Chair, Nursing Programs (Confidential)

Excelon Associates

Excelon Associates is seeking a Nursing Program Director (Chair) for an opportunity in Orlando, FL.

Chair, Nursing Programs (Confidential)
Excelon Associates is seeking an entrepreneurial leader in Nursing for graduate and post-graduate programs.  As the Chair of Nursing Programs, you will provide leadership and vision for nursing program growth and opportunities, program operations; outstanding learning and program outcomes; faculty recruitment, retention, and development; program effectiveness; quality clinical experiences for students; and maintenance of all accreditation standards and preparation of accreditation reports.

  • Represents the University’s strategic vision, culture, and core values.
  • Provides leadership for the strategy, process, and infrastructure for the program, while reporting on metrics pertaining to faculty workload and scholarly pursuits.
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of effective department operations.
  • Collaborate with the Clinical Education department to assure number, type, and quality of clinical sites and experiences for students.
  • Hires, develops, mentors, and evaluates faculty (including adjunct) to maximize performance while developing future organizational leadership.
  • Stays ahead of educational best practices, policy changes, and/or developments that impact the program through attendance and presentations at professional conferences
  • Develops professional relationships at conferences, seminars, and local, state, and national organizations.
  • Develops an annual budget for the department and approves expenditures.
  • Leads programmatic accreditation process including the preparation of accreditation documents and reports.
  • Actively engages in student affairs and the student experience
  • Ensures delivery of high-quality educational instruction in accordance with University best-practices.
  • Assists in the positive resolution of student and faculty issues while partnering with other departments as needed.
  • Serves as a University representative within the community demonstrating organizational pillars.
  • Approves pre-requisite course substitutes and transfer credits.
  • Maintains teaching, scholarship and service activities
  • Minimum of Masters in Nursing with a terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, etc.)
  • Progressive responsibility in academic administration and leadership roles with five + years of experience teaching in a master's or doctoral level program.
  • Earned rank of Associate Professor.
  • Experience with assessment processes and successful outcomes.
  • Established record of scholarly productivity and University service.
  • State practice license
Work Environment:
  • The Chair of Nursing Program will have the opportunity to begin virtually with the expectation of relocating close to campus within six (6) months.
Benefits:  Competitive pay and comprehensive benefits offering to Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), etc.
The University is an equal opportunity employer. EOE.