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Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor- Nursing Pipeline Administrator(Carroll University), New Berlin, WI, US, 53146

Posted On: August 31st, 2018    Job Type: Pipeline Jobs    Job Location:

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor- Nursing Pipeline Administrator
Carroll University


Starting Date: Immediate

Carroll University is seeking dynamic, innovative, and collaborative nursing educators to submit applications to join the successful Department of Nursing. In partnership with the United Community Center (UCC), Carroll University and the UCC are developing a new community-based approach to healthcare education. This position will work as part of an interprofessional University and community precollege team to implement the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development funded Nursing Pipeline Opportunities Program (NPOP). This faculty position will collaborate with community organization leadership, University leadership, community organization and University precollege and admission personnel, and middle school leadership to implement pathway program activities for Latino middle and high school students into the nursing profession. This program is designed to diversify nursing workforce, while providing various pathways to a BSN degree.

Responsibilities: This position is a 12-month administrative appointment for the development of the Nursing Pipeline Opportunity Program with renewal opportunity for program leadership, implementation and teaching in the nursing program. Specific responsibilities include:
• Serve as the primary liaison between the United Community Center, Carroll University and the Department of Nursing for nursing related partnership programs.
• Collaborative development and implementation of the Nursing Pipeline Education Programs between Bruce-Guadalupe Community School, the United Community Center and Carroll University.
• Serve as the founding Program Director for the new ADN program housed at the United Community Center, with future teaching reesponsibilities.
• Planning and preparation of final governance, accreditation, and state Board of Nursing documents for ADN program implementation at a new dispersive site (United Community Center).
• Collaborate with the Department of Nursing to develop a seamless BSN or MSN progression path.
• Management and administration of the ADN program including planning, evaluation, budgeting, selection of faculty and staff, maintenance of accreditation, and commitment to strategies for professional development.

Qualifications: BSN and MSN required. A minimum of two years' experience as an instructor in a nursing education program within the last 5 years is required. Knowledge of learning principles for adult education, including nursing curriculum development, accreditation processes, administration and evaluation are also essential, experience with ADN programs, bilingual ability and/or evidence of Hispanic population health experience is preferred. Hold a current, active registered nurse license or be license eligible. The successful candidate will be focused, have good time management skills, innovative and work well across the department, University and communities we serve.
Rank and Salary: Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

The Nursing Pipeline Opportunities Program: The collaborative Carroll and UCC Nursing Pipeline Opportunity program is (1) aimed at middle and high school students in underserved communities, many of whom are bilingual, who may not be considering a 4 year degree but who have expressed an interest in nursing; 2) built on strong partnerships with health care providers; 3) designed to prepare students for the complex work of delivering healthcare in the community; 4) streamlined to move students as quickly as possible to a degree or credential by intense educational counseling and involvement throughout high school with a custom-designed educational program; and 4) a path to the completion of an ADN, future employment, and the opportunity to pursue a BSN.

The Department: The Department of Nursing is in the College of Health Sciences. The department offers the Bachelor of Science in nursing degree; current enrollment in the nursing major is 400+ students. The BSN program is approved by the Wisconsin State Board of Nursing and accredited by CCNE through December 2020. Since 2010, Carroll nursing graduates have an NCLEX RN pass rate of 95%-100%. The proposed ADN program would be housed at the United Community Center and enroll an annual cohort of 20 students. An ADN to BSN or MSN program is also planned to allow the ADN program student to seamlessly progress to advanced nursing degrees. The Department of Nursing has a strong record of private foundation support and federal grant funding through Human Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Health and Human Services (HHS). Current practicum affiliations include health systems in southeastern Wisconsin and community health agencies.

The United Community Center: The United Community Center is a community-based non-profit with a 47 year history of demonstrated effectiveness in service to the Hispanic community and Milwaukee. The mission of the United Community Center (UCC) is to provide programs to Hispanics and near south side residents of all ages in the areas of education, cultural arts, recreation, community development and health and human services. The UCC assists individuals to achieve their potential by focusing on cultural heritage as a means of strengthening personal development and by promoting high academic standards in all of its educational programs.

The College: The College of Health Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate programs through four departments—Health and Medicine, Human Movement Sciences (athletic training, exercise science, exercise physiology); Nursing; and Physical Therapy (DPT). Health sciences account for ~60% of the University enrollment. The mission of the College of Health Science is to educate students to be innovative professionals who collaborate to serve the health needs of their communities. A dynamic and growing entity, College wide foci include interprofessional education and practice, the integrated approach to health, innovative learning and healthcare technologies, community partnerships and service to medically underserved populations. The College supports the interdisciplinary nature of health science education and has received federal and private foundation grant awards to support these as well as program specific initiatives.

Carroll University: Founded in 1846, Carroll University is an independent, co- educational comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts tradition. The Pioneer Core general education curriculum has a strong emphasis on developing intercultural awareness and includes cross-cultural immersion experiences. Carroll University is located in suburban Waukesha, 16 miles west of Milwaukee and 60 miles east of Madison. The University serves approximately 3521 students. The University though intentionally ecumenical and non- sectarian in approach, is related to the Presbyterian Church, USA. Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission.
Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit as attachments to an email with the subject line "Clinical Assistant Associate Professor-Nursing Pipeline Administrator" in Word or PDF format 1) a letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) statement of teaching philosophy to (please use the apply button below).

Final applicants will be asked to submit graduate transcripts and three letters of reference.


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