Nursing and Health Department ChairClarke University, Dubuque, IA
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Clarke University is a dynamic, Catholic, liberal arts institution of 1200 students in traditional, adult and graduate programs. Located in the thriving city of Dubuque, Iowa, along the Mississippi River, Clarke was founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
At Clarke University, everything we do is focused on making an impact on students so they can positively impact the world. For students, this means finding a place where they are empowered to find success that will last forever. For faculty and staff, it means more than just coming to work every day – it means truly being engaged across campus while working to create an experience that always puts students first.
Clarke University faculty and staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package and a collaborative working environment. Outside of the university, faculty and staff benefit from living and working in a thriving city named one of the “most livable” small cities in the country and one of “Best Green Places” in the country.
For more information, please visit www.clarke.edu.
At Clarke University, everything we do is focused on making an impact on students so they can positively impact the world. For students, it means a place where more than facts are studied – it means new ways of thinking are explored. For faculty and staff, it means more than just coming to work every day – it means truly collaborating across the university to put student success first. It also means living and working in a thriving city named one of the “most livable” small cities in the country and one of “Best Green Places” in the country.
The Department of Nursing and Health at Clarke University is a well-established and growing program, dedicated to serving the tri-state area community and beyond. With a strong reputation, we are committed to excellence in education, research and practice. Currently, the Department offers BSN, RN-BSN, MSN-DNP, and DNP with concentrations in Family Nurse Practitioner, Health Leadership and Practice, and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner programs of study. The Department also offers post-graduate certificates in Nursing Education and Psychiatric Mental Health, Nurse Practitioner with sights on growing the array of program paths and programming. Our local and regional health care systems, such as MercyOne and UnityPoint Health-Finley, provide opportunities for collaboration.
With the successful tenure and anticipated retirement of the current Department Chair, we invite individuals who have earned their doctoral degree to apply for the position of Chair of Nursing and Health. Although this position is primarily administrative, there is opportunity for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Preference is for applicants with post-doctoral experience and/or academic experience, understanding of and/or experience with nursing accreditation, teaching experience in a nursing education program, background with leadership positions, and current Iowa licensure (or willingness to obtain licensure as a registered nurse in Iowa). Preparation as an advanced practice nurse and/or specialty certification is preferred.
We particularly encourage applications from individuals with established teaching, research and practice programs in the following areas:
Nurse Practitioners (Acute Care, Family, or Geriatrics), Health Outcomes, and Evidence-Based Practice. Experience with CCNE accreditations is desired.
To apply for this position, please upload a current CV/resume, letter of application addressing all qualifications, three letters of recommendations and references online at http://clarke.applicantpool.com. Confidential letters of recommendation can be emailed to HRletters@clarke.edu.