Nursing (Assistant Professor (Program Director for the RN-BSN Program) for Nursing)

  • Stanislaus
  • Turlock, California
  • Oct 01, 2020
Full Time Administration and Management Public Health

Job Description

The School of Nursing invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The person appointed will be appointed to the position of Program Director for the RN-BSN programs. Additional duties will include teaching 3 units/semester in the PL, RN-BSN or Graduate programs. Research, or creative activity, and service to the University are required for retention, promotion, and tenure. This position is contingent upon the availability of authorized funding. This is a calendar year appointment. The Program Directors' responsibility is to assist in planning, implementation, and evaluation of individual instructional programs in the School of Nursing (SON). The incumbent is also responsible for providing leadership and fostering positive collegial relationships with internal and external stakeholders. The Program Director works closely with the SON Director in departmental operations and with SON faculty in maintaining high quality programs.

A masters degree or higher education from and accredited college or university which includes coursework in nursing, education, or administration; doctoral preparation preferred. Other minimum qualifications include: Two years academic experience, within the last 5 years as faculty in a nursing program. At least 2 years prior leadership experience and management skills. At least 2 years of online instruction experience. A clear California BRN license or the ability to obtain clear licensure prior to official hire.

• Strong interpersonal communication, writing, and speaking skills.
• Understands and supports team building strategies.
• Ability to manage through shared decision-making.
• Thorough and demonstrated skill and ability to compile data, prepare reports, develop a budget, and communicate information utilizing a computer system and software, including database (MS Access), spreadsheet (MS Excel), word processing (MS WORD), electronic e-mail, and the Internet.

• A potential candidate's consideration will be enhanced by providing evidence of: previous scholarly activity, online teaching certification or willingness to obtain within 3 months of appointment.

• Knowledge of the learning standards of the American Association of Colleges (AACN), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and the Board of Registered Nursing

A complete application must include: an application letter, specifically addressing the position description and qualifications; unofficial photocopies of graduate transcripts; diversity statement; professional curriculum vitae, including the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. A copy of a valid California Registered Nurse license.

To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

Dr. Debra Tavernier, Chair
The School of Nursing
College of Science
California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle Turlock, CA
(209) 667-3142

Screening of completed application files will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled. This appointment begins on July 13th, 2020.

An application must include a statement of your demonstrated commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds in addition to any other required documents as indicated above.

Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.

We invite you to become a part of a challenging and fact growing nursing program which includes undergraduate BSN programs with a pre-licensure, an accelerated second bachelors, and an ADN-BSN track, and a graduate program with a focus on Education, Administration, and Gerontological nursing. In April 2007, we received the maximum accreditation of 10 years by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. We successfully underwent BRN accreditation in February 2014, without any areas of non-compliance. To learn more about us, visit our website at:

California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion - one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West's No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

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The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. You can learn more about federal equal employment opportunity protections by accessing the Department of Labor's notices:

Individuals with disabling conditions who require accommodation during the recruitment process may contact the ADA Coordinator at (209) 667-3159.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse And Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, Stanislaus State annually posts the Campus Security Report. The annual report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Stanislaus State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, and sexual assault. You can obtain a copy of this report at: .

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The university requires a criminal and/or child abuse background check to be completed for many of its new employees, current employees seeking promotional or transfer opportunities, and current employees assigned new duties. Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position. Failure to consent to any background check will disqualify an applicant from further consideration. Additionally, an applicant who fails to provide the necessary information or who provides false or misleading information may also be disqualified from further consideration. Later discovery of false or misleading information related to the background check may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn or subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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