Thomas M. and Elizabeth D. Holder Endowed Chair of Nursing and Director of the School of Nursing
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060. Department Information
The Wellstar School of Nursing at Kennesaw State University is among the largest in Georgia, offering advanced degrees in the fast-growing northwest corridor of Atlanta. WSON students consistently outpace national figures for first-time pass rates on the National Council Licensure Examination. The school's exceptional faculty provides leadership in the profession through their innovative teaching and scholarship in state-of-the-art facilities, and a caring staff provides guidance and support. The WSON houses two associate directors, four assistant directors, 52 full-time faculty members, 67 part-time faculty members, and over 680 students enrolled in the graduate and undergraduate programs. The school is in a season of unprecedented growth in part due to a nearly nine-million-dollar gift from the Wellstar Health System for a phased doubling of teaching capacity. Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, tenured full professor and Director of the Wellstar School of Nursing in the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services beginning July 1, 2022. The Director of the Wellstar School of Nursing will also serve as the Thomas M. and Elizabeth D. Holder Endowed Chair. The application deadline has been extended. Responsibilities
Area of specialization: Nursing Administrative expectations: Director of all aspects of the Wellstar School of Nursing (WSON), which is on track to become one of the largest nursing programs in the country Promoting the vision and mission of the college and university Service beyond the WSON to the college and university Strategic oversight of WSON budgets, resource allocations, and budget planning Support and promotion of faculty scholarship and research and teaching effectiveness Support and promotion of staff development Facilitation of ongoing CCNE accreditation Program development, with consideration of job markets and the dynamic healthcare environment Strategic oversight of hiring and growth Working with a diverse community Building philanthropic relationships and partnerships Building relationships with both community and clinical partners Required Qualifications
- An earned research-focused doctoral degree in Nursing, or the foreign equivalent, or related field, with an academic background and appropriate credentials to be a tenured professor in an academic department at KSU is required.
- Eligibility for a Georgia Nursing License
- Experience in administration
Demonstrated transformational and visionary leadership, with experience leading through growth and transition Required Documents to Attach
- Experience in higher education administration including leadership of personnel, budgeting, procurement, inventory, and facility management
- Experience with graduate education in Nursing
- Ability to inspire and develop faculty and staff
- Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills for communication, transparency, and collaboration Fostering effective relationships within and beyond college and university Evidence of research/scholarship Evidence of teaching effectiveness Experience working within a culturally and ethnically diverse community Prior success in obtaining extramural funding Experience in clinical practice
Apply Before Date
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)
For full consideration, please apply by March 15, 2022. This position is open until filled. The application deadline has been extended. Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Mark Geil, Ph.D, [email protected]
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. Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.
Participant ID: 61415 Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.
All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials. https://www.usg.edu/hr/assets/hr/hrap_manual/HRAP_Background_Investigation_Employment.pdf
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