Chair/Director of Nursing

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Kansas Wesleyan University seeks applications for the position of Chair/Director of Nursing Education starting the 2014-15 academic year.


This 10-month, full-time position requires an academically and experientially qualified individual to administer the baccalaureate nursing program. Responsibilities of the Chair/Director of Nursing Education include supervision of nursing faculty and staff; fiscal management, and oversight of accreditation and governance matters. The Chair/Director will also participate in teaching, scholarship, professional, and community service. The Chair/Director will report to the Executive Vice President/Provost of Kansas Wesleyan University.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • An earned doctorate in nursing or a related discipline (required)
  • Masters Degree in nursing (required)
  • Current nursing license and able to be licensed in Kansas (required)
  • Experience and accomplishments sufficient for appointment as an Associate or Full Professor (preferred)
  • Prior experience as director of baccalaureate nursing program, including accreditation and program evaluation (preferred)

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience along with a competitive benefit package.

Review of application will continue until a candidate is hired. Individuals wishing to apply should submit their curriculum vitae, three copies of all official transcripts, and names of three references electronically to Rita Northup at

The Kansas Wesleyan University BSN program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing , 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, (404) 975-5000, and is approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing, Landon State Office Building, 900 SW Jackson, Suite 1051, Topeka, Kansas 66612, (785) 296-4929.