Faculty Careers - Agricultural Science, Faculty Careers - Health Professions
The Dean provides strategic leadership in all areas necessary for the success of the School of Nursing, including: undergraduate and graduate nursing education programs offered in on-campus and online modalities; hiring, support, evaluation and supervision of full-time and adjunct faculty; student recruitment, admissions, and support; relationships with local and international clinical sites and other constituencies; and remaining in good standing with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and the State of Washington Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.
Additionally, the Buntain School of Nursing is unique among BSN programs in requiring month-long cross-cultural faculty-led clinical experience of all its students. Each February, BSON seniors can be found in clinical groups of four to ten students scattered around the world at sites that include Taiwan, India, Republic of Georgia, Alaska, Kenya, Mexico and Kazakhstan. The Dean plays an important leadership and support role in these international clinical rotations. The successful candidate will have a love of adventure and cross-cultural experience.
The Dean is a member of the Northwest University Faculty; reports to the Provost; serves on the Dean’s Conferral and Academic Affairs Committee; chairs School of Nursing meetings; works to improve teaching effectiveness of individual faculty members; monitors enrollment history; coordinates the development, assessment and improvement of undergraduate and graduate programs; schedules curricular offerings; manages the budget; and represents the School of Nursing to all constituencies.
The Dean also serves in a consultative, coordinative and facilitative role in the academic leadership of the university. Success in this role requires the ability to work collegially and cooperatively with fellow deans and university departmental leaders.
Either, a graduate degree with a major of nursing and a doctoral degree either in nursing or a related educational field, or a doctoral degree in nursing.
A deep, personal commitment to Jesus Christ and to the Spirit-filled life.
A proven record of effective teaching and administrative leadership in nursing and/or nursing education.
An active and unencumbered Washington nursing license.
Five years of experience as a registered nurse.
Experience with State regulators and professional accreditors.
Demonstrated proficiency in the management of fiscal resources
Ability to articulate the integration of faith and learning within the discipline of nursing and shows willingness and ability to apply the Christian worldview in curricular and course design, instruction, and advising.
Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the general constituency of the university and the School of Nursing.
Ability to supervise faculty who prepare students for nursing careers and have positive impact on student learning.
Ability to develop professional skills in faculty and students through coaching, modeling and direct instruction.
To be considered as a candidate, a complete application must include: (1) a letter of interest; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references; (4) statement of your understanding of a desirable relationship between Christian faith and the educational mission of the College of Ministry; (5) brief statement of personal faith journey including church involvements. The search will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified applicants have been identified. Applicants are urged to provide sufficient information, so that the application file may be considered complete at the end of the search period.
James R. Heugel, PhD Provost Northwest University P.O. Box 579 Kirkland, WA 98083-0579 E-mail: email@example.com
Additional Salary Information: Dependent on education and experience; and based on the established salary schedule.
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