Nursing (2648)

  • Cal State University (CSU) Long Beach
  • Long Beach, California
  • Aug 15, 2021
Full Time Public Health

Job Description

Recruitment Number: 2648
Position: Professor, Director, School of Nursing 2648
Effective Date: On or about August 1, 2022
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

The mission of the School of Nursing (SON) is to provide excellent educational opportunities for adult learners, who reflect the diversity of our community to apply knowledge, skills, and values that improve nursing practice and healthcare in our communities and the global society. The faculty achieves this mission by providing outstanding teaching, scholarship and service that empower learners to be leaders in the nursing profession.

Required Qualifications:
-Doctorate in Nursing or related health field (Ph.D., DNSc, DSN, DNP, or Ed.D.) from an accredited institution
-Master's in Nursing if the earned doctorate is in a non-nursing health-related field (i.e. Psychology)
-A record of university teaching, scholarly and creative activity that satisfies eligibility of appointment to the rank of tenured full professor in an academic program in one of the disciplines offered at the University
-Current active and unencumbered, unrestricted State of California RN License or eligible for RN licensure in the State of California.
-At least two years of successful administrative or leadership experience
-Demonstrated experience working with colleagues and students from diverse backgrounds
-Example of acceptable health-related doctorate degree -Nutrition, Public Health, Social Work, Epidemiology, Medical Studies, Biomedical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Medicine, Global HealthCare, Life and Health Sciences, Preventative Medicine, Health Sciences

Preferred Qualifications:
-Experience as academic Department Chair
-Experience in curriculum development
-Experience with interdisciplinary partnerships
-Leadership experience in a unionized environment
-Teaching experience at a baccalaureate or graduate degree nursing program
-Experience with simulation and other innovative teaching strategies
-Knowledge of state, federal regulations relating to program compliance and Board of Registered Nursing Codes and Regulations
-Experience with successful external fund
-Experience with budget
-Ability to speak a second language

-Coordinate and ensure that standards for national accreditation and State approvals of programs are in compliant
-Lead academic strategic program planning and curriculum development to meet community needs
-Plan, develop, and oversee program assessment and improvement efforts focusing on teaching/learning excellence
-Develop curriculum that includes innovative instruction and technology
-Manage recruiting, performance evaluation, and professional development of faculty and staff
-Provide administrative oversight of retention, tenure, and promotion including faculty mentoring
-Effectively communicate and resolve/address students and faculty concerns
-Manage departmental resources including the allocated budget
-Manage and oversee faculty workload/assignments
-Secure and oversee grant funding and other financial resources to fund faculty and program initiatives
-Preside over SON faculty meetings and serve on college/university councils and committees
-Establish collaborative partnerships with community organizations
-Advocate for the mission of the SON to stakeholders within and outside the university and to professional and academic groups at local, regional, state, and national levels
-Promote and engage in activities that support diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus, in local and global communities, and the profession
-Actively participate in professional organizations governing nursing education

The School of Nursing (SON) at California State University Long Beach is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body as it responds to the changing population and educational needs of California and the nation. The (SON) offers courses which are predominantly face-to-face for pre-licensure BSN, registered nurse, and graduate students. An additional online ADN-to-BSN program is set to launch in fall 2022. The SON has an enrollment of approximately 400 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. Campus presence is required of faculty for select classes, program administration, faculty governance and committee responsibilities. The SON degree programs are: BSN (prelicensure and RN to BSN) and MSN with specialty options as Nurse Practitioners (in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care, Pediatric, Psychiatric-Mental Health, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care, and Family). Graduate students may also earn a teaching certificate. The School is in the process of planning for converting the MSN program to a Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. The School is also a member of the Southern California DNP Consortium with two other CSU campuses (Fullerton and Los Angeles). Collectively, they offer a post-Master's DNP degree.

For more information on the School of Nursing:

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:

How to Apply - Required Documentation:
-An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit:
-Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
-Provide proof of unencumbered license to practice in California as a Registered Nurse and meet ----California Board of Registered Nursing requirements
-Transcript of Master's in Nursing if the earned doctorate is in a non-nursing health-related field (if applicable)
-Three references (to be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the finalist stage)
Finalists will also be required to submit the following:
1)A signed SC-1 form and
2) An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

Application Process
Applicants should apply and submit all required documentation electronically through:

Requests for information should be addressed to:

Executive Search
Attn: Search Committee Chair

WittKieffer is assisting California State University, Long Beach in this search. To ensure full consideration, confidential inquiries, nominations and applications should be submitted electronically to:

Nominators or prospective candidates may have a confidential conversation about this position be directed to Diane Smith (267) 766-0410 or Melinda Morton (617) 653-4141.


Priority consideration will be given to materials received by September 1, 2021.
Position open until filled (or recruitment canceled).


A background check (including a criminal records' check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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.

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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