Nurse-Midwifery Program Director

Shenandoah University’s Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing seeks applicants for the position of Nurse-Midwifery Program Director. This is a full-time, benefits position located on either the Winchester or Fairfax, VA campuses.

This 12-month appointment involves the coordination and oversight of the hybrid distance graduate nurse midwifery program. The program director will continue to build on established collaborations between other schools of nursing in the tri-state region of Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. This appointment also involves a faculty role.

Required Skills


Doctoral degree in nursing or related discipline is required as well as national certification as a nurse midwife. Academic leadership and teaching experience required, with scholarship experience preferred.

How to Apply:

Application materials should include a resume/curriculum vitae, a letter of intent and contact information for three professional references. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected. A pre-employment background check will be required. If the job requires driving for University business, a satisfactory driving record will also be required.

Shenandoah University is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. All candidates are strongly encouraged to include a statement in their cover letters addressing ways in which they may be able to contribute to that commitment.

Shenandoah University values the unique and diverse perspectives of individuals and communities locally and globally and seeks to foster mutual understanding in an inviting community where individuals are welcome and respected. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or on any other basis protected under applicable law.

About the Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing:

The Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing is approved by the Virginia State Board of Nursing and the Nurse-Midwifery Program accredited by both the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME). Shenandoah University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The School of Nursing offers baccalaureate (4-year traditional, transfer, accelerated/second degree and RN-BSN options), Master’s (Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Certified Nurse-Midwifery), Post Graduate Certificates ( FNP, PMHNP and Nurse-Midwifery) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP and post-master’s DNP) programs. The School of Nursing has three physical locations: Winchester and two Loudoun County sites – Scholar Plaza (Leesburg) and Fairfax – INOVA Center for Personalized Health.

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