Director of Educational Operations

Company Name: Nebraska Health Care Association

Website URL: https://www.nehca.org/

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Lincoln, NE

Job Description:

Nebraska Health Care Association seeks a mission-driven professional for its Director of Educational Operations. This role will oversee NHCA’s education programs, including the overall operations of Nebraska Health Care Learning Center, a private post-secondary college for those seeking to launch or advance a career in health care. This position will be responsible for managing NHCA’s education team, including adjunct instructors and speakers in a manner that fosters a positive educational culture, promotes leadership, and aligns with the association’s mission, vision, and values.

Responsibilities

  • Manage overall and day-to-day operations of NHCLC and NHCA’s educational programs, in alignment with NHCA’s strategic plan and in compliance with state and federal requirements and evidence-based practices
  • Coordinate all administrative processes relative to education, including budgets, policies, and learning management systems
  • Design a return-on-investment model for education programs, including cost tracking and analysis
  • Develop, implement, and monitor evaluation process for classes and instructors, gathering and analyzing data and preparing reports
  • Promote positive relationships with Nebraska Department of Education and Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and ensure NHCLC’s credentialing, certification, and approval processes operate smoothly

Required

  • Exceptional managerial skills that foster, promote, and actualize servant leadership philosophies and values
  • Relevant education and/or training in management
  • Ability to build and lead a team, determine work procedures, assign duties, and promote efficiency
  • Above average user skills in computer and information technology
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple activities and situations simultaneously
  • Ability to handle confidential material judiciously
  • Experience with market analysis and strategic planning
  • Ability to plan, organize, and implement assigned responsibilities and to work well under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Experience with process and quality improvement
  • Ability to interpret policy and establish methods and procedures
  • Experience in budget development and management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with relevant leadership on strategic planning

Desired

  • Minimum of three years of management experience
  • Knowledge or experience with Nebraska Department of Education and/or Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services policies and processes
  • Experience working in a skilled nursing facility and/or assisted living community, including working knowledge of overall operations
  • Training in or experience using process improvement approaches and techniques (e.g., Six Sigma, Lean, Kaizen)

How to Apply:

To apply, send cover letter and resume to cindyk@nehca.org.

About Us

NHCA is an “equal opportunity” employer and does not discriminate in regard to age, color, sex, creed, national origin, race, or religion.

The Nebraska Health Care Association is the parent to a family of entities: the Nebraska Nursing Facility Association, Nebraska Assisted Living Association, Nebraska Health Care Learning Center, and Nebraska Health Care Foundation.

Mission: Serving those who serve
Vision: Inspire People to shape their world
Values: Professionalism, Stewardship, Quality, Integrity