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Job ID: 117888

BSN Chair
Emmanuel College

Date Posted Jan. 2, 2019
Title BSN Chair
University Emmanuel College
Boston, MA, United States
Department Department of Nursing More About This Department...
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Nursing - General

Emmanuel College is a co-educational, residential institution with a 17-acre campus in the heart of Boston’s educational, scientific, cultural and medical communities. Enrolling more than 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students, the College provides boundless opportunities for students to expand their worldview through rigorous coursework, significant internship and career opportunities throughout the Boston area and beyond, collaborations with distinguished and dedicated faculty, and participation in a dynamic campus community. Emmanuel’s more than 50 programs in the sciences, liberal arts, business, nursing, and education foster spirited discourse and substantive learning experiences that honor the College’s Catholic educational mission to cultivate the whole person and prepare students for effective and ethical leadership in the 21st century. For more information, visit

The Department of Nursing at Emmanuel College seeks an Administrator of Nursing for the BSN program. This is a 12 month position. Faculty rank will be determined by candidate experience.

Emmanuel College is a Catholic liberal arts and sciences college located in the heart of Boston at the crossroads of the city’s medical, academic, scientific and cultural communities. The Department of Nursing is housed in Graduate and Professional Programs, and is dedicated to educating professional nurses who seek to continue, complete or further their formal education. The Department of Nursing offers a RN to BSN completion program, a BSN, and an MSN program in Education and Administration. It is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

The applicant shall participate in the governance of Emmanuel College and the School of Nursing, as appropriate, for the accomplishment of the goals of the parent institution and School of Nursing. The applicant is expected to coordinate and participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of policies to include systematic evaluation data analysis and suggest and implement areas in need of improvement.

The applicant is expected to participate in service to the university, department, community, and profession and have an established and maintain a program of scholarly activities. Applicant must have strong Administration skills. Experience in curricula development and CCNE accreditation required.

  • Develops and implements an effective system of recruitment, advisement, orientation, and matriculation for undergraduate students.
  • Assist Admission with reviewing qualified inquiries and applications.
  • Corresponds with registrar regarding active students as needed (e.g., changes of grade, status changes, grade extensions, requests for withdrawal).
  • Ensures accuracy of printed and online materials and information about the program (Undergraduate catalog, SON materials, program website).
  • Reviews results from formative and summative assessments and the scientific literature to make recommendation of programs initiatives and changes.
  • Participates in securing grants to support curricular development and program initiatives as appropriate.
  • Assumes responsibility for the evaluation of all programs/courses and faculty engaged in teaching within the undergraduate programs.
  • Assures the effective development and operation of the undergraduate nursing programs
  • Serves as role model and mentor for faculty and administrative staff.
  • Develops and implement an annual plan for teaching workload responsibilities in BSN undergraduate program.
  • Provides consultation to Dean on a regular basis regarding programs strengths/weaknesses; student feedback, student-faculty concerns/issues, and enrollment.
  • Recruits, interviews, and recommends prospective core and adjunct faculty and staff.
  • Evaluates faculty and support staff performance.
  • Provides guidance, mentoring, leadership and professional role modeling to faculty and promotes faculty in their professional development
  • Works to maintain a systematic evaluation plan that validates the achievement of student and departmental outcomes and ensures that all accreditation standards are upheld.
  • Develops, coordinates and maintains relationships with internal and external constituencies
  • Participates in the development of planning documents
  • Participates in the planning and management of the fiscal resources allocated to the BSN Program.
  • Prepares and/or contributes to reports and records related to academic programs to include BORN reports.
  • Assumes other assignments as delegated

Applicants must have a Massachusetts licensure in good standing; possess an earned baccalaureate and master’s degree in nursing. A DNP or PhD required. The applicant must possess a minimum of five years full-time nursing experience, or its equivalent, within the last eight years with at least three years experience in nursing education: and maintain expertise appropriate to administrative responsibilities.

Experienced teaching in higher education required.

After submitting your resume with this application form (link provided below), you will be prompted to complete an Applicant Profile where you will be able to upload additional documents. Complete applications should contain a letter of interest and statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vita and a list of three references with contact information.

  • Emmanuel College seeks to create a working and learning environment that reflect the society and community in which we are located, and we actively encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Scott Lerner
    Office of Human Resources
    Emmanuel College
    400 the Fenway
    Boston, MA 02115
  • 617-735-9991


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