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Chair, School of Nursing
Old Dominion University (ODU) invites applications for the position of Chair of the School of Nursing with a start date of June 10, 2021.
  • Licensed Registered Nurse with a doctorate (PhD, EdD, DNSc, DNP) in a related field from an accredited university; graduate degree in nursing;
  • A record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service commensurate with appointment at the rank of associate or full professor eligible for tenure;
  • Strong record of progressively responsible and relevant university leadership experience and a record of administrative experience are required.
  • A minimum of 7 years teaching experience in higher education is expected.

  • Formal leadership in baccalaureate and/or graduate nursing programs;
  • Formal supervisory and personnel experience;
  • Significant and successful experience with grant writing and extramural funding; 
  • Record of successful outreach to the community. Evidence of the following:
  • Demonstrated competence in curriculum development at the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Experience and understanding of on-line course development and distance learning 
  • Knowledge of and experience with CCNE accreditation processes, current methods of outcomes-based instructional assessment, and student success strategies.
  • Experience in interprofessional program development and teaching
  • Record of current membership and active leadership roles in recognized organizations associated with academic leadership in nursing
  • Record of healthcare community collaborations
  • Serve as the administrative head of the School of Nursing.
  • Responsible for the planning, budget management, fundraising, and personnel aspects of the School.

The Chair will also be expected to pursue an active program of scholarly research and promote the pursuit of external research funding.

The Chair will develop and establish the future direction of the School of Nursing in collaboration with the Dean, the faculty and other community stake holders.

Application materials should be submitted at https://jobs.odu.edu.

Interested candidates should submit application materials electronically including a letter of interest, which describes how the candidate meets the job requirements and includes a personal philosophy statement regarding teaching, service, research/scholarship, leadership, and education (this should be limited to two (2) pages); and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information, a curriculum vitae, and unofficial graduate transcripts. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

Statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:
The College of Health Sciences is dedicated to systemically building and maintaining a culture of inclusive excellence that values and embraces diverse faculty. We are committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and supporting the scholarly efforts of faculty. Diversity and inclusion are essential to Old Dominion University's strength as an institution of higher learning. We strive to create a climate of innovation, creativity and collaboration across disciplines and cross culturally.

Successful candidates are expected to address the needs of a diverse student population. Individuals from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
Position: Chair, School of Nursing
Organization: Old Dominion University
Location: Norfolk,  VA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 10/7/2020
Date Posted: 10/7/2020
Status: This listing expires on: 11/6/2020
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Old Dominion University

Norfolk,  VA 
United States