Chair, Nursing Department

Durham, NC
Apr 18, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Chair, Nursing Department Position Number 610631 Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time Tenure Track Yes FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months If time limited, duration date Position Overview

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Nursing emerges from the challenge to meet the manpower needs for quality health care locally, nationally and globally, The role and scope of the Department of Nursing are reflected in the characteristics of selected learning environments and their ability to enhance individual productivity in a hanging society. The Department of Nursing provides essential service to improve the quality of life for all people trough quality educational programs, research, scholarly endeavors, and community service.

Primary Purpose of Position

This position will be responsible for managing day-to-day program operations of the department; leading in the development of new and enhanced program offerings; developing and expanding learning opportunities for students; promoting faculty development inclusive of research, practice and service; implementing university and program academic policies; addressing the needs of students and faculty; and other related duties assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate for the Chair position must demonstrate a distinguished record of achievement in teaching and research that is consistent with an appointment at the rank of professor with tenure.

Preferred Qualifications:
Achievement in teaching, research, and service commensurate with tenure and appointment at a minimum rank of Associate Professor; commitment to faculty development and mentorship for teaching, scholarship, and practice; and demonstrated leadership ability; effective communication and interpersonal skills consistent with the leadership role; a minimum of five years in nursing education with experience baccalaureate nursing; and, higher education administrative experience.

Minimum Education/Experience

Minimum Qualifications
•Prior administrative experience in nursing at a postsecondary education institution at a level of department chair/coordinator, Assistant Dean or equivalent administrative position.
•Ability to create a climate of excellence in teaching, research, mentoring, and/or scholarship.
•Commitment to diversity and equity.
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with multiple constituencies.

Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation

An earned doctorate in Nursing, PhD, DNP, or in a related field is required. If the doctorate is not in nursing, the candidate must have a master’s degree in nursing. Candidates must be eligible for Registered Nurse licensure in the State of North Carolina.

Equal Opportunity Employer

North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number EPA01652P Open Date 04/15/2019 Date desired for closing or initial review Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Date Position Available 06/01/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants

Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript and submit to a background investigation.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  3. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
Supplemental Questions

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