Chair of Adult, Family and Population Health, College of Nursing

Job description

Chair of Adult, Family and Population Health, College of Nursing

  • Employment type: Faculty - Regular
  • Bargaining Unit: BU Exempt
  • FTE: 1
  • Division: Faculty 12 Month Non AAUP
  • College: College of Nursing
  • Number of Openings: 1
Position Description
  • The College of Nursing at the University of Toledo invites applications from highly-motivated candidates for a full-time, 52-week, benefits-eligible, tenure-track position as the Department Chair of Adult, Family and Population Health. Start date is July 1, 2019.


    This position is accountable to the dean of the College of Nursing. The department chair is the first line administrator responsible to oversee and work directly with faculty, program directors, program coordinators and clinical associates in addition to advisors, staff, students and administrators in accomplishing the mission, goals and program outcomes for their assigned academic program in the college. This position provides leadership for recruitment and retention of faculty in the college. The department chair is expected to participate in teaching, scholarly activities and service commensurate with criteria for faculty rank.

    Job Duties

    The department chair:       

    • Is accountable for the achievement of the undergraduate and graduate purposes, goals and program outcomes. This includes program development, implementation and evaluation of outcomes for continuous improvement. The department chair provides leadership of the department, inclusive of new faculty orientation, faculty staffing/assignments, faculty career development, faculty evaluation and promotion and provides recommendations to the dean for faculty compensation, merit and/or sabbatical leaves. In addition, the department chair collaborates with the members of the college leadership team to develop/deploy budget, recommends faculty development needs and recommends the initiation, renewal or termination of faculty and clinical associate appointments.  Evaluates program director and clinical placement coordinators.
    • Works collaboratively with the dean, associate dean for academic affairs, associate dean of research & scholarship and assistant dean of student services to develop, implement and evaluate academic programs as it relates to the master plan for evaluation in the college. The department chair actively contributes to activities related to Ohio Board of Nursing program approval reviews/reports and all university and national accreditation reviews/reports.
    • Participates in student and faculty orientations; serves as an ex-officio member of appropriate college committees; prepares program documents and reports; and reviews and seeks dean approval of policies/procedures or documents internal or external to the college.
    • In collaboration with the associate dean of academic affairs, initiates clinical agreements with agencies required for the department to accomplish program goals and outcomes. Coordinates any agency requirements for students and faculty.
    • Accepts other duties as assigned.

  • Qualifications

    Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Doctoral degree required, in nursing or closely related field. Doctorate required for tenure. MSN required.
    • Must be eligible for RN licensure in Ohio and meet background check requirements according to the State of Ohio.
    • Must have an unencumbered current license as a registered nurse in the state of Ohio.
    • Must have broad knowledge of academic nursing, common university academic standards and of student and program academic requirements.
    • Experience in undergraduate and graduate education with current educational technologies and distance education expected.
    • Previous teaching experience is preferred.
    • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and communication skills are required.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Expertise in software applications.
    • Familiarity with accreditation requirements and process.
    • Ability to utilize and fully understand information applications.

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.  The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30.AM. and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.




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Posted: 2/19/2019
Application Due: 8/21/2019
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