Human Resources

Administrative/Professional Opportunities

Last Updated
April 29, 2016

ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR SCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH PROFESSIONS – Missouri Western State University is seeking candidates for the founding Associate Dean for the School of Nursing and Health Professions. The School of Nursing and Health Professions includes an undergraduate pre-licensure BSN, RN-BSN, MSN with tracks in Healthcare Leadership and Nursing Education, programs in Health Information Management, Physical Therapy Assistant, and a new baccalaureate program in Population Health Management. Partnerships exist with over 90 clinical agencies, including a regional health care system and a world-wide health information technology corporation. Establishment of a “School” designation recognizes the important role the health-related programs have at Missouri Western and within the region. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Professional Studies, responsibilities include: provide innovative and visionary leadership for all programs in the School of Nursing and Health Professions; facilitate the planning, development, administration, evaluation, and continuous improvement of all academic programs, including meeting regulatory and accreditation standards; opportunity to teach undergraduate or graduate courses; manage the financial resources of the School through effective budget planning and the assessment and management of resource allocations to support programs of high quality; sustain and expand collaborative partnerships with regional health care providers, nursing leaders, and other health care industry partners; support faculty in their pursuit of high-quality teaching, faculty research, creative and professional activities and advocate for appropriate resources; and provide mentorship and evaluation of faculty and staff. REQUIRED: Earned doctorate in nursing or a related field, and ten years of faculty, academic leadership and scholarship, relevant university teaching and practice experience to warrant appointment as an assistant/associate professor, and an unencumbered registered nurse license in Missouri or eligibility to obtain licensure in Missouri. Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, full curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness and contact information for at least three references, to be send electronically to: Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. EOE

DEVELOPMENTAL READING PROGRAM COORDINATOR– the Developmental Reading Program Coordinator oversees and manages the daily operation of the Developmental Reading Program (DRP), shares teaching responsibilities, makes policy and curriculum recommendations, and assists in the supervision of the Center for Academic Support. The successful candidate will primarily teach a seven course load in developmental reading classes, supervise and schedule lecturers and adjunct instructors, assist the Director of the Center for Academic Support and other coordinators with the operation and administration of the Center, advise Freshman, design and maintain DRP database, select, train, supervise and evaluate tutors, administers the reading placement exam during all New Student Registration Programs, and assists with registration and orientation. REQUIRED: Master’s degree in Education, English or Composition, Linguistics, Reading Education or related field and three years of teaching experience at the secondary or post-secondary level (supervisory experience preferred); or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and knowledge of reading content and pedagogy of reading instruction for adult learners, and higher education policies preferred. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. An appointment is not final until all documents are provided. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 1-page statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts must be provided prior to hiring), evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references (including name, address, phone number, and email addresses) electronically only to: Please submit all materials by April 22, 2016. EOE