Winston-Salem State University, a premier comprehensive university, is one of the 16 constituent institutions comprising the University of North Carolina. The university enrolls approximately 5,500 students in more than 40 bachelor's degree programs and ten graduate degree programs. Winston-Salem State University is located in the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina with Greensboro to the east and High Point to the south, with close proximity to Charlotte. Winston-Salem, a city of approximately 180,000, was recently ranked as one of the top 50 cities worldwide in quality of life by Mercer Human Resources Consulting.
Associate/Professor of Nursing/Director of Graduate Programs (12 mos)
The WSSU Master of Science in Nursing Program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) graduate program has two specialty tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Advanced Nurse Educator (ANE). Certificates for FNP and ANE are also offered. Additionally, WSSU's DNP degree program was implemented in the Fall of 2013. The DNP is currently a post-master's program but will eventually move to the BSN-DNP focusing on translation of research to improve clinical practice and patient outcomes. Traditional classroom, hybrid, and on-line course delivery allow for a variety of teaching and instruction methods.
General responsibilities for the Director of Graduate Programs in the Division of Nursing include administrative oversight of all graduate and certificate programs in the DON. The Director will coordinate and participate in activities related to curriculum, faculty, academic policies, student recruitment, and program evaluation. The Director will counsel students regarding academic matters and help foster a student-centered environment. Teaching selected theory and practicum courses are inherent in this role. The Director will perform other duties assigned by the Associate Dean of Nursing.
Education: Doctorate in nursing or related field and a Master of Science in Nursing from an accredited college or university are required; a minimum of three calendar years teaching experience in a university setting.
Experience: Must hold a current unrestricted license as a registered nurse in North Carolina or have eligibility to obtain North Carolina Registered Nurse license. Must have experience in curriculum and program development, and technology and simulation.
Scholarly Production: Demonstrated scholarly activity, including research, publications and consulting in nursing education or a related field; involvement in professional organizations.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Position Start Date: 08/01/2014
Should you have any questions regarding the position, you may contact Dr. Cecil Holland at 336-750-2272 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complete Applications include the following:
1. WSSU Application Form (online)
2. Cover Letter (submit online)
3. Updated CV with contact information for at least 3 references (submit online)
4. Statement of research and teaching interests (submit online)
5. Unofficial transcripts, Official transcripts will be required for the successful candidate.
6. Applicants must arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to:
Dr. Cecil Holland
Department of Nursing
Winston-Salem State University
209 F.L. Atkins
601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Winston-Salem, NC, 27110
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment.
Apply online go to: https://jobs.wssu.edu
“WSSU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and welcomes all applicants, students, and employees without regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and genetic information. Individuals desiring disability accommodations in the application and search process should contact Mrs. Myra Waddell at 336-750-8658 or email@example.com M/W/D/V”
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