Associate Professor Nursing and Department Chair
Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American
Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a
distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and
appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of
Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41
undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized
learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to
engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and
public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of
community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel
supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted
to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing
leaders who make a difference in their communities.
The position is a tenure track, full-time, 12 month faculty appointment. The Chair reports to the Associate Dean of the College of Health Sciences who is the Chief Nursing Officer. Teach two-courses per semester; with assistance of program directors oversee all administrative aspects of the academic programs, including faculty assignments; supervision and evaluation of faculty and staff; coordination of student admissions, recruitment, advisement, and retention activities. The chair will work closely with the chief nursing officer and program directors to coordinate accreditation reports, including working to meet all standards established by CCNE and the North Carolina Board of Nursing; provide leadership to faculty by facilitating their development in teaching effectiveness, scholarship and service.
Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: All Candidates must hold a minimum of a doctorate in nursing or in a related field plus a master’s degree in nursing from appropriately accredited institution; 5 years university teaching experience in nursing; three years administrative experience; three years, or the equivalent, full-time clinical experience as a professional nurse.
Management Preferences: PhD preferred.
Licenses and Certifications: Unrestricted RN license in the State of North Carolina.
Special Instructions to Applicants: This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process. UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.