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Director for Pre-licensure Programs

The University of Connecticut School of Nursing is seeking applications to fill a full-time 11- month, non-tenure track Assistant/Associate/Full Clinical Professor position.  Under the direction of the Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, the faculty member will serve as the Director for pre-licensure programs.  The Director will be responsible to direct, organize, lead and assure continuous quality improvement of key functional areas and missions related to the School’s academic affairs for pre-licensure programs.  The Director provides leadership in the oversight of the School’s academic pre-licensure programs, assures collaborations across sectors of the School and University, and ensures involvement of community partners and constituents to facilitate achievement of the School’s academic objectives and continuous program improvement.  Incumbent will participate in teaching within the pre-licensure program, coordinate course scheduling and teaching assignments, will oversee operations at the undergraduate and certificate program levels, and will direct preparation of data for reports for state licensure and national accreditation.

Minimum Qualifications:  Must be a Registered Nurse; possess a masters degree in Nursing; possess a Doctoral degree in nursing or related field; have experience teaching in an institute of higher education, with documented positive student evaluations; have administrative experience which may include hiring, evaluating and supervising staff and professional colleagues, including full and part time faculty; show evidence of scholarship; and be eligible for appointment at the Assistant Clinical Professor lever or higher.

Preferred Qualifications: Must have administrative experience, particularly with budgets and fiscal management; have experience with accreditation and regulatory body regulations and processes; be familiar with clinical placements including contracts, preceptors, time demands and match of student to unit; have experience with regulatory testimony and report creation.

This is an 11-month, non-tenure track position subject to annual renewal based on program needs, funding and performance.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Interested qualified applicants should apply online at and attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae and list at least three references from other scholars.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.  At the University of Connecticut, our commitment to excellence is complemented by our commitment to building a culturally diverse community. We actively encourage women, people with disabilities, and members of minority groups to apply.



posted may 2013