Full Professor/Director of the School of Nursing

Job description

Full Professor/Director of the School of Nursing

Position Title
Full Professor/Director of the School of Nursing


Full Professor

FLSA status

Hiring Salary
Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type
Full-Time Tenure Track

College of Health Sciences



Contact Name
Dr. Keri Rogers

Interim Associate Dean – Satellite Programs, COHS SHSU School of Nursing 3380 College Park Dr., Suite 400 The Woodlands, TX 77384

Contact Phone

Contact Email
[email protected]

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
• Oversee daily operations of the unit, including the budget • Work with Dean of COHS and University administration to secure resources • Serve as School of Nursing (SON) representative on University committees/councils • Supervise SON faculty and staff members • Collaborate with faculty, staff, and other stakeholders to accomplish the mission, goals and expected outcomes of the SON • Build and maintain relationships with clinical agencies and area schools of nursing • Maintain an environment conducive to the teaching/learning process • Facilitation of faculty recruitment, development, evaluation, and retention • Build and support relationships with the community

Educational Requirements for the Position
Earned doctorate in Nursing, or a related discipline from an accredited institution. If doctorate is other than Nursing, a MSN is required.

Experience Required for the Position
• Must hold an active, or be eligible for, an unencumbered Texas RN license • Teaching and research background meriting appointment at the level of Full Professor • Minimum of two years administration experience in a school of nursing • Minimum of three years of teaching experience in a University • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Experience in and knowledge of accreditation standards/processes for nursing programs • Demonstrated success as a leader; ability to recruit and develop talent; create and meet budgets; work collaboratively

Other Requirements for the Position
• Graduate level teaching experience preferred • PhD in Nursing preferred • Background with schools of medicine, public health or health professions preferred • Experience in the development and implementation of new programs in nursing preferred • Active involvement in relevant professional associations; regional/national/international reputation as a leader within the field preferred • Experience in writing and managing grants preferred

Special Instructions Summary
Sam Houston State University School of Nursing is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty and student populations while promoting an inclusive environment. The School of Nursing offers a baccalaureate degree in nursing and is seeking Texas Board of Nursing approval for a Master of Science. The University is a member of the Texas State System. The School of Nursing is located at The Woodlands Center campus approximately 40 miles south of the main campus in Huntsville, TX. The successful candidate will be expected maintain a campus presence as part of the School of Nursing faculty. Review of applications will begin immediately. However, to receive full consideration, applications should be received by July 31, 2020. Due to Covid-19-related delays, we will extend this deadline if needed for highly-interested applicants (please contact Search Chair to request).

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
  2. If your response to the question above was "Other" please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 8/20/2020
    Application Due: 11/18/2020
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