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Assistant Director, Family Nurse Practitioner Program and Assistant Professor

Employer
American International College
Location
Springfield, MA

Job Details

Category:: Administrative/Staff
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Department:: Nursing
Locations:: Springfield, MA
Posted:: Feb 22, 2024
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 4042
Position ID:: 172891

About American International College:


American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 88+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 888,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has approximately 2200 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.


AIC strives to create a diverse and inclusive campus community that is representative, at all job levels, of the students we serve. We are an EEO employer and we welcome applications from individuals for positions where they are underrepresented.



Job Description:


  • Under the direction of the Director of the Division of Nursing, provide coordination for the family nurse practitioner program, including curriculum development and evaluation, course scheduling, monitoring adherence to policies and accreditation standards.

  • Identifies, establishes and maintains clinical site affiliations including relationships with clinical partners, clinical placement team, and student advisors.

  • Supervises the Administrative Coordinator for the MSN in maintaining strong relationships with FNP clinical partners, approving clinical sites and preceptors as well as clearing students for progression into clinical courses.

  • Work effectively with faculty, students, administrators, alumni, other members of College community and external constituents including Keypath.

  • Teach at least 2 courses per term or as needed by program.

  • Assist in recruitment, retention and mentoring of adjunct faculty, clinical faculty, and clinical preceptors teaching in program.

  • Assist with recruitment, retention, and advisement of students.

  • Attend scheduled general faculty, school faculty, and departmental faculty meetings; attend Town meetings and other College events (e.g. commencement, awards ceremonies); attend external events that promote the College in a positive manner.

  • Maintain clinical expertise and certification requirements as a family nurse practitioner by engaging in clinical practice and participating in professional development opportunities.

  • Attend mandatory Division if Nursing meetings and assist with scheduling, faculty recruitment, and attendance at Residency Days.

  • Attend regional and/or national conferences focused on advanced practice nursing to keep abreast trends and issues in APRN education and program accreditation.

  • Other roles and responsibilities as directed by the Director of the Division of Nursing.



Requirements:


  • Required Degree(s): Master of Science in Nursing with licensure as an advanced practice nurse (APRN) with a clinical specialty as a family nurse practitioner

  • Preferred Degree(s): Doctorate in Nursing or related field

  • Required Field of Expertise: Licensure as an advanced practice nurse with specialization as a family nurse practitioner (FNP)

  • Required Training/Cert: Licensure as an advanced practice nurse and certification as a family nurse practitioner (FNP)

  • Preferred Training/Cert: Teaching and administrative experience at the program and/or department level

  • Required Licensure(s): Currently licensed as an APRN or be eligible for licensure in Massachusetts


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities


  • Strong commitment to high quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds

  • Interest in active and collaborative learning and enthusiasm for working in an interprofessional setting

  • Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students, faculty, and staff

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Blackboard, and the use of instructional technology to teach traditional, hybrid or online courses as needed and serve as a resource for faculty using these tools.

  • Enthusiastic, committed teacher-scholar with demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship



Additional Information:


Work Schedule


This is a 12 month full-time, exempt, benefited position. Normal office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, flexible to the needs of the department. Occasional evening and/or weekend required for events.


AIC reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.


AIC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Application Instructions:


Qualified applicants should save and submit the following documents with the online application.


  • Brief cover letter
  • Current resume
  • Contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor)

Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.


Organization

American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on an 88+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 888,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 2200 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Graduate and Adult Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career-focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

AIC is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification; Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education; the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education; the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.

American International College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Business, Arts and Sciences; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Graduate and Adult Education.

Company info
Website
Telephone
413-205-3544
Location
1000 State Street
Springfield
MA
01109
US

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