Position Summary: The Coordinator role is a nurse educator who is responsible to work collaboratively with School of Nursing (SON) administrators, faculty, staff, and students to oversee integrity of the Family Nurse Practitioner program (50% of the position time). The position is a 10-month/year position appointed by the Director and reports to both the Director and the Associate Director of the Graduate Program.
Faculty Responsibilities: 1.Must maintain certification as an FNP 2.Oversee and teach in the MSN, FNP program. Expectation is to teach approximately four graduate nursing courses per year (two each fall and spring). Additional summer teaching and administrative work for additional salary possible in accordance with programmatic needs.
Administrative Responsibilities: 1.Assist with the facilitation, monitoring and evaluation of curricular outcomes in the FNP program in collaboration with faculty and SON administrators. 2.Participate in decision making, communication and implementation of program policies and procedures. 3.Assist students in securing placement with preceptors and vetting of clinical sites for appropriateness. 4.Collaborate with the Director, faculty and students to adjudicate student issues according to School of Nursing policies. 5.Provide feedback to the Director regarding performance of faculty teaching in program. 6.Represent the program, in conjunction with the Director, to the University, School of Nursing, the local community, and the professional community. 7.Participate in program marketing, student recruitment, and student progression activities. 8.Assist with program evaluation and continuous quality improvement activities in the graduate program. 9.Assist with program accreditation efforts. 10.Assist with other activities at the discretion of the Director.
One of eight regional campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Park. The campus has a diverse population of approximately 4,000 students and offers associate, bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as postgraduate certificate programs, in a variety of disciplines in arts and sciences, business and economics, education, nursing and health professions, public and environmental health, and social work. It is home to the region's only medical school and local and nationally top-ranked programs in actuarial science, business, and health information management, among others. IU Northwest emphasizes high-quality teaching, faculty and student research, and community engagement. As a student-centered campus, IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity, and engagement.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Current unencumbered APN/prescriptive authority license in Indiana
Certification as Family Nurse Practitioner
Current or recent practice experience as an FNP
Graduate degree in Nursing
Earned doctorate in Nursing or related field (PhD, DNP) preferred
Previous experience in nursing education desirable
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Susan M. Rouse, PhD RN CNE, Associate Professor and Associate Director of Undergraduate Program, 3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408, (219) 980-6726, email@example.com
OAA #: NW-005-2021
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 10571
About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.