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Family Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator
American International College

  • Aug. 28, 2017
 
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator
  • American International College
    Springfield, MA
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
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  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Nursing - Practitioner (all categories)
    Nursing - General
 
 
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Family Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator

ABOUT AIC
American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Under the direction of the Associate Director for Graduate Nursing Programs and the Division Director, provide coordination for the family nurse practitioner program, including curriculum development & evaluation, course scheduling, monitoring adherence to policies and accreditation standards
Work effectively with faculty, students, administrators, alumni, other members of College community and external constituents
Teach at least 2 courses per term or as needed by program.
Assist in recruitment, retention and mentoring of adjunct faculty and clinical preceptors teaching in program
Assist with recruitment, retention, and advisement of students.
Attend scheduled general faculty, school faculty, and departmental faculty meetings; attend Town meetings and other College events (e.g. commencement, awards ceremonies); attend external events that promote the College in a positive manner
Maintain clinical expertise and certification requirements as a family nurse practitioner by engaging in clinical practice and participating in professional development opportunities.
Establish, maintain, conduct visits to clinical placement sites to assess student performance and appropriateness of clinical site.
Other duties as assigned by Associate Director, Director and/or Dean.
Attend regional and/or national conferences focused on advanced practice nursing to keep abreast trends and issues in APRN education and program accreditation.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required Degree(s): Master of Science in Nursing with licensure as an advanced practice nurse (APRN) with a clinical specialty as a family nurse practitioner
Preferred Degree(s): Doctorate in Nursing or related field
Required Field of Expertise: Licensure as an advanced practice nurse with specialization as a family nurse practitioner (FNP)
Preferred Field of Expertise:
*Required Training/Cert: Licensure as an advanced practice nurse and certification as a family nurse practitioner (FNP)
Preferred Training/Cert: Teaching and administrative experience at the program and/or department level
Required Licensure(s): Currently licensed as an APRN or be eligible for licensure in Massachusetts
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Strong commitment to high quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds
Interest in active and collaborative learning and enthusiasm for working in an interprofessional setting
Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students, faculty, and staff
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Blackboard, and the use of instructional technology to teach traditional, hybrid or online courses as needed and serve as a resource for faculty using these tools.
Enthusiastic, committed teacher-scholar with demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship

WORK SCHEDULE
This is a 12 month full-time, exempt, benefited position. Normal office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, flexible to the needs of the department. Occasional night and/or weekend events required.

TO APPLY
Qualified applicants should save and submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor) as one document. Upload the saved document into the online application.
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AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 
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