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Assistant Director - Open Rank Clinical Professor - CEP - North Phoenix

Employer
Northern Arizona University
Location
Arizona, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 11, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Director - Open Rank Clinical Professor - CEP - North Phoenix

Location: Nursing
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job ID: 606707
Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Workplace Culture

NAU aims to be the nation's preeminent engine of opportunity, vehicle of economic mobility, and driver of social impact by delivering equitable postsecondary value in Arizona and beyond.



Special Information

This position is located at the Phoenix North Valley campus.

Job Description

The Assistant Director of Nursing for the Concurrent Enrollment Program (CEP) is a 12-month administrative faculty contract position that will report directly to the Executive Director for the School of Nursing (SON) and is located on NAU North Valley Phoenix campus. The position is titled Assistant Director for the RN/BSN on line/Concurrent Enrollment Program/Personalized Learning (RN-BSN/CEP/PL) programs. These programs require oversight and availability with our school partners, involvement with student activities, initiating curriculum changes and marketing updates. This position will also be assessing space available to accommodate new or expanding programs.

This administrative position is responsible for leading the daily operation of the CEP and the RN to BSN Program (traditional-online, and PL within the School of Nursing). Responsibilities include administrative, recruitment, retention, teaching and departmental projects/service. The position assures compliance with programmatic accreditation and/or licensure, internal consistency, and undergraduate outcomes that meet workplace and placement expectations. This includes budget preparation and fiscal administration, curriculum development and coordination, determination of teaching assignments, supervision and evaluation of faculty, and selection/coordination of program specific external partners in conjunction with the Executive Director. They will provide professional leadership and support for teaching faculty; serve as a mentor and facilitator for faculty, and staff on the North Valley campus; and enable an environment which fosters creativity, responsiveness, and self-responsibility.

Minimum Qualifications

Assistant Clinical Professor:
  • Master's degree in Nursing
  • Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field
  • AZ, Board of Nursing or Compact State license (active, non-encumbered)
  • Five years nursing experience including leadership working in a complex patient care environment
  • Prior Nursing Teaching experience

Associate Clinical Professor: all of the above, and
  • Six years of full-time teaching nursing at the rank of assistant clinical professor or equivalent at college or university
  • National certification in nursing specialty or Doctoral degree in nursing or related field

Full Clinical Professor: all of the above, and
  • The equivalent of six years of baccalaureate or higher level teaching at the rank of Associate Clinical Professor or equivalent rank. (The six year requirement includes the promotion year).
  • Minimum of five years clinical nursing practice. Current faculty practice will be considered related to teaching, scholarship, and/or service.
  • Significant scholarly or clinical work and/or professional achievements in area of specialization
  • A record of effectiveness in teaching-related responsibilities at the Associate Clinical Professor level as evidenced by a sustained pattern of rankings at the meritorious or highly meritorious level.
  • A Clinical Professor is expected to demonstrate a pattern of sustained involvement in scholarly/professional development activities during the time as an Associate Clinical Professor.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Eight years nursing experience including leadership working in a complex patient care environment
  • Leadership/administration experience in a university setting
  • Prior experience teaching in baccalaureate nursing education
  • Prior experience teaching in graduate nursing education
  • Experience teaching with high-fidelity simulation
  • Teaching experience in nursing using distance learning technology
  • Experience with rural health care
  • Evidence of commitment to a diverse population
  • Advanced practice certification


General Information

Northern Arizona University has a student population of 29,569, including approximately 21,000 on its main campus in Flagstaff and the remainder at more than 20 locations statewide and online.

Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch. NAU carefully balances teaching, scholarship and service with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student's success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. For information about diversity, access and equity at NAU, see the Center for University Access and Inclusion webpage.

While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research that extend to such national concerns as forest health and bioterrorism. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.

Flagstaff has a population of about 70,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at the intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40.

With its elevation of 7,000 feet and four-season climate, Flagstaff is ideal for year-round outdoor activities. Nearby attractions include the Grand Canyon, Lowell Observatory, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Monument Valley, Sunset Crater, Meteor Crater, and Arizona Snowbowl.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

As of 12/10/21, the Safer Federal Workforce employee vaccination requirement is currently suspended pending the outcome of a federal court-issued injunction. This injunction has suspended the recent executive order issued by President Biden requiring all employees of federal contractors to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. For current status of the vaccine requirement and/or questions, please visit FAQs for Employee Vaccination Requirement.

Background Information

This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, employment history investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and fingerprinting. If you are applying for a job that requires a CDL, you will be required to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and adhere to the clearinghouse requirements. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report. The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.

Salary

Commensurate with experience.

Benefits

This is an Administrative Faculty (ADF) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP); 22 days of vacation, sick leave accruals, and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at the NAU HR benefits page. Administrative Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable annually according to the terms of offer. Upon completion of the administrative assignment, employees will return to the faculty role, renewable according to the Conditions of Faculty Service. Academic year (9 month) faculty do not accrue vacation. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enroll in benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the first day of the pay period following their completed enrollment. If a new employee chooses the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) retirement option, participation in the ASRS Plan (and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it) will begin on the first of the pay period following 183 days of employment. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP; an alternative to the ASRS plan) will begin to participate on the first day of employment. The long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days of employment. More information about NAU benefits is available at the NAU HR benefits page.
NAU is a tobacco and smoke-free campus.

Immigration Suppt/Sponsorship

NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position.

Submission Deadline

This vacancy will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on December 12, 2022.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the job description if viewing this position through the NAU HR website. Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to nau.jobs, follow the 'Faculty and Administrator Openings' link, locate vacancy 606707, and then "Apply" at the bottom of the page.

Application must include: (1) a cover letter highlighting your particular qualifications for this position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a 1-page statement demonstrating your commitment to DEIJ (diversity, equity, inclusion and justice) initiatives; (4) a statement of research interests; and (5) names and contact information for three references. Save all items as PDF and/or Word documents.

If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the HR website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

FLSA Status

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.



To apply, visit https://hr.peoplesoft.nau.edu/psp/ph92prta/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=2&JobOpeningId=606707&PostingSeq=1


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