Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing: Leadership
Utica College, a small comprehensive college in Upstate New York, is seeking applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing: Leadership position. This position is a tenure track faculty appointment in the Master of Science Nursing program at Utica College. Although based on the Utica College campus, the opportunity for this faculty position to be partly or fully remote is possible in consultation with the Dean and Provost. While the full complement of duties is determined in consultation with the Chair of the Nursing Department and the Dean of Health Professions and Education, this position is based primarily on the needs of the specific Nursing programs and personnel being served.
In deciding whether to apply for a position at Utica College, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the UC mission and culture to help determine their potential success at http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/. Our Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in background, perspective, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas. At UC, diversity means that we are a community that represents a range of human experience and makes conscious choices to appreciate, respect, and learn from each other. Utica College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society.
Primary responsibilities include:
A. Oversight in the curriculum design and delivery of the program: Oversight of designated courses in the program. Collaborate with other nursing faculty for curriculum development, delivery, and program assessment. Maintain the online learning management system course shells consistent with the nursing faculty expectations. Coordinate with practicum faculty regarding policies, procedures, and grading for designated courses. B. Teaching: Teaching duties will be established in consultation with the nursing program directors, Chair of Nursing, and the Dean of Health Professions & Education. C. Professional Development/Scholarship: Continue active role expectations congruent with American Associate of University Professors — Utica College (AAUP•UC) contractual agreement and professional interests. D. Service: Service to the Nursing program, school of Health Professions and Education, Utica College, the Nursing Profession, and the community is an expectation. E. Accountability: Attend Department, School, and College-wide meetings and events as outlined by the AAUP-UC contract. Make recommendations to the faculty regarding updating curriculum in the areas of course oversight.
• Earned Doctorate in Nursing from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized organization. • Earned master’s degree from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized organization Nursing degree(s) from an accredited school of nursing. • Candidates must hold or be eligible for New York State and Florida registration as a registered nurse. • Evidence of 5 years’ work experience as a leader in a Healthcare organization. • Evidence of 3 years’ experience as an educator in a graduate nursing program. • Nursing Leadership national certification preferred.
To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Research Statement, and three references. Candidates are asked to submit an additional reflective statement about teaching in the required applicant document titled “diversity statement”. Since Utica College strives to be a diverse and inclusive community, it is essential that you include in this statement a reflection on the kinds of experiences you have had, and the kinds of approaches you would take, teaching and working with a diverse student body. (For the definition of diversity that we use at Utica College, please see the following web page: http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/diversity/aboutus.cfm.)
Applications that do not address diversity will be considered incomplete.
In line with the College’s Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link: https://www.utica.edu/hr/media/Diversity_Statement_Guide.pdf
For full consideration, complete applications must be received by March 5, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. References letters will be solicited for on campus interviews.
Utica College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.
About Utica College
Founded in 1946, Utica College is a private comprehensive institution distinguished for its integration of liberal and professional study. Our dedicated faculty and staff have built a tradition of excellence in teaching and learning with particular emphasis on providing individual attention to students. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students – approximately 2,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students. A city of approximately 60,000, Utica is located at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in the Mohawk Valley region of upstate New York. The area offers easy access to a broad variety of cultural attractions, including the historic Stanley Performing Arts Center and renowned Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, as well as four-season recreation.