Assistant/Associate Professor, Coordinator [MSN] Program

  • Alcorn State University
  • Natchez, MS
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Nursing

Job Description

Posted Salary Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • A minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience as a registered nurse and recent clinical practice experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
  • Previous teaching experience in an academic setting.

Essential Job Functions

  • Reviews, evaluates and submits recommended curriculum changes to the direct report.
  • Prepares and submits for approval, program-related reports and agreements and maintains program-related records as assigned.
  • Assists program director in preparing semester course schedules, resolving student issues, implementing and monitoring program budget.
  • Monitors academic standards for the program to which assigned.
  • Teaches program courses and conducts all duties and responsibilities pertinent to the faculty role as outlines in the SON/faculty position description.
  • Assists in the identification, recruitment, supervision, and evaluation of fulltime and adjunct faculty in the program to which assigned.
  • Initiates orientation programs for new adjunct or fulltime faculty in the program to which assigned.
  • Coordinates the clinical laboratory placement of students in conjunction with program directors, faculty, and other nursing program coordinators.
  • Build a close relationship with current clinical sites.
  • Identifies and secures new clinical site affiliation agreements.
  • Conducts clinical site visits as assigned.
  • Maintains at least one day of active clinical practice.
Other Duties
  • Other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.


  • An earned doctorate in nursing or a doctorate in a related field with a graduate degree in nursing from an accredited School of Nursing.

Licensing and Certifications

  • Current Mississippi Registered Nurse License.
  • Current Mississippi Advanced Practice Registered Nurse License.
  • Current National Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • The incumbent assists in providing academic leadership and supervision of the nursing program to which assigned.
  • In-depth knowledge of Nursing Education.
  • Demonstrated Integrity.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written, and interpersonal.
  • Excellent time manage and organizational skills.
  • Strong conflict resolution skills.
  • Skills in mentoring students.
  • Skilled in cross-cultural communication and multi-cultural competence.
  • Demonstrated ability in teaching and curriculum development at the undergraduate level.
  • Ability to lead, direct and advise students.
  • Ability to integrate academic standards, performance character, and principles of ethics an integrity in all aspects of job performance.

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