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Title:  Nursing Board Executive Officer

Application Deadline Date:  Open Until Filled
Req ID:  9722
Department:  Secretary of State's Office

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $30.10 - $47.19

Are you an experienced RN with proven leadership experience? Does the idea of having a meaningful and important role in regulating licensing and education requirements for Nurses excite you? The Office of Professional Regulation is recruiting an Executive Officer for the State Board of Nursing. This is a great opportunity to use your first-hand expertise and knowledge to ensure a competent and qualified nursing workforce in the State of Vermont. You will accomplish this through communication and consultation regarding professional standards of practice; evaluation of nursing education programs; and enforcement of professional standards.

The Executive Officer will serve as an expert liaison between the Board of Nursing, nurses and other health care professionals, educators, employers, National Council of State Boards of Nursing and the Office of Professional Regulation regarding nursing education and practice standards, disciplinary matters and national nursing trends. May supervise support staff and manage organizational systems necessary for regulation of education, licensing, practice and discipline.

This is a full-time permanent position with excellent benefits, including a pension plan for retirement. Although the position will be remote to start, once we return to the office you will be in a perfect location in downtown Montpelier, right next to many restaurants, stores, and other great amenities.

Our ideal candidate will be a dynamic nursing professional with executive leadership skills and an interest in State government and regulation.

Requires a Master's degree in Nursing and five years nursing experience (PhD and ten years preferred), including leadership positions.  Experience in both health care and academic settings desired.  Must possess or be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in Vermont.

Who May Apply

This position, Nursing Board Executive Officer (Job Requisition #9722), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days. Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, departments may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact brittany.elliott@vermont.gov
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed largely in an office setting, but with significant needs to visit schools of nursing including clinical resources. Private means of transportation must be available for required travel. Some out-of-state travel may be necessary. Evening meetings may occur.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in nursing from an approved school of nursing AND five (5) years or more of professional level work experience in nursing practice, including administration, teaching, or supervision in schools of nursing or health agencies.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of Advanced Practice Registered Nurse credentialing requirements.

Special Requirements

Possession of, or eligibility for, licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Vermont is required.

Total Compensation
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.