As the state's flagship school, the University of Tennessee Knoxville is home to over 100 research institutes and centers and numerous specialized research laboratories and consortia. Student enrollment totals more than 29,000 and research funding surpasses $319 million. Located near the Great Smoky Mountains and numerous lakes, Knoxville offers abundant recreational attractions, cultural attractions such as opera and symphony, low cost of living, and high quality residential neighborhoods.
The College of Nursing offers:
Office of Research Services
Nurse-managed School-based Health Center using telehealth communications
State of the Art Simulation Center with Smart Home for testing prototypes
Mentorship and grant writing support at both College and University levels
Providing recommendations to the leadership team regarding strategic program growth, direction, and organization for all graduate programs and initiatives;
Monitoring and ensuring consistent implementation of all College, Graduate School, and University policies relevant to the graduate programs;
Serving as the Director of Graduate Studies for the College;
Maintaining degree program/student data in conjunction with the graduate programs advisor and Office of Student Services;
Overseeing compliance with policies by clinical concentration coordinators and doctoral program chairs;
Coordinating the graduate program admission process with the Graduate School Admissions Office;
Chairing monthly Graduate Advisory Committee meetings and overseeing the strategic direction of graduate programs curricula in accordance with the CON strategic plan;
Conducting graduate student orientation;
Working closely with the Executive Associate Dean of Academic Affairs to plan faculty assignments related to teaching in graduate programs.
Assisting the Executive Associate Dean of Academic Affairs with the evaluation of clinical faculty teaching in the graduate programs;
Ensuring all DNP, PhD, and graduate certificate program accreditation standards and requirements mandated by the Tennessee Board of Nursing, CCNE, and other accrediting agencies are met and maintained; and
Managing 5-year enrollment plan by developing specific goals and strategies for student recruitment and retention.
Minimum Qualifications for this position include:
BSN OR MSN and earned doctorate in nursing, education or related field.
Eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Tennessee.
Professional experience commensurate with rank
Evidence of research or creative activities
Five years' experience in academic nursing education with increasing administrative responsibility.
Demonstrated leadership abilities and commitment to the profession.
Effective interpersonal communication skills.
Meets eligibility for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Course work at the graduate level in curriculum development and management and leadership principles.
Experience in managing groups of personnel including interviewing, hiring, evaluating and counseling, and terminating personnel.
Experience with Advanced Practice Nursing Programs.
For more information, visit our website, https://nursing.utk.edu/. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference. For additional information please contact Victoria Niederhauser, DrPH, RN, PPCNP-BC, FAAN, Dean & Professor. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Nursing, 1200 Volunteer Blvd., Suite 301, Knoxville, TN 37996-4180, [email protected].
Screening of applicant credentials will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Rank and salary based on qualifications and experience.
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.
Internal Number: 84383
About University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.