Nursing Education Director directs and designs curriculums to train and update skills and knowledge of in-service nurses. Evaluates the department's performance and ensures that all federal and state regulatory requirements are met. Being a Nursing Education Director may require a master's degree. Typically reports to top management. Additionally, Nursing Education Director requires certification as a registered nurse (RN). The Nursing Education Director typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be a Nursing Education Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.