Academic Chair, Practical Nursing Program


Academic Chair, Practical Nursing Program

School of Nursing

Winnipeg, MB

Competition #93-21/22

Salary: $88,853.63 - $113,421.84 per annum


Assiniboine Community College strives to create exceptional learning experiences for our students while strengthening Manitoba through applied education and research. The School of Nursing is looking for an Academic Chair, to lead our Practical Nursing program in the Portage la Prairie and Rural Rotating training sites in Manitoba.

The Chair is a key leadership position within the School of Nursing. This position provides an exciting opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to the ever-evolving field of practical nursing and to Assiniboine’s commitment to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action. The Practical Nursing program attracts a culturally diverse student population and as such, the Chair will ensure Assiniboine is providing an integrated learning experience that promotes equity, diversity and inclusiveness. The Chair will be knowledgeable of the role of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba, the scope of practice of the LPN, and all regulatory requirements, which guide our students to successful completion of the practical nursing program.

With a focus on exceptional learning experiences, the Chair is responsible for day-to-day operations including hiring; managing, and developing faculty and staff; overseeing curriculum revision processes. The Chair works collaboratively with the Dean, School of Nursing, and others in academic processes such as program review, program development, capital planning, and budgeting.

As the Chair, Practical Nursing, you will have an appropriate nursing credential, relevant degree (Masters preferred), be registered and be in good standing with CRNM, CLPNM, or CPNM. You will have experience leading a team in a comparable post-secondary environment or industry. You will have a solid understanding of the CLPNM and the role of the LPN in healthcare, program and curriculum development, Indigenization and decolonization of curriculum, classroom instruction, assessment and evaluation, student advising, and group facilitation. You will have leadership experience in developing faculty and students, along with experience preparing, monitoring, and managing budgets. You will also have relevant experience working with First Nation communities and Indigenous people in program delivery.

This competition will remain open until filled.

Please note: The college’s COVID-19 Campus Access Policy puts in place rules and requirements for students, staff, and others accessing Assiniboine’s multiple campuses to prove they are fully vaccinated or undergo routine testing to show a negative COVID-19 test.

Assiniboine Community College is committed to reconciliation and ensuring that its policies, practices, and systems are free of barriers. Assiniboine values diversity and promotes full participation to ensure dignity, respect, and equal access for all employees.

Assiniboine welcomes applications from all qualified candidates who are legally entitled to work in Canada, including Indigenous peoples, persons of all abilities, members of visible minorities, all genders and sexual orientations, and all other groups protected by the Human Rights Code.

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter to:

Assiniboine Community College

c/o Human Resources

1430 Victoria Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 2A9

Fax 204.725.8736 or email

Requests for accommodations can be made at any point during the recruitment process through the same contacts.

We thank you for your interest. Those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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