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Director of Nursing Program
Phoenix, Arizona

This historic 4-year, liberal arts college offers a robust array of graduate and degree completion programs. Student learning and personal and professional development are the central focus of everyone in the community.

The College is seeking applicants for a full-time Director of the Master of Science in Nursing Program located in Phoenix, Arizona. The College offers health, dental, vision, disability, and 401K available to full time employees and eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are available for employees and qualified dependents.

The Director of the Nursing Program is responsible and accountable for the delivery of high-quality educational programming and student achievement of program outcomes at the College. The position reports to Dean to the School of Nursing and Associate Dean of the School of Adult Learning and New Initiatives.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The following information is not meant to be all-inclusive.

  • Lead faculty in the development, implementation, evaluation, and revision of the program curriculum, ensuring compliance with the accreditation requirements of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), State Board of Nursing of AZ, and the recommendations of other professional nursing organizations as appropriate.
  • Maintain communication and work cooperatively with the School of Nursing and the College’s leadership, nursing and interdisciplinary, and the online program management partner.
  • Assess the instructional needs of students in the program and coordinate the development, implementation, and evaluation of a plan aimed at addressing those needs.
  • Assess the professional needs of faculty teaching in the program and make recommendations to meet those needs.
  • Communicate and network with outside organizations to maintain and expand effective, mutually beneficial relationships with clinical experience partner agencies.
  • Participate in the hiring and professional development of faculty.
  • Participate in student recruitment and retention activities.
  • Participate in budget development and management.
  • Assist in the scheduling of courses.
  • Coordinate and evaluate course books/resources and textbook orders.
  • Serve on College committees.

Qualifications and Education

  • Master of Science in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice degree required; PhD in nursing preferred.
  • Current, unobstructed AZ RN licensure
  • Minimum of four years of demonstrated successful administrative leadership in an accredited school of nursing.
  • Minimum of five years of demonstrated successful teaching experience in an accredited school of nursing.
  • Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the College’s strategic plan of inclusion.
To learn more, please contact Christopher at or call 602-788-5890.