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Second Degree Nursing Program Director - Central Texas Campus

Fairfield University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Other Academic Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and School of Education and Human Development. As an expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values.

Job Description:

The Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies at Fairfield University invites applications for a program director to lead our Accelerated Second Degree Nursing Satellite Program in Central Texas. On-site satellite campus presence and responsibilities will commence in 2022. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching including expertise in the use of technology in the classroom. Applicants should be prepared for administrative responsibilities related to program approvals, accreditation, evaluation, clinical partnerships, student and faculty recruitment. Teaching will be a requirement of the position. Program Directors are accountable for twelve month coverage of responsibilities.


1. Doctoral degree in nursing or masters in nursing and related doctoral degree

2. Hold or be eligible for an active unencumbered nursing license in Texas
3. A minimum of three years of experience as a full-time nursing faculty member
4. Experience as a clinical staff member and/or leader
5. Academic or nursing leadership experience to lead the program to accomplish the mission, goals, and expected program outcomes;
6. Documented education in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, appropriate to the program director role as demonstrated through graduate course work, faculty-development programs, or completion or a certificate program in nursing education.

Application instructions

Review of applications begins immediately. For full consideration, please click "Apply Now" and upload the following materials:
  • a curriculum vitae

  • a letter of application

  • Three reference letters of recommendation to the following email address:

Location: Austin, Texas

Duties may be changed and/or be added at any time.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


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All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

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