Clinical Assistant Professor - Director ADN Program, Waukesha

Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
May 21, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Clinical Assistant Professor - Director ADN Program, Waukesha

General Information
  • Job Title:Clinical Assistant Professor - Director ADN Program
  • Location:
    • 100 N East Ave
    • Waukesha, WI, 53186
    • United States
  • Employee Type:Regular Faculty
  • Job Category:Nursing, Faculty

Carroll University is seeking dynamic, innovative, and collaborative nursing educators to submit applications to join the successful Department of Nursing. Inherent in our Mission is service to the community. This service includes community partnerships and involvement with various constituencies. In partnership with the United Community Center (UCC), Carroll University and the UCC have developed a new community-based Associate Degree Nursing Program to address the nursing workforce shortage and promote diversity in the profession. This position will collaborate with community organization leadership, University leadership, community organization and University precollege and admission personnel, and middle school leadership to develop and sustain pathway for high school and non-traditional students interested in the nursing profession. This program is designed to provide students entry into the nursing profession and access to a pathway for BSN completion.

Responsibilities: This position is a 12-month faculty appointment for leadership and teaching in the Associate Degree Nursing program. Specific responsibilities include:
  • Serve as the founding Program Director for the new ADN program housed at the United Community Center.
  • In collaboration with the Chairperson Nursing Department, secure accreditation, and maintain compliance with the Wisconsin State Board of Nursing.
  • Managing and maintaining program budgets and resources.
  • Leading curriculum development and coordination of clinical sites
  • Overseeing the recruitment and management of faculty and staff involved in the ADN program.
  • Supervising the instructional faculty, and staff in all activities that directly relate to the ADN program.
  • Directing the admission process for students and closely collaborating with the Office of Admissions on program admissions policies, recruitment of students, and marketing of the program.
  • Overseeing student advisement and remediation.
  • Preparing reporting and program assessment information as needed.
  • Collaborate with the Department of Nursing faculty to develop a seamless BSN progression pathway.
  • Teaching workload each semester per conditions of employment.

Qualifications: MSN required, PhD or DNP preferred. A minimum of two years' experience as a faculty in a nursing education program within the last 5 years is required. Knowledge of learning principles for adult education, including nursing curriculum development, accreditation processes, administration and evaluation are essential. Experience with associate degree level programs and willingness to work with diverse populations is required. Hold a current, active registered nurse license in the State of Wisconsin.

Rank and Salary: Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

The Department: The Department of Nursing is housed in the College of Health Sciences. The department offers the Bachelor of Science in nursing degree; current enrollment in the nursing major is 500+ students. The BSN program is approved by the Wisconsin State Board of Nursing and accredited by CCNE through December 2030. Since 2010, Carroll nursing graduates have an NCLEX RN pass rate of 95%-100%. The proposed ADN program would be housed at the United Community Center and enroll an annual cohort of 22 students. An ADN to BSN program is also planned to allow the ADN program student to seamlessly progress to an advanced nursing degrees. The Department of Nursing has a strong record of private foundation support and federal grant funding through Human Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Health and Human Services (HHS). Current practicum affiliations include health systems in southeastern Wisconsin and community health agencies.

The United Community Center: The United Community Center is a community-based non-profit with a 47-year history of demonstrated effectiveness in service to the Hispanic community and Milwaukee. The mission of the United Community Center (UCC) is to provide programs to Hispanics and near south side residents of all ages in the areas of education, cultural arts, recreation, community development and health and human services. The UCC assists individuals to achieve their potential by focusing on cultural heritage as a means of strengthening personal development and by promoting high academic standards in all of its educational programs.

The College: The College of Health Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate programs through four departments—Health and Medicine, Human Movement Sciences; Nursing; and Physical Therapy (DPT). Health sciences account for ~60% of the University enrollment. The mission of the College of Health Science is to educate students to be innovative professionals who collaborate to serve the health needs of their communities. A dynamic and growing entity, College wide foci include interprofessional education and practice, the integrated approach to health, innovative learning and healthcare technologies, community partnerships and service to medically underserved populations. The College supports the interdisciplinary nature of health science education and has received federal and private foundation grant awards to support these as well as program specific initiatives.

Carroll University: Founded in 1846, Carroll University is an independent, co-educational comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts tradition. The Pioneer Core general education curriculum has a strong emphasis on developing intercultural awareness and includes cross-cultural immersion experiences. Carroll University is located in suburban Waukesha, 16 miles west of Milwaukee and 60 miles east of Madison. The University serves approximately 3521 students. The University though intentionally ecumenical and non- sectarian in approach, is related to the Presbyterian Church, USA. Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the">University mission.

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