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Executive Director of Academic Operations

Arizona College of Nursing
Ontario, CA
  • Posted: March 22, 2022
  • Full-Time

Arizona College of Nursing is a rapidly growing, nursing school that transforms people's lives by preparing them for careers in nursing and improving communities through the care its graduates provide. As a leading nurse educator, Arizona College of Nursing offers students the opportunity to earn a bachelor's in nursing in 3 years or less with qualified transfer credits. Our quality nursing curriculum prepares students for an in-demand career to help communities overcome the chronic, well-known, and increasing nursing shortage. Through the execution of a targeted growth strategy, the college plans to meet the growing demand for nurses by launching campuses in markets where bachelor's prepared nurses are needed.

Putting students first, we are dedicated to providing students with an exceptional education in growing healthcare fields; teaching them relevant, required skills for today and the future. Our culture is positive, supportive, and collaborative. As a team, we continually embrace our core values:

Passion: We love helping others succeed.

Excellence: We strive to be the best.

Adaptability: We learn, in part by trying new ideas.

Accountability: We own our results.

Integrity: We do the right thing.

What You'll Do:

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer of Nursing, your main responsibility will be providing oversight and general management of the General Education curriculum and faculty of the BSN program through chairing the program outcomes and course objectives. As a member of the leadership team, you will be collaborating closely with other members of the team on policy making and assisting in assuring the College's vision, mission, and core values are foundational elements in guiding decision-making and actions. Additionally, you will be:

  • Acting as a visible ambassador for Arizona College, who actively promotes collaboration with an array of campus and community partners.
  • Recruiting, supervising, developing, and directing a professional staff, to ensure curricula are current and consistently delivered in an environment and manner conducive to learning.
  • Managing personnel, budget, and other resources with accountability and efficiency.
  • Ensuring the BSN program operations are conducted in compliance with applicable state, federal, and local laws, regulations and ordinances, and within standards of accreditation.
  • Actively participating in program evaluation and the systematic plan for curriculum design.
  • Promoting student success by advising and counseling students; facilitating communication and maintaining satisfactory relationships between students and faculty members.
  • Serving on a variety of committees and chairing the monthly meetings of the nursing faculty.

This overview represents major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of the position, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

What We Need from You:

We have an amazing team, so we want to make sure our standards are upheld. We've listed below the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position:

  • Effective leadership, managerial, and supervisory skills.
  • Working knowledge of instructional theory and basic education principles, practices, and methodologies.
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population.
  • Must be an excellent and active listener, consistent, reflective and self-aware.
  • Possess a professional and collaborative demeanor with the heart of a teacher. A personality that has the ability to address and resolve conflicts with integrity and compassion, and that can actively develop effective relationships at all levels.
  • Superior ability to communicate persuasively, effectively and thoughtfully, to promote collaboration and teamwork, and to engender trust and respect. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written abilities.
  • Exceptional ability to organize, prioritize, and multi-task in an extremely dynamic environment.
  • Ability to think critically by applying problem solving practices, acquiring relevant information, using technology and other resources appropriately, and evaluating alternatives.

Time to Impress Us:

We're proud of our experienced team so we're looking for someone with a background that can match. The required qualifications for this role are:

  • A Master's degree; a Doctorate degree is considered highly advantageous.
  • Three to five years of progressive leadership experience including supervisory experience and prior experience with curriculum, academic programs, and the development and growth of academic initiatives.
  • Computer literacy with Canvas, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Apps, and the Internet.

What We Are Offering You:

  • Competitive pay and opportunities for professional development.
  • Dynamic organizational culture within a supportive working environment.
  • Rest and relaxation with generous PTO and holiday benefits.
  • Robust health and welfare benefits package including, but not limited to, medical, dental, and vision.
  • Preparation for the future with a 401(k) and company match.

For consideration, only online applications will be accepted.

Our schools prohibit discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law.

Arizona College of Nursing


Ontario, CA
91764 USA



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