Senior Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program - (200000FP)
The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) , is currently seeking nominations and applications for the position of Senior Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program and Assistant/Associate Professor . This 12-month faculty position includes .5 administrative effort. The Senior Director of the DNP Program reports to the Associate Dean of the DNP Program; has access to the highest level of leadership at the school; serves as a primary advisor to the specialty directors and post-master's DNP director; and consults and collaborates with the academic departments and deans to advance the School's strategic initiatives and successfully achieve academic, research, and service/practice goals and desired outcomes. This position provides operational leadership for the DNP program at both UMB and USG campuses.
Reporting to the Associate Dean for the DNP program, the Senior Director is responsible for daily operations of the DNP program.
Working closely with the specialty directors and department chairs, the Senior Director provides administrative leadership and program coordination for the advanced practice specialties and post-master's DNP program.
The Senior Director leads the development and implementation of policies and procedures for the DNP program.
Working closely with the Associate Dean, the Senior Director provides oversight for curriculum development, student progression, didactic instruction, inter-professional collaboration, and clinical/practicum site selection and evaluation.
The Senior Director collaborates with the Office of Student and Academic Services and the Office of Public Relations and Marketing to oversee marketing, recruitment, admissions, orientation and registration in the DNP program.
Ensures quality standard indicators are met for the DNP program.
Collaborates with the Associate Dean and department chairs in the evaluation of specialty directors and faculty teaching in the DNP Program.
Maintains an active program of practice, scholarship, service and grantsmanship.
In conjunction with the Associate Dean, s/he seeks external funding for academic program support and to measure program outcomes.
Leads and implements DNP program in accordance with school goals and strategic plan.
Stays abreast of current DNP and advanced practice climate.
Convenes specialty directors and faculty teaching in DNP program as appropriate.
Develops policies and procedures to guide DNP faculty and students.
Contributes to the Student Handbook and assists in preparation.
Serves as the academic leader and ad-hoc member to inform and support the DNP curriculum committee.
Reviews course, program, and alumni outcomes to guide curriculum and program quality.
Coordinates multi-campus arrangements and course schedules related to DNP program.
Collaborates with department vice-chairs regarding teaching assignments for DNP courses.
Assures match between curricular components and teaching faculty.
Advises and consults with faculty and advisors guiding DNP students.
Advises and consults with DNP students on clarifying project ideas and planning projects.
Develops strategies and infrastructure for program performance reports and measures.
Leads clinical/practicum coordination of DNP program in collaboration with Office of Graduate Clinical Placement.
Serves on committees related to the DNP program.
Involves DNP students in School's practice and research mission.
Provides a forum and environment for faculty-student collaboration in scholarly endeavors.
Encourages DNP student participation in scholarly activities outside the classroom (i.e., practice and research conferences, scientific meetings, and informal professional networks on Internet, publication).
Maintains interdisciplinary relationships and activities (consultants, seminars, grantsmanship assistance).
Embraces a participatory leadership style and fosters a climate of shared governance, respect and collegiality.
Demonstrates sound decision-making, strong managerial skills, effective communication skills, and a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.
Encourages innovation and integrity.
Articulates trends, is open to the ideas of others, and encourages appropriate action.
Doctoral degree in nursing, education, or a related field
Rank of assistant professor is required
National certification and experience as an advanced practice nurse
Experience in teaching advance practice nursing and at the doctoral level
Leadership experience at the level of specialty director strongly preferred
Evidence of progressive scholarly achievements in nursing practice
Organization: School of Nursing - Adult Health Nursing
Job Posting: Apr 16, 2020
Internal Number: 150281
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