Program Manager, Nursing/Allied Health Programs (COF) (One or More Positions)

  • Other Administrative Postion
  • Bakersfield, CA
  • June 6, 2023

Kern Community College District

Program Manager, Nursing/Allied Health Programs (COF) (One or More Positions)

Kern Community College District
Salary: $70,354.25 – $92,310.88 Annually
Job Number: FY22-2300274

Location: Bakersfield, CA

Department: Health Sciences

Basic Function
This position is contingent on funding.
Under direction of the Programs Director or assigned supervisor, the Program Manager is responsible for managing assigned program activities associated with maintaining quality academic and student services programs.
Key Accountabilities:

  1. Managing Establish relationship with medical institutions in town-hospitals, outpatient, long term care
  2. Maintain clinical contracts and compliance with regulatory board.
  3. Maintain BRN, BVNPT and CDPH facility and clinical faculty approvals.
  4. Manage hiring process for clinical faculty.
  5. Manage clinical requirements for full and part faculty and students.
  6. Maintain list of active part time clinical faculty and a list of on call/available clinical faculty for sick calls or unexpected absences.
  7. Organize clinical placement for all levels and all programs-assign facilities and units based on needs.
  8. Assign part time clinical faculty to their appropriate courses, as appropriate.
  9. Obtain clinical schedules from faculty and input into online clinical rotation software.
  10. Track all clinical forms required by the selected regulatory agency.
  11. Schedule faculty for onboarding for each facility’s requirements each semester (i.e., required computer access, mask fit, glucometer)
  12. Any other duties as assigned.

Representative Duties

  1. Manage the implementation of multiple project activities to meet or exceed assigned program(s) expectations.
  2. Manage and monitor budgets to ensure compliance with regulations and/or directives from program agencies and cooperative educational partners.
  3. Assist in preparation and administration of budget, control and authorize expenditures, approve invoices for payment, and respond to budget inquiries from college staff.
  4. Supervise and coordinate department planning and operations; personnel supervision, including development and evaluation of all support staff.
  5. Coordinate the release of project information and outreach activities to familiarize students with the services and programs of the college.
  6. Develop and implement methods to identify and serve students who meet project guidelines, assessing their needs and providing programming to address those needs.
  7. Participate in meetings and conferences related to programs within the assigned area; disseminate information, coordinate projects and implement procedural changes; follow up on action items, and develop program reports as needed.
  8. Market the College and assigned program(s) to the College community and the general public.
  9. Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Two years of experience related to area of assignment.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees.

Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of:

  • Student services available at the college.
  • Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
  • Principles and procedures of financial record-keeping and reporting.
  • Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations related to the assigned special programs processes.
  • Principles of public speaking.
  • Record-keeping and report preparation methods.
  • Principles of providing work direction and guidance to others.
  • Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.

Ability to:

  • Evaluate and implement project goals.
  • Communicate information to individuals and groups.
  • Interpret and apply the policies and procedures of the college and the project initiatives.
  • Interact with and motivate others.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Prepare and monitor budgets.
  • Supervise and provide work direction and guidance to assigned staff.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Collaborate with college personnel and key project staff to track program effectiveness based on evidenced based milestones for student success.
  • Develop and facilitate orientations, seminars, and workshops designed to familiarize students, faculty, and staff with assigned special programs opportunities.

SALARY RANGE$ 70,354.25 – $ 92,310.88 annually Maximum Entry Level Salary: $ 73,915.94 annually

First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by February 28, 2023 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

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