The West Virginia University School of Nursing is seeking applications for a full-time, faculty position as the Chairperson of the BSN Beckley Department at the WVU Tech Campus. The Department Chairperson is an administrator who assumes the authority and responsibility for all administrative aspects of the department which they chair as well as shared responsibility for the academic programs in which the faculty teach. This position reports directly to the Dean of the School of Nursing.
Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:
Providing leadership, in collaboration with the Associate Dean of Academics and Director of BSN Program.
Formulating any administrative policies specific to the department.
Assisting the Dean in formulating administrative policies for the School.
Oversight of the departmental budget in consultation with the faculty, the Dean, and WVU SON Chief Business Planning Officer.
Working with the search committee to fill faculty vacancies.
Supervision of faculty and staff in the department and completing annual evaluations based on Faculty Retention Promotion and Tenure (FRPT) and WVU standards.
Assisting in preparation of State Board of Nursing, CCNE reports and other reports as needed.
Formulating faculty teaching assignments.
Represent WVU SON through participation on the WVU IT Executive Committee.
Assist with organization of the annual Pledge and Pinning Ceremonies.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.