School of Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Sep 17, 2021
Closes
Oct 29, 2021
Ref
FAC8313
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Family Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator

The George Mason University, School of Nursing invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, term faculty position at the academic rank of Assistant Professor. Mason has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the College of Health and Human Services:

The School of Nursing is situated in the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS), along with the departments of Global and Community Health, Health Administration and Policy, Nutrition and Food Studies and Social Work, and is home to more than 1,900 undergraduate and 950 graduate students and 140 faculty and staff. CHHS is transitioning to become the first College of Public Health in the State of Virginia. Further information about the College may be found at: https://chhs.gmu.edu

About the School of Nursing:

Our faculty aspires to contribute to the health of all populations through innovative and impactful education, research, practice, and service. The School currently enrolls over 700 students, with baccalaureate and Master's programs (in-seat and on-line) and both a Doctoral of Nursing Practice (DNP) program that includes advanced practice nursing concentrations in family practice, psychiatric mental health, and adult gerontology, as well as administration and a PhD in Nursing program. Further information about the School may be found at: https://nursing.gmu.edu/

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating the online MSN FNP program to include day-to-day program operations such as identifying teaching faculty, assisting with student advising and clinical placement and overseeing student admission and progression to ensure program and student success (50%);
  • Teaching across the SON curriculum consistent with background/expertise;
  • Engaging with clinical and community-based partners;
  • Pursuing professional service that advances the School's mission;
  • Participating in faculty governance.


Required Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in Nursing (DNP or PhD) or health-related field;
  • An unencumbered Virginia Registered Nurse and nurse practitioner license, or eligibility to obtain upon employment;
  • Expertise in effectively teaching in higher education;
  • Experience with distance learning in an online environment;
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Commitment to supporting a culture of inclusion and diversity;
  • Minimum of 3-5 years nursing experience.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two-years of experience as a family nurse practitioner;
  • Academic administrative experience;
  • Familiarity with nursing accreditation standards for MSN and advanced practice nursing concentrations.


Applicants must apply for position number F8283z using https://jobs.gmu.edu.

Applications must include: (1) cover letter describing the applicant's qualifications and interest in the position; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) a short teaching statement (two paragraphs); (4) a short research statement (two paragraphs); (5) a diversity statement (two paragraphs) (as Other doc) and (6) a list of three professional references with contact information.

Please note: Those selected for final rounds of interviews, will need to provide 3 reference letters prior to the final rounds of interviews taking place. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Only complete electronic applications submitted using jobs.gmu.edu will be reviewed. An offer of employment is contingent upon background verification.

Please respond to the following prompt when writing your diversity statement:

Have you worked with any individuals in a teaching, mentorship or advisory capacity who are from marginalized groups? If so, how did you help them identify and overcome barriers to success? Think about your experience with teaching or tutoring, academic advising, and community mentorship. (No more than 2 paragraphs.)

For additional questions about the posted position, search process and/or the University, please contact Dr. Cheryl Oetjen, Search Committee Chair, at: coetjen@gmu.edu; (703) 993-1954.

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Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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