MSN Chair and Faculty, School of Nursing

Job Locations US-CA-Vallejo
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The MSN Chair Role:


The program chair role is a full-time leadership role at the SON. The role encompasses oversight of curriculum, student, faculty, and program development activities for the SON. The chair participates in future planning for expansion of the program, clinical programming and experiences for students, and decision-making regarding community partnerships and academic relationships with the Assistant Dean and Director of the SON. The chair oversees student performance, student achievement, and student policies. The chair fosters program growth through faculty support, student experience oversight, and curriculum development. The chair is responsible for engaging in accreditation, licensing, regulation, and certification protocols to maintain standards for the program.


The Faculty Role:


Faculty in the TUC School of Nursing (SON) are charged with planning, implementing and evaluating nursing curricula and defining and measuring student learning outcomes. Faculty engage in a collaborative process as they develop policies and procedures for the SON; they maintain currency in their professional field and model excellence in instruction and assessment of learning. As a member of the larger campus, faculty are engaged in service at the School, College and University level. They are engaged members of their professional and geographic community and participate in scholarly activities relevant to their faculty responsibilities and professional discipline.


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  • Lead the program for positive outcomes, growth, and development according to current standards.
  • Participate in program development initiatives such as grant writing and scholarship opportunities, for the program when available in collaboration with the Director.
  • Work closely with the Director for SON, to ensure that all criteria pertaining to the program for state and national standards are met (BRN, CCNE/accreditation, AACN, NONPF).
  • Hold responsibility and accountability for program related budget and spending in collaboration with the Director for SON.
  • Ensures that the curriculum is developed, revised, and evaluated according to the program learning outcomes, state, and national standards.
  • Measures and monitors program quality through review of student evaluations and faculty input in collaboration with the Director for SON.
  • Actively engages in the student admissions process and recruitment of a qualified, diversified, and balanced student body.
  • Plays a key role in hiring, mentoring, evaluating, and supporting faculty for the program in collaboration with the Assistant Dean of CEHS and Director for SON.
  • Engages in teaching for the program, according to Workload, SON, CEHS, and TUC policies.
  • Maintains relations with clinical agencies, affiliate organizations, and preceptors as appropriate.
  • Holds regular faculty meetings/workgroups within their department.
  • Collaborates with School of Nursing Program administrator for key program tasks and projects.
  • Supports IPE development/curriculum for the program and at the College and University level.
  • Engages in appropriate committees across CEHS/TUC as the program lead.




• Advise nursing students, individually and in groups, regarding the nursing curriculum and requirements for graduation.

• Participate in School and University committee meetings and fulfill assigned responsibilities.

• Participate in health-related activities in the community.

• Assume responsibility for assigned teaching load, including didactic coursework and clinical components.

• Develop learning objectives, course syllabi, learning assignments and evaluation strategies for assigned courses.

• Utilize innovative learning technologies for traditional, blended, and online course delivery.

• Implement a plan to generate and disseminate products from scholarly activity.


Supervisory Responsibilities:


  • Faculty workload and course assignments
  • Faculty course performance
  • Student clinical hour/project completion


Additional Responsibilities:


  • Maintain personal and professional development as an educator, clinician, and leader for the program.
  • Maintain clinical experience as appropriate to the role


QUALIFICATIONS for both positions (the Education, Training and/or related experience needed by the person to perform the job):


• Master’s Degree or higher preferred. Master of Science in Nursing or higher degree from a CNEA (NLN) or CCNE accredited nursing program.

• If a Registered Nurse, must hold an active and unencumbered licensed in the State of California by date of employment.

• FNP background strongly preferred, with an active and unencumbered FNP license.

• If an FNP, minimum of three years cumulative clinical experience as an FNP.

• At least one year of recent clinical or teaching experience in academic nursing preferred.

• Teaching experience at the graduate level preferred.

• Evidence of continuing education in content and/or clinically appropriate to the area of practice.


CORE COMPETENCIES for both roles (identify the behavior an employee is expected to demonstrate):


• Marketing experience

• Unwavering focus and belief in diversity, equity, and inclusion in all practices.

• Willing to engage in our social justice mission of Touro University California- to lead, the serve and to teach.

• Public relations experience

• Function within the educational environment

• Demonstrate experience with computer database skill and use of Learning Management Systems (LMS)

• Facilitate learning through innovative teaching/learning strategies

• Facilitate learner development and socialization

• Use assessment and evaluation strategies

• Participate in curriculum design and evaluation of program outcomes

• Function as a change agent and nurse leader

• Pursue continuous quality improvement in the nurse educator role

• Engage in scholarship

• Function within the educational environment

Maximum Salary

USD $120,000.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary

USD $108,000.00/Yr.


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