CUNY Academic Program Director - Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing in New York, New York


Reporting directly to the Dean of the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, the Academic Program Director will oversee the clinical portion of the undergraduate nursing program. Working strategically with the Associate Dean of the Undergraduate Program, the Director will be responsible for providing administrative and instructional leadership to improve the overall clinical experience of undergraduate nursing students. The Director will serve on the SON Curriculum committee. Given that training in clinical settings is of the utmost importance in the education of health care professionals, the individual in this position must be able to manage a wide variety of stakeholders including the HBSON leadership, full-time faculty, adjunct faculty, students and the staff at health care facilities which provide the clinical experiences for our students.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Oversight over clinical faculty.

  • Responsible for hiring new clinical faculty.

  • Manages the orientation of new clinical faculty to the nursing lab and clinical courses.

  • Conducts sites visits to evaluate the performance of clinical faculty.

  • Using the results of these evaluations, the Director will redesign and improve the clinical curriculum.

  • Communicates with adjunct clinical faculty regarding any concerns including: student performance, safety, and/or questions about the site.

  • Provides Dean and Curriculum Committee with results of clinical supervision in order to improve clinical experience for students.

  • As part of the Curriculum Committee, the Director will help develop courses that meet the standard of nursing accreditation bodies.

  • Maintains strategic partnerships with current health care facilities that provide clinical experience for HBSON students.

  • Selects new heath care sites, which will provide the best clinical experience for the students.

  • Meets with students to get their feedback on clinical experience

  • Directs staff members who maintain contracts with health care sites and who make clinical assignments for individual students.


Bachelor's Degree and eight years' relevant experience required.


RN required, MSN Preferred.


Directs curriculum development and operations of a College's specialized academic program under executive oversight.

  • Designs, implements and monitors a comprehensive academic program development plan

  • Administers all curricular, administrative, and financial aspects of the program

  • Oversees program evaluation efforts and creates strategic plan to further develop program offerings

  • Manages annual budget; develops proposals and other initiatives for expanded program support

  • Cultivates and maintains strategic partnerships; serves as primary liaison to faculty and administrators to plan and execute programming activities

  • May participate in faculty recruitment efforts

  • Manages professional and clerical staff

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Academic Program Director


Higher Education Officer




Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY’s benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


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Open until filled with review of applications to begin December 12, 2016.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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Location: Hunter College

Job Title: Academic Program Director - Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing

Job ID: 15754

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular