Competition Details

Program Manager, Nursing
School of Health & Life Science and Community Serv
$81,165.00 - $101,456.00
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Monday, April 23, 2018 (midnight)



Conestoga College is a leader in polytechnic education. Our career-focused education, training and applied research programs prepare students for success, support industry and workforce needs, and promote economic prosperity throughout our region and across Ontario.

As a preferred employer, Conestoga is committed to supporting the development and well-being of our employees through competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and ongoing professional and personal learning opportunities that result in enhanced skills, shared successes and an engaged college community.

We have an exciting opportunity available for a qualified individual to provide a range of academic leadership functions to advance program quality in nursing clinical education. Reporting to the Chair of Nursing in the School of Health & Life Sciences and Community Services, the Program Manager, Nursing will provide operational leadership to Conestoga’s full-time and part-time nursing programs through:


  • Promoting high quality program delivery ensuring part-time faculty follow College policy/ procedures and best practices in teaching
  • Working with the Chairs, maintain a high level of part-time faculty and support staff performance through the effective recruitment, selection, orientation development, motivation and evaluation of part-time faculty members
  • Coordinating the sharing of curriculum between part and full-time faculty
  • Developing and maintaining partnerships with clinical delivery partners including Cowan Health Sciences Centre, and Placement Systems, and external partners to support positive relationships, communication, and quality of clinical placements
  • Maintaining expertise in nursing clinical education, including best practices, standards and guidelines provided by professional nursing bodies  


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing is required, Master’s degree in Nursing or Education completed or in progress is preferred
  • A minimum of five (5) years work experience in a combination of acute care nursing and/or post-secondary education delivery is required
  • Previous leadership experience in a community college is an asset
  • Experience with curriculum and program development and review is an asset
  • Experience in a leadership role managing teams involved with complex projects and demonstrated project management experience is an asset
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, problem solving, conflict resolution and communications skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills to include good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively across college departments or work independently as required


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