St. Catherine University

Open Position: Ranked Faculty

Department of Nursing – Program Director

Baccalaureate Degree, College for Adults Section

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis is a comprehensive Catholic university with the nation’s largest college for women at its center. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls over 5,200 students in associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in both traditional day and weekend formats. Associate and Graduate programs enroll both women and men.

The Department of Nursing invites applicants for the Baccalaureate Degree in the College for Adults Program Director, full-time, tenure-track, position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience.

Responsibilities: The Baccalaureate Degree College for Adults Section Program Director is accountable for student learning and curriculum integrity in the baccalaureate program. Recruiting, mentoring and faculty development are important components of this position and are necessary for program excellence. The program director engages in activities that promote positive relationships with students, faculty and professional colleagues, clinical and community agencies, alumnae/i, and other external groups. The program director facilitates student learning in the program of study by: ensuring that the program of study responds to students’ learning needs, consulting with students about specific academic concerns, and referring students with academic concerns to appropriate University services, resources, and offices.

Requirements: Master’s degree in nursing required, doctoral degree in nursing or related field preferred. Teaching experience in an academic setting and eligibility for RN licensure in the State of Minnesota are required. Administrative experience preferred. Commitment to collaborative engagement of faculty, staff, and students to promote excellence in the baccalaureate day section.

The Department of Nursing faculty is committed to educating learners to be leaders in nursing and to providing access to diverse groups of students. We seek creative, adaptable faculty who are comfortable with the mission of this Catholic institution and enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Consistent with the university’s Catholic identity, its commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.

To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site to apply for this position. That website link is: Position number is: 20180020-FAC. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach an application letter, CV and a statement of teaching interests. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide 3 references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Beth Cunniff, Application deadline is August 15th, 2018. Review of applications will begin August 16th, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled; however, priority will be given to complete applications received by August 15th, 2018.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace Employer
Tobacco-Free Campuses

Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit:


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