Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs and Associate Professor or Professor of Nursing

Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 01, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs and Associate Professor or Professor of Nursing

Wellstar School of Nursing


The Wellstar School of Nursing at Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for an Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs. This is a twelve-month tenure track faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, beginning July 1, 2021.


The Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs reports to the Director of the Wellstar School of Nursing which offers traditional and accelerated BSN programs. Responsibilities include day- to-day management of both undergraduate programs. The Associate Director oversees accreditation processes, generates reports, maintains program compliance with the Georgia Board of Nursing and accrediting agencies, monitors academic standards and provides academic leadership and oversight for the undergraduate nursing programs. In addition to the leadership role, the Associate Director will have teaching, research, and service responsibilities. Such responsibilities include participation in ongoing curricular assessment, scholarly activities, and service in departmental, college, and university committees.


Ideal candidates will possess: 1) an active RN license in Georgia or eligibility for a Georgia nursing license; 2) previous teaching and administrative experience in undergraduate nursing education; 3) evidence of a program of research and a commitment to maintaining a research program; 4) the ability to seek and obtain external research funding; 5) demonstrated high-level of interpersonal skills for communication, consultation, and collaboration; 6) a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and 7) demonstrated forward-thinking leadership and the ability to inspire and mentor faculty.


Required Qualifications Include: a research focused doctoral degree in nursing or a related field, or the foreign equivalent. Candidates who did not complete a BSN to PhD degree, must possess a master’s degree in nursing or a related field, or the foreign equivalent. BSN to PhD graduates are not required to hold a master’s degree. Successful candidates must qualify for the Associate Professor or Professor rank, have a minimum of 5 years of clinical practice, and 5 years of teaching in an academic setting, administrative experience, a strong record of scholarship, evidence of internal and/or external funding, and working with diverse groups.


Preferred Qualifications Include: prior experience with accreditation visits and reports; prior success in obtaining extramural funding.


For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs.

Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.


For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit


Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

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