Assistant Director - Family Nurse Practitioner, DNP Program and Assistant/Associate Professor of Nur

Marian University
Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jul 14, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University seeks an energetic and internally motivated full-time Assistant Director for the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) track of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduate degree program. This position will promote our Catholic Franciscan mission and identity by contributing to the ongoing development of students and wide-ranging programs within the School of Nursing.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience, skills, record of scholarship, and education.  The Leighton School of Nursing is currently a leader in nursing education and offers several undergraduate and graduate programs including a traditional BSN, second degree, RN to BSN, MSN education, and DNP Nurse Anesthesia or FNP track.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.
  • Collaborates with the Dean of the School of Nursing and the Associate Dean of Graduate Programs in the development and implementation of budgets to maintain adequate resources.
  • Participate in curriculum development
  • Collaborate with other faculty to develop DNP FNP coursework
  • Participate in ongoing program and curricula quality improvement initiatives 
  • Engage in scholarly work and community service activities
  • Utilize a variety of teaching strategies and learning activities to enhance classroom and clinical learning and promote student achievement of program outcomes
  • Accurately document student progress and achievement within specific courses and/or clinical assignments
  • Serve as a DNP project team member in accordance with the DNP project guidelines
  • Fulfill all other duties and responsibilities of the faculty position as designated in the School of Nursing Faculty Handbook
  • Accept responsibility for assignments as delegated
  • Maintain FNP certification requirements


Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of Marian University.
  • Doctoral Degree in Nursing (PhD or DNP)
  • Current Licensure as an APRN in state of residence
  • Minimum of 2 years of teaching in an academic nursing program setting (teaching experience in a graduate level program and adult & older adult health expertise a plus)
  • Eligibility for RN licensure in Indiana
  • Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Evidence of recent clinical practice
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Computer skills with knowledge & proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current CV, contact information for three professional references, and responses to the supplemental mission questions.


Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.