GOGEBIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE • E 4946 Jackson Road Ironwood MI 49938 • P: 800.682.5910   

Staff Employment

Director of Allied Health Programs

Gogebic Community College, Ironwood, MI, established in 1932 seeks dynamic applicants for the position of Director of Allied Health Programs in a laddered Associate Degree Nursing program that has been in existence since 1984. We are located on the northwestern edge of the beautiful upper peninsula of Michigan near the shore of Lake Superior.

The successful candidate will have a positive attitude and be able to lead and manage people and resources effectively. The successful candidate will have a proven record as a progressive thinker, have strong interpersonal skills, and be an innovator in advancing the profession of nursing and professional education opportunities.

Qualifications for this position include:


  • Master of Science in Nursing required.
  • Doctorate degree in Nursing preferred.
  • Possession of or eligible to obtain RN license in Michigan.


  • Minimum of 5 years practice experience in registered nursing.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in allied health program/nursing leadership and management.
  • Two years experience teaching health sciences/nursing coursework preferred. This experience within a community college setting is a plus.
  • Experience with Associate Degree Nursing programs and curriculum preferred.
  • Must be committed to the Associate Degree concept.
  • Knowledge of national accreditation strongly recommended.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide administrative leadership for the ladder Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Program, (this includes but is not limited to managing budget needs, academic assessment, policy development and evaluation). Programs included are Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, and Certificate in Medical Assisting.
  • Oversee improvement suggestions and implements changes to maintain the quality of all the allied health programs.
  • Supervise designated faculty.
  • Accountable for curriculum and program review processes to maintain and promote student success.
  • Accountable for the national accreditation requirements to attain and maintain program compliance for nursing, emergency medical services and certificate in medical assisting programs.
  • Responsible for designing, planning, and sequencing the program.
  • Contribute to program development of future goals for the nursing program such as curriculum development for BSN completion and Continuing Education for nurses.
  • Initiate and participate in hiring additional instructional staff (i.e. adjunct faculty members) as needed.
  • Able to assume some teaching responsibilities where appropriate.
  • Accountable for the Michigan Board of Nursing requirements to maintain Program compliance with the Michigan Administrative Rules.
  • Participate in the appropriate Community and College Committees.
  • Represent the College and Program to the Community.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with the various sites utilized in meeting the students’ experiential learning needs.
  • Attend MCNEA, MOADN and various other professional conferences/meetings with or without other members of the team.
  • Formulate and coordinate program reviews of the nursing programs that go to State Board of Nursing and College Board of Trustees.
  • Able to assume some teaching responsibilities where appropriate.
  • Report directly to the Dean of Instruction and ultimately the President of the College.

Position Status: this is a Full-Time, 12-month position with a competitive pay scale and benefits. Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience. Excellent benefits package. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please send complete application materials including cover letter of application, detailed resume, three letters of recommendation, GCC application for employment, transcripts (unofficial will suffice) and any other pertinent information to:

Director of Human Resources, Ashley Paquette
Gogebic Community College
E4946 Jackson Road
Ironwood, MI 49938

GCC Application for Employment.

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