F0217-Department Chair - Nursing & Allied Health

Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 05, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Norfolk State University’s (NSU) Department of Nursing and Allied Health seeks an experienced scholar and administrator to serve as the Chair for the Department of Nursing and Allied Health.

Norfolk State University (NSU) is a public, urban, comprehensive university with an enrollment of more 5,000 students, and is one of 15 public, four-year institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Founded in 1935, the University is located in the City of Norfolk in the Tidewater/Hampton Roads region of Virginia. Norfolk State University has five academic schools and colleges, employs over 1000 faculty and staff and has an annual operating budget in excess of $145 million.

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology (CSET), the Chair of the Department of Nursing and Allied Health will have responsibility for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree programs, and the allied health programs with majors, concentrations or certificates in the disciplines of Food Science and Nutrition, Health Services Management and Medical Technology.

In addition to having a passion for student success, duties and responsibilities of the Chair shall include:

1. Provide leadership in managing and growing nursing programs.
2. Supervision of nursing program director, allied health program director, faculty and staff of both units.
3. Provides curriculum oversight, program review and program assessment, including, but not limited to development, implementation and evaluation of philosophy and objectives of the nursing and allied health educational programs.
4. Direct and maintain oversight of faculty and staff workload assignments, including academic advising, teaching schedules, and committee assignments.
5. Maintain oversight of course management, including editing and preparing the course schedules.
6. Develop and manage budgets, in accordance with the University’s Strategic Plan and the Office of Planning and Budget.
7. Maintain faculty and staff personnel files.
8. Oversight over departmental committees; report preparation and submission.
9. Compliance with accreditation standards and University, state, and federal regulations.
10. Identification of program outcomes in conjunction with departmental faculty, and providing evidence that graduates have attained those outcomes.
11. Collaborate with area health care agencies in ensure clinical experiences for students.
12. Consultation with health care agencies and community organizations.
13. Participation in professional development activities.
14. Develop and evaluate student admission, progression, retention, and graduation policies within the framework of the controlling institution.
15. Infusion of technology and other instructional strategies into curriculum.

Candidates are encouraged to visit https://www.nsu.edu/cset/nrah/ for more information on Norfolk State University’s Department of Nursing and Allied Health.

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