Assistant Director of Psychiatric Mental Health-NP (PMH-NP) Program
Spring Arbor University
Location: Spring Arbor, Michigan
Higher Education Institution
SUMMARY This is a part-time administrative position with rank of Assistant Professor responsible for the administration of the Psyciatric Mental Health-NP track and leadership of its related clinical elements, including the NUR 780 PMH-NP clinical courses and faculty.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Curriculum and Blackboard Course Functions
Recommends and participates in implementing 780 curriculum improvements.
Recommends and facilitates improvements to Blackboard Shells.
Maintains 780 Blackboard class (post weekly announcements, monitor assignment settings, monitor general discussion boards).
Maintains the 780-syllabus.
Serves as a liaison between faculty and instructional design for clinical courses.
NUR 780 Faculty
Provides faculty in-service training on 780 changes as needed
Delivers faculty development and evaluation as needed
Provides faculty training as requested.
Serves as a resource person to staff and faculty for clinical curriculum questions.
NUR 780 Students
Monitors students’ academic progress through 780.
Monitors students’ professional behavior and escalates unresolved issues to the Director of NP Programs.
Processes student petitions, such as for In Progress (IP) courses.
Reviews and approves clinical site paperwork.
Initiates and implements Professional Competency Profile (PCP) action plans.
Provides PMH-NP related content for residencies.
Attends residencies and oversees PMH-NP activities.
Committee Membership - Participates in a university committee per policy.
Assessment Functions - Assists with and supports the continual development, implementation, and coordination of the Department of Graduate Nursing assessment plans.
As determined by the Director and by the Chair of Graduate Nursing.
Regular Attendance at the Following Meetings. Leads meetings as directed.
Graduate nursing faculty meetings.
Clinical faculty orientation meetings.
Clinical faculty meetings, quarterly.
Nursing Department Leadership meetings.
Monthly MSN meetings.
Monthly clinical faculty meetings.
School of Nursing and Health Science meetings.
SAU Faculty meetings
President's community meetings.
Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS Spring Arbor University is a community of learners distinguished by our lifelong involvement in the study and application of the liberal arts, total commitment to Jesus Christ as the perspective of learning, and critical participation in the contemporary world. The successful candidate will be able to articulate how they would seek to integrate the Christian faith into the nursing discipline and will be someone who enjoys working with students and faculty. Individual will exhibit a life and service that is in full accord with the Spring Arbor University Concept, Statement of Faith, and Community Covenant. Applicants must be thoroughly supportive of the University’s values as an evangelical Christian University affiliated with the Free Methodist Church.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Ability to prioritize, complete multiple tasks and possess good interpersonal communication with individual and groups, possessing good writing skills, and can work well with a wide range of external and internal constituents. Good organizational & word processing skills necessary. Experience with Excel spreadsheets and MS Word required. Attention to detail is essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Master of Science in Nursing required, DNP or PhD preferred, PMH-NP License required with minimum one-year professional experience in PMH-NP. Successful university teaching record, experience with online instruction, and curriculum development experience is strongly preferred.
Experience working in multicultural academic environments preferred and individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply.
Since 1873, Spring Arbor University has helped students pursue wisdom by offering an education grounded in the Christian faith. What began as a small elementary and secondary school in the late 1800s has evolved into a top-tier, liberal arts, Christian university. Offering more than 70 undergraduate majors and programs, nine degree completion programs, two associate programs, and 12 graduate programs. With programs presented on campus, online and on site at 17 locations throughout Michigan and in Ohio, the University continues to meet the growing needs of its students.