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Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Coordinator

Department: Nursing, School of Graduate and Continuing Studies
Time Status: Full Time
Reports To: Associated Dean for Health Sciences

General Summary:
The School of Graduate and Continuing Studies and the Department of Nursing are seeking candidates interested in an administrative faculty position. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides leadership to students and faculty specific to all aspects specific to the FNP track within the program; supports recruitment of faculty in collaboration with SGCS Academic Services; assists in the coordination of all aspects of the student practicum experiences including student placements and recruitment of preceptors; seeks to establish and maintain partnerships with clinical agencies; collaborates with the Associate Dean and MSN Coordinator in planning, development, and evaluation of the program; oversees curriculum development and ongoing evaluation of students and faculty; advises students in collaboration with SGCS Pre- and Post-Enrollment Services; promotes and follows ANA Standards for Practice, AACN Essentials for Masters Education for Advanced Practice Nursing, NONPF Competencies, and CCNE Standards of Accreditation in the development of course curricula, syllabi and program outcomes; establishes practices and procedures targeting continual improvement of program outcomes; engages in program review process and annual updates; teaches courses within the track as assigned; maintains ongoing practice as FNP; and maintains a collaborative relationship with SGCS staff. Participates in university and department service as required and requested; engagement in scholarly and professional activities; community engagement; integration of faith and learning. 

Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required:
A Master of Science in Nursing degree and certification as a family nurse practitioner (FNP) is required. An earned doctorate is preferred. Ideal candidates will have at least five years of experience as an FNP and five years of experience in higher education. Candidates must have a commitment to the mission and values of the institution. This position requires ongoing faculty practice.

The position is full-time and is currently available. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits are competitive. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences. 

Application Requirements:

Applicants must submit a complete application packet that includes:  

a letter of interest indicating areas of specialization; 
curriculum vitae that includes certifications, professional activities, presentations, and publications; 
a statement of Christian faith and commitment; 
a statement of personal teaching philosophy; a minimum of three reference letters. 
Only complete application packets will be considered.  

Application packet should be e-mailed to: 
Faith Newman, Assistant Director of Human Resources    

Directs Work Of: Students

The FNP Track provides students with the opportunity expand their theoretical knowledge base and enhance their clinical skills to become advanced practice nurses. The FNP Track has approximately 200 students taking course work in a blended delivery model.  


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