Associate Director for DEI and Student Experiences - Assistant/Associate Professor
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: 186310688
Associate Director for DEI and Student Experiences - Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure-Track) Nurse Practitioner (22-23) DePaul University
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
Job ID: 98278 Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor College/School: Chicago, IL - College of Science & Health Responsibilities:
Responsible to the Director of the School of Nursing (SON), the Associate Director will lead the school in implementing strategic initiatives related to DEI and students' experiences. As a member of the nursing leadership team, the Associate Director will advise the Director, Associate Directors, faculty, and students on DEI matters. The Associate Director will assess community needs and work collaboratively across the school to enhance the experience for students, faculty and staff in the school. The Associate Director will provide training initiatives designed to increase awareness and support of DEI values.
Specific responsibilities include:
Serving as the content expert in incorporating DEI into the curriculum and program offerings;
Identifying curricular programs and course enhancement initiatives that expand support for diverse learning abilities and create inclusive classrooms;
Building resources to support efforts related to diversity and culture;
Serving as the faculty advisor and liaison for students' organizations to enhance the student's experiences.
As a tenure track faculty member, this individual will be expected to fulfill general faculty responsibilities including teaching, research, service and others.
DePaul's School of Nursing offers BSN, Master's Entry into Nursing Practice, MSN-specialty, RN-MSN (online), DNP, and Nurse Practitioner tracks and certificates. Nursing Programs emphasize community engagement, service learning in vulnerable communities, social justice and excellent safe quality nursing care. Students are in clinical sites at over 50 health care institutions.
About the College The College of Science and Health is the third largest college at DePaul, enrolling over 3,000 students. The college includes programs in mathematics, psychology, physics and astrophysics, environmental science and studies, chemistry and biochemistry, biology, neuroscience, health sciences and nursing. The College of Science and Health provides high quality, personalized, accessible science and health education to a diverse student body, grounded in the values of St. Vincent de Paul. Our teaching and research advance knowledge and service to society. The College is located on DePaul's Lincoln Park campus.
About the University With an overall enrollment of over 22,000 students, DePaul is the nation's twelfth largest private non-profit university. While the university is large, the class size in the department typically does not exceed 40 students. We seek candidates with a demonstrated record of effectiveness as the instructor for a variety of courses or teaching environments, ability to teach graduate-level courses in analysis and/or applied mathematics, a demonstrated commitment to continued development as an educator, and active engagement in high-quality research.
DePaul University seeks applicants that reflect the diversity of its student body and the city of Chicago. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
Doctoral degree in nursing or related field required. MSN required if appropriate;
Equivalent of three years clinical experience in nursing required;
Licensed to practice as a RN and NP in the state of Illinois or eligibility for same with application in process required;
Online teaching experience desired.
Special Instructions to Applicants: A complete application will contain the following:
A letter of application indicating interest in and qualifications for the position;
A curriculum vitae;
Contact information for three professional references, who will be contacted by the Interfolio system directly to provide confidential letters of recommendation.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates will not be considered until all the above materials are received. Applications submitted by August 5, 2022, will receive priority consideration. Interviews will begin as early as August 5, 2022.
For further questions about this position, please contact Dr. Suling Li, Director of the School of Nursing, at firstname.lastname@example.org .
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At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.