Job Description: Job Summary
The Director, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program reports directly to the Dean of the College of Nursing and is responsible for providing administrative leadership, management and coordination of the FNP program. The Director will ensure fulfillment of program goals and objectives and maintain compliance with accreditation, certification and regulatory bodies. In addition, the Director will support, coach, and guide faculty assigned to the FNP program using approaches that develop individual strengths and foster cross-team cohesion and community. It is also expected that the Director advocates for collaborative and interprofessional education endeavors to improve all academic programs; promote educational innovations and research; advocate and participate actively in continuous educational quality improvement.

Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)
Oversee and manage the MSN/FNP program which includes curriculum development and delivery, program accreditation, leading faculty, assuring continuous curriculum improvement, and assessing program and course outcomes
Fosters a departmental climate that supports collegiality, professionalism, and development of faculty, staff, and students
Collaborates with the Dean, College of Nursing to recruit, interview, and secure full-time faculty, adjunct faculty and preceptors
Collaborates with faculty to develop and revise courses and/or curriculum as needed
Participates in the orientation and mentoring of new faculty and staff
Assess and make recommendations to fill the professional needs of faculty in the program
Assists the Dean, College of Nursing with formative and summative evaluation of faculty and staff, and provides appropriate guidance to improve the quality of teaching and learning experiences
Assess the instructional needs of students in the program and coordinates the development of a plan to address these needs
Monitors student progression and program retention, and makes recommendations for student support and improvement of retention
Implements and monitors remediation plans for students as necessary
Addresses student and faculty issues related to the MSN/FNP program, in consultation with the Dean, College of Nursing, where indicated
Participate in MSN/FNP program budget development and management
Coordinate and evaluate course textbooks, software, hardware, lab supplies, and simulation equipment in collaboration with faculty
Maintain communication and work cooperatively with off-campus preceptors
Communicate and network with outside organizations to recruit for practicum sites
Assists the Dean, College of Nursing in generating data and preparing annual reports to the University or accreditation bodies
Assists in updating catalogs and student handbooks
Pursues grants and outside funding for major projects, equipment, and scholarships in collaboration with the Dean, College of Nursing
Promotes and participates in scholarly activities and research
Participates in local, regional/state, national and/or international professional meetings and conferences
Provide leadership and constructive counsel as an effective member of the Dean’s administrative team
Participate in College and University-wide committees, as appropriate
Engage as a member of the CON Administrative team
Liaison with clinical partners related to experiential FNP coursework
May assume up to a 50% teaching workload
Regular attendance is an essential function of the job
Reliable and timely with the expectation of 40+hours per week on site
May be required to perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Individual must possess the knowledge and following skills and abilities or be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities:

Working knowledge of graduate nursing school curricula and familiarity with the CCNE accreditation process, as they relate to advanced practice nursing
Knowledge of academic affairs and curriculum development/management processes in a college of nursing
Broad knowledge of issues and current affairs in graduate nursing education, particularly related to clinical advanced practice nursing
Ability to provide leadership to faculty and staff members and students
Ability to supervise staff members
Ability to represent the College to local, state, regional and national colleges and other organizations
Ability to respond to concerns of internal and external constituencies in an effective manner
Ability to exhibit professional behavior, even in challenging situations
Adherence to Roseman policies and procedures
Ability to maintain a climate of excellence in teaching, research, mentoring, and/or scholarship
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with multiple constituencies
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in nursing or health related discipline required
Master’s degree in nursing or post-Master’s certificate, Family Nurse Practitioner required
National certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
Eligible for licensure as Registered Nurse (RN) and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in the state of Nevada & Utah
Five (5) years clinical experience as an APRN required
Prior administrative experience in nursing education at a postsecondary institution preferred
Qualified for appointment of assistant or associate professor (administrative title is at-will)
Work Conditions
Work is primarily indoors, but requires the incumbent to be in an outdoor environment when traveling between local campus buildings, off campus, and to other Roseman University facilities out-of-state.
Performing duties and attending events outside the normally scheduled work hours occasionally occurs and is required.
Traveling off-campus to a local, state, regional and/or national event, as well as travel to other Roseman campuses or facilities occurs occasionally and is required.
Incumbent may be exposed to frequent noise caused by telephones, office machines, and nearby oral communications among University personnel and/or students.
Required Physical Abilities
Ability to bend, stoop, reach, stand, move from one area of the building to another on a regular basis, sit and use a computer for a long period of time.
Manual and physical dexterity needed to operate a computer keyboard and handle paper documents.
Sufficient near vision acuity to read information appearing on computer display screen, hand-written forms, and printed on paper.
Adequate hearing and verbal abilities to communicate effectively in person and by telephone.
Ability to lift and carry a stack of forms and documents weighing up to 25 pounds.

Roseman University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Roseman University complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Roseman University expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Roseman University employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.
Location: Henderson, NV or South Jordan, UT


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