Overview

The Nursing Program at Governors State University is seeking to fill a Tenure/Tenure-track faculty position in the College of Health and Human Services. The successful candidate will teach across the curriculum in the RN-BSN, Master's and DNP programs and help with the building of a caring, global community of nurses capable of meeting the administrative needs of healthcare institutions.

Governors State University is the only regional, public, comprehensive university in Chicago's south suburban area, serving approximately 7,750 students annually. GSU provides accessible, high value undergraduate and graduate education to culturally and economically diverse students. Faculty at GSU must demonstrate enthusiasm and ability to work with students at all levels, from first-year to graduate.

Through its Strategy 2025, GSU emphasizes excellence, access, and innovation. Students benefit from the university’s high academic quality, range of convenient class times, increasing hybrid and online offerings, and outstanding educational value. GSU seeks to become a national leader in successful transfer of community college students to universities, and is leading through the Kresge-supported Dual Degree Program, with features such as tuition lock-in at GSU for academically eligible community college students who commit to earn an Associate Degree and attend college full-time. GSU offers several applied doctoral degrees in health, counseling fields and Interdisciplinary Leadership.

GSU emphasizes excellence, access, and innovation. Students benefit from the university's high academic quality, range of convenient class times, increasing hybrid and online offerings, and outstanding educational value. GSU seeks to become a national leader in successful transfer of community college students to universities, and is leading through the Kresge-supported Dual Degree Program, with features such as tuition lock-in at GSU for academically eligible community college students who commit to earn an Associate Degree and attend college full-time. GSU offers several applied doctoral degrees in health and counseling fields and launched an Ed.D. in Interdisciplinary Leadership in January 2013.

The exceptionally beautiful campus is conveniently located within easy reach by road and rail to Chicago and surrounding communities that have a wealth of cultural and natural attractions. The highly diverse region GSU serves has a number of high performing schools and engaged communities as well as struggling urban, suburban, and rural communities. GSU seeks to serve as a public square, working to foster educational opportunities for all populations.

About Governors State University

 

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Governors State University is the only regional, public, comprehensive university in Chicago's south suburban area, serving approximately 7,750 students. GSU provides affordable and accessible undergraduate and graduate education to culturally and economically diverse students with undergraduate tuition that is the most affordable in the state.

The campus, conveniently located in University Park, Illinois, is characterized by the quiet of its scenic 760-acre campus amidst vigorous suburban and business growth, towns of character and interest, along with Metra access to the vibrancy of the Chicago Loop, just 35 miles away. The campus and surrounding community enjoy the excellent cultural offerings of Governors State University's Center for Performing Arts, as well as its acclaimed Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park.

Governors State University is a great place to work. We are a four-year university, and we need talented people like you to help us provide the best education.

At GSU you will find a community of people who look just like you – or nothing at all like you. And that diversity is one of our strengths. Everybody is welcome here.

To join our family – approximately 1,000 employees – look at the jobs currently available on jobs at Governors State University

The university faculty, administration and staff are committed to providing a quality education, embracing diversity and serving students with excellence.

 

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