CGHS – Department Chair of Nursing Doctorate Program (Remote)

Job Category: Faculty
Requisition Number: CGHSD002524
Full Time
United StatesUnited States

Job Details

A.T. Still University's College of Graduate Health Studies (ATSU-CGHS) is looking for a dynamic person who can provide innovative leadership for our online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. The DNP program chair works remotely, attends university, college, and department meetings remotely, and attends graduation in person.

The DNP program is seeking CCNE accreditation and is scheduled for an initial site visit for in Fall 2023. The program chair will be responsible for leading the program for this visit.

Candidates must have: an unencumbered active RN license in the US, a graduate degree in Nursing, an academic doctorate in a related field, and at least 3 years' experience in academic administration of graduate nursing programs. Candidates should have experience with curriculum development, involvement and familiarity with the CCNE accreditation process, membership in AACN, and experience teaching in online graduate education. The program chair reports to the associate dean for academics and assessment.

Review of applications will begin April 28th, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

ATSU is a fully accredited graduate health professions institution. As the founding school of Osteopathic Medicine, ATSU is committed to the integration of body, mind, and spirit. With a 130-year legacy healthcare education, ATSU is renowned for its preeminence as a multidisciplinary healthcare educational institution and continually earns distinctions as the graduate health sciences university with best-in-class curriculum. Additional information can be obtained from our website at: www.atsu.edu

The College of Graduate Health Studies is a student-centered online school, focused on academic excellence and innovation. Founded in 1999, we are dedicated to preparing leaders in the health professions for socially responsible practice, policy, and research to improve prevention, wellness, and access to care. ATSU is the proud recipient of INSIGHT Into Diversity's 2017-2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Awards.

Responsibilities and Duties

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in:

● Developing and implementing program strategic plans,
● Representing the program in the university,
● Developing community partnerships and interdisciplinary relationships,
● Managing the program's budgets,
● Developing, supervising, and evaluating program faculty,
● Teaching in an online/remote environment,
● Overseeing curriculum development,
● Assessing educational outcomes to ensure ongoing program development,
● Ensuring programmatic compliance with accreditation standards, and institutional/departmental policies,
● Participating in and advancing teaching, service, and scholarship, and
● Supporting student recruitment and retention efforts
● Ensuring programmatic alignment with university and program accreditation standards

The Program Chair also participates on the CGHS Leadership Team to make managerial decisions, chairs the program Curriculum and Admissions committees, serves on internal and external committees to promote student success, works with Instructional Designers and Subject Matter Experts to ensure high quality courses, and works with Academic Advisors to ensure student retention and success.

Special characteristics or personality traits of the successful candidate will include:

● Self-motivated, works well independently and in a group,
● Positive attitude, flexible, willing to learn,
● Works effectively and proactively in a remote environment,
● Ability to maintain confidentiality,
● Interacts in a collegial and professional manner with everyone in the CGHS and ATSU communities,
● Excellent skills in: Computer and learning management system use, scholarly writing, budgeting, written and verbal communication, problem-solving, decision-making, critical thinking, organizing, interpersonal interactions, conflict management, and time management.

Applicants interested in applying for this position should: Complete the online ATSU employment application and attach a cover letter that clearly demonstrates the candidate's qualifications for this position, a curriculum vita, and the names and contact information (phone & email) of three professional references.

Inquiries about the position may be directed to:

Marisa Hastie, EdD, MS, ACSM EP-C, PN-1, FACSM
Nursing Program Chair Search Committee, Chair
A.T. Still University, College of Graduate Health Studies
800 West Jefferson
Kirksville, MO 63501

Phone: 660-626-2822
Email: marisahastie@atsu.edu

ATSU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. Dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, harassment, and retaliation are forms of discrimination prohibited by ATSU.

Salary Range based on rank plus 10,000 annual Chair stipend:
Assistant Professor – 76,000 – 95,000 -114,000
Associate Professor – 88,000 – 110,000 – 132,000
Professor – 108,000 -135,000 -162,000

ATSU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverages, among more. If eligible, employee-elected benefits would begin the first of the month following hire date. For more information, please visit: atsu.edu/employment/benefits.







Doctorate or better.



3 years: Academic administration of graduate nursing programs

Licenses & Certifications

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About A.T. Still University

A.T. Still University (ATSU) of Health Sciences is the founding institution of osteopathic healthcare, established in 1892 by Andrew Taylor Still, DO. As a leading health sciences university, ATSU is comprised of three campuses (Mesa, Arizona; Santa Maria, California; and Kirksville, Missouri) on more than 200 acres with seven prestigious schools. The culturally rich learning environments include residential and online healthcare related graduate degrees as well as community-based partnerships worldwide. ATSU has more than 1,300 employees dedicated to its not-for-profit mission and an average annual enrollment of over 3,900 students from 20 countries.

ATSU is renowned for its preeminence as a multidisciplinary healthcare educator. The University is focused on integrating the founding tenets of osteopathic medicine and the advancing knowledge of today's science. ATSU continually earns distinctions as the graduate health sciences university with best-in-class curriculum and a community outreach mission to serve the underserved. The University has a rich history of leadership in both healthcare education and correlated research.

ATSU instills within students the compassion, experience and knowledge required to address the whole person and shape healthcare in communities where needs are greatest. Inspired to influence whole person healthcare, ATSU graduates contribute to the future of integrated care while also leading with a selfless passion in the communities they serve.



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