FLORIDA GATEWAY COLLEGE
149 SE College Place
LAKE CITY FL 32025-2007
NOTICE OF VACANCY
POSITION TITLE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES
POSITION #: A99962
MAJOR DUTIES OF POSITION: This is a professional classification responsible for the development
and supervision of innovative and forward-thinking programs. The primary responsibilities are to
implement and maintain the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, continue to expand all program
areas and resources, provide effective leadership for administration, faculty, and students, manage
multiple budgets, and an understanding of strong personnel management. The Executive Director will
have the responsibility of developing and maintaining a premier institute that will support Florida Gateway
College as it moves into the baccalaureate degree program level.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The individual applying for this position must hold a minimum of a
master’s degree and be eligible for or hold a Florida Nursing license or closely related field, have at least
five years of progressive administrative experience, a strong background in program design and
accreditation, and a valid Florida driver’s license.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate degree in Nursing or health related field preferred. Record
of teaching at tenured professor level; experience in business in conjunction with health background.
Experience in the community college teaching/working environment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES REQUIRED: Ability to use effective communication techniques
with students and all other stakeholders. Present to a variety of audiences not limited to public school
students, business owners, industry leaders, and college peers. Ability to work with various health
professionals in the five county service area and other stakeholders in the region in the continuous
improvement of the educational experiences for students. Ability to use technology in presentations and
daily work. Computer literate. Ability to coordinate student recruitment and retention. Ability to coordinate
scheduling of classes for the area. Ability to coordinate with other departments to provide quality
education. Ability to evaluate program plans and recommend improvements. Ability to present
information in a coherent manner in both large and small group settings. Ability to plan and manage
budgets. Ability to assess and update programs as well as establish new ones based on service area
needs. Ability to coordinate workshops for staff and presentations to students. Complete reports required
for grant reporting. Skills in interpersonal relationships. Ability to foster collaborative partnerships with all
regional health facilities.
SALARY: Based on Degree and Experience
DEADLINE FOR RECEIVING APPLICATIONS: Open Until Filled
To be considered an applicant, a College application must be received by Human Resources and bear a postmark prior to the
advertised closing date. Persons interested in faculty positions, and those positions requiring a degree, must also provide
photocopies of transcripts. All foreign transcripts/degrees must be submitted with an official translation and evaluation.
INQUIRIES: HUMAN RESOURCES
FLORIDA GATEWAY COLLEGE
149 SE College Place
LAKE CITY FL 32025-2007
PHONE (386) 754-4314; FAX (386) 754-4814
Applications are available on web at: www.fgc.edu
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION COLLEGE
IN EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT
SEE OTHER SIDE
This is a professional classification responsible for the development and supervision of
innovative and forward-thinking programs. The primary responsibilities of the Executive
Director of Nursing and Health Sciences at FGC is to implement and maintain the Bachelor of
Science degree in Nursing, continue to expand all program areas and resources, provide
effective leadership for administration, faculty, and students, manage multiple budgets, and an
understanding of strong personnel management. The Executive Director will have the
responsibility of developing and maintaining a premier institute that will support Florida
Gateway College as it moves into the baccalaureate degree program level.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Uses assessment strategies (traditional and alternate) to assist the continuous development
of the learner.
Uses effective communication techniques with students and all other stakeholders.
Engages in continuous professional quality improvement for self and school.
Uses appropriate techniques and strategies, which promote and enhance critical, creative,
and evaluative thinking capabilities of students.
Uses teaching and learning strategies that reflect each student’s culture, learning styles,
special needs, and socio-economic background.
Adheres to Code of Ethics and Principles of Professional Conduct of the Education
Profession in Florida.
Uses an understanding of learning and human development to provide a positive learning
environment, which supports the intellectual, personal, and social development of all students.
Demonstrates knowledge and understandings of the subject matter.
Creates and maintains positive learning environments in which students are actively engaged
in learning, social interaction, cooperative learning and self-motivation.
Plans, implements, and evaluates instruction in a variety of learning environments.
Works with various educational professionals and other stakeholders in the continuous
improvement of the educational experiences of students.
Uses appropriate technology in the teaching and learning process.
Other functions as specified in applicable policies/procedures and the Faculty Handbook.
(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.
Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of teaching methods and latest trend in innovative instruction methods
Skills in interpersonal relationships
Ability to evaluate programs and recommend improvements
Ability to plan, and to coordinate teacher recruitment, orientation, evaluation, and retention
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
Ability to develop and administer budgets
Ability to analyze problems and recommend solutions
Ability to present information in a coherent manner and the ability to fairly evaluate student
retention of that information
Florida Gateway College does not discriminate in education or employment related decisions on the basis of race, color,
religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status in
accordance with the law. The equity officer is Sharon Best, director of human resources, 149 SE College Place,
Lake City, FL 32025, and may be reached at (386) 754-4313.