Term: Temporary, full-time: 18 months (with the potential to become permanent)Location: 200 Granville St., Vancouver, BCStart date: Immediately Application deadline: Jan. 31, 2020
Do you have experience developing, managing and implementing complex projects and programs? Have your impressive inter-personal skills helped build excellent teams and strong stakeholder relationships? Do you thrive in environments that are innovating and changing? If so, consider bringing your talents to the Nursing Community Assessment Service (NCAS)!
NCAS is looking for a hands-on Senior Manager, Program Development to provide leadership and oversight to multiple, complex initiatives including: business case development, budgeting and planning; site assessment, budgeting and planning; virtualizing the current assessment process; and exploring opportunities to further develop and implement this exciting, technologically-innovative assessment process nationally and abroad. The SMPD also plays a critical role in enhancing current NCAS activities by identifying opportunities for efficiency, rigour and integration among existing projects, systems and approaches, and by providing leadership and direction to the team.
The Nursing Community Assessment Service is a program within the BC College of Nursing Professionals. BCCNP is a regulatory college empowered under the Health Professions Act to regulate the practice of all licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, registered psychiatric nurses and nurse practitioners in B.C.
BCCNP launched NCAS in January 2017 as a service for assessing the competencies of nurses and health care aides seeking licensure in BC. This unique and high-stakes assessment provides a consistent, rigorous and defensible approach to determining the extent to which potential registrants possess the competencies required to enter practice safely. The NCAS assessment comprises a computer-based test that is administered at testing sites all over the world, as well as a simulation-lab and oral assessment, both delivered at a nursing simulation lab in B.C.
NCAS was developed and operates as a unique program within BCCNP. As a member of our small, creative and talented team, you can expect to be treated in a respectful and professional manner. While your workday will be busy, the college supports our staff in achieving a healthy work-life balance.
information about NCAS can be found at www.ncasbc.ca.
Reporting to the NCAS Director, the Senior Manager, Program Development works closely with the Director, NCAS to realize the vision and strategy for the NCAS program. They provide oversight to a range of ongoing activities including the development of examination content, research and data analytics, and communications and educational outreach, while managing the team as described below. In addition, the SMPD will launch and implement a new cross-professional, cross-border project aimed at developing and piloting a prototype of a virtualized competency assessment.
The Senior Manager contributes to the day-to-day activities of NCAS, liaising with assessment takers, supporting all projects and programs, contributing to organizational planning processes, and furthering NCAS' spirit of innovation.
The ideal candidate for this position will have the following:
Note: Some travel will be required.
Please forward your resume and cover letter, indicating where you learned of this opportunity, to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applications is Friday, Jan. 31, 2020.
Thank you for your interest in the BC College of Nursing Professionals, and the Nursing Community Assessment Service.