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Director of Nursing Programs

Position Summary:

This position is an administrative position.  Teaching assignments depend on initiatives and need.  The Director has the authority and responsibility for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the Belmont College Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing Programs as required by the Ohio Board of Nursing regulations promulgated by law (Rule 4723-5-9, 10, and 11 of the Ohio Administrative Code).  The Director is the official liaison between Belmont College, the Ohio Board of Nursing, and the clinical sites, and agencies.  The Director reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Learning and carries out the day to day leadership and administration of the nursing programs offered by the College.


Specific Responsibilities

1.) Assume administrative authority for the Practical and Associate Degree Nursing Programs.

2.) Facilitate and direct Ohio Board of Nursing self-studies and site visits; complete Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) written reports.

3.) Facilitate and monitor the plan for program evaluation.

4.)  Attest to verification of student completion of the Program.

5.) Facilitate interviews of prospective nursing students. Coordinate the intake of new students with the Student Services Department and full-time nursing faculty.

6.) Ensure yearly nursing Advisory Committee meetings in which the curriculum and programs are assessed and recommendations for changes are identified.

7.) Oversee curriculum development in both nursing programs and advise faculty of required curriculum changes per the OBN.

8.) Facilitate the implementation of OBN rules and regulations promulgated by law in a timely manner. Update program each year as the rules change.

9.) Review, revise and monitor the schedules for accuracy and efficiency. Establish faculty or teaching assistant to student ratio for direct patient care following OBN regulations.

10.) Verify that each nurse teaching a nursing program course holds a current, valid license

11.)  Ensure and coordinate communication with the clinical sites, the community, the OBN, faculty, students, and the controlling agency.

12.)  Monitor, evaluate and provide input into applicable budgets. Maintain resources including classroom and skills lab equipment and supplies necessary for student success.

13.)  Ensure regular meetings of the nursing faculty to ensure communication and faculty participation in planning, implementing, and evaluating the curriculum.

14.)  Facilitate faculty development, including educational competencies and ensure a written policy related to evaluation of faculty, teaching assistants and preceptors is implemented.

15.)  Recommend faculty for appointment, promotion, tenure, retention, and termination. Implement an orientation process for new faculty.

16.)  Other duties as assigned


Position Requirements:

1.) Completion of an accredited, approved registered nursing education program, experience for at least five years in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse, two of which have been as a faculty member in a registered nursing program are required.  

2.) A Master’s degree with a major is Nursing is required.

3.)  Current active licensure as a registered in Ohio is required.

4.)  A working knowledge of the program area, curriculum development, and the ability to lead faculty and team-based decision-making environment. Excellent communication, time management, organization, and team building skills are necessary. Eligibility for the rank of Professor is preferred.


To apply, complete application at  A cover letter, resume, and three professional references must be included or emailed separately to