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Director of Nursing Education / NCLEX SME

Irving, TX, USA | American Nurses Association

  • Industry:
    Non-Profit / Social Enterprise
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Operations / Production
  • Experience:
    15-20 years
Job Description:
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UWorld is looking for an experienced Director of Nursing Education to join the team. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the next generation of nurses by leading a team that is responsible for developing content for our NCLEX® question banks (Qbanks).

UWorld is committed to providing students with only the best questions and explanations. That’s why over 700,000 nurses have trusted us for their licensing exam preparation. We developed the UWorld NCLEX QBanks to challenge and develop critical thinking skills. Our QBanks combine the best of nursing knowledge with the real world of clinical practice to ensure that students have the most up-to-date information possible.

Minimum Experience Required

15+ years of work experience as a BSN registered nurse and in a leadership role, exhibiting the ability to manage a team successfully while maintaining personal business-related goals.

Minimum Education Required

Master of Science in Nursing Education from accredited nursing school

PhD or CNE preferred


This position is based at UWorld’s Corporate Headquarters in Dallas, Texas

Minimum Skills Required

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, superior nursing knowledge, and passion for training future nurses

Prior experience writing NCLEX-style questions

Prior experience working in an academic institution preferred

Ability to think strategically and analytically and execute conceptual ideas into a finished product

Ability to provide, receive, and respond to feedback positively

Job Duties

Create systems and structures within the department to maximize productivity

Research and develop strategies to guide department goals and structures

Reviews and revises content written by other team members, including other content developers, with a focus on accuracy, precision, readability, and educational value

Lead and contribute to the creation of original high-yield images in collaboration with other content team members

Provides and receives feedback with tact and diplomacy

Develops workshops and trainings that help build content knowledge and capacity

Leadership, People Management and Professional Development

Hire, train, develop, and create a positive work environment that stimulates intellectual growth and creativity and fosters a strong team environment

Drive the strategy of the Nursing department by defining the direction and goals of the team

Provide leadership and inspiration to nurture a highly engaged team

Coach, train, and develop new team members; create/revise training guides

Foster collaboration with team members to identify and resolve obstacles

Build a strong rapport and partnership with content teams to execute on priorities

Pursue opportunities for personal growth and development through meetings, educational programs, and professional development

Collaborate with direct reports to ensure they have a personal/professional growth and development plan to enhance knowledge, competencies, and professional practice

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