The UB School of Nursing is seeking a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) with strong practice experience, evidence of teaching excellence, experience evaluating students in higher education, administrative and project management skills, and the desire to be part of a collaborative and interdisciplinary education and research environment in Western New York. The Program Director is responsible for providing direction and leadership for the achievement of academic and administrative excellence in the Nurse Anesthesia Program and maintain oversight of the integrity of the program for AANA accreditation. The Program Director will work with our Office of Student Affairs to recruit and admit both BS‐DNP and MS‐DNP students, develop and maintain sites for practicum experiences, develop, teach, and evaluate assigned courses, mentor faculty and students, and conduct scholarly inquiry. The Program Director will work as part of the graduate faculty in the School of Nursing, teaching courses within the DNP program as well as within the Nurse Anesthesia Program. Working in collaboration with other DNP program coordinators, the individual will assess student learning and engage in continuous quality improvement for the entire DNP program. The Director will also engage in school, community, and professional service activities. If applying as tenured associate or full professor candidate, the Director will also need to have an established program of research, with a history of external funding.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
- Initial certification and continued recertification by the National Board for Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists.
- A doctoral degree, in an appropriate field of study, from a recognized institution of higher education.
- Previous experience as a clinical and didactic instructor in an AANA accredited nurse anesthesia educational program.
- Excellent communication and leadership skills.
- Licensure as a registered professional nurse in the State of New York.
- Evidence of scholarship appropriate for appointment in the Graduate School.
- Experience as a program director or assistant director of a Nurse Anesthesia Program.
- Experience teaching in a DNP program.