Department Chair - WVU School of Nursing Adult Health Department

West Virginia University   •  

Morgantown, WV

Industry: Education.


5 - 7 years

Posted 377 days ago


The West Virginia University School of Nursing is seeking applications for a full-time, faculty position as the Chairperson of the Adult Health Department at the Morgantown Campus. The Department Chair is an administrator who assumes the authority and responsibility for all administrative aspects of the department which they chair as well as shared responsibility for the academic programs in which the faculty teach.

Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to providing leadership, in collaboration with the Associate Dean of Academics and Director of BSN Program;

Formulating any administrative policies specific to the department;

Assisting the Dean in formulating administrative policies for the School;

Oversight of the departmental budget in consultation with the faculty, the Dean, and WVU SON Chief Business Planning Officer;

Working with the search committee to fill faculty vacancies;

Supervision of faculty and staff in the department and completing annual evaluations based on Faculty Retention Promotion and Tenure (FRPT) and WVU standards;

Assisting in preparation of State Board of Nursing, CCNE reports and other reports as needed; Formulating faculty teaching assignments.

The Department Chairperson reports directly to the Dean of the School of Nursing.
 West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.


Candidates must have a doctorate degree in nursing or related field with a minimum of 5 years teaching experience and a West Virginia RN license.

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