Montana State University
Montana State University invites applications for the position of Department Head (Campus Director), College of Nursing-Missoula Campus.
Montana State University is a comprehensive, land grant university with approximately 12,400 students in its baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs. It is the oldest state-assisted institution offering nursing education in Montana and the only Montana institution offering an advanced degree in nursing (MN).
The MSU College of Nursing has been educating nursing students since 1937 and has campuses in Billings, Bozeman, Great Falls, Missoula and Kalispell – currently a satellite of the Missoula Campus. The entire baccalaureate program can be completed at any campus. The master's degree program is largely distance delivered and offers curriculum options including: Clinical Nurse Leader, Family Nurse Practitioner, and Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. A Certificate in Nursing Education is also offered. The College of Nursing offers a research supportive environment in which tenure track faculty focus on projects of relevance to health care in rural and isolated areas. The College of Nursing offers a research supportive environment in which tenure track faculty focus on projects of relevance to health care in rural and isolated areas. The College has been nationally recognized for its work in rural nursing practice, theory development and research, and the preparation of health care providers to serve rural areas. The Caring for Our Own Program (CO-OP), a project to recruit and retain American Indian students in nursing, is a national model for such work.
The Campus Director is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the local campus faculty, staff, students, as well as all College of Nursing equipment and leased facilities/space associated with that campus. The Campus Director is directly responsible to the Dean and works in collaboration with the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, and the Director of Administration and Finance. The appointment as Campus Director is for three years and is renewable.
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Screening of applications will begin on March 23, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.