Opening Date for Hire: October 23, 2013
RN2BSN Coordinator Position
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) required; PhD in Nursing preferred
University teaching experience preferred
Demonstrated management experience
Work is performed under the supervision of the Chair of Nursing.
- Modify/develop the RN2BSN application packet and work with marketing to put the application on line, and keep updated.
- Work with marketing on a landing page, web page, and marketing materials.
- Review and track all RN2BSN courses for format consistency, mission fit, teaching methodologies, and content flow.
- Review applications for adjunct RB2BSN faculty, and hire in collaboration with the nursing department chair and appropriate members of the administration.
- Monitor, track and document online courses biweekly, to make sure timely and appropriate feedback is provided to students.
- Complete and document formative and summative evaluations on RN2BSN faculty in collaboration with department Chair.
- Track RN2BSN program statistics by cohort and aggregate.
- Meet with medical facilities to market OC’s RN2BSN program and recruit students.
- Advise potential and current RN2BSN students.
- Work with IT and/or the North Institute to resolve any technology issues that students may experience.
- Participate in Nursing and University committees as assigned.
- Other duties as assigned.
Nursing faculty will meet the criteria established by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. Those criteria and qualifications for employment are:
- Hold a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Oklahoma.
- Present evidence of current practice with a minimum of two years full time equivalent practice as a Registered Nurse in a clinical setting preceding the first date of first employment as a teacher.
- Submit a Faculty Qualification Record to the Board office within two weeks of the day of appointment, and any time that an advanced degree is attained.
- Participate in research projects, surveys, professional writing, continuing education, academic study or clinical practice to improve your own nursing competence within areas of your responsibility.
- Hold a master’s degree or higher in nursing; or a baccalaureate degree in nursing plus evidence of continued progress toward a master’s or higher degree in nursing with completion of a minimum of six semester hour per calendar year. Part time clinical instructors will hold a minimum of a baccalaureate degree in nursing.
Academic rank for open positions will be negotiable based on education and experience according to University policy, which requires all full-time faculty to be active members of the church of Christ and all faculty (Visiting, adjunct, etc.) to be committed to Christ-infused curriculum, co-curriculum, lifestyle and community. A doctoral degree or ABD is preferred for all faculty ranks, with advanced ranks available for those who also bring demonstrated teaching excellence, publication, or professional leadership. Faculty positions are full-time, ten-month posts. Applications will be accepted until filled, with review beginning immediately.
Application materials should include:
- A cover letter indicating interest in the position and indicating church affiliation;
- A curriculum vita;
- A statement of teaching philosophy and discussion of the University’s mission;
- A list of at least three academic/professional references and one reference from a local church leader - with telephone and email contact information;
- A copy of all academic transcripts (an official copy must be submitted prior to formal employment); and
- A statement of longer-term plans, including research interests.
The review of applications will begin immediately with the successful applicant beginning employment in the next academic year. The position will remain open and the application process will continue until the position is filled.
The University is a Christian higher learning community that transforms lives for Christian faith, scholarship, and service. We are located in a small city recently named to many top-ten lists for vibrant culture, a growing economy, and many beautiful amenities. OC is known for legacies of excellence in many fields of study including accounting, where our CPA pass rate often has been the top in the state; engineering, with thirty years of ABET-accredited engineering; and many years of 100% medical school placement rates for our renowned biology programs. The University’s Honors Program has the highest per capita National Merit Scholars among sister schools and a leading percentage among CCCU campuses. The McBride Center for Public Humanities has been recognized by the National Endowment for the Humanities and supports exceptional humanities programs for undergraduates. Recent graduate acceptances include Stanford, Harvard (Law), Florida State University, University of Texas, and University of California Los Angeles. Our suburban setting provides easy access to internships in industry, healthcare, professional sports, and many other fields of endeavor in which the University is known for outstanding undergraduate programs. Our 200-acre campus is surrounded by beautiful walking trails and located fifteen minutes from a medical research center, world-class energy corporations, and unique arts and entertainment.
Inquiries and applications should be directed to Karen Sorensen, Executive Assistant at email@example.com or Box 11000, Oklahoma City, OK 73136.
Oklahoma Christian University complies with all laws regarding nondiscrimination in employment, including those with respect to race, color, age, gender, national origin, marital status, military service, and disability. As a religious educational institution the University is permitted by law to consider religious beliefs and practices in making employment decisions and the University does so to achieve its mission