SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
This full time, tenure-track faculty position is a 12-month appointment that requires a minimum of a registered nurse who holds a doctorate in nursing or doctorate degree in another discipline and a master’s degree in nursing. Eligible to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Texas. A minimum of three years teaching experience in a professional nursing program including demonstration of the knowledge, skills, and abilities in administration is required.
The Director is responsible for administrative oversight and leadership of the BSN and RN-BSN programs, and for compliance and communication with the accreditation standards of the commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the Texas State Board of Nursing. The Director represents the Division and is actively involved with nursing and other health care organizations in the state, region, and nation. Although this position is largely an administrative one, teaching is the University’s primary mission, and this position is expected to assume quarter-time (3 credit hours) teaching responsibilities, scholarly activity, student advising, and service to the University and community.
- Establish and oversee the application process for students.
- Recruit faculty and students into the program.
- Establish and implement the application process to sustain and increase part-time and full-time enrollments.
- Recruit faculty and students based on program needs.
- Make budget recommendations related to faculty development and employment needs as well as program resources.
- Implement the instructional, educational, and professional objectives of the BSN program.
- Work directly with department chairpersons, faculty, staff, and students to develop quality teaching, professional learning experiences, and public service programs.
- Continue review, improvement, and development of the undergraduate program.
- Mentor tenure track, non-tenure track and adjunct faculty.
- Sustain the development of both the traditional and RN-BSN curricula.
- Refine and implement an application process to sustain and increase part-time and full-time enrollments.
- Contribute to team efforts to deliver a quality nursing education program by completing assigned activities as requested and in a timely manner.
- Act to facilitate sustainable inter-professional relationships between faculty, students, University administrators and employees, and public or private organizations using professional communication techniques.
- Maintain University and professional safety rules.
- Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED
- Earned doctorate in nursing or doctorate in another academic field with a Master’s in nursing.
- Clinical practice in nursing.
- Successful teaching and administrative experience in a baccalaureate or graduate nursing program.
- Ability to work effectively with faculty and University committees and with public and private organizations both within or beyond his or her discipline.
- Must have a valid Texas driver’s license, related insurance and good driving record.
Applicants will need to complete an online application, and supply the items below:
In addition to the online application, applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching philosophy, and three professional references. Any additional support materials such as teaching evaluations can be emailed to: email@example.com.
Materials that cannot be submitted electronically may be mailed to:
2100 Memorial Blvd CMB 6233
Kerrville, Texas 78028