The Rutgers School of Nursing invites applications for an innovative and inspiring Nurse Midwife to serve as Program Director of our Nurse Midwifery and Dual Women's Health/Nurse Midwifery program. In this hybrid academic, administrative and clinical role, the successful candidate will oversee the direction and management of the programs; work collaboratively with colleagues from nursing and other professions; maintain and model high standards of clinical practice, teaching excellence, and scholarship; and actively participate in professional organizations and School of Nursing faculty governance. The position is primarily in the graduate program, but the candidate may teach across programs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Midwifery Program Director will:
Provide the vision and academic leadership of the midwifery programs
Facilitate student recruitment, advisement, progression, and remediation
Lead, plan, implement, revise, and evaluate curricula to meet and exceed accreditation standards of the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
Create and maintain required program accreditation documentation
Perform formative and summative student and program outcome evaluations
Assist in recruitment and mentorship of CNM program faculty
Develop clinical partnerships, evaluate clinical sites and preceptors, and provide oversight for student clinical placements
Develop and teach didactic and clinical courses
Guide and Chair Doctorate of Nursing Practice projects
Maintain an active clinical practice
Rutgers School of Nursing is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive community and seeks faculty and staff who embrace this commitment. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, DNP, EdD, DrPH, or other)
Recent clinical midwifery experience
Prior work experience in higher education
Prior experience in Nurse Midwifery program administration and accreditation
National certification and licensure as a Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner
Experience in higher education academic administration, leadership, and didactic, clinical, and simulation education
Scholarship (e.g., publications, national presentations, grant funding)
Active participation in health and nursing organizations
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
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Posting Number: 20FA1161
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 123424
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.