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Assistant/Associate Professor, Coordinator (BSN) Program

Alcorn State University
Lorman, Mississippi
Commensurate with experience.
Start date
Nov 30, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Summary

Instructional personnel with compensation to administratively assist the Associate Dean/Interim Director of Undergraduate Nursing Programs.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Satisfactory personnel evaluations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

Essential Job Functions


  • Reviews, evaluates and submits recommended curriculum changes to the direct report..
  • Participates in University, state, and national program and policy-related meetings.
  • Prepares and submits for approval, program-related reports and agreements and maintains program-related records as assigned.
  • Assists faculty in preparing semester course syllabus.
  • Monitors academic standards for the program to which assigned.
  • Teaches program courses and conducts all duties and responsibilities pertinent to the faculty role as outlined in the School of Nursing faculty position description.
  • Assists in the identification, recruitment, supervision, and evaluation of adjunct or faculty in the program to which assigned.
  • Assists the program director in implementing and monitoring the program budget by identifying fiscal, physical, and personnel needs.
  • Assists the program director in resolving student issues in the program to which assigned.
  • Initiates orientation programs for new adjunct or faculty in the program to which assigned.
  • Exhibits initiative, enthusiasm, collegiality, and teamwork in accomplishing the responsibilities of the position.
  • Maintains currency of knowledge in nursing education by attending state and national meetings for nursing educators and administrators.
  • Coordinates the clinical and laboratory placement of students in conjunction with program directors, faculty, and other nursing program coordinators.
  • Identify and secure new clinical site affiliations agreements.
  • Maintain clinical site roster and compliance paperwork for preceptorship confirmation.
  • Provides administrative support for Director for the Undergraduate Program (i.e., the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program, Associate Degree in Nursing (ASN) in the School of Nursing.
  • Serves as an academic support specialist who organizes and schedules standardized exams, exam preparation, and coordinates student success seminars.
  • Develops and sends program surveys (clinical placements, alumni, etc.).
  • Entry and management of program outcomes data as outlined in the School of Nursing’s Evaluation Plan.
  • Supports the Program in the execution of the School of Nursing’s strategic goals and initiatives.
  • Organizes and schedules the evaluation of student scholarship applications.
  • Assists with program annual reports and accreditation reports.
  • Assists with the development of educational grant applications to support the School of Nursing programs (e.g., HRSA training grants).
  • Builds relationships and provides administrative support for the clinical courses.
  • Assists with clinical clearances.


  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • A Maser’s degree in nursing is required.
  • PhD preferred.

Licensing and Certifications

  • Current Mississippi Registered Nurse License.
  • Certification(s) as appropriate for the faculty position.


Alcorn State University

A great educational choice, Alcorn State University in Mississippi is a place of purpose, history, and discovery, and the nation's oldest, land-grant HBCU

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