The Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning Division (WDLL), a longstanding program of the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), is now operating in the UDC Community College (UDCCC). The incumbent functions as Director of Nursing for the Practical Nursing, Certificate Nursing and Home Health Aide Programs. Additionally, the Director will provide technical support and assistance to all new Allied Health courses. This unit includes the Backus Campus and all WDLL satellite sites.
Number of Vacancies: 1
Position Status: full-time, permanent
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: ADM-301-4
Salary Range: $87,430 - $92,714
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: 801 North Capitol Street, NE
Brief Description of Duties
The Director of Nursing supervises all full-time nursing instructors and part-time adjunct professors, coordinates nursing activities of the instructors in the Practical Nursing and Home Health Aide to assure adequate classroom and clinical coverage. The Director teaches Adult Health Nursing I and II and Fundamentals of Nursing, develops, manages and monitors the clinical aspects of the program and hospital affiliation. Insures prompt adherence to hospital schedules and assignments. The Director also evaluates nursing services and recommends modifications that would be beneficial to program success, coordinates day-to-day program activities in a scheduled enrollment/completion process that consists of client orientation, post-test enrollment qualifying, classroom vocational training, and job placement assistance, conducts pre-service workshops as well as in-service meetings with instructors demonstrating techniques of teaching and other types of nursing methods, techniques, problem s and activities; and the interpretation of policies and procedures. In addition, the Director determines the needs of students and selects materials and methods of instruction suited to meet these needs, supervises the development of the total course content and preparation of Adult Health Nursing, Maternal Newborn Nursing and Nursing Care of children instructional materials designed to meet the Nursing State Board requirements and the needs of participants enrolled in the nursing certificate programs and conducts extensive fact-finding and development of source information and training materials. The Director supervises the evaluation of students’ progress in terms of the objectives of the programs and the students’ individual needs, resolves individual disciplinary problems of participants. Seeks assistance if a complicated disciplinary problem needs further channeling and sssures compliance with the D.C. Board of Nursing and agency directives that govern nursing programs
Master’s degree preferred or its equivalent, supervisory and leadership skills and abilities, knowledge of professional nursing principles and procedures including extensive clinical experience and training, expert knowledge of applying instructional aides and techniques in order to strengthen the nursing certificate s’ curriculum and highly skilled in effective communication both verbally and in written format in presenting recommendations and coordinating efforts of internal and external individuals and groups of varying background.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not part of the collective bargaining unit.
Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.
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Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-6769.
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