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Program Director - BS in Nursing

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Program Director - BS in Nursing



LIU Post, in partnership with the national search firm, Scott Healy & Associates, is pleased to invite applications and nominations for a full-time Program Director for the BS in Nursing program.  The successful candidate will provide oversight of the BS in Nursing program and the completion RN to BS program.  Additionally, the Program Director oversees NYSED and CCNE accreditation process, generates internal and external reports, maintains program compliance with NYSED and accrediting agencies, monitors academic standards for the undergraduate nursing program, and provides academic leadership and oversight for undergraduate nursing programs.  The Program Director will also teach courses in the BS Programs, participate in all departmental, school, and campus committees (as appointed), engage in departmental and campus recruitment efforts, act as a faculty advisor for BS students, and facilitate student progression and assist in student retention.  The Program Director will maintain high academic standards utilizing appropriate student evaluation mechanisms for assigned courses/programs; analyze and implement changes as part of these programmatic and departmental outcomes.


Qualifications: The ideal candidates should meet the following qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in nursing, or doctorate (PhD, EdD) in related field plus a master's degree in nursing;
  • Licensed and registered nurse (or eligibility for) in the State of New York;
  • Minimum of 5 years of clinical practice and evidence of current and continuing practice;
  • Evidence of teaching experience and scholarship;
  • Minimum of three years college-level teaching and administrative experience in a baccalaureate or higher degree program;
  • Credentials at the rank of at least Assistant Professor.


The BS in Nursing Program: Nursing students and faculty work closely with students from other programs to master collaborative skills necessary for today’s health care professional. In addition, students and faculty utilize the state-of-the-art Interprofessional Simulation Center (ISC) for education and research. The LIU ISC serves as an interprofessional resource center for simulation educational activities, utilizing simulation as an aide to replicate real life clinical services. The ISC examines the translation of interprofessional simulation education to clinical practice and its impact to patient care. While utilizing advanced digital video and audio recording systems to facilitate debriefing techniques which maximize learner performance, comprehension and retention, the ISC also develops collaborative partnerships with academic and community leaders to promote and sustain the growth of scholarly education in science, and technology.


The LIU Post Campus and Community: Founded in 1926, LIU is one of America’s largest and most comprehensive private universities with locations and programs spanning the New York City metropolitan area, overseas, and online. With nearly 200,000 alumni worldwide, the University offers more than 500 academic programs and educates more than 23,000 students in New York through accredited programs in Brooklyn, Brookville (LIU Post), Brentwood, Riverhead, and LIU Hudson.


Located in Brookville, N.Y., LIU Post offers more than 200 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and certificate programs at one of Long Island’s most scenic locations along the Gold Coast. Ranked a Best Regional University by U.S. News and World Report, the university features world-class faculty, a vibrant campus life, and residence halls for more than 1,600 students, as well as state-of-the-art athletics facilities including Bethpage Federal Credit Union Stadium.


LIU hosts over 90 different programs in Health Professions across all campuses. The School of Health Professions and Nursing at LIU Post includes programs in nursing, health sciences, social work, health care administration, medical imaging, health information management, cardiovascular perfusion, clinical laboratory science, veterinary technology, and nutrition, allowing for an interprofessional approach for all students in the School. In addition, our location allows affiliations for clinical placements, practice and research in all major hospital systems in and around the New York City metropolitan area.


Applications:  All correspondence relating to the Full-Time Program Director for the BS in Nursing should be directed in confidence to the University’s executive recruitment consultant:


Mr. Christopher S. Healy, Vice President

Scott Healy & Associates

[email protected]


The full and complete application should contain the following information:


  1. A cover letter outlining your clinical and academic experience as a nursing educator.
  2. A comprehensive CV outlining your nursing career in higher education.
  3. The names of three professional references including their relationship to you, their position, e-mail address, and direct phone numbers.  References will not be contacted without written permission from the candidate.


Applications submitted by March 23, 2018 will receive priority consideration. This search will remain open until the position is filled.


Long Island University is proud to be an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.  We are committed to seeking qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.  We encourage applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.  Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.




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Posted: 2/2/2018
Application Due: 4/3/2018
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