Director, MSN Program Department of Nursing School of Science, Technology and Health

Biola University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Nursing at the Associate or Full Professor rank as the Director of the new, fully online MSN Program to begin August 2019 or until filled. The MSN Director will work to develop and advance the objectives of the program consistent with the mission, vision, values, goals, and policies of Biola University, the School of Science, Technology and Health and the Department of Nursing.

Responsibilities

Program: The MSN Director will oversee and maintain applicable approvals and accreditations, participate in departmental and university meetings and committees, and coordinate effectively with other academic departments. The MSN Director will function effectively as an advocate for the Department of Nursing; carry a teaching load of up to 6 graduate units; maintain institutional memberships and ensure representation at appropriate national, state and local organizations. This role will provide appropriate oversight of all aspects of faculty, staff, and students in collaboration with the Director of Nursing.

Qualifications: A doctoral degree with a master's degree in nursing or related field is required. Coursework should include content in nursing education or administration. Will have a minimum of one year experience in an Associate or Director role and three years of college teaching including a minimum of two years of experience in an accredited baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program. Experience in curriculum and online course development and administration is highly preferred. Ongoing professional and scholarly activity is required. Applicants must also have completed at least one year of continuous full-time experience in patient care, have a current and unencumbered California registered nursing license, and the desired intention to serve as a Christian professional role model for faculty and students.

 The School of Science, Technology, and Health at Biola University. Biola University has made a visionary commitment to growth and development of the sciences through the organization of the new School of Science, Technology, and Health, which is housed in the $63M, 91,000 sq. ft. Alton and Lydia Lim Center for Science, Technology, and Health, and which opened in Spring, 2018. The School serves 1,150 students in 16 majors across six departments (Biological Sciences; Chemistry, Physics and Engineering; Math and Computer Science; Kinesiology and Health Science; Nursing; and Communication Sciences and Disorders). The Department of Nursing is the largest and longest-serving Department in the School having educated nursing professionals for over 50 years.

Biola University is an evangelical Christian university where faculty endorse a university statement of Christian faith and community values, and are committed to the integration of faith and learning. Biola is committed to diversity and seeks faculty who can contribute to multicultural understandings. Biola serves a student body of over 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is accredited by WASC. Biola University, located in dynamic Southern California, offers abundant opportunities for personal and professional growth. Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package included. For more information on Biola, visit www.biola.edu.

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Please send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and Christian testimony through Biola’s employment website. (www.biola.edu/employment). Faculty applications will be sent to promising candidates.