Specialty Director/Faculty, Nursing Leadership Program
Rutgers School of Nursing invites applications for a qualified candidate to serve as Specialty Director for our Leadership Programs. Rutgers offers three pathways to a degree in nursing leadership that include BS to MSN, MS to DNP, and BS to DNP. This is a hybrid faculty and administrative leadership position. As Specialty Director, this individual will teach leadership courses within the program while assuming administrative responsibilities such as recruitment, retention, advisement, placements, and program evaluation. The position is housed within the graduate program, but the candidate may teach across programs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Administrative duties may include program recruitment, application review, student advisement and mentorship, maintenance of program and certification requirements, maintenance of specialty organization requirements, student clinical placement, and periodic curricular review and updates.
Responsibilities include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels and may include didactic as well as leadership practica courses.
DNP project support and supervision.
Scholarly activities including publications in peer-reviewed journals, scholarly presentations, and service to the profession
Active in statewide, regional, national or global executive leadership.
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.
Doctoral degree (e.g., DNPor PhD) required
Current experience in nursing leadership at the administrative, executive or academic level
Expertise and commitment to excellence in nursing education
The School of Nursing is one of eight schools that make up the Rutgers biomedical and Health Sciences. As part of the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences division, the School of Nursing (Newark) offers unique opportunities in education, research, and practice at a leading national research university which is the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education.
Innovative academic offerings include bachelor’s, master’s, post-master’s, DNP, and PhD programs that are preparing nurse leaders of today and tomorrow at campus locations in Newark, New Brunswick, and Blackwood, NJ.
Rutgers School of Nursing DNP program is one of the largest in the United States, thus making Rutgers School of Nursing one of the most significant producers of DNP-prepared nurses in the world.
As one of the nation’s largest, most comprehensive nursing schools, the Rutgers School of Nursing is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education, evidence-based research and health care delivery, and promotion of community health. The school is dedicated to meeting the educational needs of current and future students through innovative teaching and learning strategies in the undergraduate and graduate programs. Moreover the school has distance education offerings that include online hybrid options. Students have the opportunity to enroll in a variety of baccalaureate and graduate programs.