Friday, July 26, 2013

Nursing Faculty with Administrative Responsibilities (0001) – Azusa Pacific University – Azusa, CA

Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering over 80 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report's Best Colleges for seven years running. The university provides outstanding opportunities for staff in advancement, professional growth, and Christian ministry. APU seeks staff who model excellence in their discipline and have a clear and compelling understanding of their faith and Christian commitment.

The School of Nursing invites applications for Full-time faculty positions with administrative responsibilities to lead both new and established programs. The School offers the following programs: BSN, RN to BSN, Entry-Level Master’s, MSN including a variety of nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist tracks, post-MSN certificates, DNP, and PhD.

Successful candidates will offer the following:

A commitment to excellence in teaching and research

Administrative/Leadership skills appropriate to leading nursing education programs

Ability to develop and evaluate new and existing programs

Willingness to engage in recruitment of faculty and students

Active engagement in Curriculum and Program development

Desire and ability to maintain an active research program and scholarly activities

Enthusiastic mentoring of faculty

Participate in faculty and program governance

Ability to manage budgets

Generate creative ways of teaching and supporting learners


Responsibilities include providing leadership for the academic programs, program evaluation and accreditation activities, and student recruitment and retention. This position is responsible for preparation and administration of the department budgets and for making appropriate recommendations to the Dean regarding personnel needs. This position is also directly responsible for developing faculty to be successful in teaching, research and service to the University.


Associate Professor/Professor



Earned doctorate in Nursing preferred or closely related discipline

Active California Registered Nurse license or eligible to acquire

Advanced practice nurses and those with a background in Genomics/Epigenomics, Vulnerable Populations/Health Disparities research, and those with an interest in Spirituality and Health are strongly encouraged to apply


Professional expertise and experience commensurate with specific position requirements.



Mental Demands:

Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects

Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment

Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information

Self starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form

Hire Date:


Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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