Job Description

We are seeking a Director, Nursing Services for Grand Canyon University’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program that is scheduled to launch in May 2022 in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

The Director, Nursing Services provides Administrative and Clinical Academic leadership as the ABSN site leader in developing, maintaining, evaluating, and collaborating with the GCU Nursing Academic team. The primary responsibilities for this position include operational leadership for delivery of the curriculum using a blended learning model to advance student success in the ABSN program. In addition to the general oversight of student success, the director works collaboratively to support and identify retention strategies, provide faculty support, and evaluate student data.

If you are seeking a leadership role in an innovative, non-traditional education setting, please reach out to us for information or to talk about this opportunity. Compensation, PTO, tuition and traditional benefits included.


Prior to launching the program, the Director, Nursing Services will work closely with the regulatory, academic, and our exclusive healthcare partners to meet curricular alignment of Clinical, Lab, and Simulation experiences.


Once the program is launched, the Director, Nursing Services is accountable for providing leadership and management of the ABSN learning site in Salt Lake City, Utah. Responsibilities include scheduling, proctoring, skills laboratory, clinical placement and compliance, and simulation for ABSN students at the Las Vegas site. Orbis has partnered with Valley Health to serve as the dedicated healthcare partner for student clinical rotations.

Who is Orbis Education?

Orbis partners with colleges and universities to expand their pre-licensure healthcare programs. Our partners leverage our expertise to produce thousands of high-quality graduates ready to enter the workforce and meet employers’ demands.


  • Be licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the State of UT
  • Have at least 5 years of experience as a registered nurse, 3 years of which must be teaching in a program of nursing accredited by a nationally recognized association
  • Preferred experience in academic and professional administration
  • The administrator of a program of nursing which grants a bachelor’s degree in nursing must have a master’s degree with a major in nursing and a doctorate degree in nursing or a related field from an accredited school

The program will follow the models that are existing in Tucson and Phoenix:

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