Full-Time, Program Director - LPN Program

Columbia Greene Community College   Hudson, NY   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on June 11, 2024
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Position Title:  Full-Time, Program Director – LPN Program

Location: Main Campus | Hudson, NY

Application Deadline:   Until Filled


The Opportunity

Columbia-Greene Community College is seeking an experienced and dynamic Program Director to lead our forthcoming Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program, which is currently being developed and requires approval from the Office of the Professions in the New York State Education Department. The LPN curriculum is designed as an evening-weekend option with the intent for the program to begin in January 2025. The successful candidate will hold a master’s degree in nursing and be a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of New York. This key leadership position involves oversight of the LPN program, oversight of LPN faculty members, and the teaching of courses to develop the next generation of nursing professionals. The successful candidate will be available to begin as soon as possible at the conclusion of the search process.


Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in nursing.
  • Current, unencumbered RN license in the state of New York.
  • At least 3 years of experience in nursing education, preferably in a leadership role.
  • Strong knowledge of LPN curriculum development and accreditation standards.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of ATI is a plus.


Duties and Responsibilities

Program Oversight:


  • Lead and manage the LPN program, ensuring compliance with state and national accreditation standards.
  • Develop and implement program goals, objectives, and policies.
  • Monitor and evaluate program effectiveness, making data-driven improvements as necessary.
  • Prepare and manage the program budget.
  • Conduct regular program evaluations and prepare reports for accrediting bodies and institutional leadership.
  • Collaborate with the RN Nursing Chair, the dean, and the provost to advance academic priorities.
  • Participate in the faculty selection process, as appropriate.
  • Recruit and oversee LPN faculty members.
  • Work with the Office of Academic Affairs to ensure the schedule meets student needs, including the ability to complete the program in a timely manner.
  • Work with the Office of Academic Affairs to prepare and submit SUNY/State Education documentation.
  • Work with the department to ensure clinical placements and sites are coordinated.
  • Represent the LPN program at conferences, workshops, and other professional events.
  • Provide academic advising and support to LPN students.
  • Promote student success through effective teaching strategies and by fostering a supportive learning environment.
  • Address student concerns and issues in a timely and professional manner.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Teaching and Curriculum Development:


  • Teach courses within the LPN program, ensuring high-quality instruction and student engagement.
  • Update existing program and course curriculum. Maintain expertise in current teaching methodologies, technologies, and curricula while developing new instructional materials and techniques to meet the changing needs of students.
  • Assist with the management of student learning outcome (SLO) creation and assessment
  • Support new and existing local business partnerships that serve the best interest of our students.
  • Collaborate with faculty, staff, and administrators to enhance instruction, curriculum, student success, and student completion.
  • Participate in the development and/or selection of course materials, equipment, technology, and distance education that will enhance offerings of the department.
  • Consult with students during regularly scheduled office hours.
  • Serve as a member of department, division, and college committees.
  • Perform other duties as required by contract, collective bargaining agreement, and general institutional needs in a timely manner.
  • The college offers day, evening, and online classes. Faculty may be required to teach a class in the evening, on weekends, or online.

Salary and Benefits Information

Annual 12-month salary $70K. The College offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, short- and long-term disability, generous vacation, and sick leave, paid holidays, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plans, tax-deferred compensation, as well as employee and dependent tuition waivers. PSLF waivers offered.


Application Information

For full consideration, applicants must submit the following: (1) cover letter; (2) CV or resume; and (3) contact information for three professional references.  Submit all as a ONE PDF document to: HR@sunycgcc.edu. Applications accepted until the position is filled.


Columbia-Greene Community College does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission based on an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identification, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other category protected by law. The College adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in public institutions of higher education.


The College makes every reasonable effort to ensure equal access to employment opportunities for individuals with documented disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodations for completing the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 518-697-6337.

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