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Faculty/DNP Program Director - College of Nursing

Posted: 01/03/2022

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Xavier University is part of the 500-year-old Jesuit Catholic tradition of academic excellence in the liberal arts and is strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. These values are central to our mission.  We strive for a climate of respect and inclusiveness that welcomes and supports members from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, is committed unreservedly to open and free inquiry, and    deliberately seeks out multiple perspectives.

Xavier College of Nursing seeks a director for its Doctor of Nursing Practice Program in Population Health Leadership.  The Program Director is a principal faculty member and participates in the mission of the University through teaching, scholarship, and service. The Program Director participates in shared governance at Xavier University and as principal faculty is held to established norms in the performance of their regular assignments including curriculum development, instruction, research, faculty status, and aspects of student life that relate directly to the educational process and mission of the University. 

Possesses a current, unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in Ohio.  The Program Director has a master’s degree in nursing and is required to have an earned Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree or another doctoral degree in a related field.  Previous experience for at least seven years in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse is required with two of those years as a faculty member in a professional nursing program. Evidence of skills in administration, curriculum development, and online teaching are required. Experience with online pedagogy, including educational technology tools and online course design and development, is preferred.

Xavier is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment; we welcome a broad spectrum of candidates, and particularly invite applications from women, ethnic and racial minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the work force.  

To ensure consideration, qualified/interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references on Xavier University's website.  Candidates are asked to include in their cover letter a brief statement on how they might support/contribute to Xavier’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin January 21, 2022.  Position will remain open until filled. 

Xavier University requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination upon on-boarding.  Vaccine exemptions may be granted for medical or religious reasons.   

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