Friday, August 23, 2013

Associate Director of Family Nurse Practitioner Track

Company Description:

Bellarmine University is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic tradition and a bold vision for the future. By 2020, Bellarmine intends to significantly increase undergraduate and graduate enrollment (currently approximately 3,400 students) and add several new graduate programs, while maintaining small class sizes and personal attention to students. Bellarmine is a top university in Forbes' list of America's best colleges, is listed in the Princeton Review's 377 Best Colleges and is ranked 11th among Southern universities in the 2013 U.S. News and World Report. Bellarmine has been recognized on the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service

Bellarmine is located on a scenic 144-acre campus in the Highlands neighborhood of Louisville, KY, which was named one of the Top 10 "Best Cities for Families" by Parenting Magazine.

Bellarmine is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of diverse backgrounds to apply for positions at the university.

Job Description:

Bellarmine University has an opening for Associate Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner track. The position includes both teaching and administrative responsibilities. The primary teaching component will include undergraduate and graduate classroom and clinical/practica supervision. Administrative responsibilities include: 1) coordinating the didactic and clinical components of the FNP program, in conjunction with the Chair of Graduate Nursing Studies; 2) providing support to FNP faculty; 3) assisting the Chair of Graduate Nursing Studies with staffing and scheduling of FNP track courses; 4) promoting quality of the FNP program through curriculum validation and evaluation processes; 5) reviewing program data to ensure accreditation and licensing requirements are met; 6) participating in FNP student recruitment, admission, progression, and retention processes; 7) FNP student orientation and advising; 8) collaborating with faculty colleagues on long and short range planning for the program; and 9) soliciting advisory opinions about the FNP track from students, community, employers and alumni. Position is available during the fall 2013 semester.


DNP or PhD strongly preferred. Minimum 5 years FNP experience, strong potential for program administration and leadership, recent teaching experience at the university level, relevant professional certification and licensure

Application Instructions:

Applications are being accepted and review will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Barbara Jackson, Search Committee Chair, by clicking on the appropriate link contained in this posting.

Bellarmine is a EEO/AA employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

by Shane Turner via