St. Catherine University Open Position: Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs Department of Nursing
St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis is a comprehensive Catholic university with the nation’s largest college for women at its center. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls over 5,200 students in associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in both traditional day and weekend formats. Associate and Graduate programs enroll both women and men.
The Department of Nursing invites applicants for the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs. This position is a 12-month contract, full-time ranked faculty position beginning Spring 2013. Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience.
Responsibilities: The Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs collaborates with the undergraduate program of study coordinators to promote student learning, curriculum integrity, and faculty development in the Day Section and Evening/Weekend Section of the Associate Degree Program and the Day Section, RN-Baccalaureate Degree Completion Section, and the Post-Baccalaureate Second Degree Section in the Baccalaureate Degree Program. The Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs serves on committees in the Henrietta Schmoll School of Health, College of Applied and Continuing Learning, and College for Women, collaborates with other program and department heads at the University, and represents the undergraduate nursing programs to internal and external partners and communities of interest. The Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs reports to the Associate Dean for Nursing and collaborates with the Associate Dean for Nursing in accreditation and review processes. The Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs engages in teaching, scholarship, and service per University guidelines.
Requirements: Doctoral degree, preferably in nursing, Master’s degree or PhD in nursing, administrative experience, teaching experience in higher degree nursing education in an academic setting, and eligibility for RN licensure in the State of Minnesota are required. Commitment to shared leadership with program of study coordinators and collaborative engagement with faculty and students are essential.
The Department of Nursing faculty is committed to educating learners to be leaders in nursing and to providing access to diverse groups of students. We seek creative, adaptable faculty who embrace the mission of this Catholic institution and enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Consistent with the university’s Catholic identity, its commitment to women, diversity, and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their administrative philosophy, teaching, scholarship, and service.
To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site to apply for this position. That website link is: http://www.stkate.edu/hr Position number is: #2013-0008-FAC. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach an application letter, CV and a statement of interests consistent with this position and its responsibilities. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide three (3) references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Dr. Margaret Dexheimer Pharris, Associate Dean for Nursing, at firstname.lastname@example.org Application review begins April 15, 2013, and position will remain open until filled.
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