Associate Head for Academic Affairs

first_imgLiaison ActivitiesRepresents the School to the broader community, includingregulatory and accreditation bodies, on issues related to nursingeducation.Represents the School of Nursing at state, regional, national,international professional meetings, and legislative activitiesrelated to nursing education.Qualifications: Qualified applicants must holdan earned doctorate (DNP or PhD) in nursing, public health or arelated field with a graduate degree from an accredited school ofNursing. Experience in curriculum development, implementation andevaluation and teaching experience in higher education at thegraduate and undergraduate level is required. Academicadministrative experience is preferred. Demonstrated experience tomotivate faculty and lead teams in a dynamic environment; managecomplex interaction of academic programming needs and fiscalresources. Record of functioning as an effective collaborator withstrong interpersonal and leadership skills and verified experiencewith and/or commitment to diversity in the academic environmentApplicants must have an established a record of scholarlyachievement, and eligibility for Indiana RN licensure.The School: Purdue School of Nursing graduatesimpact health and influence health care delivery around the world.Our faculty lead research dedicated to advancing evidence-basedcare and provide transformative learning opportunities forstudents. By working alongside experts from multiple disciplineswithin the College of Health and Human Sciences and across Purdue,students and faculty benefit from a collaborative environment thatfurther distinguishes Purdue’s School of Nursing.Application Procedure: Applicationsmust include (1) cover letter of interest, (2)curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching statement, and (4) a diversity,equity, and inclusion statement. Any interested candidate shouldapply here: addition, (5) arrange to have three letters of referencesubmitted to Roxanne Martin ([email protected]).Purdue University’s School of Nursing is committed to advancingdiversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of faculty effortincluding scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidatesshould address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversityand Inclusion Statement indicating their past experiences, currentinterests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climatethat values diversity and inclusionA background check will be required for employment in theposition.Application review will begin April 16, 2021and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding theposition may be sent to Kathleen Abrahamson Chair of the SearchCommittee ([email protected]).Purdue University is an EOE/AA.  All individuals, includingminorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans areencouraged to apply. Principal Duties:  The Purdue UniversitySchool of Nursing seeks tenure-track or clinical-track applicantsat the associate or professor level for the position of AssociateHead for Academic Affairs The Associate Head for Academic Affairsin the School of Nursing is responsible to the Head and willprovide encouragement, direction and support to faculty as theydesign and implement educational programs that meet the needs of achanging society and health care system.  The role requirescreative leadership in the promotion of excellence in undergraduateand graduate nursing education, and encompasses oversight of, andaccountability for, academic affairs. Responsibilities include:Academic Policies and ProceduresEstablishes procedures and programs that demonstrate acommitment to an inclusive environment that attracts and retains adiverse workforce, nurtures a culture where every employee feelsvalued, is able to function at his/her best and is challenged tomaintain the necessary robust skill set required to meet thegrowing and changing needs of the college.Serves as liaison between the School of Nursing and offices ofthe University on issues of academic policy and programming.Accreditation and AssessmentOversees evaluation of academic programs using accreditationstandards and benchmarking data to measure academic performanceagainst best practices, with support from the leaders ofundergraduate programs and graduate programs.Collaborates with assistant heads and program directors toensure appropriate accreditation and professional standards are metand communicates with all relevant bureaus and accreditationagencies.Monitors national, regional and local trends in nursing, healthcare and nursing education to assure competitiveness in nursingeducation programs offered at the School of Nursing.Academic ProgramsEnsures overall integrity/quality in the delivery of academicprogramming within the School of Nursing.Facilitates shared governance to assure ongoing improvement andmaintenance of high-quality academic programs.Evaluates the needs of the School for the delivery of qualityacademic programming and assists in securing appropriate resourcesto meet those needs in collaboration with the Head and AssistantHeads of Undergraduate and Graduate Programs.Instructional SupportProvides guidance and oversight for faculty development inacademic programming based on principles of continuous improvementand knowledge of national and state academic standards andmandates.Participates in planning strategic initiates to achieve theSchool’s academic mission in collaboration with faculty and staff.last_img read more