Director of Nursing Berkshire Community College is seeking applications for a full-time Director of Nursing position. The college is located in the exceptionally scenic and culturally rich environment of the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts, just 2½ hours from Boston and New York City. A public comprehensive community college, BCC enrolls 2700 day and evening students, served by 300 full- and part-time staff, at its Pittsfield campus, South County Center, and Downtown and North County locations. Position Overview: Reporting to the Dean of Academic Affairs (Division of Nursing, Health, and Social Sciences), the Director of Nursing (DON) is responsible for the daily and sustained operation of the Associate Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing programs. The DON facilitates operational efficiency by providing nursing faculty and students with sufficient and sustainable fiscal, physical and learning resources as outlined in Standard Five of the Systematic Plan of Evaluation (SPE). Responsibilities include: supervision and evaluation of faculty; coordination of course scheduling and faculty teaching assignments; leadership in curriculum development and program advocacy; analysis of data to identify and implement plans for program improvement; coordination of program reviews; leadership in securing external funding for the nursing programs; coordination and integration of simulation laboratory needs; representation on local, regional, state, and national nursing and health care boards/committees; development of partnerships with outside agencies; and coordination in securing off-site facilities for clinical instruction. The Director retains primary responsibility for the planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of the following duties as outlined in Standards One and Two of the SPE. This essential role encompasses collaborating with faculty, support staff, the Director of Institutional Effectiveness and the Dean of Nursing, Health, and Social Sciences and the College to ensure data collection is determined by identified expected levels of achievement and is used for the sole purpose of continuous program improvement. The Director is also responsible for special projects or other related duties as assigned. (See Employment section of the Berkshire Community College website for detailed information.) Qualifications: Minimum of an earned Master’s degree in nursing or a terminal degree in nursing or education preferred. Must meet criteria for Nursing Program Administrator through Massachusetts Board of Registration for Nursing. Minimum of five years full-time nursing experience, or its equivalent, within the last eight years, with at least three years’ experience in nursing education; preferably at a community college. Previous experience as a nursing program department chair or administrator. Ability to integrate an interdisciplinary learning approach within the entire curriculum in the departments in nursing, health, and behavioral sciences. A team builder who can unite diverse faculty, staff and the student body. Experience with alternative pedagogies such as service-learning, learning communities, distance learning and simulation, preferred. Effective: Immediately Salary: Low $80s/benefits Application Procedures: For consideration, send cover letter, resume, and a list of names and telephone numbers for three (3) recent professional references to Heidi Bailey, Berkshire Community College, 1350 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201. firstname.lastname@example.org. Application review begins March 23, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Berkshire Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, military service, and national origin in its education programs or employment. All inquiries concerning application of the above should be directed to the Deborah Cote, Vice President for Human Resources, Affirmative Action Officer, and Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, at 413-499-4660, ext. 1022, Susan B. Anthony Annex Building, Room A19.