CNA Program Coordinator

CNA Program Coordinator Duties:

  • Plan, implement, evaluate and coordinate competency testing submission for state exam, initiate background checks, complete, verify and submit documentation to IDPH (Illinois Department of Public Health), function as the primary contact between departments, prepare corrective measures as required by IDPH, and notify IDPH within five business days with a change in Program Coordinator.
  • Responsible for serving as lead instructor for Certified Nurse Assistant high school instructors, supervising adjunct instructors, and becoming a CPR instructor and coordinate CPR for adjunct instructors as needed. The coordinator is to assist with documentation the college requires for HLC (Higher Learning Commission) and ICCB (Illinois Community College Board).
  • Attend quarterly meetings with the CNAEA (Certified Nurse Aide Educator Association) to keep updated with IDPH changes, resources, and networking with other instructors.
  • Current Illinois Registered Nurse license required with B.S.N. required. MSN Preferred.
  • Be a registered nurse with a minimum of 2 years nursing experience, have no other duties while engaged in the training program, have successfully completed a Department-sponsored Approved Evaluator Workshop prior to initial approval and complete a Department-sponsored Approved Evaluator Workshop refresher course every five years thereafter.
  • Preferred: Have one year of experience as a registered nurse in one or both of the following areas: teaching theory in an accredited nurse training program or providing nursing-care, including personal care and activities of daily living, to older adults or for chronically ill adults.
  • The CNA Coordinator position is a 12-month contract.

Faculty Duties:

  • Teach classes as determined by the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Learning, Division Chairperson, and faculty. All faculty members will follow course syllabi approved by the college.
  • Teach the scheduled class time.
  • Use a variety of methods and teaching strategies that reflect the different learning styles of students.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of appropriate assessment activities.
  • Assist the Division Chairperson and Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Learning in program development and program improvement activities.
  • In cooperation with other instructors, prepare or revise course syllabi for courses offered in their disciplines and submit to the Curriculum and Instruction Committee for review.
  • In cooperation with other instructors, prepare textbook recommendations and submit to the Division Chairperson, Director of Nursing and Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Learning for review.
  • Assist in developing the division unit plan and make recommendations for equipment purchases.
  • Complete and submit grades and other course related reports in a timely manner.
  • Attend division meetings called by the Division Chairperson and/or Director of Nursing and faculty meetings called by the administrative officers.
  • Maintain and post office hours on the office door and as filed in administrative offices as per section 6.7.
  • Demonstrate commitment to the teaching/learning process by participating in professional development activities that enable faculty to maintain current perspectives and maybe financially supported by college with prior approval of administration.
  • Serve on college committees as established by the administration and faculty.
  • Assist students in meeting needs or solving problems, seeking additional help from other college services when necessary.
  • Notify the appropriate person of absences per college policy.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $46,168.00 to $61,000.00 /year


Application Deadline:

Review of applications will begin immediately and
continue until the position is filled. If you are selected as a finalist,
you will be notified by telephone. No further information
concerning the progress of the search will be available until a
decision has been reached. At that time,
applicants will be informed of the decision by letter.

All applicants must submit all of the credentials
below to the Human Resource Office in order for your application to be
considered complete.

Submit above listed materials to:
Ms. Emily Forthman, Human Resources Director
Shawnee Community College
8364 Shawnee College Road
Ullin, IL 62992