The School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Missouri – Kansas City seeks applications for a 12 month tenure-eligible Assistant/Associate Professor or Professor faculty member to serve as Assistant Dean of Program Evaluation and Accreditation. UMKC commands a leadership role in the Life and Health Sciences in Kansas City. The University of Missouri-Kansas City is a comprehensive urban university with nationally recognized programs in the health sciences, the arts and business/urban affairs. The School of Nursing is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report for its graduate programs and secures large amounts of external funding.
The Assistant Dean of Program Evaluation and Accreditation is a member of the Dean's executive team responsible for leading the School in internal program review and evaluation leading to the processes for accreditation for the various programs within the School of Nursing and Health Sciences [SoNHS]. This administrator will coordinate the committee for program evaluation, act as liaison to officials of accrediting commissions and assist the Dean with the strategic planning and implementation of strategic goals and stated mission for SoNHS. The assistant dean will coordinate student evaluations of faculty for courses taught and processes related.
The faculty selected for a tenured position will be expected to:
maintain an active program of scholarship and externally funded research;
mentor junior faculty to assist in their obtaining extramural funding;
teach in the educational programs in Nursing as needed; perform program evaluation and reporting activities
provide service appropriate to the position;
advance the goals of the School of Nursing and the University of Missouri-Kansas City's Strategic Plan;
and provide guidance in the application of technology to nursing, education and research.
The School seeks faculty of regional or national prominence to teach in our innovative programs. Accredited by the Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education, the School values excellence in teaching, scholarship, clinical practice and service.
an earned doctorate in nursing or a related field;
eligibility for unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Missouri;
excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
a strong record of scholarship and funded research appropriate to tenured rank;
effective strategy to successfully mentor faculty and students and work collaboratively in teams
expertise in educational program evaluation and performance improvement .
Prior experience in program evaluation and accreditation.
Full Time/Part Time
Full-time, 40 hours per week
Salary commensurate with experience
Review of applications begins upon receipt, position remains open until filled.
To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).
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Founded in 1929 as the University of Kansas City, UMKC has expanded to three campuses, which house 11 different schools and colleges. We are a great university in one of America’s “smartest cities.” Today, UMKC is Kansas City’s 24th-largest employer, with over 3,500 staff and faculty supporting our more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. As a UMKC employee, you’ll belong to an engaged, diverse community. You’ll also enjoy many competitive benefits, including health, dental, life and other insurance plans; a comprehensive retirement program; and significant tuition assistance and reimbursement programs for employees and their qualifying dependents. For more information, visit the Benefits page. With career options in numerous fields, both academic and administrative, UMKC could be just the opportunity you’ve been looking for.