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Director of Nursing, Academics

Doral, Florida Job ID: 2024-1334
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Sign-on Bonus $10,000

Salary range: $120k-$150k plus 20% Annual Bonus


Come care with us at West Coast University! As a faculty leader for a certified Great Place to Work, you will assist with providing leadership in managing and implementing a comprehensive registered nurse program in support of University, campus, and/or departmental goals in order to assure compliance with programmatic accreditation and/or licensure, internal consistency, and graduate outcomes that meet workplace and placement expectations.  Participates in curriculum development and evaluation for continuous process improvements. Provides academic leadership in nursing that results in outstanding student learning outcomes and faculty development in academics and classroom management. Enables an environment that fosters creativity, responsiveness, and self-responsibility. Focuses extensively on ensuring the implementation of the academic program that leads to core nursing student persistence and graduate passage of board licensure exam (NCLEX). Collaborates with CADON's for Administration and Clinical Education to enhance the seamless student experience. Collaborates with peers serving in the same capacity at the other campuses to ensure consistency and approach between all locations.

  • Maintains responsibility for the campus academic components of the pre-licensure BSN program.
  • Oversees faculty in overall and day-to-day academic operation and guidance of didactic and laboratory assignments as well as scheduling of classes (term scheduling).
  • Oversees all full-time faculty on-boarding, training, and continued development based on program philosophy, mission, goals, program and course-specific learning outcomes, campus culture, institutional strategies, and institutional policies.
  • Provides for the substitution of faculty for assigned class sections and ensures department faculty office hours are maintained.
  • Conducts comprehensive observations of faculty who teach theory and provides appropriate feedback or intervention in accordance with observation of performance findings.
  • Collaborates with Campus Associate Director of Nursing, Clinical Education to conduct observations for faculty who teach in skills lab and simulation center; provides appropriate feedback or intervention in accordance with observation of performance findings.
  • Collaborates with the Campus Associate Director of Nursing, Clinical Education in support of full time faculty assigned to a clinical assignment and adjunct faculty who teach a theory course.
  • Oversees processes to allow for lead faculty to bridge theory and clinical education.
  • Conducts ongoing faculty performance assessment and evaluation based on the Faculty Course Evaluation (FCE) every term and as necessary within the term.

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s or higher degree from an accredited college or university that includes course work in nursing, education or administration required.
  • Current Registered Nurse License required in state of employment.
  • Current CPR Certification


  • Knowledge and evidence of strong supervisory and management skills as applicable to specialized program area. 
  • Knowledge of state, federal and local laws/regulations relating to programs, governmental compliance and other regulatory standards such as Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) or other nursing accrediting agencies, e.g., CCNA, CCNE,ACEN, and other accreditation standards.




Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) match, paid time off, holidays, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, health savings accounts, employee discounts, commuter benefits, and company paid life, AD&D and LTD insurance.

Primary Location: Doral, Florida Campus: WCU Miami Campus Function: Administrative

My colleagues and coworkers are sincerely passionate about student success and have a strong team spirit. Our fundamental goal is to improve the quality in our education and service. WCU rewards people with strong team-spirit, a great vision, dedicated commitment, and a high ethical standard.


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