Director and Professor of Nursing

Job description

Category:: Administrative Positions
Department:: Nursing
Locations:: Springfield, OH
Posted:: Apr 11, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 1-82063-50101

About Wittenberg University:

Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 1,800 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati. Please visit our website at

Job Description:

Wittenberg seeks a Director and Professor of Nursing with strong, collegial leadership qualities and potential for success in seeking external funding. The successful candidate will be academically and experientially qualified, and vested with the administrative authority to accomplish Wittenberg's mission, goals, and expected nursing program outcomes. The individual will provide effective leadership to the nursing unit and should meet the guidelines established for promotion to the rank of Professor within the Department of Nursing. The individual in this position is an administrator with faculty rank, and the faculty portion is tenure-track.


Required educational qualifications include a master's degree with a major in nursing and an earned doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution. Required professional credentials include an active, unrestricted, and unencumbered Ohio Registered Nurse license or eligibility for an Ohio RN license; 5 years' experience in undergraduate and/or graduate teaching and advising in nursing; distance and on-line instruction; program development; curriculum design; accreditation, program review, and assessment; and a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning consistent with the University's mission and goals.

Additional Information:

Wittenberg offers a robust benefits package including paid tuition remission, comprehensive and competitive health, dental, and vision options, and 403(b) match after satisfying eligibility requirements.

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. Please see our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

Application Instructions:

Departmental review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

We ask candidates to apply through our online system. As part of the application process, candidates will be asked to upload the following documents in MS Word or PDF format.

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Evidence of effective teaching
  • Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts

Complete applications should also include three letters of reference. Letters of reference may be uploaded with your application as PDF files on letterhead or mailed directly to Elizabeth Sorensen, Department of Nursing, Wittenberg University, Post Office Box 720, Springfield, OH 45501-0720 or emailed to [email protected]




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Posted: 4/12/2019
Application Due: 6/19/2019
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