Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Director - Adult Gerontology–Acute Care Nurse Practitioner | Regis College - Military Veterans

at HERC - New England

Weston, Massachusetts

Summary

The School of Nursing Online Graduate Program is seeking applicants for a 12-month, full-time Adult Gerontology – Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program Director for August of 2022. The candidate will manage all aspects of the Acute Care Adult Geri program in addition to the responsibilities of a full-time faculty member.

Functions

Administrative

Track professional trends and requirements in regards to program content and delivery methods and implement program modifications as appropriate.

Participate in the recruitment, selection, and orientation of new faculty.

Provide administrative support to faculty teaching in the program.

Participate in new student admission decisions.

Foster beneficial relationships with professionals including faculty and administrators at other colleges/universities, community leaders, professional organizations, and other entities as appropriate.

Assist Associate Dean, Online Nursing with semester schedules, including course scheduling and faculty assignments.

Support course leads.

Consult with Clinical Placement Director and Clinical Operations Manager.

Evaluate full-time, part-time and adjunct faculty in the program.

Provide summary of courses and faculty to the Associate Dean.

Participate in the graduate online program directors meetings.

Curriculum

Teach in the program.

Provide support to the student advisors.

Work with the records coordinator (registrar) to assure student progression through the program.

Coordinate all aspects of curriculum evaluation.

Facilitate and oversee program outcome assessment data.

Mentor faculty to maintain quality curriculum.

Review faculty and course evaluations.

Participate in ongoing accreditation processes.

Participate in the revision of program policies.

Collaborate with the Associate Dean and Dean in program planning and development.

Other duties as designated by the Associate Dean and Dean.

Additional Faculty Responsibilities

Conduct classes as scheduled with adequate preparation for each course for the entirety of the prescribed time (including the first and last days of each semester).

Abide by the final exam schedule as published annually by the Registrar.

Notify the Associate Dean when absent from work. If absence is due to illness, notification should continue daily for the duration.

Prepare, proctor, and correct student examinations; evaluate student achievement in course work; direct and read student papers and reports; issue and clear “I” grades in accordance with the policy in the Academic Catalog.

Post and observe office hours for consultation and guidance of students at times convenient for them for a minimum of three hours per week as posted or by appointment.

Submit all required reports in accordance with administrative and office procedures.

Attend all faculty meetings. (If unable to attend, please notify the Dean in advance of the meeting.)

Serve on committees and participate in departmental/University meetings.

Contribute to the improvement and development of good public relations.

Attend Commencement.

Requirements

Master’s degree in AG-ACP Nursing certification. A doctoral degree in nursing or related field (e.g., DNP/PhD/EdD) is preferred.

Active and unencumbered RN/APRN license in home state.

Active and unencumbered RN license in MA or willingness to obtain one.

Active APRN practice.

Ability to uphold the University’s commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.

Teaching experience: 2 years teaching in graduate education and online teaching experience preferred.

Proficient in Microsoft Office 365, Moodle and online learning.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Remote

May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

Protecting the Regis Community 

At Regis the safety of our campus community is our highest priority. We invite all applicants to review our health and safety protocols at our  COVID-19 Updates  page. The most powerful measure we can take is vaccination, and all campus community members must be fully vaccinated and have received a booster against COVID-19, with the exception of certain medical and religious exemptions. New employees without an approved medical or religious exemption are required to have their first vaccine dose by their date of hire. And all new employees will join the campus community in using the  CoVerified  app to upload vaccine information, report symptoms, and schedule regular campus COVID tests. We're in this together! 

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.

In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran’s status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.

Weston, Massachusetts

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