Department: Masters –Nurse Practitionerand Program Director
Location: San Diego Regional Campus
Description: The School of Nursing invites applications for Full-time faculty positions with administrative responsibilities to lead both new and established programs. The School offers the following programs: BSN, RN to BSN, Entry-Level Master’s, MSN including a variety of nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist tracks, post-MSN certificates, DNP, and PhD.
Successful candidates will offer the following:
A commitment to excellence in teaching and research
Administrative/Leadership skills appropriate to leading nursing education programs
Ability to develop and evaluate new and existing programs
Willingness to engage in recruitment of faculty and students
Active engagement in Curriculum and Program development
Desire and ability to maintain an active research program and scholarly activities
Enthusiastic mentoring of faculty
Advance practice as a nurse practitioner
Administrative experience in managing faculty, staff and approximately 200 students
Community networking and clinical placement oversight
Participate in faculty and program governance
Ability to manage budgets
Generate creative ways of teaching and supporting learners
Specialization: Clinical specialization in advanced practice.
Responsibilities: Responsibilities include providing leadership for the academic programs, program evaluation and accreditation activities, and student recruitment and retention. This position is responsible for preparation and administration of the department budgets and for making appropriate recommendations to the Dean regarding personnel needs. This position is also directly responsible for developing faculty to be successful in teaching, research and service to the University. May be needed to work at alternative Regional Campuses or Sites.
Level: Associate Professor/Professor
Earned doctorate in Nursing preferred or closely related discipline
Active California Registered Nurse license or eligible to acquire
Advanced practice nurses and those with a background in Genomics/Epigenomics, Vulnerable Populations/Health Disparities research, and those with an interest in Spirituality and Health are strongly encouraged to apply
Experience: Professional expertise and experience commensurate with specific position requirements.
Hire Date: Open until filled.
Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects.
Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
Ability to collaborate with other faculty and staff and maintain collegial relations.
Self starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
Candidates must align with Azusa Pacific University's Christian identity. Faculty members are expected to sign a Statement of Faith (available at http://www.apu.edu/about/believe), to adhere to the policies outlined in the Faculty Handbook, and to integrate the Christian faith in teaching and scholarship.
Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.
Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Azusa Pacific University conducts background checks on all final candidates.
Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.