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Responsibilities of the Position
The Founding Director’s responsibilities include:
- Working collaboratively with faculty across disciplines to develop an innovative curriculum, grounded in the liberal arts, which incorporates high-impact practices such as study abroad, internships, and collaborative research.
- Becoming familiar with state approval and accreditation procedures; completing and filing the appropriate documents by specified deadlines.
- Recruiting and supervising a team of qualified and devoted nursing faculty, and overseeing their professional development.
- Teaching one or more undergraduate courses per semester in the nursing discipline.
- Developing and strengthening alliances with local and regional healthcare providers and academic institutions.
- Participating in and facilitating efforts to identify and secure external funding and resources.
- Representing the College through various campus, community, and professional groups.
Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate
- Master’s degree in Nursing required; Ph.D. in Nursing or related field preferred.
- Minimum of two years care experience and three years in education.
- Eligible to obtain RN license in Wisconsin.
- An interest in developing short-term study abroad opportunities and fostering interest in secondary language study among students; secondary language skills, specifically in Spanish, preferred.
- Broad knowledge of current trends in the healthcare industry and interest in developing innovative curricula that incorporates these trends.
- Administrative experience in baccalaureate nursing education preferred.
- Record of teaching, scholarship, and academic leadership.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate the vision, mission, and strategic goals of the new Carthage BSN program to a variety of audiences.
- Demonstrated success in working in teams.
- Commitment to diversity and interest in developing global learning opportunities for students.