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Director/Chair, Department of Nursing

The Department of Nursing in the College of Natural & Health Sciences at The University of Tampa is seeking qualified candidates for Director/Chair of Nursing for Fall 2013 or Spring 2014.  This is a tenure track faculty member with rank commensurate with credentials and qualifications.  This position has a teaching requirement of six contact hours per academic year

The Director/Chair must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent Doctoral and Masters of Nursing degree (and eligibility for Florida Registered Nurse license).

The Director should be an accomplished administrator, an energetic individual with a history of decisive and innovative leadership, who will advance the Department’s commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship.  Ideal candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching and administration in baccalaureate and higher degree nursing programs.  The ideal candidate will possess qualifications and professional experience, including being an effective communicator, ability to develop interdisciplinary and community partnerships, experience developing and managing budgets, and expertise in program evaluation and program accreditation processes.  The Director will be educationally and experientially qualified to address the opportunities and challenges facing nursing education and provide the leadership and vision needed to achieve the Department’s priorities and goals.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized comprehensive, private university located on 100 acres of prime riverfront land in the heart of downtown Tampa.  The Department of Nursing currently consists of undergraduate and Family and Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner programs, with new programs in development. The programs are fully accredited and passing scores on the NCLEX and national certifications examinations are consistently above 90%.

Please see our website for more information about The University of Tampa Nursing Program and The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and a brief statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, applicants will be requested to enter name and email address for three (3) reference providers.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Minority applicants are encouraged to apply.

The University of Tampa is an EO/AA employer.

Posted December 2012