Primary Purpose of Position
The College of Health and Human Sciences is currently recruiting for a Director of Nursing, a 12-month, tenure track position with academic rank commensurate with education, experience, and expertise. The Director provides administrative leadership in developing, maintaining, evaluating, and revising the baccalaureate program in nursing (BSN). The primary responsibilities for this position include visionary and strategic leadership for advancing student success in the BSN program. In addition to the general oversight of student success, the director will be responsible for strategic planning related to student success, including recruitment of students, retention strategies, providing faculty development activities related to student success, and data collection and analysis related to the student experience and placement of graduates. Additional responsibilities include interacting with other departmental and university leaders to achieve student success goals. This position is an open rank opportunity.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an 1890 land-grant doctoral research university dedicated to learning, discovery, and community engagement. The University provides a wide range of educational opportunities from bachelor’s to doctoral degrees in both traditional and online environments. With an emphasis on preeminence in STEM and a commitment to excellence in all its educational, research, and outreach programs, North Carolina A&T fosters a climate of economic competitiveness that prepares students for the global society. The University is one of the sixteen constituent units of the University of North Carolina (UNC) and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The strategic vision focuses the University on interdisciplinary scholarly activities in a learner-centered environment. The School of Nursing and Health Services includes the disciplines of nursing, speech communications, and health services administration. The School of Nursing and Health Services is in the College of Health and Human Sciences. The mission of the college is to improve the health of individuals and communities through leadership, research, education, and community service. The Director reports to the Associate Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Services.
Applicants are required to have an earned doctorate in nursing or related discipline; a minimum of 3 years of leadership/administrative experience in undergraduate and/or graduate education, and an established record of teaching, practice, scholarship, and service.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Desirable characteristics include progressive leadership roles in practice and educational organizations; developing and evaluating programs; curriculum development and evaluation; program evaluation and leadership roles in the accreditation process; strategic planning and implementation; ability to work collaboratively with diverse faculty, staff, and students; experience in recruiting, supporting, and retaining faculty; ability to promote nursing research, education, and service; evidence of building partnerships at the local, state, national, and international levels; and, experience in fund-raising.