Waldron College of Health and Human Services
Radford University - Radford, VA

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NURSING: Radford University requests applications/nominations for a dynamic nurse leader for Director of the School of Nursing (SON), a 12-month, tenure-track appointment beginning August 10, 2013. An earlier start date may be considered. The School of Nursing (SON) is a unit in the Waldron College of Health and Human Services which provides opportunities for collaborative practice and scholarship with a variety of disciplines in the health and human service professions.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Director is responsible for well-established community-based programs in nursing: BSN, RN to BSN, DNP with concentrations in FNP, Nurse-Midwifery and Psych-Mental Health. The School has approximately 50 full and part-time faculty and staff and an enrollment of over 400 students at RU and other extended campus sites. The SON is dedicated to innovative practice, scholarship, and research. The Director should have a commitment to shared governance, and an ability to collaborate with and advocate for faculty, staff, and students in developing their full potential.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required qualifications include master’s in nursing and doctoral degree in nursing or a related field; RN licensure in Virginia or eligibility for licensure. Preference will be given to candidates with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; creative problem-solving and visionary thinking; experience in scholarship, the ability to secure and direct grants and fund raising; leadership and community service; and experience in curriculum planning, program evaluation, and accreditation processes.

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APPLICATION: Candidates must submit a letter of application that states career goals and addresses the applicant’s qualifications; and include current curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, and 3 references with contact information. Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

CONTACT: Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to: Dr. Kereen Mullenbach, Search Committee Chair, School of Nursing at krmullenb@radford.edu Mail inquiries should be sent to Dr. Kereen Mullenbach, Box 6964, Radford University, Radford, VA 24142. Phone inquiries may be made to 540-767-6183. For additional information about the SON see http://nurs-web.asp.radford.edu .

UNIVERSITY: Nestled between the Blue Ridge and Alleghany Mountains, Radford University is located in the New River Valley of scenic Southwest Virginia, 40 miles from Roanoke. Radford is a progressive community that offers an excellent quality of life. Radford University is a co-educational, comprehensive, state supported institution with an enrollment of approximately 9,500 students. Visit the RU website at: www.radford.edu . Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity.
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