The successful candidate will work in collaboration with Penn State’s College of Nursing and the School Director to coordinate the management of the Nursing Programs at Penn State Harrisburg, which include a Bachelor of Science (RN to BS) and an accelerated Second Degree Program (BS). The program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Responsibilities include administering the program; serving as the program contact for students, administration and the public; providing leadership and mentoring to the nursing faculty; advising students; teaching; maintaining relationships with clinical affiliates; maintaining accreditation standards; recommending budgets; managing enrollment; providing evaluative comments on faculty performance; and assisting in the evaluation and development of the curriculum. Instruction may include using online or face-to-face delivery and teaching day or evening classes. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in scholarly activities to stay current in the discipline and campus, university, and community service. Possible areas of specialization include child health, mental health, community health, and adult health.
A doctoral degree is required. Additional requirements include eligibility for Pennsylvania Registered Nurse licensure, administrative experience, teaching experience in baccalaureate nursing programs, evidence of scholarship, skill in a collegial approach to decision making, enthusiasm for a multidisciplinary environment, and commitment to a student-centered learning environment.
This is a 36-week academic-year contract with a summer supplement, with the strong possibility for renewal depending on performance and enrollments.
CAMPUS INFORMATION: www.hbg.psu.edu
Submit letter of application that describes preparation for and interest in this position, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to psu.jobs.
Application review begins immediately and continues until a suitable candidate is found.
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