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Academic Chairperson of Nursing

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be reviewed until position is filled. Applications for the position should be submitted through the University portal at https://chicagostate.peopleadmin.com/

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S170001P
Posting Date
Closing Date
Title Academic Chairperson
Working Title Academic Chairperson of Nursing
Employee Class Administrator
Department Nursing
Salary Range
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
Specialization

The Department of Nursing at Chicago State University invites applications for the position of chairperson. This is a 12-month full-time appointment.

Hours Per Week 40
Standard Work Week
Anticipated Start Date 01/01/2017
If Temporary, End Date
Job Summary

The chairperson provides leadership for the implementation of the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. Additionally, the chairperson participates in research, service and some teaching within the professional programs.

Job Description

The chairperson provides leadership for the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. The roles and responsibilities of the chairperson are to:
1) Develop and implement immediate and long-range departmental goals and objectives.
2) Prepare schedules for course offerings and for the delivery of instructional services.
3) Coordinate activities within the department and between the department and other units of the university.
4) Maintain communication between the department, the college administrative offices, community, and alumni.
5)Participate in college and university deliberations; contribute to policy formulation.
6)Prepare and administer department budget.
7) Review student grievances and grade appeals.
8) Evaluate, civil service staff and faculty for tenure, promotion, retention, professional advancement increases, and annual review of tenured faculty; make recommendations to the Dean.
9)Supervise the development of the department curricula and improvement of instruction, including selection of texts and instructional materials.
10)Provide classroom instruction as appropriate and
11)Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the college dean and/or the provost and vice-president for academic affairs.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications includes a degree in Nursing and an earned doctorate in nursing/ or a relevant field.

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to earned doctorate the ideal candidate will have a minimum of 8 years of experience in the field of nursing including practice as a nurse and administrative experience as well as at least 5 years experience in a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Candidates must hold current Illinois nursing license or eligibility with a good track record of scholarship and grantsmanship. Must have experience with supervising of Master’s thesis.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be reviewed until position is filled. Applications for the position should be submitted through the University portal at https://chicagostate.peopleadmin.com/

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letters of Reference
Optional Documents