Associate Director, Villa Maria School of Nursing (Ruskin, FL)

Pennsylvania, United States
Competitive Salary
Nov 18, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences is seeking qualified candidates effective immediately for a 12-month Associate Director and faculty member for the Villa Maria School of Nursing (VMSON) at Gannon University's Ruskin, Florida campus. The Associate Director is expected to collaborate with the Director of the VMSON, Chairs of the VMSON committees, and faculty to fulfill their responsibilities. The successful candidate will serve as a member of the teaching track or tenure track faculty and, as such, are expected to satisfy all Gannon University requirements for faculty.


The Associate Director will assist with recruitment, retention, orientation, and engagement of  VMSON students and faculty, particularly for the Ruskin, FL campus. In addition, this position will be involved in researching, selecting, acquiring, and making available student learning resources and oversee VMSON equipment and facilities associated with all nursing programs offered by the VMSON at our Ruskin campus, and participate in curriculum review and development.


The successful candidate must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions. Other required qualifications include active RN licensure in Florida, a master's degree in nursing (an earned PhD or DNP or enrolled and active pursuit of a PhD or DNP is preferred), certification as a nurse practitioner, and experience in nursing education. Eligibility for a tenure track position requires that the candidate possess an earned Ph.D. in nursing or related field. Experience in online nursing education is preferred.


Gannon University is a Catholic, Diocesan University with over 90 years of rich tradition in academic excellence. With a legacy of faculty who model the mission of teaching, service, and scholarship, students learn in a university community that embraces diversity, advocacy, and global awareness. Ruskin is located along the Gulf Coast of Florida in the Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg/Bradenton area.


Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.  Application Process:  Submit a cover letter, a C.V., evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the names and contact information of three professional references to  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.  Finalists will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding their terminal degree.  References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicant.  For more information about Gannon visit  Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.