Rutgers School of Nursing invites applications for an inspiring and innovative leader to serve as Director of our Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program. In this hybrid academic/administrative role, the successful candidate will oversee the direction and management of the program, work collaboratively with colleagues from nursing and other professions, model high standards of clinical practice, teaching excellence, and scholarship, and actively participate in professional organizations and School of Nursing faculty governance. The position is primarily in the graduate program but the candidate may teach across programs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Program Director will:
Provide the vision for, and academic leadership of, the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program
Facilitate student recruitment, advisement, progression, and remediation
Lead, plan, implement, revise, and evaluate curricula to meet and exceed accreditation standards of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
Maintain all program accreditation documents including written reports
Perform formative and summative student and program outcome evaluation including certification pass rates
Assist in recruitment and ongoing advisement of Adult-Gerontology Acute Care students
Develop clinical partnerships, evaluate clinical sites/preceptors, and secure and provide oversight for student clinical placement process
Develop and teach didactic and clinical courses
Advise and chair student DNP projects
Help recruit and mentor new faculty
Maintain an active clinical practice as an Acute Care APRN (may be part of teaching workload)
Rutgers School of Nursing is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive community and seeks faculty and staff who embrace this commitment. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Doctoral degree (DNP, PhD, EdD, or other)
Current acute care clinical experience
Experience in higher education and a commitment to teaching excellence
Experience as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP Program Director and/or in APRN program accreditation
Experience in academic administration/leadership
Experience in high-fidelity simulation
Scholarship (e.g., publications, national presentations, grant funding) and active participation in community and/or professional organizations
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
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Posting Number: 20FA1057
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 122340
About Rutgers University
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