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Director, Practical Nursing Program

Posted on October 15, 2021

School: Lancaster Career and Technical Center-Willow Streat

Type: full-time

  • Director, Practical Nursing Program                                     JobID: 362


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      Health Sciences Campus- Willow Street, PA


At the present time, a vacancy for a Director, Practical Nursing Program exists at the Lancaster County Career & Technology Center.  The Director, Practical Nursing Program is responsible for the overall operation of the PN Program at Lancaster County Career & Technology Center. 


  • MSN
  • Current PA RN licensure
  • 8 + years of experience
  • Previous Nursing Education Experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Valid PA Driver’s License

Essential Responsibilities:(For full details, see attached job description)

Program Management

  • Oversee the total program in accordance with school policies and procedures
  • Organizes the faculty to allow for maximum efficiency and effectiveness for the nursing program
  • Encourage and maintain good working relationships between the Practical Nursing Program and cooperating clinical agencies
  • Develop and maintain open channels of communication between the faculty and school administration
  • Provide for the recruitment, evaluation, retention, and graduation of qualified students
  • Assumes administrative responsibility for all official school functions involving the Practical Nursing Program
  • Counsel students
  • Resolves problems within the nursing program
  • Assume responsibility for the physical facilities of the practical nursing program
  • Assume responsibility for public relations for the nursing program
  • Serve as Chairman of faculty organization and as ex-officio member on other program committees
  • Oversees reports to State Board and National Accrediting Agencies
  • Maintain a strong emphasis on growth and the key role of education; lead by example by pursuing professional growth through participation in seminars, workshops, professional meetings, and faculty in-services

Financial Management

  • Prepare and administer the annual program budget
  • Investigate available grants and submit requests for consideration
  • Oversee purchase requests for equipment and supplies for the Practical Nursing Program
  • Oversee student billing to provide adequate tuition income for the program
  • Assures that financial decisions are made to allow the program to be self sufficient in addition to providing possible funding revenues to other school functions.

Staff Management

  • Evaluate and anticipate knowledge and skill needs and insure appropriate staffing levels to meet them
  • Participates in selecting and maintaining a competent faculty and staff
  • Observes and evaluates individual faculty and staff

$85,383-$102,460 annual; based on experience and education

Monday- Friday; 40 hours per week or time required to complete responsibilities; 260 days per year


Health Sciences Center
422 Beaver Valley Pike
Willow Street, PA 17584

Equal Opportunity Employer
Lancaster County Career & Technology Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Lancaster County Career & Technology Center ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability.  Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the Human Resources at 717.208.3139.