Gannon University’s Villa Maria School of Nursing (VMSON) is extending its graduate and online academic programs to the Ruskin, FL campus. We are seeking a 12-month, tenure or teaching track faculty member to serve as a new Associate Director to assist with leading these efforts. Gannon seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites members of underrepresented groups to apply.
The VMSON has a long history of successfully training nurses and helping them advance their career with a range of undergraduate and graduate nursing programs, all of which have earned CCNE accreditation. Gannon University faculty work collaboratively with colleagues, deliver instruction, advise students, engage in scholarship, and participate in service. As Associate Director, the successful candidate will assist with recruitment, retention, orientation, and engagement of VMSON students and faculty on campus and oversee program resources. The candidate will be assigned teaching responsibilities primarily in the Family Nurse practitioner (FNP) and/or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs and aligned with their areas of expertise. Additional teaching responsibilities within the online programs offered by the VMSON may be assigned. Release time will be available to support administrative responsibilities.
Requirements include an earned doctoral degree in nursing or a related field and an earned master’s degree with Nurse Practitioner certification. Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in Florida, demonstrate evidence of teaching effectiveness in higher education, possess five years of clinical nursing experience, display effective interpersonal and written and oral communication skills, and an ability to be an effective team member. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions. Candidates with at least two years of experience in higher education with a background in CCNE accreditation and online course development and delivery are preferred.
Gannon University is located in the Ruskin, Florida along the Gulf Coast of Florida in the Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg/Bradenton region. The Villa Maria School of Nursing is housed within the Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences. Learn more about the college on our website.
Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of productive scholarship in your area of expertise, and contact information for three professional references with application to https://gannon.peopleadmin.com/postings/5143. Review of applications will begin immediately, and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about Gannon University visit www.gannon.edu.
Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Our faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens through programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and professional specializations. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, we offer a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility.