PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine.
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
The School of Nursing at UNLV offers CCNE-accredited programs leading to a BSN, MS (nurse practitioner and nurse educator tracks), DNP, and PhD (Educator and Interprofessional Health concentrations and DNP to PhD).
This position may be filled by an Associate Professor or Full Professor with tenure. The Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs has responsibility for faculty and resource issues within the school. The Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs provides leadership in faculty development and evaluation consistent with the mission, strategic goals and objectives of the School of Nursing.
Primary responsibilities of this appointment are as follows:
Works with faculty to develop professional goals and provides mentoring and development opportunities to meet these goals. Makes workload and teaching assignments. Hires, orients, and evaluates part timeinstructors as needed to meet the educational mission. Orients new faculty members and part timeinstructors to the goals, policies, and procedures of the School and University, in conjunction with the Faculty Affairs Council. Conducts faculty evaluations, in collaboration with the Associate Deans and Dean. Provides guidance to faculty members in role and career development, goal attainment, and in seeking promotion and/or tenure. Identifies and meets the resource needs of their faculty through budget management and assignment of space. Identifies needed faculty positions and appropriate candidates for faculty positions, in collaboration with the Associate Deans and Dean. Makes hiring and adjunct appointment recommendations to the Dean. Represents the School in appropriate University, state, regional, and national venues, as requested by the Dean. Establishes undergraduate and graduate course schedules, in collaboration with the Associate Deans and Dean. Provides and discusses course evaluation data each semester with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs with the goal of improving academic programs.
Associate Professor: the individual must hold a master's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing and a doctorate in nursing or a related field from an accredited College or university. The individual must also hold or be qualified to hold a Nevada RN license and if selected applicant is subject to a one-time background check.
Full Professor (tenured) In addition, the senior level nursing faculty member, must be currently tenured at the Full Professor rank, holding a record of externally-funded research.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferredqualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.