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Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program Director

Company: Thomas Edison State College
Location: Trenton
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program Director
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Thomas Edison State University was founded in 1972 to break down barriers to degree completion. Fifty years later, it proudly serves a diverse body of adult students with innovative and professionally relevant academic programming in a predominantly online delivery. Our team of high-energy student-focused professionals is welcoming new members who are making their mark in education and are ready to help change the lives of thousands of adult students across New Jersey and around the world.
Candidates who are excited by changing lives, committed to the success of all and want to be challenged by new and innovative opportunities, should submit an application.
Summary:
The FNP Program Director reports directly to the Dean, W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing and Health Professions (SONHP). The FNP Program Director is responsible for developing and delivering a high-quality academic program for students. Under the directorship of the FNP Program Director, it is expected that the FNP MS(N) and Post-graduate Certification programs will be in program compliance with all professional and accreditation standards, guidelines, and benchmarks consistent with the mission, vision, and values of the Thomas Edison State University (TESU) and the (SONHP). The FNP Program Director is accountable for successful teaching and learning practices within the FNP Programs.
Responsibilities:
-Assist with the development of the MS(N) and Post-graduate Certification FNP programs.
-Assist with the revision of FNP programs components to maintain regulatory and accreditation compliance.
-Assist with the review and selection of program candidates.
-Monitor formative and summative program evaluation metrics.
-Review and recommends revision of program curriculum.
-Meet/exceed expected program outcomes and benchmarks.
-Develop action plans if standards, expectations, and benchmarks are not met.
-Assist the Dean with academic planning and faculty deployment.
-Respond to student concerns to resolve conflicts, appeals, and disputes/grievances.
-Assist with preparation of self-study report for accrediting and state agencies and participation in site evaluations.
-Assist with mentor recruitment, development, and evaluation.
-Manage preceptor/clinical site affiliations, and evaluation.
-Maintain strong working relationships with federal, state, and local constituencies, accrediting bodies, nursing boards, clinical agencies, specialty organizations, students, preceptors, mentors, and alumni.
-Develop initiatives to integrate the SONHP and its community of interest.
-Participate in recruitment/information initiatives as required.
Minimum Requirements:
Education: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree supplemented by a Master's degree in a field related to the area of assignment or equivalence as determined by the appointing authority.
Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute the indicated experience on a year-for-year basis (30 credit hours is considered one year of college).
Experience: Four years significant professional experience as a faculty member in an institution of higher education or administrator in education, higher education or other field that is directly related to the functions of the position to be filled or equivalency as determined by the appointing authority.
A Doctor of Philosophy degree or a Doctor of Education degree may be substituted for two years of the indicated experience.
Preferred Requirements:
Education: Graduation from an accredited college with a doctoral degree in nursing and a certification as a nurse practitioner in the specialty.
Experience: Four years significant professional experience as a faculty member and clinician is preferred.
*TESU strives to offer a flexible work environment while balancing the operational needs of the University. As such, we have several options for hybrid-work schedules. Positions determine what type of hybrid-work schedule is available and, if necessary, adjustments are made to support University operations.
Thomas Edison State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Keywords: Thomas Edison State College, Trenton , Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program Director, Executive , Trenton, New Jersey

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