
Oversight of faculty teaching in CNL program
Current Massachusetts registered nurse license.
Earned doctoral degree in nursing from an accredited institution.
Minimum of five years of experience in nursing leadership and/or nursing education
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Ability to uphold the university’s commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in noise, odors, etc.
May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
[Other examples include Subject to regular interruptions to assist patrons; May require strenuous periods of physical activity such as climbing, bending, standing, and lifting; Involves occasional evening and weekend work; or requires lifting and moving of equipment weighing up to forty-five (45) pounds.]
**This is a hybrid-eligible position.
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.
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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.
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