Job Description

This is an Orbis Education position in partnership with Grand Canyon University.

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.

We are seeking a Director, Nursing Services for Grand Canyon University’s 16-month Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program that is scheduled to launch in May 2022 in Las Vegas. We've successfully launched ABSN programs for GCU in Phoenix and Tucson.

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 partner, the Valley Health System, 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 Las Vegas. 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.


  • Be licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Nevada
  • 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


GCU's Christian worldview has shaped the university's mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. The University values diversity among its students, faculty and staff, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.

Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

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All staff and faculty candidates will be asked to review GCU’s staff or faculty expectations as part of the application process.

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Posted 30 Days Ago

Full time


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