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The George Washington School of Nursing invites applications for an Associate Professor/Professor to serve as the Assistant Dean for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program. This is a full-time (12-month) position on the non-tenure track, scheduled to begin as early as August 1, 2018.

The Assistant Dean for the BSN Program will report to the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Responsibilities include overall coordination of the tracks/options of the BSN program, while serving as a contributing member of the Academic Affairs Leadership Team. The Assistant Dean of the BSN Program will assume leadership for overall BSN curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, assuring quality and adherence to standards and requirements of relevant accreditation and certification bodies, State Boards of Nursing, and other relevant curricular and program standards. Additional responsibilities include:

• new program (regional, national, international) development, implementation, administration, and evaluation; preparation of accreditation and other relevant program reports; grant writing in support of the Program and School of Nursing
• completing Annual Program Assessments per GWU requirements
• mentoring and supporting the Director of the BSN Program, Director of the RN to BSN/MSN and Director of ABSN Clinical Coordination
• student recruitment, admissions, and advisement
• development of informational webinars and other technology-based venues for information and ongoing program activities
• teaching courses in her/his area of expertise
• ensures standardized testing across the entry level program to prepare graduates for NCLEX-RN
• fostering best practices in didactic and online teaching, test construction, and test analysis
• maintaining an ongoing program of scholarship and dissemination (publications, presentations activities);
• participating in community and academic service activities, as well as in national, university, college-level committees;
• conducting orientation for new BSN faculty and ensuring mentors are assigned for the first year
• responsible for screening and making recommendations for hiring of adjunct clinical faculty
• developing BSN course scheduling each academic year
• coordinating teaching assignments each academic year with the Community Chairs, and Assistant Deans of other Academic Programs
• managing BSN program costs through implementation of the Teaching Workload guidelines, and monitoring adjunct clinical costs
• ensures the appropriate number of clinical groups, with approved number of students/group.
• mentoring and supervision of new and existing faculty on teaching within the BSN Program;
• review and revision of BSN Program Policies, including the GW Bulletin, and the BSN handbook;
• increasing the visibility of the BSN Program through presentations, publications, grants and through academic and professional service;
• and any additional duties that may occur as this position evolves.

Minimum qualifications include: a doctoral degree in nursing; prior administrative or leadership experience in a nursing program; experience with program and curriculum development; experience implementing best practices related to teaching and learning; at least five years teaching experience at the BSN level; outstanding interpersonal and communication skills; excellent organization and program planning and evaluation skills; evidence of scholarly activity and/or innovative teaching; and eligibility for unencumbered nursing licensure in the District of Columbia and Virginia.

Please complete an online application at and please upload the following: (1) a cover letter outlining qualifications, teaching and clinical experience, (2) a CV, (3) two recent teaching evaluations, and (4) copies of two key publications. Please note that all documents related to each section must be combined and uploaded as one single document. Cover letters should be addressed to Pamela Jeffries, Dean, GW School of Nursing. Review of applications will begin on July 20, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered.

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

All faculty hiring decisions will be contingent upon final approval by the Provost.

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