Assistant Professor of Nursing - Department Chair

Watertown, New York
Mar 17, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Department Chair

Jefferson Community College, Watertown, NY, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) System, is conducting a search for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Nursing with additional administrative duties as department chair of its Nursing Department to begin June 1, 2017.   Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Math/Science, Technology, Health and Business, responsibilities include classroom teaching, overall management of the nursing program, including vision-setting, general administrative duties, fiscal duties, coordination, planning, mentoring of adjunct faculty, periodic review, external program promotional duties both locally and regionally, and effectiveness evaluation.  

Required: Master’s degree in Nursing or Nursing Education, a current New York State RN license, and college teaching experience.

Preferred:  Experience in a leadership role, preferably in education, with strong communication skills; computer literacy; experience in team teaching, mentoring, and curriculum development; ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds; ability to integrate critical thinking strategies into the teaching/learning process; knowledge of accreditation processes and requirements, preferably with ACEN; ability to develop and administer a budget; and ability to interact with external entities such as clinical sites.

To Apply: Send completed JCC application, letter of application that addresses position requirements, resume, unofficial college transcripts and contact information for three professional references via email to or mail to:  Human Resources, Dept. #25, Jefferson Community College, 1220 Coffeen Street, Watertown, New York 13601-1897.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  For full consideration, completed applications must be received by 4 PM, April 7, 2017.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Finalists will be responsible for interview-related expenses.  To obtain an application and more information about JCC, visit our website at:

Jefferson Community College is an equal opportunity employer that aims to become a model institution for diversity and invites multicultural professionals from all backgrounds to contribute to its aspiration for building an inclusive community where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their potential.

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