Regent University seeks a Director of the School of Nursing to join one of the nation’s fastest growing universities and a leading academic center for Christian thought and action. Since 2013,
Regent University has seen 66% growth in total enrollment, topping 10,000 students in spring 2017. The university offers over 100 accredited academic programs including associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees available on-campus and online. Regent University topped the 2017 list of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Virginia and Best Online Graduate Education Programs in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report. Regent University is recognized nationally as one of only 25 universities in the U.S. to receive an “A” rating by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni.
Regent University is making a significant investment in new programs with the establishment of the College of Healthcare Sciences and School of Nursing, offering B.S.N. (Bachelor of Science in Nursing), M.S.N. (Master of Science in Nursing), and D.N.P. (Doctor of Nursing Practice) for the fall of 2018, to complement current programs in Gerontology and Healthcare Management.
As part of this exciting new growth, Regent University is seeking a Director of the School of Nursing with a record of compelling scholarship, excellent teaching, and academic administration experience (or equivalent professional accomplishments) suitable for a faculty appointment as a Professor or Associate Professor with tenure. The Director of the School of Nursing will provide effective and innovative leadership to faculty, staff and students in the carrying out of the school’s academic and other functions. In cooperation with the faculty, with the Dean of the College of Healthcare Sciences and with the Office of Academic Affairs, the Director will proactively design and build the innovative structures and protocols of the new School of Nursing, and implement in-demand, forward-looking Nursing degree programs and other educational initiatives, leading to continuous and sustainable growth and to a high-impact positioning of the university and its graduates in the nursing profession. The successful candidate will participate in the development, implementation and execution of a robust approach to recruitment of new students, and to the maximum appropriate retention, persistence and graduation of existing students.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Qualified prospective applicants will receive consideration without discrimination in race, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have an earned Ph.D. in Nursing or related discipline (EdD, DNSc, DNP) from a regionally accredited institution with relevant academic and clinical experience. The successful candidate can demonstrate a track record in providing quality educational programs and innovation in the education and training of nurses, in addition to having a love and passion for helping students and a vibrant Christian life and testimony.
To apply, complete the online faculty application and submit a current resume/CV and a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for this position. This position will be located at Regent University’s Virginia Beach, VA campus.
Regent University is one of the nation's leading academic centers for Christian thought and action, with a multitude of graduate and undergraduate programs available worldwide. Our academic standards are high and our programs rigorous, but what sets Regent apart is our mission to prepare capable men and women to excel both in mind and spirit. Our students, faculty and administrators share a calling, founded on Biblical principles, to make a significant difference in our world.