Augustana University is seeking a faculty leader to serve in the role of Chair, Department of Nursing beginning in August 2018. The successful applicant will have an excellent opportunity to lead a program of highly qualified and energized nursing faculty seeking to expand educational opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful applicant will have demonstrated leadership ability in nursing education and/or healthcare settings; experience with program development that involves innovation and collaboration; effective communication, interpersonal, and mentoring skills; and understanding of the opportunities and challenges affecting the discipline of nursing.
This is a faculty tenure track position with a six year appointment as chair. At the conclusion of the sixth year, the applicant may be asked to continue for another term or have the option of moving to a faculty teaching role. The applicant must have experience in baccalaureate nursing education, a research doctorate in nursing or related field, and must be eligible for RN licensure in the state of South Dakota. It is preferred that the successful candidate will demonstrate achievement in teaching excellence, research, and service at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Experience with graduate nursing education is a plus. Full consideration will be given to those with exceptional leadership experience in clinical health-care settings.
The Nursing Department Chair has leadership and administrative responsibility for the baccalaureate program including coordination and participation in activities related to curriculum development, faculty recruitment and mentoring, student recruitment and retention, and program evaluation. The Chair ensures that the program meets all applicable regulatory, governmental and accreditation standards.
Located on a beautiful campus in the heart of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the nursing program at Augustana is a CCNE accredited baccalaureate program with over 300 nursing majors in traditional and accelerated degree options. Since 1940, the Department of Nursing has been a regional leader in preparing nurses, leaders, and administrators for hospitals and community health organizations. The Sioux Falls community (metro area of 250,000) is growing, vibrant and reflects an increasingly diverse demographic. Sioux Falls is home to several high quality regional health care organizations, who serve as partners.
Salary is competitive and dependent upon qualifications; excellent benefit package included.
Application Procedure: Send a letter of application that addresses the required qualifications of the position, a curriculum vitae, a completed Augustana University employment application and the names of at least three professional references electronically to: email@example.com. Official web site: www.augie.edu.
Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment. Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.
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